DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2021) — A Live Professional Boxing Match (Thomas vs. Gonzalez) will be held in our Event Center on Saturday, February 12, 2022, 7PM. Two undefeated locals will battle for the belt in an eight-round Main Event for the Iowa State Welterweight title.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2021) — A brand-new event, Pints for Tots, hosted by the Quad Cities Bicycle Club Bikes for Tykes Committee and Crawford Brew Works Company’s Culture of Care Series, will be held December 2, 9, and 16, 6:-8:PM, on the Mezzanine at Crawford Brew Works, 3569 Devils Glen Road in Bettendorf. Open to kids of all ages.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2021) — If your family will have a new college freshman next year, this is a great time to look for scholarships that will help offset the cost of an education. Scholarships are considered "gift aid," meaning that they do not need to be repaid later. Some are one-time awards that can be used while a family's college savings continues to grow; others are renewable as long as the student remains eligible.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2021) — Crafted QC will be hosting its indie arts festival, Crafty Cat (formerly known as OMG Beckyfest), Friday, December 10, 5-8 PM and Saturday, December 11, 10 AM-4 PM, in the Great Hall of the RiverCenter, Downtown Davenport, Iowa. This shopping event features over 100 vendors from the QC and all over the Midwest selling unique, handcrafted items and vintage finds.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 30, 2021) — The Quad Cities Comic Book Convention will be held at a brand-new location on Sunday December 19 at the Best Western + SteepleGate Inn at 100 W 76th St in Davenport (I-80 @ Brady St, near Menards). It will be open to the public, 10AM-4PM, and admission for the public is free.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 30, 2021)  The Iowa Attorney General’s Office has wrapped up a six-year effort to address untested sexual-assault evidence kits throughout the state. The project has resulted in 1,606 kits tested, four criminal charges to date, and several improvements in the way kits are processed to benefit victims.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 30, 2021) — Quad Cities River Bandits Manager Chris Widger was named 2021 Baseball America Minor League Manager of the Year, Baseball America announced Tuesday.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2021) — In recognition of the high-quality education received through the Rock Island Milan School District, the Chapman family is offering a “new” $1,200 scholarship to Rock Island High School Seniors. The Chapman Family Scholarship is available to a student planning be a provider in the medical field and has a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2021) — Emeritus professor of English Gary Willhardt slipped into the "Realms of Light" on November 27. He was 84 at the time of his death in Clarksville, Iowa.

In addition to teaching English at Monmouth for 33 years, Willhardt was a 1959 Monmouth graduate.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 29, 2021) Governor Kim Reynolds has released the following statement on the district court’s decision to enjoin the CMS vaccine mandate rule:

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