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John Deere

Machinists ratify union contract at John Deere Horicon Works 

Union members with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) at John Deere Horicon Works in Horicon, Wisconsin, have ratified a new...

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...
spring for sprouts

‘Spring for Sprouts’ set for Oct. 6

The “Spring for Sprouts” fundraising event is set for 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Vista Grand Event Center, 2141 16th Ave. NW,...
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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...
Military Retiree Day

Military Retiree Appreciation Day set

The Rock Island Arsenal will host a Military Retiree Appreciation Day from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Building 60...
CW Fest

C&W Fall Festival is Saturday, Oct. 1

C&W Trucking Inc. of Bettendorf will present its first Fall Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. The event will be in the...
Career Fair

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...
MercyOne

MercyOne partners with Signify Health, prepares for risk-based payment

MercyOne will participate in a 2023 accountable care organization (ACO) with Signify Health, as MercyOne transitions to risk-based payment arrangements, according to a release. Signify...
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...
HNI Corp.

New director elected to HNI board

HNI Corporation, headquartered in Muscatine, announced the election of Patrick D. Hallinan to its board of directors. During his 30+-year career, Mr. Hallinan has gained...
Jewish temple

$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...
EM Community Fund

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,...

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