A historic house at 726 W. 6th St., faces emergency demolition following a house fire that Davenport firefighters battled for several hours early Thursday.

NEW HARTFORD – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, a family farmer, today released the following statement regarding reports of China halting all purchases of U.S. soybeans.

SPRINGFIELD – Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti joined IL Dept. of Healthcare & Family Services Director Felicia Norwood today to announce the formation of a new state task force to develop a comprehensive telemedicine strategy for the Medicaid program to help improve access to healthcare for Illinois residents in rural areas.

Davenport, IA — The Quad Cities River Bandits knocked off the Fort Wayne TinCaps 7-1 on Wednesday afternoon at Modern Woodmen Park.  The team rode the pitching of Yohan Ramirez and an opportunistic offense to their first series win at home of the 2018 season.

SPRINGFIELD, IL (05/09/2018) (readMedia)-- Springfield, Ill. – Soldiers and Airmen of the Illinois National Guard gathered to celebrate the 295th birthday of the organization, at Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois, on May 9. The Adjutant General, Illinois National Guard, Richard J. Hayes Jr., of Springfield, Illinois, joined one of Illinois National Guard's newest recruits Pvt.

Davenport, IA CASI, Home Helpers of Scott County and LivWell Seniors present the first ever Rock The Lot parking lot party at CASI on Friday, June 22 from 6 to 10pm.

The popular band 90's Daughter will be performing while you, your family and friends can dine on wares from five local food trucks.

NASHVILLE, TN (05/10/2018)-- Adrian Connolly of Rock Island, IL (61201) qualified for the Spring 2018 Dean's List at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags on the Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, in observance of the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony. Flags at the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial, located at the Oran Pape State Office Building, will be flown at half-staff the week of May 13-19, 2018, in honor of National Police Week.

I have a couple of items from Public Works.  The first notice is regarding Locust Street and the second is a flood update.  In terms of the flood, I would encourage you to remind your audiences to avoid contact with the floodwaters. When we were out and about today, we noticed individuals wading through the water at the Marquette Street boat ramp.  As you know, wading through flood waters is dangerous and dirty.  We highly recommend against it.

A: Recently Barbara and I attended our granddaughter’s graduation from the University of Northern Iowa, our alma mater. Iowa is home to many outstanding colleges that provide higher education and technical training to the next generation. Preparing students to join the workforce, from the trades, to STEM and other academic pursuits, starts early in the classroom.