Story Time with Snow White!

Saturday, February 17 @ 2pm

Join Snow White and the German American Heritage Center for story time as we explore fairy tales, stories, and other German tales old and new! Enjoyable by all ages, come hear your favorite stories, as well as some you may not be familiar with. ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM IS FREE!


A Journey Through Bavaria: Nuremberg, Munich, and the Alps

Sunday, February 18 @ 2pm

FY19 budget to fund top priorities through expense control, cost shifts

SPRINGFIELD (Feb. 14, 2018) — Gov. Bruce Rauner today urged the Illinois General Assembly to make comprehensive pension reforms and use the savings to give the people of Illinois a nearly $1 billion tax break. The prompt came during the governor’s annual budget address to legislators where he laid out his fiscal plan for 2019.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Daniel Biss released the following statement in response to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s budget address.

Each month, the Niabi Zoo will host scientists discussing real issues in zoology, conservation, veterinary medicine, ecology, animal behavior, horticulture and more. These are presentations by people with specialized and deep knowledge of species and issues that are related to the natural world.

DAVENPORT, Iowa-- On February 13, 2018, America Yegile Haileselassie, age 39, of Bettendorf, was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 60 months in prison following his guilty plea to interstate communication of a bomb threat, according to United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Haileselassie was ordered to serve one year of supervised release following his prison term and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund.

DAVENPORT, Iowa-- On February 13, 2018, Devon Durran Davis, age 25, of Davenport was sentenced by United States District Court Chief Judge John A. Jarvey to 46 months in prison following his guilty plea to felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States Attorney Marc Krickbaum. Davis was ordered to serve three years of supervised release to follow his prison term and pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund. The firearm was forfeited.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg announced the fourth annual Give Back Iowa Challenge Monday. The challenge is issued to employers and runs from April 1-May 31, 2018, to engage Iowans in employer-supported volunteering.

“Volunteerism is an integral part of what it means to be an Iowan,” Gov. Reynolds said. “Through service, Iowans are making the lives of others better and meeting community challenges, while also transforming their own lives.”

CHICAGO (Feb. 9, 2018) — The Governor’s Office today posted its latest PolicyPOV blog. It examines how the state’s new scholarship tax credit program — Invest in Kids — is opening the doors of educational opportunity for tens of thousands of Illinois students.

Read “Invest in Kids: More choice for parents, more opportunity for students” here.


CANTON, MO (02/02/2018)-- Emma Danner, a Music Education major from Taylor Ridge, IL (61284) was named to the Culver-Stockton College Dean's List for academic achievement during the fall 2017 semester.

To be named to the Dean's List, Culver-Stockton College requires students to meet high academic standards. Dean's List students have earned between a 3.5 and 3.99 GPA and were enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours, with no grade lower than a C.

A panel discussion on “The Fight for Fair Housing: the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr” will be held at Fairmount (3000 Fairmount Street) on Thursday, February 15 at 6:00pm. Sponsored by the Davenport Civil Right Commission, the panel will discuss Dr. King, the Chicago Freedom Movement and the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.