DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 7, 2022) — Household waste in the United States increases by more than 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Do you have extra “stuff” to get rid of this time of year? ‘Tis the season to recycle right.

Pictured with one of Komatsu's historical vehicles from more than sixty years ago are engineering professor John Iselin, students Brady Hild, Oscar Alcobendas, Sencere Brent, Shane Anderson, Reed Wilson, Caden Stasko and Tori Cook, associate director of employer relations Kristi Krisher and Komatsu's Mike Bernach

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 6, 2022) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational program for anyone impacted by cancer on Thursday, December 15, 2022, 6-7PM, at our Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse located at 600 John Deere Road Suit, Moline, IL 61265.

Vicki Hughes, Physician's Assistant, and Amanda Ryan, Nurse Practitioner, of Phat Bottom Labs, will provide an informational presentation on medical cannabis use and answer any questions or concerns.

CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (December 6, 2022) — Thomas Fitzpatrick of Davenport, Iowa, is among the more than sixty cadets recognized for their outstanding work during the spring 2022 semester.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 6, 2022) — On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 9AM, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing-In Ceremony and Promotional Ceremony at the Sheriff's Office Headquarters at 3206 South 16th Avenue in Eldridge.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 6, 2022) — The Iowa State Fair earned numerous awards and honors at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) annual convention earlier this month.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 5, 2022) — Monmouth College has received a major national grant to help make higher education more inclusive.

The $470,666 grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will be used to help create a seamless transfer pathway for Illinois Central College students from underrepresented backgrounds who want to earn a Bachelor's degree in mathematics and science at Monmouth.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 5, 2022) — State Auditor Rob Sand today issued an advisory alerting Iowans to a potential phone scam in which the caller identifies themselves as a representative of the Iowa Auditor of State Office (AOS).

A concerned citizen notified the AOS Office on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, that they had received a phone call from a person inquiring about their mortgage. The caller also stated that they knew the concerned citizen’s name, address, and height.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 5, 2022) — The Quad Cities Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Committee announces a call for entries for the "Ida Kramer Children and the Holocaust Essay Contest" and the "Meyer and Frances Shnurman Holocaust Visual Arts Contest" which are open to all Quad City Area students in grades six through twelve. The deadline for entries is March 1, 2023.

Both contests offer cash prizes as follows:

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 5, 2022) — The Quad City Storm (9-6-0) returns to action Friday & Saturday for a pair of home games versus the Knoxville Ice Bears (8-5-2).