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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.

 
Lloyd Schoeneman, 1951-2001 PDF Print E-mail
In Memorium
Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
Much will undoubtedly be said about what a gifted and popular arts administrator Lloyd Schoeneman was, his many years of service to Quad City Arts, and his dedication to raising the profile of art in this community.

 
Bettendorf Library Sees Highest Circulation Ever PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
• Patrons of the Bettendorf Public Library checked out 52,202 items in July, including books, audio books, videos, DVDs, compact discs, music tapes, CD-ROMS, DVD-ROMs, and magazines. This is the highest monthly circulation in the library’s 75-year history.

 
What Now? PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 14 August 2001 18:00
Last week’s announcement that the Vision Iowa board will contribute $20 million to Davenport’s $113 million riverfront-revitalization project was, with good reason, greeted with smiles all around the Quad Cities.

 
New Club-Drug Law Signed in Illinois PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 14 August 2001 18:00
• On August 6, Illinois Governor George Ryan signed what’s being called “Kelly’s Law,” which adds Ecstasy and other club drugs to the same category as cocaine, heroin, and LSD. Named for Kelly Baker, a 23-year-old Rolling Meadows woman who died of an Ecstasy overdose in 1999, the law becomes effective January 1 and amends the 1961 criminal code relating to the offenses of drug-induced homicide and drug-induced infliction of great bodily harm.

 
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