IA/IL QUAD CITIES – This year, as every year, the 12th Annual Bettendorf Rotary Lobsterfest will offer the community an evening of quality dining, friendship and support. But according to Tim Lane, President of the Bettendorf Rotary Club, the event has a unique aspect that is rarely discussed. “What many people do not realize about Lobsterfest’s proceeds,” Lane said, “is that 100 percent goes back to the community.”

The Quad Cities River Bandits, in conjunction with the Houston Astros, have announced the following changes to their roster on Wednesday.  Infielder Colton Shaver transferred from extended spring training to Quad Cities.  Infielder Roman Garcia has been placed on the 7-day disabled list.


INF Colton Shaver transferred from extended spring training to Quad Cities


Feb. 14, 2018 (Davenport, Iowa) – Come dressed as your favorite “Saturday Night Live” character as we celebrate Gilda Radner and her vision of providing free support, laughter and hope to those who have been impacted by cancer during the 19th annual Gilda’s Run for Laughs presented by UnityPoint Health-Trinity in the District of Rock Island on Saturday, April 28 beginning at 8am.

NHTSA Launches New Enforcement Blitz Against Drug-Impaired Driving on 4/20

MOUNT CARROLL – If you liked TLP’’s Million Dollar Quartet last fall, you’ll love Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash. Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois is pleased to open their 57th season with this popular Juke Box Musical.

Wednesday, April 25th

Doors: 7:00pm Show: 8:00pm

Opening Act: None

Tickets: $35 adv / $40 at the door

Ages: 19+ (minors must be accompanied by parent or guardian) 

Genre: Funk/Jazz

Bandits and Bees Split Doubleheader for Second Straight Day

Burlington, IA — The Quad Cities River Bandits and Burlington Bees split a doubleheader for the second straight day on Sunday afternoon at Community Field in Burlington.  The final score in each contest was 3-2 with the Bees taking game one and the River Bandits fighting back in the nightcap. The games were played in front of a crowd of 619.

Division Street Closure Between Florence & Lombard

Beginning Wednesday, April 18th, Division St will be closed between Florence and Lombard for an emergency sewer lateral repair. It is estimated work will be complete on or by Monday, April 23rd.Motorists are advised to follow signed detour. A detour map is not available at this time.

West Central Park Ave between Gaines & Western

Earth Day Conference:  Stewards of the Earth

2018 Manning Lecture at Iowa Wesleyan University

Mount Pleasant, Iowa: April 17, 2018 - The Clifford and Maxine Manning Annual Speaker Series brings a distinguished speaker in religion to Iowa Wesleyan University each year. The 2018 Manning Lecture:  “Eco-Librium: A new Stewardship of Creation” will commence Sunday, April 22nd at 1:30 pm in University Chapel on Iowa Wesleyan University's campus.

Since 1999, state has received more than $1.2 billion through agreement

DES MOINES – Tobacco companies involved in the 1998 landmark settlement transferred about $50.9 million to the state treasury on Thursday.