AMES, IOWA (July 18, 2019) — The 2019 Summer Iowa Games will officially kick-off on Friday, July 19, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. The Opening Ceremony will feature Aaron Thomas, Aplington-Parkersburg Principal and Head Basketball Coach, as the keynote speaker.

SCOTT COUNTY, IOWA (July 3, 2019) — The Scott County Conservation Board will be conducting a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to celebrate the opening of the new Bald Eagle Loft Cabin at Scott County Park. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, July 10, 2PM, at the cabin, and the public and press are invited to attend. Please enter the park at the South Entrance on 270thStreet and follow the signs to the Bald Eagle Camping Area (see attached map).

QUAD CITIES (July 3, 2019) — The Iowa Women’s Foundation (IWF) is currently accepting Letters of Interest (LOI) for the Community Child Care Solutions Fund (CCCSF). This fund is in its 3rd year and is designated to improving the lives of Iowa’s women and girls through efforts directly related to creating solutions to the child care crisis.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 28, 2019) — City of Davenport will observe Independence Day as a holiday on Thursday, July 4, 2019.

City of Davenport offices and the Public Works Center will be closed.

Police Department front desk and records office will be closed.

Parks and Recreation administrative offices and River’s Edge facility will be closed.

Adler Theatre box office will be closed.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2019) — Scott County Secondary Roads and Scott County Conservation, in partnership with the Waste Commission of Scott County, will be assisting residents of unincorporated Scott County impacted by the recent Mississippi River and Wapsipinicon River flooding with flood debris collection. Collection will begin on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 and proceed through the county as outlined below.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 5, 2019) — Beginning Tuesday, June 5, the coordination of flood volunteer and requests for assistance will be transitioning from Scott County EMA’s Volunteer Hotline to the following partners:

Volunteer Opportunities:

To volunteer, register with the following agencies:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 4, 2019) — The Davenport Public Library is excited to announce a brand-new service for busy Davenport residents who may not have time to stop by the Library, but still want to use the Library’s online resources!

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 30, 2019) — The State of Iowa has announced that individuals in Scott County impacted by the severe weather (heavy rains, hail, wind-damage, and flash-flooding) beginning May 17, 2019 and on-going, may be eligible for assistance from the State of Iowa through The Iowa Assistance Grant Program and The Disaster Case Management Program.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 28, 2019) — The Flood Assistance Center event scheduled for Wednesday, May 29, 2019. at the former Office Max building near Northpark Mall is being postponed due to rising flood-waters and response needed by participating agencies. This event will be rescheduled at a later date.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 24, 2019) — The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities is reporting that the continued rainfall, saturated ground-conditions, and the potential for several rounds of thunderstorms over the weekend, will lead to rising river levels. The Mississippi River is continuing to rise and potentially increase to a level between 20.5 feet and 23 feet at the Rock Island location as soon as May 31 (see second link below). As a result of this information: