Join us at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Saturday, May 5 beginning at 2pm as we celebrate Free Comic Book Day! We'll have games, trivia, and free comic books to give away! Come dressed as your favorite comic book character and join in on the fun.

Special thanks to Mellow Blue Planet for donating free comics.

The Quad Cities River Bandits, in conjunction with the Houston Astros, have announced the following changes to their roster on Friday.  RHP Cesar Rosado has been transferred from Tri-City to Quad Cities.  RHP J.B. Bukauskas has been transferred from Quad Cities to Tri-City. 

 

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RHP Cesar Rosado transferred from Tri-City to Quad Cities

 

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(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds issued a statement on Friday following news that Japan will open its market to U.S. ethanol:

“Today is a great day for Iowa farmers and our state’s renewable fuels industry. With Japan opening its market to U.S. ethanol, Iowa can further expand our trade opportunities in that region of the world.

DAVENPORT, Dec. 19, 2018 – The Kenneth H. McKay Center for Breast Health at Genesis has received the highest level of recognition from National Quality Measures for Breast Health (NQMBC).

The Kenneth H. McKay Center for Breast Health is only the second center in Iowa and is the only center in the region to earn recognition as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence. Only 53 centers nationally have earned the recognition.

The Mississippi Valley Blues Society continues to "Keep the Blues Alive" in the Quad Cities, by bringing top notch blues musicians to our area!

 

Who: Orphan Jon & The Abandoned

 

Date: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at 5:00pm

 

Location: Kavanaugh's Hilltop, 1228 30th Street, Rock Island, IL

 

Delve into WWII History with Michael Eckers, an author, historian, and public speaker at Main (321 Main Street) on Wednesday, May 2 at 6:00pm. The Home Front was the stage for numerous courageous and individual contributions to pursuing liberties that supported the war effort. Michael's presentation focuses on events and actions of the Home Front and Iowa communities.

There will be a book signing with Michael after the presentation.

Partisan markup yields heated debate, few amendments; NYFC calls on U.S. House to make improvements as farm bill goes to the floor

The German American Heritage Center will be hosting sessions for QC's Big Table events. The center will have 3 sessions on April 20th:

10:30 AM

12:30 PM

2:30 PM

Davenport Fire Public Education Officer Lt. Zach Soliz advises that Operation Prom is Thursday, April 19, at Central High School and Friday, April 20, at North High School.   Students will be dismissed at 9:30AM and the program begins at 9:45AM both days.  At Central, the event will be staged in the south parking lot off Main Street and at North, the staging area is in the lot next to the Y.  Look for the emergency vehicles.

The Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering its four-week river fun course, Boating Skills & Seamanship, starting Thursday, April 26, at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Station in Sunset Marina in Rock Island.

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