Funding Helps Improve Streets, Transit Facilities and Other Structures to Spur Economic Growth and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2017 – Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today highlighted U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) investments in Fiscal Year 2017 that will help construct or improve infrastructure and boost economic growth in rural communities.

Southbound Eastern Ave between Pleasant and Locust will be closed for installation of a new power pole beginning Thursday, December 21st. Work should be complete on Saturday, December 23rd. A detour will be posted for southbound traffic.

City of Davenport will observe Christmas Eve & Christmas Day as holidays on
Monday, December 25th and Tuesday, December 26th.
All City of Davenport offices & the Public Works Center will be closed.
Police Department front desk and records office will be closed.
Library Main, Fairmount and Eastern branches will be closed.

  • The vehicle involved in the December 12, 2017 House Fire / Fatality vehicle accident in Maysville Iowa was identified as a 2013 Ferrari Spider. The driver has been identified as Kelly Phillip Dewulf, 58 years old male from Wheatland, Iowa

First Ward Alderman Rick Dunn invites you to his ward meeting on Saturday, December 16th 10:00am at the Roosevelt Community Center; 1220 Minnie Avenue.

Alderman Dunn will provide updates on city related matters and open the meeting up to residents for questions, comments & concerns.

CHICAGO (Dec. 1, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Illinois Bicentennial Commission today announced the signature events and projects that are planned to celebrate the state’s 200th year.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, Dec. 7, in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Flags will be at half-staff on the State Capitol Building and on flag displays in the Capitol Complex. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout the state.

Students across Illinois showcase “Something to Learn About Illinois History”

CHICAGO (Nov. 30, 2017) — The start of the Illinois Bicentennial is only four days away and each day leading up to the kick off, the office of the Governor will share a winning entry in the Something to Learn About Illinois History video contest.

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds completed her 99 county tour for 2017 on Thursday, Nov. 30, at Carver’s Ridge in Corning in Adams County.

Gov. Reynolds restarted her 99 county tour after being sworn in as governor on May 24. She held 303 public events in 189 days.

As outlined in her swearing-in address, Gov. Reynolds stressed her four priorities for Building a Better Iowa in stops across the state, some highlights of which include:

Starting Monday, November 27, Jersey Ridge Road will be closed to all traffic between Lombard and Central Park Avenue for private sewer repairs.  The contractor estimates work will be complete and the road re-opened on, or by, Friday, December 1.

CitiBus Route 3, Yellow Line, will be detoured Monday, November 27 through Friday, December 1 as a result of the closure.  The detour for Route 3 is as follows: