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Rock Island

Moline, Rock Island win $3M state grants for improvements

The cities of Moline and Rock Island will receive separate grants to help with downtown revitalization and street projects, according to the Quad Cities...
Marsha Thrall

Franciscan Peace Center adds new director position

CLINTON, Iowa – The Sisters of St. Francis recently announced that Marsha Thrall has been hired as the director of programming for the Franciscan...

ARA bullish on equipment rental revenue growth

Economic indicators are mixed and uncertain, but all continue to point toward significant growth for equipment rental revenue in the United States, according to...
Sarah Hayden

Sarah Hayden named Rock Island community engagement manager

The City of Rock Island has hired former Dispatch-Argus and Quad-City Times reporter Sarah Hayden as its new community engagement manager. In a news release...
Abbigail McGee

Geneseo Girl Scout plants butterflies, gets gold 

GENESEO, Ill. – How did Geneseo Girl Scout Abbigail McGee plant butterflies and receive gold? It came through hard work and dedication.  Ms. McGee not...
Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College offers help for small business owners, entrepreneurs

Thinking of starting your own business? Learn from people who have done it. The first Quad-Cities Open House for Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs will be...

Ascentra Foundation awards $45K to Girl Scouts

Ascentra Credit Union Foundation has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois since 2020 to help fund the Girl Scouts...
Success Fair

Success Fair to aid veterans in the workplace

The mission of an upcoming career fair is to connect military veterans with employers, resources and education opportunities in the Quad Cities. The sixth annual...

Volunteers needed for Floatzilla

River Action is seeking volunteers to help out with the organization’s 13th annual Floatzilla in the Quad Cities.  Floatzilla is the largest paddle sports festival...

Scott Community College Library wins $5,000 grant

The Scott Community College (SCC) Library has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the State Library of Iowa’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant...

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