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Warrior Traditions Revived in Celtic Festival PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 22 August 2000 18:00
Dan Cleaveland first got involved with the Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities as a sponsor. Then as a tug-of-war contestant. And then came the rock. “The first thing they do is give you a rock and say, ‘You’re going to throw this,’” said Cleaveland, co-owner of the Blue Cat Brew Pub.

 
Alternatives Work PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 22 August 2000 18:00
The jail population in Scott County has steadily dropped this year, leaving Sheriff Mike Bladel with something unfamiliar: empty beds on a regular basis. From March through June, Scott County’s average monthly jail population was at or below the 208-person capacity allowed for the main facility (128 inmates) and its minimum-security annex (80).

 
Broken Beyond Repair? PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Wednesday, 16 August 2000 18:00
Another day, another consultant. Over the next few weeks, McDonald Transit Associates of Texas will be paying a visit to the Quad Cities to study the management of CitiBus, the City of Davenport’s municipal mass-transit service.

 
Iowa Takes $32,000 of Scott County's Option Tax PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Wednesday, 16 August 2000 18:00
The state of Iowa is one of the beneficiaries of Scott County’s one-cent option tax passed to renovate and expand schools. Earlier this year, Iowa lawmakers gave the Department of Revenue and Finance the authority to keep a share of local-option taxes to pay for administrative costs.

 
eServ PDF Print E-mail
Technology
Written by Robert Jackson Jr.   
Tuesday, 08 August 2000 18:00
Mention the District of Rock Island and one thinks of music festivals, art galleries, restaurants, and brewpubs. But quietly tucked away among the city’s nightlife and arts is eServ (www.eservllc.com), a new company that is part of a wave of businesses that have discovered the benefits of blending emerging technologies with traditional business practices.

 
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