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John Deere Classic

GALLERY: See all QCBJ coverage of the John Deere Classic

The QCBJ staff will be out on the green this weekend, June 30- July 3, at TPC Deere Run for the John Deere Classic....
John May

John Deere UAW rep takes the tee at John Deere Classic

SILVIS – Joel Oltman had his second shot at being “inside the ropes” of a major PGA Tour event – but this time with...
Zach Johnson

LIV won’t change John Deere Classic’s course

SILVIS – Zach Johnson is more than a former champion of the John Deere Classic. The two-time major tournament winner from 90 minutes away in...
John Deere Classic

John Deere Classic attendees score vendor “Gotta Have” 

SILVIS -- Some of the biggest names in golf are among the 156 pros playing this weekend at the John Deere Classic. However, the “must...
Census

Census: Quad Cities follows national aging trend

By Ed Tibbetts The Quad Cities got a bit older and a bit smaller in the year after the 2020 Census, according to a batch...
Mike Oberhaus

Oberhaus to leave chamber, no word on new president

The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce’s interim CEO is leaving the organization this Friday, July 1, to go “into the private business sector,” the...
Muscatine Community College

New EICC facilities will focus on training workers to fill career pipeline

This fall Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ (EICC) career and technical programs across the Quad Cities region will move into new facilities where students will...
Micaela Booth

This Quad Cities Birdie found her perfect John Deere Classic nest

Fireworks are hardly a Fourth of July priority for Micaela Booth. Instead, after a week full of golfing pyrotechnics at the John Deere Classic, a...
Illinois Department of Employment Security logo

Quad Cities jobless rate drop second largest in state

Unemployment in the Quad Cities region stood at 3.8% for May – down from the 5.3% in a year-over-year comparison. That’s the second largest...
Modern Woodmen of America

Modern Woodmen of America breaks Guinness record, supports mental health work

Modern Woodmen of America mixed business with pleasure as it hosted its 44th National Convention last week in Colorado and cheered on its members...
UnityPoint

UnityPoint Health partners with Every Kick Counts to reduce stillbirths

Every Kick Counts is aimed at teaching expectant parents the importance of monitoring their babies’ movements in the third trimester of pregnancy. UnityPoint said...
Greg Bush

McCarthy-Bush is ‘passing the baton’ to the next generation

The McCarthy-Bush Corporation in Davenport is preparing for the “passing of the baton” to a new generation – the fifth generation of the family,...
Daiquiri Factory

New Daiquiri Factory readies to welcome lunch crowd

"It’s a fun place to go.” That’s what business owner Kyle Peters says about the new Daiquiri Factory bar and restaurant in downtown Davenport. The Daiquiri...

Local golf courses see business upswing from the John Deere Classic

The annual John Deere Classic is billed as the biggest week of golf in the Quad Cities. The local PGA Tour stop more than lives...
Downtown stakeholders and supporters listen to the Downtown Davenport Partnership’s annual meeting presentation Tuesday, June 28.

Downtown Davenport sees ‘spectacular’ growth

There has been a “spectacular” investment in downtown Davenport this year – and there is much more to come. That was the message Kyle Carter,...
Rock Island Arsenal

Rock Island Arsenal could see $85M manufacturing investment

The Rock Island Arsenal would receive $85 million for manufacturing investment under a U.S. defense appropriations bill sent to the full House last week...
Davenport Community Schools

Davenport Community School District wins teacher, paraeducator apprenticeship program

The Davenport Community School District (DCSD) has been awarded a $3.7 million competitive grant as part of Gov. Kim Reynolds’ new Teacher and Paraeducator...
Matt Swift

Real Success with Nate Kaeding: Matt Swift

Matt Swift is the serial entrepreneur behind Big Grove Brewery and a ton of other popular Corridor restaurants and bars. I talk to Matt about...
Steve Spivey

Longtime Black Hawk Trustee Spivey wins statewide award 

Steve Spivey of New Windsor, Illinois, a longtime member of the Black Hawk College Board of Trustees, recently received the Ray Hartstein Trustee Achievement...
LyondellBasell Clinton Complex

LyondellBasell Clinton earns safety award

CLINTON, Iowa – The LyondellBasell Clinton Complex recently announced the company has been awarded the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers’ (AFPM) Elite Gold Safety...

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