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Uceta leads Great Lakes to 5-0 win over Burlington
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Edwin Uceta struck out nine hitters over seven innings, leading the Great Lakes Loons over the Burlington Bees in a 5-0 win on Monday. With the victory, the Loons swept the three-game series.
Loons shut out Burlington for third straight time
BURLINGTON, Iowa — The Great Lakes Loons completed a clean sweep of the Burlington Bees on Monday, blanking the host Bees for a third straight time.
QC fans get rare glimpse of Cubs future
A number of top Chicago Cubs prospects, including the organization’s first-round selection in this year’s draft, will take the field in the Quad-Cities beginning Wednesday in a Midwest League match-up between affiliates of the last two World Series champions.As cross-division play continues this wee
Loons blank Burlington twice in doubleheader
BURLINGTON, Iowa — The Great Lakes Loons subdued the host Burlington Bees on Sunday, recording a pair of shutouts in sweeping a doubleheader, 1-0 and 5-0.Loons pitchers were on their games after Saturday’s series opener was rained out, forcing the teams to play two seven-inning games on Sunday.In th
Burlington girl clears restaurant tables to give back to the community
BURLINGTON, Iowa — A 10-year-old girl is taking on a job at a restaurant, just for one night, in an effort to give back to her community.
Sinclair-Tribune Merger Prospects in Danger as FCC Chairman Voices ‘Serious Concerns’
“Based on a thorough review of the record, I have serious concerns about the Sinclair/Tribune transaction,” Pai said in a statement shared with TheWrap. “The evidence we’ve received suggests that certain station divestitures that have been proposed to the FCC would allow Sinclair to control those st
Joy, Tampico getting more than $5M in water treatment aid
JOY — More than $5 million in clean water system grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Development for Joy and Tampico were announced Monday by U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline.The USDA Rural Development loans and grant assistance program is designed to help rura
Illinois man arrested in Caldwell County
The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Hamilton, Illinois man in Caldwell County Saturday morning on a warrant for speeding and no valid license.The misdemeanor warrant for 54-year-old Richard Hartweg was out of Clark County. The Patrol also accused him of speeding.Hartweg was transported to the
Liput's homer leads Great Lakes to 1-0 win over Burlington
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Deacon Liput hit a solo home run in the sixth inning, leading the Great Lakes Loons to a 1-0 win over the Burlington Bees in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.Luis Pasen (1-0) got the win with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Michael Santos (1-1) too
With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory
France fans did justice to their team's 4-2 victory over Croatia in the World Cup final on Sunday, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate with cheers, stomping and song. (July 15)Media: Associated Press
Police investigating alleged robbery at Family Dollar
MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC)The Muscatine Police Department is asking for the public’s help after an alleged robbery at Family Dollar.Police were called to the store on 725 East 2nd Street Saturday morning. They are asking anyone who was in the area or shopping at the location to call them.Anyone who has
Mikayla Gives Back By EazyBlueEyez Production Radio Network
Mikayla will be giving us an update on the Current Fundraiser & Tournout from July 11th at the Pizza Ranch in Burlington, Iowa. Will be providing was she still curently has going on & what to expect in the future so, please tune in & show some Love & Support to this Wonderful Young Lady who is only
ADDS adds new treatment center for those with opioid use disorder
This county by county map of Iowa, taken from the Iowa Department of Public Health website, is color-coded to represent the amount of prescription drugs being taken per 100 persons. A click on Des Moines and Lee Counties on the website reveal that the specific numbers are 97 per 100 in Des Moines Co
Lee County Fair Continues to Draw Big Crowds
DONNELLSON, Ia. (WGEM) -It's county fair season and the rain didn't stop people from heading to the Lee County Iowa fair.It's the oldest county fair in the state of Iowa.The fairgrounds are located on Main Street in Donnellson, Iowa.Parents and kids enjoyed time having fun on rides and playing games
Month-old trash build up outside two apartments in Wataga, Illinois enrages tenants
“It’s nauseating you can spell it as soon as you come out of the apartment complexes…We either have to hold our breath, plug our noses or run there and run back,” says resident Lilly Jones.
Updated: County attorney declares trail fatal an accident
The cause of a fatal pedestrian-bicycle collision on the riverfront recreation trail in Davenport remains a mystery, despite the conclusion of a police investigation.The two cyclists involved in the June 23 crash that killed Ruth Morris, 79, of Davenport, declined to speak with police.In a statement
City Hears Metro Residents’ Cry for Flood Help
Water drains into sewer. (WHO-HD)DES MOINES, Iowa– The rain will only add to worries in Beaverdale.Last month’s flash flooding poured into many basements in Beaverdale.While it’s hard to stop 9 inches of rain some homeowners along 47th street say even a small downpour will flood their neighborhood.
'I'm living it now': Spraker regains edge after coming disabled list
"It was pretty rough," Spraker said Wednesday night before the Lansing Lugnuts squared off against the Burlington Bees at Community Field. "Compared to some of my teammates who were down doing rehab, I had it pretty easy. I knew the light at the end of the tunnel was coming a lot quicker than a lot
Sheriff's office investigates stabbing in Hancock County
According to Sheriff Scott Bentzinger, the incident happened around 11:00 p.m., on July 9th out on the street. There were two adult men, ages 34 and 43, who were in a vehicle that began to argue.
Man charged with several counts of vehicle burglaries
On Monday, Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a suspicious person complaint in the 200 block of North Main St. in St. David. Deputies arrived on scene and arrested Roets of Manito, Illinois, on a pending burglary to motor vehicle charge. Roets was also found to be in possession of less th