DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — The Davenport Public Library is pleased to host the virtual presentation “Louise Burtis and Matilda Hilbring: Biracial Women in Early Quad Cities History” presented by Jane Simonsen, Professor of History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Augustana College on Tuesday, March 2, 6:30PM, on Zoom.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — As Iowa girls battle for a ticket to the state basketball tournament, Iowa PBS is preparing to provide live coverage of the championship action, heartache, and victories.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — The Quad Cities River Bandits have released their 2021 regular season schedule. The team is slated to play a 120-game schedule, with 60 games at home and 60 on the road. The season opens on the road Tuesday, May 4, 2021, against the South Bend Cubs. The River Bandits home-opener will be on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 6:30PM CT against the Cedar Rapids Kernels.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (February 18, 2021) — The following students graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


East Moline, IL

Connor Flack, Bachelors, Electrical Engineering

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — Sharon Glassman was a quiet, thoughtful person who worked at the International Harvester Plant in East Moline. Folks remember her for a cheerful, kind-hearted sensibility that shone through whenever she spoke. Her husband, Kenneth Glassman, was a welder at Johnson Sheet Metal whose iron-clad work ethic instilled within him a sense of duty and purpose.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2021) Augustana College announced more than 1,100 students were named to the Dean's List for the 2020-21 fall semester. Students who have earned this academic honor have maintained a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on a four-point scale for courses taken during the term. The following local students have been named to the dean's list.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (February 18, 2021) — The following students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Bettendorf, IA

Maaz Ahmed, is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2021) — To ensure the region’s small and medium businesses have the support needed to grow, the Quad Cities Chamber is enhancing its partnerships with fellow business service providers and devoting resources to expand assistance for minority entrepreneurs.

Key partners that provide a variety of services for clients include:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — The Davenport Public Library and the Rock Island Public Library are excited to announce a virtual visit with award-winning young adult author, Tiffany D Jackson on Tuesday, March 9! We are happy to welcome her into the classrooms and home-learning spaces of students on both sides of the M

DUBUQUE, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — The University of Dubuque’s nursing program was named one of the best-registered nursing programs in Iowa for the fourth consecutive year. RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization, placed UD second on the 2021 Best RN Programs in Iowa.