One week after a fire closed a Moline school, students and staff have moved to a temporary site. Monday morning, Franklin Elementary re-opened in the former Western Illinois University building on 60th Street in Moline, overlooking John Deere Road.
Classes could resume as soon as early next week for students and teachers at Franklin Elementary School in Moline. The school has been closed since Monday because of a fire last weekend that cause significant damage throughout the building.
Three years after it closed, a buyer may have been found for the former Western Illinois University campus in Moline. On Sunday, college trustees will hold a special meeting in Macomb to "consider the sale of the University's former 60th Street campus."
The 20th annual Quad Cities Marathon will be held this weekend - on Sunday morning - with the start and finish lines on River Drive in downtown Moline. Proceeds each year benefit prostate cancer research and screening.