Scott County

River Levels Rising

Feb 20, 2018
National Weather Service

As the rain continues, the rivers near the Quad Cities continue to rise.

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.

Scott County

One of the newest members of the Scott County Board has become its leader. Tony Knobbe was elected chair last week during the board's organizational meeting for 2018. 

Michelle O'Neill

Davenport will limit the use of fireworks next year. Tuesday night, the city council gave its final approval to restrictions for the Fourth of July and New Year's Eve.

Cournoyer for State Senate

The owner of a small business and president of the Pleasant Valley School Board is running for the Iowa Senate. Last week, republican Chris Cournoyer, from LeClaire, announced her candidacy in District 49 which is now represented by democrat Rita Hart.

Scott County Juvenile Diversion Program

Scott County wants to do more to keep kids out of the court system. Tomorrow it will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its first Juvenile Diversion office in downtown Davenport.

Scott County Conservation Board

New options will soon be available for people who want to spend a weekend in a park, but not really "rough it." Wednesday afternoon,  the Scott County Conservation Board will hold a ribbon cutting for two new cabins in West Lake Park, adjacent to the Summit Campground.


After years of planning, the Scott County Sheriff's Office has opened a new headquarters for its patrol division. Tuesday, department and county officials cut a ribbon on South 16th Avenue in Eldridge, just off Highway 61.

Liggins Trial Moving

Feb 24, 2017
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The next re-trial of Stanley Liggins will not be held in the Quad Cities, instead it will be moved to Waterloo, in Black Hawk County. That was the decision Friday from District Court Judge Marlita Greve, granting the change of venue motion (see ruling below).