BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — United Way Quad Cities is proud to announce $144,763 awarded to twelve local organizations through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 9, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation for Chickasaw and Wright Counties in response to severe storms and flash flooding that occurred on July 4 and continuing. The governor's proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather and activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program and Disaster Case Advocacy Program.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, becomes a Merry Old Land for this summer’s The Wizard of Oz for three weeks of performances from July 11 through July 28.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — Comedian and podcast host Theo Von announced his widely popular comedy tour Return of the Rat is coming to Vibrant Arena in Moline on 10/13/2024.

Tickets for the public go on sale this Thursday, July 11 at 10AM local time at

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ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — Augustana College announces the selection of Sam Wright to serve as assistant director and LGBTQ+ coordinator in the Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 9, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds announces the approval of Woodbury County for Individual Assistance under the previously-approved Major Disaster Declaration, FEMA DR-4796-IA, for Iowa counties where significan

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — On June 29, Bally's Quad Cities marked the one-year anniversary of the Bally Bet Sportsbook and Bar with a grand celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The Bally Bet Sportsbook and Bar, which initially opened to a VIP group on June 30, 2023, and then to the public on July 1, 2023, has been a cornerstone of entertainment and excitement at Bally’s Quad Cities over the past year.

Monmouth resident John Turnbull (left) and physics professor Michael Solontoi are pictured earlier this month with the 11-inch instrument that Turnbull donated to Monmouth College

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (July 8, 2024) — Monmouth resident John Turnbull is "Sirius" about stargazing.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 8, 2024) — Nobody delivers joy in a musical package like Wendy and DB, an award-winning, multi-cultural singer/songwriting team from Chicago. They will perform as part of the Music on the Lawn series at Deere-Wiman House, 817 11 Avenue, Moline, on July 17. Daytime concerts are at 9:30AM and 1PM. The evening kicks off at 5PM with outdoor family activities, followed by the concert at 6:30PM.