Coal Valley, IL – May 7, 2018– Arrowhead Ranch is joining the Rise Up Garden project this summer. Please join us on Saturday May 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. as we get the first plants in the ground for the season at Arrowhead’s Coal Valley campus located at 12200 104th Street, Coal Valley, Illinois.

Public Works has posted the following flood update to the City website. 

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 10:30 AM

The current Mississippi River level is 16.26ft, and expected to crest at 17.8ft on Friday, May 11th.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with state and local law enforcement officials, unveiled one of the state’s newest tools for combatting drugs and addiction among Iowa youth Monday at Camp Dodge in Johnston.

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today released the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal.

April showers bring May flowers – and vegetables! Do you have leftover seeds? Bring them to the Seep Swap at Fairmount (3000 North Fairmount) on Saturday, May 26 at 9:00am and you might come home with something new for your spring planting! In additional, ISU Master Gardeners will be on hand with educational talks and planting tips.

Davenport, IA — The Quad Cities River Bandits used the pitching of Peter Solomon and Tyler Ivey as well as multiple RBI from three different players to defeat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 9-0 at Modern Woodmen Park on Tuesday.  The shutout was the third in the last six games for the River Bandits pitching staff.

Today, Corri Spiegel, Davenport City Administrator is pleased to announce that she has selected
Michael Carlsten as Davenport’s Fire Chief.   

“I am excited and honored at this opportunity  to lead an outstanding department” said Chief
Carlsten.  “I look forward to the future of the City of Davenport and the Davenport Fire
Department. “   

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa made the following statement regarding today’s White House meeting with President Trump to discuss the Renewable Fuel Standard. The meeting was also attended by Sens. Joni Ernst, Ted Cruz and Pat Toomey, as well as EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today in response to reports that President Trump reiterated his commitment to allowing year round sales of fuel composed of 15 percent ethanol, instead of the 10 percent that is currently blended in the supply. Also at the meeting, a harmful proposal that would have created a new Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) waiver credit program was taken off the table.

Museum to host second rooftop concert on Saturday with help from RME

DAVENPORT, Iowa (May 8, 2018) — It isn’t every day a band takes to a rooftop in the Quad Cities to play a concert. It will happen for the second time with the return of the Putnam’s free rooftop concert on Saturday, May 12.

The museum will host musicians with the River Music Experience, honoring the memory of the late American rocker Tom Petty.