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Genesis moves to coordinate, consolidate, close ER services

Genesis Health System announced Friday, Sept. 30, it is moving ahead to consolidate emergency services including by expanding its East Campus Emergency Department and...
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QC jobless rate drops to 3.8%, adds 7,500 jobs in August

The August jobless rate dropped to 3.8% in the Quad Cities metropolitan area compared to the same month last year. That’s thanks to a...
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Colleges and 141 employers unite at largest-ever career fair

Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Western Illinois University, St. Ambrose University and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges teamed up Wednesday, Sept. 28, to better serve...
Community Action

Energy assistance program about to heat up

Community Action of Eastern Iowa will accept applications for its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Saturday, Oct. 1, for households with elderly...
Bill Gluba, a former Davenport mayor, discusses the impact of a proposed train merger during a Surface Transportation Board public hearing in Davenport.

Former QC mayor criticizes train merger at hearing in Washington, D.C.

The federal Surface Transportation Board convened the first of at least three days of public hearings in Washington, D.C., over the proposed merger between...
BioLife

BioLife going into former Dick’s Sports Goods building

A blood plasma collection facility is going into the former Dick’s Sporting Goods store at 5250 Elmore Ave., Davenport. BioLife Plasma Services has announced plans...
IowaWORKS

IowaWORKS’ Opportunity Knocks job event is Oct. 3

IowaWORKS will host its weekly “Opportunity Knocks Monday” job fair event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, at 1801 E. Kimberly...
Modern Woodmen

Modern Woodmen of America honors NAMI’s mental health work 

Local members of Modern Woodmen of America (MWA) are taking action to keep brain health top of mind for the Quad Cities community by...

In the Works: September 2022 construction projects around the QC

The QCBJ’s In the Works feature spotlights new building construction, commercial additions and other renovation projects around the Quad Cities region. To suggest a...
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$1.6M grant helps YWCA expand Empowerment Center in Iowa QC

Fueled by a new State of Iowa grant, the YWCA Quad Cities is preparing to relocate its Davenport-based Empowerment Center into a spacious new...
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IDES gets $6.8 million to address unemployment insurance gaps

In order for Illinois to better understand and address equity gaps in its unemployment insurance system, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) has...
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East Moline Community Fund awards grants

The East Moline Community Fund has approved $18,000 in grants to 13 area nonprofit groups. The awardees will be honored during a grants awards ceremony...
American Symphony riverboat

QC welcomes two riverboats; American Symphony makes maiden voyage

Riverboat history was made in Davenport on Monday morning, Sept. 26. For the first time, two riverboats were docked at the same time at the...
Girls in Aviation

Quad Cities girls get to see ‘coolest’ jobs in aviation

Hundreds of girls got a look at some jobs in the aviation field on Saturday, Sept. 24. They also got to look over real aircraft,...
Mel Foster

Mel Foster Co. named 2022 Top Workplace

Quad Cities real estate firm Mel Foster Co. has earned a 2022 Top Workplaces in Iowa designation, the company announced today, Sept. 26.  Top Workplaces...
Moline

Moline buying BridgePointe 485 for $3.1 million

The City of Moline is buying the massive BridgePointe 485 building at 1 Montgomery Drive and the seven acres of downtown property at that...
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Economist: Housing will help U.S. economy recover from hard landing

Rising interest rates and inflation are likely to lead to a declared, though mild recession, leading to declines in housing demand for the near...

Travel will be impacted by TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon

The TBK Bank Quad Cities Marathon will pass through Bettendorf on Sunday, Sept. 25, and will impact travel on some of the city streets,...

Royal Neighbors celebrates its quarter-million-member milestone

Dozens of employees gathered with leaders of Royal Neighbors of America (RNA) at its beautiful downtown Rock Island headquarters on Thursday, Sept. 22, to...

New riverboat will stop in Davenport on Monday

A new riverboat is scheduled to stop in Davenport during its maiden voyage on Monday, Sept. 26. The American Symphony boat, which is part of...

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