The Quad City Steamwheelers Professional Indoor Football Team is gearing up for not only a return to the Quad Cities, but the efforts to bring home a 3rd National Championship. This kind of effort takes a lot of focus on recruiting of former division 1 and NFL caliber talent. The Steamwheeler staff has been working non-stop since the opening of free agency on Oct 1st.

Federal grant of $1.2 million to fund 26-mile trail system at wildlife area near Harrisburg

CARRIER MILLS (Nov. 15, 2017) — A new project will make southern Illinois a destination for off-road riders, Gov. Rauner said while announcing development of a 26-mile off-highway vehicle trail system at Sahara Woods State Fish and Wildlife Area.

AMES, Iowa (November 15, 2017) - Iowa Games CEO/Executive Director and Hawkeye legend, Chuck Long, announced the Winter Iowa Games presented by Grinnell Mutual will be hosting five sports at the University of Iowa Field House in February 2018. 

"We are excited to be hosting events in Iowa City this year," commented Long. "This is a great opportunity to connect Iowans with a wonderful community through competition in the Winter Iowa Games."

Partnership With Iowa Corn Provides Two-Day One-of-a Kind Outdoor Tourney
DES MOINES, IA - The Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Iowa Corn(r), announced on Thursday, the two have partnered to create Hockey Days Iowa - an outdoor three-on-three hockey tournament to be held from Jan. 13 - 14 in a central Iowa cornfield.

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.