Rock Island

Quinn Campaigns in QC

Feb 15, 2018
WVIK News

A former Illinois state treasurer, lieutenant governor, and governor is running for one of the few statewide jobs he hasn't held. Pat Quinn, one of the eight democrats running for attorney general in next month's primary, began a trip across the state in Rock Island Thursday morning.

Scott County officials want businesses to be prepared for a mass shooting. Next week, the county's Emergency Management Agency will host an active shooter workshop at Augustana College.

WVIK News

The governor of Illinois came to the Quad Cities Friday to celebrate Catholic Schools Week. Bruce Rauner  toured Jordan Catholic School in Rock Island, stopping in a couple of classrooms, and then spoke to an assembly.

Dohrn Transfer

A Quad Cities company is sharing the benefits of the federal tax cut.  This week, Dohrn Transfer in Rock Island gave each of its 1,200 employees a $1,000 bonus. 

Heather Dohrn, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, says the company wanted it to be a surprise.

Tori Charnetzki / WVIK

Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms gave his first "State of the City" address Monday at the Quad City Botanical Center.

Warming Centers

Dec 27, 2017

With dangerously cold conditions predicted through the weekend, Rock Island Township has opened a warming center.  

Church's Plans for the Kone Building

Dec 14, 2017
WVIK News

A multi-campus church in the Quad Cities is expanding again.  After buying the former Kone building in downtown Moline last summer, Heritage Church has announced its plans for the 117,000 square foot building.

One day after Illinois officially began its bicentennial celebration, Rock Island joined in. Monday city and state officials raised the state's bicentennial flag outside city hall.

Work begins Monday night on next year's budget for the Rock Island city council. City staff will present a proposed 117 million dollar spending plan.

Augustana College

Augustana College plans to renovate another building.  Bergendoff Hall of Fine Arts, which is adjacent to Centennial Hall, will be turned into a state-of-the-art music building.  

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