MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 22, 2021) — The Quad City Storm is hosting a ‘Chuck-A-Puck’ fundraiser next Wednesday, March 3, to raise money for the UnityPoint Health Trinity Health Foundation (‘Chuck-A-Puck’ is a promotion where fans purchase foam pucks and throw them at prizes, normally placed on the ice. For this fundraiser the prizes will be placed on the TaxSlayer Center arena floor).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 22, 2021) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE virtual workshop for children impacted by cancer on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 5-5:45PM, via Zoom.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 19, 2020) — Des Moines University has been awarded a $2 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant by the US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 19, 2021) — Scott County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Roxanna Moritz announced today in-person absentee ballots for the March 2, 2021 Special Elections are available in the Auditor’s Office beginning Monday, February 22, 2021.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 19, 2021) — WQPT presents a variety of outreach activities in conjunction with the new Ken Burns documentary Hemingway. Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Hemingway examines the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers America has ever produced.

WICHITA, KANSAS (February 19, 2021) — Wichita State University has announced the names of more than 3,500 students who were on the WSU dean's honor roll for fall 2020.

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME

Letts, IA

Sonjia C Brundage

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 19, 2021) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that former Major League catcher Chris Widger will manage their Advanced-A affiliate, the Quad Cities River Bandits, in 2021. Widger last managed in 2019, when he skippered the Appalachian League Burlington (N.C.) Royals to a 39-29 record. Prior to that, Widger spent three years (2016-18) as the Wilmington Blue Rocks’ bench coach and was slated to be the Blue Rocks’ manager in 2020.

WICHITA, KANSAS (February 19, 2021) — More than 1,100 students completed degrees at Wichita State University in fall 2020.

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, DEGREE, MAJOR, HONORS (if listed)

Moline, IL

Kayla M Dykeman, Bachelor of Science, Dental Hygiene-Completion

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 19, 2021) — Join us Friday, March 5, 2:30PM, to explore and learn about the curious world of archives and manuscripts at the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center.

 

Monmouth-Knox softball game in 2019

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 19, 2021) — Monmouth College athletics will return to competition this spring.

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