DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 1, 2022) — Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds voters that Election Day is around the corner. “It is important to me to get the correct information out and for each voter to know there are still numerous opportunities available to vote before Election Day.”

Where can I vote in person before Election Day?

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 31, 2022) — In conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs, the Scott County Emergency Management Agency wanted to distribute a media release to inform the community members that a Burn Ban is still in effect for Scott County, Iowa. It has been determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property in Scott County, Iowa. Therefore, pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1), a Burn Ban is in effect as of 10/21/2022 at 09:00 am for all of Scott County, Iowa.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (October 26, 2022) — Following a two-week virtual voting period, nurses and other health-care professionals at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics voted overwhelmingly to recertify their union with SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa. 98.6% voted “yes” to maintain their union with 57% of members taking part in the election.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2022) — The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property in Scott County, Iowa. Therefore, pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1), a Burn Ban is in effect as of 10/21/2022, 09:00AM for all of Scott County, Iowa.

Current conditions and concerns:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 19, 2022) — Two Davenport Public Library employees were recognized at the annual Iowa Library Association (ILA) Conference last week in Coralville, Iowa.

PRINCETON, IOWA (October 14, 2022) — Princeton City Council approves a resolution in opposition to the proposed railroad-merger that would directly impact residents, business, and emergency responses in the river town.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (October 6, 2022) — Rock Island County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 4, 2022) — Scott County Recorder Rita Vargas and the Iowa County Recorders Association wants to make all veterans aware that recording or requesting military records should always free of charge for a veteran. In recent weeks, it has been reported that a third-party company has been charging veterans to record these documents. Please review the Iowa Code chapter and information regarding submitting copies of DD214 documents below.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 14, 2022) — A new event in a newly created space is coming to downtown Davenport. German Fest will be held 6–10PM, Friday, October 14, 2022, in Kaiserslautern Square (K-Square), 119 E 3rd St. The event is co-produced by the German American Heritage Center (GAHC) and Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP).

EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 13, 2022) — The new public library in East Moline is a reality, thanks to a crucial state grant delivered by State Representative Mike Halpin.

Rep Halpin (D-Rock Island) joined officials Monday, September 12, at the grand opening for the new East Moline Public Library, which received $2.65 million in state funding.

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