MUSCATINE, IOWA (May 22, 2024) — Two-time Grammy award-winner Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience will bring their unique blend of New Orleans funk-reggae-world-blues-American roots music to Muscatine with two events on June 7, 2024. Leading his Zydeco Experience band, Simien has become one of the most respected and accomplished artists in American roots music. His extraordinary vocal talent and on-stage charisma beckon audience members to their feet and into the groove.

Dean Wes Brooks and Officer Ryan Tone at the swearing in ceremony at the Hamann Concert Hall in Bergendoff Hall

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 22, 2024) Augustana College officials gathered May 14 to swear in Ryan Tone as a police officer for the Augustana College Police Department.

Augustana Police Chief Tom Phillis and Dean Wes Brooks led the ceremony, which was attended by Officer Tone’s family.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 22, 2024) — The Foundation Board approved grants of $202,000 for 35 area non-profit organizations. Moline Regional Community Foundation accepted applications for capital and program expenses.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 22, 2024) — A Quad Cities favorite is back again! River Action’s Senior Golf Cart Tours will take place this year on September 5-6, 2024. This year’s event includes a tour of the Arsenal Island taking place in the early evening allowing for a usually unseen look at the Mississippi River and the historic island.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (May 21, 2024) — Addison Gelande, of Port Byron, Illinois, a senior at Wisconsin Lutheran College, has been named to the college's Dean's List for the spring 2024 semester. Addison is a graduate of Riverdale Senior High School.

To be eligible for Dean's List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or higher.

BEREA, OHIO (May 21, 2024) — Alex Minyard of Milan, Illinois (61264), was among over 250 students whose outstanding academic work was showcased during the 2024 Baldwin Wallace University Ovation Day of Excellence on April 25. Minyard, a graduate of Rockridge High School, presented "New Works Festival."

Lillian Hucke and Cade Sharp: The couple has been together since their time as students at nearby Mercer County High School in Aledo

IOWA CITY, IOWA (May 21, 2024) — The Department of Accounting in the Henry B Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa has announced the students who have won annual awards presented by the department. The list of honorees included 32 students.

DAVENPORT, IOWA, (May 21, 2024) — This May, in recognition of Affordable Housing Month, the Quad Cities Housing Council (QCHC) marks its 25th anniversary with the launch of a transformative messaging campaign, "Housing Matters." Aimed at raising awareness and sparking community action on the critical issues of affordable, accessible, and safe housing, t

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 21, 2024) — The Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) published a new report, “Nitrate in Drinking Water: A Public Health Concern for All Iowans,” outlining the risks of nitrate in drinking water to Iowans of all ages.