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New Operating Engineers union hall will make ‘powerful statement’

A new state-of-the-art union hall building will soon start taking shape in southwest Rock Island. A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week for a multi-million...

QCR Holdings celebrates 30 years as it nears $10B mark

When QCR Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Quad City Bank & Trust, was created 30 years ago, bankers warned the founders, Mike Bauer...

QCBT still banking on relationships, service today

When the Quad Cities experienced a series of bank acquisitions in the 1990s, local banker Mike Bauer and tax accountant Doug Hultquist seized the...

LaHood urges QC to go all in on passenger rail service

Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood celebrated the Interstate 74 bridge by calling on local leaders to get aboard a new all-out effort to...

QC passenger rail project gets glimmer of hope

Transportation and infrastructure projects are quickly moving forward in the Quad Cities. That might even include progress on a long delayed passenger rail service...

Interim president challenges WIU to create brighter future

There are bright days ahead for Western Illinois University, but to get there it must end deficit spending, increase and diversify funding, and expand...
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Bandits celebrates stadium award with free admission April 21

Dave Heller has a party planned -- and the entire Quad Cities area is invited. The longtime owner of the Quad Cities River Bandits announced...

Bix 7’s 50th race to ‘showcase the best’ of the QC

Paul Schmidt held a small statue close to him during a ceremony to help kick off this summer’s 50th running of the Quad-City Times...

Rock Island gets set for ‘exciting, fun’ downtown project

“This is the beginning of an exciting, fun” project for downtown Rock Island. That’s the word from Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms as he helped...

Meatball’s Sandwich Co. will reopen on April 15

Kyle Yohe says the time is right for a meatball sandwich comeback story. Mr. Yohe and his wife, Rachel, plan to reopen their Meatball’s Sandwich...

Hispanic Chamber celebrates success stories, looks forward

The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Gala on Friday night, April 5, was a celebration of business success stories and planning for...

‘Dream come true’ – Work begins on new Huiskamp Collins building

A new investment business building has started to take shape in Davenport. Members of the Quad Cities business community helped celebrate the start of the...

Clinton gets set for its second ‘Tailgate’ concert fest

CLINTON, Iowa – The 2024 Tailgate N’ Tallboys country music festival in this community will be bigger and better than last year – and...

Child care problems, solutions reviewed in Clinton

CLINTON, Iowa – How can child care services be improved and expanded in this community? That was the main question discussed during a roundtable meeting...
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Project Gateway’s Project One ready for takeoff at QC airport

The Quad Cities International Airport celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking today to launch the first phase of a multi-year construction master plan known as Project...

The Dog Plex, a new doggie day care, opens in Moline

Harold Defrieze has made a big career change. He has just opened a new doggie day-care business called The Dog Plex near downtown Moline...

Hospitals, workers, volunteers honor survivors of sexual assault

A cold, blustery, rainy day couldn’t day stop Quad Cities medical workers and volunteers from honoring victims of sexual assault in the region. Those victims...

Malibu Jack’s: ‘Fun’s up!’

Walking through rows of arcade games – and seeing the celebratory lights, bells and whistles on the dizzying array of options – the term...

Travelin’ Tom’s truck offers customers a little pick-me-up

Jennifer Kress lined up in front of Travelin’ Tom’s Coffee Truck of West Davenport on a sunny, cold Friday morning  to get one of...

The Plex: ‘It’s an awesome place’

“Future focused.” That’s the phrase business owner Marlisa Barrett recently used to describe the growing business community surrounding the TBK Bank Sports Complex in northern...
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