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The State of Iowa's Unions in 2016

This report is the third in a five-part series on the “State of the Unions” for Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. All five reports will be available… 431 more words

Quad Cities Criterium celebrates 51st year

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Thousands of people filled the Village of East Davenport for the 51st annual Quad Cities Criterium Monday.

“It’s just a great family event, it’s really to promote cycling and what cycling and health and wellness are all about,” Tom Schuler, race director of the Quad Cities Criterium said. 411 more words


Day is done

Heard “Tattoo” being played on Arsenal Island and that
means my day is about done. This morning after reading
the paper I walked out the back door and encountered… 192 more words


Tree Town: That's a wrap

FOREST CITY, Iowa – This weekend marked the third year of the Tree Town Country Music Festival.

Festival founder Gary Dewaard said the festival attracted thousands of fans, about 30 percent more than previous years. 107 more words


Gold Star Mothers Plaque in Nora Springs

NORA SPRINGS, Iowa – Memorial Day is about remembering those who lost their lives in military service.

Jacob VerHelst introduced a new addition to the Veterans Memorial in Nora Springs on Monday, a Gold Star Mothers plaque.  280 more words


Complaints of loud noises in MC

MASON CITY, Iowa- Local officials say they received multiple calls of fireworks last night and a report of a drive by shooting.

Authorities say there was no evidence of casings or signs of bullet holes, but authorities say this is the time of year they receive more calls of fireworks. 40 more words