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Rounding the corners in Sterling

The council is scheduled to vote on an agreement for engineering services with Mead & Hunt in Middleton, Wisconsin, for a roundabout to be built at Lynn Boulevard and West LeFevre Road. The total cost, including subsurface investigations and a physical feature study, would be $99,950.

SAUK VALLEY DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

More on butterflies, and a caution on store-bought food

Several readers responded to our column last week about raising monarch butterflies by collecting eggs and caterpillars and bringing them indoors to metamorphose.A point of that column was that we should look for eggs under the leaves of young, small, tender milkweeds, not the big, tough ones. Caro

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-08-19 09:15:00

School administrators, law enforcement prepare for safe school year

As school starts Thursday in the Iowa Quad-Cities, school administrators and law-enforcement are taking extra measures to ensure a safe school year.“Every school has secure entrances,” Davenport Community School District Superintendent Art Tate said. “You have to be buzzed in, physically seen, to co

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-08-19 22:00:00

Fulton turning to senior lineman Pannell for guidance

“Last year, Eli had nine to 10 seniors who were always around him on the field, so hopefully he learned from them and can pass the torch to the other guys around him,” Lower said. “He’s going to have young guys all around him this year.”

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2018-08-20 01:37:00

Meet the new Sawmill Museum employee

Morgan Pannell, from Fulton, Illinois, is the new assistant director for the Sawmill Museum. Find out more about her in this week's edition of meet your neighbor.


Residents of Shannon Forced to Evacuate Due to Natural Gas Leak

Shannon, Ill. - Residents of Shannon, in Carroll County, have been forced to evacuate due to a natural gas leak. The leak is located at the intersection of Stanton Street and Illinois Route 72.


Heavy police presence at United Township

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Facing backlash, Niabi Zoo to return memorials to park in original format

COAL VALLEY, Ill. (KWQC) -After a week of backlash, the Niabi Zoo has decided to scrap plans to remove memorials from the park.

KWQC - 2018-08-19 18:59:00

Honor Flight alums invited to picnic Sunday in Morrison

MORRISON – All area vetearns who ever have taken an Honor Flight, and their families, are invited to the annual Whiteside County Honor Flight picnic, which begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lake Side Pavilion at Morrison-Rockwood State Park.


Big Story: How a law is impacting Iowa

By fiscal year 2024, when the multi-residential property tax break fully phases in, properties like The Springs in Bettendorf will be treated like residential homes.

QUAD-CITIES TIMES - 2018-08-18 16:00:00

Jury renders guilty verdict in shooting trial

A jury trial commenced Monday for Dairramey C. Moore, 32, 101 18th Ave. North, No. C. The jury on Wednesday found Moore guilty of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class C felony, and reckless use of a firearm, an aggravated misdemeanor. The jury returned a not guilty verdict on one count of g


Campus students arriving next week

A super continent before the world broke apart into seven continents, the name Pangaea stands for an ideal of a united mankind with people of different races, ethnicities, nationalities and cultures coming together as one. Pangaea is CIEG’s mission and vision for global education.


Clinton returns to gridiron in scrimmage

While no official scores or stats were kept, the scrimmage allowed coaches and fans alike to catch a glimpse of this year's new-look squad, featuring senior quarterback Kalvin Godette.


Authorities search for person who threatened United Township High School

Emotional reunion after lockdown ends at United Township High School in East Moline on Friday, August 17, 2018.


Rock Falls home condemned due to infestation of bats

"I've heard that is probably in the hundreds, is a good guess. The neighbors say they have counted up to 280 coming out in the nights and evening," said city inspector Mark Searing.


Fiery vehicle crash slowed I80 traffic near Geneseo

A Kia was traveling westbound on I80 in at a high rate of speed, weaving in and out of traffic, and following too closely to other vehicles when it struck a truck in the left lane.


UPDATE: United Township releases statement, school received "external threat"

EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) -UPDATE:Statement from the school:"We received an external threat this morning and made the decision to go on lockdown. We are working with the East Moline Police Department to assess the situation. Students are safe and in their classrooms at this time. We are unable to all


Fort Atkinson man dies in tractor rollover

Tri-State Ambulance, St Lucas Fire, Waucoma Fire and Hawkeye first responders assisted at the scene.


City of Rock Falls evacuating specific areas following 'high pressure gas leak'

ROCK FALLS, Ill. (KWQC) -The city of Rock Falls is evacuating parts of the city following a high-pressure gas leak.The city posted to its Facebook page around 8:30 a.m. saying the area of 2nd Street between 1st - 4th Avenues were blocked off. The city said due to wind speed and direction, the locati


Fulton schools hiring a school resource officer

FULTON, Illinois -- Fulton Police officer Jeremy Leitzen will walk the halls of Fulton Community High School beginning this October, following the City Council's vote to provide funding for a school resource officer.