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BREAKING NEWS: Huang stepping down as WIU president

Western Illinois University President Guiyou Huang has announced his departure today from the University, effective March 31. Pending the approval of the WIU Board of...
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Illinois to offer clean energy job training at correctional facilities

Illinois is rolling out a new work training program to prepare individuals who are being released from Illinois correctional facilities to work in new...
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Ascentra holiday promotion raises $24,300 for Salvation Armies

Ascentra Credit Union and its members raised $24,300 last year for the local Salvation Army Corps through its annual Ride 50 auto loan promotion. Through...
FCSAmerica cash-back

FCSAmerica is giving $5.3 million back to Iowa farmers

Farmers in Clinton, Muscatine and Scott counties are among Iowa Farmers set to receive $5.3 million in cash-back dividends returned by Farm Credit Services...

Old Kraft/Oscar Mayer parking lot to fill up with trailers

The empty parking lot near the former Kraft/Oscar Mayer building site in Davenport is about to fill up with semi-trailers. That parking area between Rockingham...

TEDxDavenport makes 2023 series available online 

TEDxDavenport has announced its series of 2023 talks are now available online.  TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to...
John Deere unveils new tractor, 9RX

Deere’s new 9RX tractor series boasts best-in-class power

John Deere unveiled its industry-leading and powerful 9RX series of tractors at the Commodity Classic trade show in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, Feb. 28,...

Better Health Foundation grant deadline due

Nonprofits in the Quad Cities region have until Friday, March 1, to apply for the Better Health Foundation’s spring grant cycle.  Applicants must submit a...
Erma Bombeck winner

Muscatine woman wins Erma Bombeck contest

A Muscatine, Iowa, woman has been named as one of the winners of the 2024 Erma Bombeck Writing Competition. Charla Schafer won top honors in...

GROWTH hits milestone with complex Shimer Square funding package

Construction can begin on an ambitious $33.4 million housing redevelopment at the historic old Shimer College – now known as Shimer Square – after...

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