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Petition Drive Succeeds PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 04 September 2001 18:00
• A grassroots effort run out of a bar on Sixth and Division has succeeded in forcing a referendum on whether Scott County should contribute $5 million for the River Renaissance revival project. At a press conference, organizers Tom White and Rich Moroney showed off 702 pages of petitions with 11,234 signatures, far more than the 7,057 required to put the measure on a ballot.

 
New Name and New Dancers Mark Growth for Ballet Quad Cities PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 28 August 2001 18:00
When she began dancing with CMBT two years ago, Erica Christensen found that the company was not well-known in the Quad Cities. “No one even knew there was a ballet company around,” she said. At the time, CMBT: Quad Cities Professional Ballet Company had four dancers.

 
Bettendorf Buys Former Eagles Store PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 28 August 2001 18:00
• The City of Bettendorf has purchased the former Eagle Store at 2850 18th Street, located across from the Family Museum on Bettendorf Learning Campus Drive. The City has been in negotiations with the building’s owner, Stan Coin, for more than one year, and while the building’s sale price was $2.

 
Scooters Make a Comeback PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
Say the word “scooter” to most people, admits Dean Wright, and “they picture you on a Honda moped.” But that’s not quite what Wright and his friends are into, and when they’re on the road, they draw attention.

 
Celtic Highland Games Draw Top-Tier Talent PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
In their third year, the Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities have reached a certain stature. The one-day festival and competition, which will be held Saturday at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, has attracted top-flight performers rare for an event so young.

 
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