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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...

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...

‘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...
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,...
Kirk Marske, Moline Centre manager, and Alexandra Elias, president and CEO of Renew Moline, pose at Renew Moline’s downtown offices at 1506 River Drive.

‘More to come’ from Renew Moline, Kirk Marske and Moline Centre

Moline Centre has a new manager and the downtown placemaking organization has a new home at 1506 River Drive under the umbrella of Renew...
One Eighty

One Eighty ceremony: Grads tell of  tragedy and triumph

The 13 graduates told stories of tragedy and triumph. They told stories of being homeless, hopeless, and then about their tough road to recovery....
canadian pacific

Rail decision on track, but DOJ adds bump

Federal railroad regulators are officially on the clock – and so, too, is the fate of train traffic along the Mississippi River in eastern...

Goodwill relocates service center to NorthPark Mall 

Goodwill of the Heartland celebrated its latest expansion – a relocated career center at Davenport’s NorthPark Mall – with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Jan....
Demolition began in late November. It will be replaced with a new 230-space parking lot expected to be completed by June 15, 2023. The new lot will include interior and exterior decorative street lamps, landscaping, trees and benches. It will also have EV charging stations for electrical vehicles.

In the Works: January 2023 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...
Skylight

Skylight Luxury Lounge gives people ‘warm place to chill’

Just outside the new Skylight Luxury Lounge wine bar in Rock Island is a green awning with this phrase printed on it: “A warm...

Select Specialty Hospital moving to Genesis East

Select Specialty Hospital – a 35-bed, critical illness recovery hospital in Davenport – is moving to a new home. The hospital, currently located at 111...
LaDrina Wilson

Bustos joins bipartisan strategy firm, Harvard Institute of Politics

Barely three weeks after retiring from Congress Cheri Bustos is back at work organizing the first Illinois office for Mercury, a global, bipartisan strategy...
Active Endeavors

Active Endeavors: Celebrating 25 years in QC, new start in Coralville

Active Endeavors – the outdoor gear, apparel and clothing retail business – is celebrating some business milestones.  The retailer is getting set to celebrate its...
Black Hawk College

Black Hawk College set for exciting times

Tim Wynes likes to tell a story about a Black Hawk College student who entered a college building in Moline after a major renovation...
Mark Harvey

Mark Harvey’s homecoming trip through communications history

ELDRIDGE — Mark Harvey’s homecoming in November came with one great regret. Hired to return to his roots with Central Scott Telephone & CS Technologies,...

Register today for WLC’s new Level Up Manufacturing 

Registration for a new education program known as Level Up Manufacturing, presented by Women Lead Change (WLC), will close on Friday, Jan. 27.  The new...

MetroLink gets $10.3M boost from Rebuild Illinois funds

MetroLINK will receive more than $10.3 million in Build Illinois funding including $6 million to replace six of its buses with new zero emission...
Anthony Long

Swing into spring with American Greens artificial turf

Coming this spring, the Quad Cities family-owned American Greens plans to swing its business into the commercial putting green course direction inspired by Tiger...
MEDIC

Scott County Board moves forward on Medic EMS plan

Scott County is moving forward with a plan to take Medic EMS under its wing and make it a county-run department. Meanwhile, it looks...
Riverbend

Riverbend Signworks: Helping businesses tell their story

The creations made by Riverbend Signworks of Bettendorf can be seen in thousands of buildings, hallways and vehicles. Brad Morrison, the company president and owner,...
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