BELOIT, WISCONSIN (July 19, 2021) — The Quad Cities River Bandits came up shy of their first six-game sweep of the season on Sunday, as they fell to the Beloit Snappers 5-4 in their series finale and both teams’ final appearance at Pohlman Field.

BELOIT, WISCONSIN (July 19, 2021) — Behind a seventh inning that featured six River Bandits’ runs on six-consecutive hits, Quad Cities defeated the Beloit Snappers 9-5 on Saturday as they secured their fifth win in-a-row at Pohlman Field.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — The Putnam Museum and Science Center has expanded its leadership team to include a Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Leslie Klipsch, and Vice President of Museum Experiences, Ben Johnson. “The Putnam is emerging from the pandemic stronger than ever. Not only has the facility been re-imagined, but we’ve been able to rebuild our staff,” said Putnam President/CEO Rachael Mullins.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — Iowa’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.0 percent in June 2021 from 3.9 percent in May 2021. The state’s jobless rate was 7.1 percent one year ago. The total number of working Iowans increased to 1,587,800 in June of 2021, which is 59,300 higher than June 2020 and 3,800 more than May of 2021. In addition to 3,800 newly-employed Iowans, the number of unemployed Iowans looking for work rose by 2,400, resulti

FAYETTE, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — As part of its unwavering commitment to accessible higher-education and lifelong learning, Upper Iowa University (UIU) is always eager to introduce new academic and networking opportunities to students at an affordable price.

BELOIT, WISCONSIN (July 16, 2021) — The Quad Cities River Bandits broke up a pitchers’ duel with a four-spot in the top of the ninth to lead them to a 5-3 victory over the Beloit Snappers on Thursday night at Pohlman Field.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — Looking for an easy craft? Each Tuesday during August and September beginning August 3, we will have new take and make adult crafts available at our Eastern, Fairmount, and Main Libraries. Kits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN (July 16, 2021) — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced its Chancellor's List, honoring those with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages for the spring 2021 semester.

Students from this area who earned the 4.0 grade-point average include:


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DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 16, 2021) — Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) announces an office move to a larger space in northeast Davenport.  After 15 years at 130 West 5th Street in Davenport, BBBS is relocating its headquarters to 3247 35th Street Court off Elmore and Kimberly Road in Davenport.  The move will be effective August 15.

BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA (July 16, 2021) — For the first time in more than six years, the average price for a gallon of regular gas in Iowa has hit $3.