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World Alzheimers Month

5 Brain-Health Tips from Bodybuilding Neurosurgeon
During World Alzheimer’s Month, Take Steps
to Care for Your Most Vital Organ

As a fitness expert and neurosurgeon, Dr. Brett Osborn says he appreciates the growing public interest in general health and fitness. Now, he says, that attention needs to extend to arguably our most essential organ – the brain.

“There are several, multi-billion dollar industries out there dedicated to burning f...

Farmers Market News August 30th

Bring the kids.

There is always great fun at the Farmers Market, be sure to stop by the patio and see what activities we have planned.

Look at all those...

Sign Up Open for Free Hometown Teams Tour of Historic Stadiums

Rock Island, IL: For more than 80 years, Rock Island and Moline sports fans have loyally cheered on their favorite Hometown Teams. Now the historic st...


QCA Today: August 29, 2014

This feature collects articles published online by the following Quad Cities-area media outlets: Quad-City Times , Rock Island Argus / Moline Dispatch , River Cities’ Reader , KWQC, and WQAD. It also includes items from, the Des Moines Register ’s “Iowa Politics Insider,” and the State J...

The Shrinking Gambling Pie: Jumer’s Boosted the Local Casino Market – but It Can’t Hide the Quad Cities’ Decade of Decline

The Shrinking Gambling Pie: Jumer’s Boosted the Local Casino Market – but It Can’t Hide the Quad Cities’ Decade of Decline

It’s long been an article of faith with me that the seemingly perpetual growth in the number of state-sponsored gambling outlets is poor public policy. Common sense says that the amount of money people will spend on these games has a ceiling – one that we’ve almost certainly reached by now.

If ...


Lutherans in Iowa Quad-Cities collect food for local pantries

Members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) congregations in the Iowa Quad-Cities will collect non-perishable food for local food pantries Saturday, Sept. 6, at local grocery stores.

Volunteers will be on hand from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to distribute brochures with a “wish list” of non-...

Against the Grain: Wood Art from the Figge Collection

Davenport, Iowa (August 28, 2014) – Starting Saturday a selection of over twenty works from the Figge’s permanent collection will be on display in the Lewis Gallery. The works will showcase artists who have been inspired by the unique qualities and expressive potential of wood.

Ranging from del...