Mayor: Davenport is a ‘beacon of awesomeness’

Hundreds attend State of the City address

Davenport Mayor Mike Matson welcomes people to the 2024 State of the City address Monday, June 10, at the Rhythm City Casino Resort, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON

People will soon look at Davenport as a “beacon of awesomeness.” Davenport Mayor Mike Matson used that phrase to describe riverfront improvements that are in the works for downtown Davenport. But he could have also used it to describe the many new businesses, building projects, infrastructure improvements and other success stories he said the city […]

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