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.

DES MOINES, IA (05/09/2018) (readMedia)-- State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald announced he is holding over $317 million in unclaimed funds in the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt. The spring publication of the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt is scheduled to begin soon. Thousands of names have been received in the last year and will be in the spring publication.

DAVENPORT, Iowa, May 8, 2018 – The community is invited to  join Reverend Rich
Hendricks and the MCCQC church family during our monthly Saturday Evening Service
as we honor family and friends who gave their lives while in the service of our country.
Worship will include music, inspirational readings and an open table for communion.
Weather permitting, the observance will include a special outdoor ceremony.

918studio press to release 5th-anniversary edition of Her Kind, a novel

Davenport, IA — The Quad Cities River Bandits six-game winning streak came to an end at Modern Woodmen Park on Monday night in a 6-3 loss to the Fort Wayne TinCaps.  The Bandits fell to 5-7 at their home ballpark with the loss.