BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 21, 2023) — New incentives for veterans who move to Bettendorf are available through the Home Base Iowa program, effective immediately. The City of Bettendorf now offers a $250 reimbursement for City services and up to a $900 reimbursement for a home warranty to qualifying veteran homebuyers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 22, 2023) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins join the Election Administration Commission in announcing that August 23 is National Poll Worker Recruitment Day. National Poll Worker Recruitment Day celebrates the 10,000 Iowans who step up each election to be poll workers in their communities and encourages more people to sign up as poll workers.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (August 21, 2023)  Samantha McClain has been hired as chief of staff for the Illinois AFL-CIO, working to advance the organization’s strategic vision to support working families across Illinois.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 14, 2023) — The City of Davenport has opened the fifth round of funding for the popular Davenport DREAM Project. Applications will be accepted August 14, 2023–September 1, 2023. Residents can be eligible for a grant of approximately $20,000 to make exterior improvements to their property.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 14, 2023) — On Sunday August 13, 2023, at approximately 12:18AM, the Davenport Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire in the 2800 block of Harrison Street. Three engines, two ladder trucks, and one command car with sixteen personnel responded to this incident. This residence was a two-story side by side duplex. The fire was reported by the adjacent occupants of the duplex.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 8, 2023) — The Davenport Fire Department has received a $600,000 Port Security Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). With the City’s $200,000 contribution, this funding will be used to replace DFD’s current large fireboat stationed at the boathouse with a more capable and safer one.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (July 10, 2023) — The City of Davenport is pleased to announce details of another project in the community funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The Fairmount Community Center, located adjacent to the Davenport Public Library Fairmount branch, will have its groundbreaking ceremony on July 11, 2023, 3PM. Construction is expected to take nine to twelve months.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 3, 2023) — The Independence Day holiday ushers in an era of independence from fines at the Moline Public Library. Beginning Wednesday, July 5, the Library will stop fining for most overdue items. By eliminating late fees, the Moline Public Library joins a larger movement among libraries to ensure free, inclusive, and equitable service for everyone.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 29, 2023) — This July, follow Davenport Parks and Recreation’s social media platforms to celebrate National Park and Recreation Month and learn how parks and recreation enhances the growth of our community through recreation programs, activities, and park amenities.