Moline

Iowa Department of Transportation

If all goes according to plan, construction of the new I-74 bridge will begin this summer. Tuesday the Iowa Department of Transportation opened bids for the project connecting Moline with Bettendorf, across the Mississippi River.

Once again Black Hawk College is trying to put together a new budget, not knowing how much it'll receive from the state. On Monday, the board of trustees discussed a preliminary budget with staff for the fiscal year beginning July lst.

Moline Purse Snatching

Apr 12, 2017
Moline Police

Moline police are asking for help following a purse snatching Wednesday afternoon. 

Moline is inching closer to hiring a new city administrator. The city council will hold private interviews with two finalists Wednesday night, and three more Thursday night.

Rock River Rising

Apr 5, 2017
National Weather Service

The Rock River is rising and will reach flood stage soon in the Quad Cities. It’s already at flood stage in Joslin Wednesday, and should reach that level in Moline Thursday night.

Formal photo of Acri on the left and of Raes on the right with a transparent layer of the ballot showing their names
Photos: submitted / Graphic: Michelle O'Neill

People who vote in Moline's mayoral race tomorrow will not have to think about write-in candidates.

Stephanie Acri's name is printed on the ballot followed by incumbent Mayor Scott Raes' name, after she waged a successful primary campaign as a write-in candidate.


Illinois QC Healthy Homes Coalition

Nearly 40 years after it was banned, lead paint is still a hazard, especially for children. That's why the Illinois Quad Cities Healthy Homes Coalition is applying for a federal grant to remove it from local homes.

About 50 people applied for a key position in Moline that's been vacant for several months. Former city administrator Lew Steinbrecher retired in November. And late last year, the city council hired GovHR USA to help search for his replacement.

Seventh Ward Alderman, Mike Waldron, says a recruiter from the firm has been reviewing the applications and, by the end of the week, will provide a list of the top ten candidates.

A woman suspected of killing a pedestrian with her car, has pleaded not guilty. 25 year old Kristianna Granada of Moline appeared in court Tuesday .

A drawing of the new bridge.
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Now that some of the preparation work is finished, actual construction of the new I-74 is next.

On Midwest Week — an update and a timetable. 

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