The river’s crest was significantly reduced over the weekend.  The Mississippi River crested at 15.41 FT on Sunday, September 9 and is expected to drop to 14 FT by Sunday, September 16

 at this time.

The current river level is 15.41 FT.

Based on the current river level and crest projection, the following flood impacts and measures have been or will occur in the coming days. 


What: Every student at every school in the Quad Cities is challenged to attend school on September 13. We’re trying to beat last year’s Quad Cities-wide attendance rate of 96.1% on Challenge 5 Day.
When: Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9 a.m.
Where: Virgil Grissom Elementary School, 500 Lost Grove Rd, Princeton, IA
Who: All school superintendents are joining together in the effort to encourage all students to “Strive for Less than 5” absences this school year.

Quad Cities, IA/IL — The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is honored to present the beloved and award-winning author of several fiction novels as part of the 2018-2019 Multicultural Speaker 

Republican Governor Kim Reynolds and Democratic candidate Fred Hubbell have agreed to three gubernatorial debates. The debates will feature the Democratic and Republican nominees in Des Moines, Sioux City, and Davenport. The campaigns have accepted invitations from hosts for the following dates and locations:

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

KCCI and the Des Moines Register

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

Location: Des Moines

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Dr. Tyson Cobb of Orthopaedic Specialists, PC is bringing a team of medical professionals to care for underserved patients in Ecuador, providing pro bono treatment of upper extremity conditions and diseases.

The two sides of the river fight for dominance as the alpha dog in the developing Quad City esports scene. This is the VERY FIRST TIME EVER these teams are squaring off in person to prove their power.

The members of St. Ambrose’s nationally ranked esports team are part of the university’s athletic department, with players receiving scholarships to compete. Augustana’s esports organization started a year ago and have gained a lot of traction and popularity since.

It’s time to plant a fall garden and extend the productive bounty of summer’s harvest  into fall. Fall is actually an easier time of year to garden- it’s typically nice and cool, insect populations are reduced and some fall crops sweeten when nipped by frost. Newbie and avid gardeners alike, will enjoy the extra inning of fresh produce before the chill of winter sets in!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA) announced today that the Davenport Fire Department received a $612,369 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as part of their Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The Davenport Fire Department will use these funds to purchase self-contained breathing apparatus units, which are approaching the end of its useful life.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (Sept. 5, 2018) — Hy-Vee’s most creative cake designers from the Quad Cities area will compete Tuesday in front of spectators at NorthPark Mall in Davenport during the semifinal of Hy-Vee’s Extreme Cake Challenge. Winners will earn a trip to the finals of the companywide competition.