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Bob Gallagher

Q&A: Bettendorf Mayor Bob Gallagher comments on railroad merger

With the battle still brewing locally and regionally over the merger of the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern railways, one city has jumped...
Andrea Talentino

New Augustana College president gets ready for big year

These are busy, hectic days for Andrea Talentino, the new president of Augustana College. Since starting her new job on July 1, she has been...
Mike Horsfield

Rock Valley Physical Therapy spreads patient-first gospel

From its 1984 founding by a single physical therapist in a drafty barn of a building in Moline to a family of 61 clinics...
Great Revivalist

Brewery moving into old churches: ‘Match made in Heaven’

CLINTON, Iowa –  A brewery/restaurant operation in Illinois is expanding to Clinton, where it will pump new life into at least two former church...
Terrific Pizza

Terrific Pizza gets off to ‘busy, busy’ start

“You’re about to have the best pizza you’ve ever had.” Doug Westerfield said that with pride recently as he prepared a customer’s pizza at his...
Jerry Taylor

Jerry Taylor known as crusading newsman, family man, ‘true leader’

Faith, family, community service and a free and thriving press are woven into the fabric of Gerald “Jerry” Taylor’s life, say community and industry...
Krumpets

Krumpets: A business with ‘passion,’ art and the farmers breakfast

FULTON, Illinois – “If you’re not inventing, you’re not standing out.” That’s the message from Melanie Kalyan, who along with her husband Manreet, are settling...
Alternating Currents

Live music, comedy, art, film; find it all Alternating Currents

Live comedy and music, art-related events, and films await you at the fifth annual Alternating Currents (AC) festival hosted by the Downtown Davenport Partnership...
A.J. Loss, Bush Construction president and CEO, left, and Angela Rheingans, DeWitt Chamber and Development Company’s executive director.

Region combats housing shortage one old, empty building at a time

“This is going to be a cool place to live.” Angela Rheingans shared that sentiment during a tour of the former Iowa Mutual Insurance buildings...
Tim Knanishu

Q&A: Tim Knanishu: ‘Listen and think in positive terms’

For about 20 years, Tim Knanishu has been fighting for East Moline. As the executive vice-president of Revitalize and Develop East Moline (REDEEM), he has...
Kimberly and Rodney Collier

Trendy LeClaire rehab taking ‘Root’

LeCLAIRE – Work is well underway to transform a familiar and long-abandoned building on the downtown riverfront into a trendy retail space for four...
Census

Census: Quad Cities follows national aging trend

The Quad Cities got a bit older and a bit smaller in the year after the 2020 Census, according to a batch of new...
The Centennial Bridge stars in this image from a poster for the HBO film “Sugar.”

Project Film: How the Quad Cities Regional Film Office came to be

“Why would anyone want to film a movie in Rock Island?” That’s what Tarah Sipes, Rock Island’s community and economic development manager, asked herself when...
Doug Miller

Doug Miller brings lifelong experience to Quad Cities Regional Film Office

From an eager young usher at Davenport’s RKO Orpheum Theatre to working as a producer in radio, television, theater and film, Doug Miller boasts...
Bix 7

Bix 7 will light a midsummer spark for local economy

For many people, the upcoming Quad-City Times Bix 7 race on Saturday, July 30, isn’t really about the road race. It’s really about doughnuts and...
Steven Bahls

Q&A: Steven Bahls, Augustana College

After overseeing unprecedented growth at Augustana College, and serving as one of the region’s leading Quad-Citizens, Steven Bahls is ready to step down and...
Unimpaired Iowa City.

QC bars, eateries take seat at Corridor table

A trio of bars and restaurants new to the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City market are proven commodities as born and bred Quad Cities businesses. Both 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...
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...

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