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IMEG’s VanDuyne receives ENR’s 2023 Midwest Legacy Award

Paul VanDuyne, the president and CEO of IMEG Corp., has been honored with the 2023 Legacy Award from ENR Midwest, a trade publication that...

RI water department wins water tasting competition

The City of Rock Island Water Department has won the Illinois Section American Water Works Association (ISAWWA) District 1 Water Tasting Competition.   The contest was...

Black History Month Art Contest voting open through Feb. 28

Voting is open in UScellular’s fourth annual Black History Month Art Contest with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley.  Voting is available...

QC can help I-74 Bridge capture another excellence award

The award-winning Interstate 74 Bridge recently called “an engineering marvel” by the National Council of Structural Engineers Association is vying for more top-level engineering...

McCarthy Improvement bests 25 finalists for top safety award

Out of 25 finalists, McCarthy Improvement Company received the ROSE (Recognition of Safety Excellence) award from the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Iowa. AGC selects...

Sign up now for film industry training at Augustana College

Young adults who are interested in a career in the film industry can now sign up for film training sessions at Augustana College in...
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QC Chamber wants boomerangers to share their stories

Are you a QC boomeranger? That is to say, someone who was born and raised in the Quad  Cities, moved away for an extended...

Henry County works to build new, professional tourism bureau

CAMBRIDGE, Illinois – Leaders here are pushing ahead with efforts to create a new Henry County Tourism Bureau even as they deal with challenges...

Positive Brothers United to showcase new Outreach Center

The Quad Cities Positive Brothers United will celebrate the start of Black History Month Friday, Feb. 3, with the grand opening of its PBU...

‘Unicorns of the sea’ gliding into Putnam Museum

The narwhals are coming. The narwhals are coming. Beginning Saturday, Feb. 4, the story of those fascinating animals and perhaps the ocean’s most popular sea...

Sign up to showcase your eatery during QC Restaurant Week

Visit Quad Cities is seeking restaurants to take part in 2023’s QC Restaurant Week, which returns to the bistate on March 20-26.   The week offers...

Sorensen named to U.S. Agriculture; Science, Space and Technology panels

Freshman U.S. Rep. Eric Sorensen, D-Moline, has captured seats on the U.S. House Agriculture and Science, Space, and Technology committees. “Being named to these House...

QC Chamber announces second Leadership QC cohort

The Quad Cities Chamber announced that its second cohort of Leadership QC is made up of 16 business and community leaders from across the...

Time is running out to register for 2023 BBBS Putt A Round fun

There’s still time left – but not too much – to register for the Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Mississippi Valley’s 18th...

‘Top-notch’ Empire receives Silvis welcoming ceremony

Empire-Silvis – an independent senior living community facility for people 55 years old and older – received another official welcome to the Quad Cities...

Ruhl&Ruhl celebrates second best year ever

Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors celebrated 2022 at its annual awards event on Friday, Jan. 27. More than 300 agents, staff and affiliated business partners attended the celebration...

Hand in Hand Chili Cook-Off set for Feb. 4

Get ready for an afternoon of chili. The 14th Annual Hand in Hand Chili Cook-Off is set for 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the...

More than 70 scholarships available via Community Foundation

More than 70 scholarships totaling over $500,000 are open to local students right now through the Community Foundation. Scholarship opportunities are available for high school...
This rendering shows the MLK Park in the works for 501 Brady St., Davenport. CREDIT FRIENDS OF MLK

Ryan Saddler Q&A: ‘There is great work to be done’

These are busy times for Ryan Saddler as he juggles a wide variety of projects.  Mr. Saddler is the associate vice president for Diversity, Equity,...
Donna Young, left, and Cathy Nevins are the co-owners of Isabel Bloom.

Isabel Bloom to mark 60 years with celebration

Isabel Bloom – the company that makes unique sculptures handcrafted in the Quad Cities – is marking its 60th year in business. The company has...
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