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Kayakers for Charity Get Big Welcome PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - City Shorts
Tuesday, 22 May 2001 18:00
• On May 15 at 10:13 p.m., the Scott County Sheriff’s Department was notified by concerned citizens that they saw flashlights and what they believed to be people in distress in the middle of the Mississippi River in the Princeton area.

 
Iowa Legislature Runs Up $196,000 Overtime Tab PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - City Shorts
Written by Joe Collins   
Tuesday, 15 May 2001 18:00
• Based on the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau’s estimate that it costs $28,000 per working day after a session is scheduled to end, the cost of the Iowa legislature’s overtime comes to $196,000. (Legislators were scheduled to finish business on April 27.

 
A Variety of Flood Aid Available PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - City Shorts
Tuesday, 08 May 2001 18:00
• U.S. Bank and Firstar Bank will offer discounted loans to individuals in cities and surrounding communities of Moorhead, Minnesota; Fargo and Wahpeton, North Dakota; and Davenport, Iowa. The discounted loans, which will be available April 30 through May 18, are designed for customers who have flood-related expenses or who need to repair their homes because of the rising waters.

 
Davenport Awarded Brownfield Grant PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - City Shorts
Tuesday, 01 May 2001 18:00
• Davenport has been awarded a $250,000 grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assess brownfields, areas of former industrial sites. The area to be studied includes most of west Davenport in the vicinity of the Mississippi River and the area surrounding Nahant Marsh – the largest urban marsh on the upper Mississippi and a recently completed EPA Superfund project.

 
Special Needs Playground Added to Bettendorf’s Rocket Park PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - City Shorts
Tuesday, 24 April 2001 18:00
• The Junior League of the Quad Cities is working in conjunction with the City of Bettendorf to add a play area in McManus Park (better known as Rocket Park) just off Interstate 74 to meet the needs of children with physical disabilities.

 
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