CLIVE, Iowa, Nov. 3, 2017 –  A Davenport woman decided to buy a scratch ticket while visiting her boyfriend this week and she ended up winning a big lottery prize.

Sarah Harksen claimed the eighth of nine top prizes of $100,000 available in the Iowa Lottery’s “Little Black Game Book” scratch game.

Harksen, 35, said she bought her winning ticket Tuesday at Casey’s, 203 S. Market St. in Solon.

Grimes, IA – Running November 10 through November 16Kwik Star stores across Iowa will sell icons in support of Special Olympics Iowa.

Customers can purchase a paper icon for just $1 each, sign their names on the icon and display them in their local Kwik Star to show support of SOIA athletes.


The Quad City Steamwheelers Professional Arena Football Team is preparing to begin play this February after nearly a decade absence.  The team is coming off a wildly successful open tryout and Head Coach Cory Ross is formulating a winning team that includes 14 local athletes on the 35-man training camp roster.

The Quad City Rollers are hosting a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air co-ed mixer! Come see skaters from all around the region combine into two teams, The Bel-Air Brawlers and the West Philly Knockouts. Watch them battle it out on the track in true 90's fashion at Eldridge Community Center and Skatepark located at 400 S 16th Ave, Eldridge, IA 52748.

November 5, 2017 - Bettendort, IA– OVER 400 SURVIVORS LAST YEAR! Hard to believe it has been 29 years and the tradition continues to thrive. Governor’s Infamous European Cross Country Run, co-sponsored by Running Wild and the Cornbelt Running Club will be held this Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00PM at Scott County Park.

September 25, 2017 (Bettendorf, IA) – Rivermont Collegiate is excited to announce the addition of a competitive rowing program open to its middle and high-school students. Participants will learn from former Olympians, College Coaches, prep school Coaches, and National team rowers. Qualified student rowers will travel throughout the mid-west and the entire United States to compete with the best rowing programs in the country.

Davenport, IA Thursday September 28th, 6PM to 8PM at Jersey Grille located at 5255 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA

The Quad City Rollers are actively seeking new talent! We are looking for skaters, referees, volunteers, and non-skating officials.  Just bring yourself to this FREE information session to meet the Rollers and get the scoop!

CLIVE, Iowa, Sept. 21, 2017 –  A Davenport man has won a $250,000 lottery prize.

Robert Guthrie claimed the 10th of 18 top prizes of $250,000 available in the lottery’s “$250,000 Riches” scratch game. He claimed his prize Wednesday at the lottery’s regional office in Cedar Rapids.

Guthrie bought his winning ticket at Hy-Vee, 4064 E. 53rd St. in Davenport.

AMES, Iowa - September 20, 2017 - Iowa Games CEO/Executive Director, Chuck Long, honored Sara Schwendinger of Des Moines and Jim Schon of Glidden, the Marty McHone Iowa Games Female and Male Athlete of the Year Awards during a reception at Terrace Hill in Des Moines on Monday, September 18.

Early onslaught seals the deal in sweep of Fort Wayne in Championship Series