MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 10, 2022) — Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring audiences on an expedition across raging seas, snow covered mountains and the marigold bridge in Disney On Ice presents Into The Magic. This action-packed extravaganza, produced by Feld Entertainment Inc, features Disney’s MoanaFrozenCoco, and Beauty and the Beast with other beloved Disney characters skates into the Quad Cities from December 1-4, 202

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 9, 2022) — Folk Singer Maddie Poppe is set to perform music from her Christmas from Home EP in the Event Center on Sunday, December 11, 2022, 7PM. Tickets are $30 plus applicable online/phone-ticketing fee. (This fee is waived when tickets are purchased at The Market Gift Shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort.) All ages are welcome to attend. Tickets in the ADA section are for patrons with mobility disabilities and up to three companions.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (August 9, 2022) — In the two years since a powerful derecho devastated the Cedar Rapids tree canopy, donors have contributed more than $2.8 million to support the ReLeaf Cedar Rapids recovery plan in a fundraising campaign led by Trees Forever. This (ie contributions) is added to $10 million previously committed by the City of Cedar Rapids.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 9, 2022) — Secretary of State Paul Pate’s annual Iowa State Fair Straw Poll is back for 2022 and will allow fairgoers to vote for their preferred candidate in the Governor, US Senate, and US House races. The poll will be conducted on iPads at the Secretary’s booth located inside the Varied Industries Building during the Iowa State Fair from August 11-21.

All fairgoers, candidates, and campaigns are invited to visit the booth to cast their vote.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 9, 2022) — As part of a continued commitment to supporting computer science education in Iowa, today Google announced a $150,000 grant to the Iowa STEM Council to help support the council’s mission to increase awareness, achievement, and interest in STEM education with students in Iowa. To highlight this and other computer science education efforts in the state, Google will host a “Coding Carnival” at the Iowa State Fair with hands-on learning opportunities.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (August 9, 2022) — The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation (ACUF) has partnered with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois since 2020 to help fund the Girl Scouts Community Outreach Series. This series directly supports more than 1,100 at-risk girls in the underserved areas of Moline, Rock Island, Davenport, and Muscatine by building courage, confidence, and character through a Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 9, 2022) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational workshop entitled “Bladder Health for All Ages” for anyone impacted by cancer on Thursday, August 25, 2022, 6-7PM, at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse located at 600 John Deere Road, Suite 101, Moline, Illinois, 61265.

Did you ever wonder how many times you should urinate in a day, how much fluid do you really need, and what are kegel exercises anyway? Come and find out more

NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA (August 9, 2022) — The following local students have been named to the St Olaf College Dean's List for the spring 2022 semester.

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, MAJOR(s) (if listed), PARENTS (if listed)

Davenport, IA

Emma Aanestad, Psychology, David and Jennifer Aanestad

Illinois City, IL

Phoebe Joy, Music and Gender and Sexuality Studies, Dustin and Melissa Joy

Moline, IL

Eve Strasser, Studio Art, Jeffrey and Muna Strasser

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 9, 2022) — The Party of the Summer is turning forty! Celebrate with us along the banks of the Mississippi with a choir-enhanced symphonic celebration of the Music of Elton John.

NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA (August 9, 2022) — The following local students graduated with the St Olaf College Class of 2022.


Davenport, IA

Emma K Aanestad, Bachelor of Arts, David and Jennifer Aanestad

Holly A Beck, Bachelor of Arts, Allen and Michele Beck

Nichols, IA

David S McGowan, Bachelor of Arts, Darren McGowan

Reynolds, IL

Jacob R Maranda, Bachelor of Arts, Michelle Maranda