DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 19, 2019) — The 12th annual QC Cancer Awareness Ride, formerly known as the QC Ride for the Cure, will take place on Sunday, August 25, at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 Locust St, Davenport. The ride continues to be an amazing event for Gilda’s Club Quad Cities as riders enjoy joining together and riding in honor of all those who have fought and continue to fight their battle with cancer.

Registration is now open, and fees are as follows:

WASHINGTON DC (June 19, 2019) — Members of the US Senate and House of Representatives sought information on any steps taken by the Justice Department (DOJ) to determine whether Qatari-owned media-company Al Jazeera should be registered as a foreign agent.

PELLA, IOWA (June 19, 2019) — Central College received an $18,630 grant from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the humanities, in support of a project titled "Middle Ground."

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 19, 2019) — We are writing in response to the news released last night regarding the Humane Society of Scott County. We recently found out that the city will be undertaking animal-control internally and a contract with King's Harvest is being negotiated to provide the shelter care.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 19, 2019) — For the fourth consecutive year, Churches United of the Quad City Area will partner with local grocery stores and businesses to build on the success of Thanksgiving in July, a community-wide, non-perishable food-drive. All food collected will go directly to the 26 food pantries and 3 hot meal sites operated by Churches United. The food drive to benefit the entire Quad City Area will be held Monday, July 1, through Wednesday, July 31.

MENOMONIE, WISCONSIN (June 19, 2019) — The following students from the area have received the University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor's Award for the spring 2019 semester.


Muscatine, IA 

Benjamin Lussman, BS Computer Science, Freshman

The award is presented to students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or above. 

WASHINGTON DC (June 19, 2019) — Today, Representative Dave Loebsack and Senator Catherine Cortez Masto introduced the Renew America’s Schools Act, legislation to provide crucial support to America’s schools to make critical infrastructure-upgrades that improve energy efficiency and reduce costs.

DAVENPORT, Iowa (June 18, 2019) — The 2020 Census kicks off in just one year, and local hospitals, nonprofits, and government agencies that bring our federal tax-dollars back to the community are counting on the people of the Quad Cities — literally.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (June 18, 2019) — This week the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation kicked off their annual effort to Haul Out Hunger across rural Iowa. Iowa Select Farms employees will deliver more than 60,000 pounds of fresh, boneless pork-loins to 120 rural food-pantries. Along with the fresh protein, a new Foundation program called Henry's Heroes will bring basic childhood needs to the food pantries.

WASHINGTON DC (June 18, 2019) — Senators Sheldon Whitehouse and Charles "Chuck" Grassley today introduced legislation that would make it more difficult for criminals and foreign enemies to hide assets from law enforcement and tax authorities. The True Incorporation Transparency for Law Enforcement (TITLE) Act would require states to obtain information on the true owners of corporations and LLCs formed within their borders.