Campaign to "Hire Local"

Jun 8, 2017
Local 25 Plumbers and Pipefitters

"Quad City Built, Quad City Strong" - that's the slogan for a new campaign promoting the benefits of hiring local workers. The campaign, in print, television, on billboards, and in social media is sponsored by Local 25 in Rock Island of the Plumbers and Pipefitters union.

As it prepares to start a new fiscal year, Black Hawk College will hold two public meetings about its new budget. Wednesday night and Thursday night, officials will present their spending plan, and answer questions.


Moline police report a diligent crew has found the body of Malik Willams of Galesburg. This morning around 10:00 A.M., Marine 43 of the Rock Island Arsenal Fire Department located the 25-year-old man's body in the same area in Moline where he went into the Mississippi River.   

Torch Run in Illinois QC

Jun 7, 2017

Deputies, officers, and troopers are running for a good cause Wednesday. They're participating in this year's Law Enforcement Torch Run to raise money for the Special Olympics.

SouthPark Jewel Thieves

Jun 5, 2017
Moline Police Department

Moline Police are asking for help in finding two possible jewel thieves. Last Wednesday (5/31) about 9 pm, working together, they stole jewelery from Fred Meyer Jewelers in SouthPark Mall.


Some seniors about to graduate from Moline High School got some practice Thursday marching in their caps and gowns. 


With summer about to start, the Channel Cat water taxi is preparing for another season. It will begin taking passengers Friday between Moline, Bettendorf, and Davenport.

Biss for Governor

One of the many democratic candidates for governor of Illinois will come to the Quad Cities this weekend. Saturday State Senator Daniel Biss from Evanston will meet with fellow democrats from Rock Island County.


Officials of Western Illinois University thanked a Quad Cities couple Thursday for the latest in a long line of gifts. It'll pay for scholarships and promote small businesses and Mexican culture.

A new city administrator could start working for Moline next month. Tuesday night the city council will vote on hiring Doug Maxeiner after a nationwide search.