Deere & Co. will lay off approximately 100 construction and forestry workers from its Davenport and Dubuque manufacturing facilities on April 1, the company said late last week.
The City of Rock Island will close 19th Street at Sixth Avenue to through traffic tomorrow, March 2, while crews make repairs to the water system for Trinity Anglican Church.
The Moline City Council is expected to make a final vote on authorizing a lease agreement with Verizon that would permit the company to set up equipment on the water tower on 15th Avenue.
The Rock Island Planning Commission will review a development plan for the Greenbush neighborhood crafted by Augustana College planning students at its meeting tomorrow, March 2, at City Hall.
The Moline Committee of the Whole met today, March 1, at Moline City Hall to vote on approving approximately $850,000 in surface improvements.
The Chicago Tribune has endorsed Brandi McGuire for the Republican nomination for state representative in the Quad Cities’ 72nd District.
Leaders from Western Illinois University's Student Government Association (SGA) will present the SGA State of the Student Address March 9 in the Sherman Hall Auditorium.
The Rock Island Public Library board of directors' Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet March 7 at the 30/31 branch to review renovations proposed for that building.
The East Moline District 37 school board met Feb. 22 at the district offices to approve a number of personnel changes.
The Moline Committee of the Whole approved the city's request to accept a $107,000 contract with Lovewell Fencing Inc. for renovations to backstop/dugout #5 at the Green Valley Sports Complex.
The Rock Island Board of Zoning Appeals will meet March 9 at Rock Island City Hall to consider three requests for zoning variances.
The Rock Island-Milan School District No. 41 received the first draft of the district's 2016-17 budget on Feb. 9 at Rock Island High School.
The Illinois Geographic Information System Association will meet March 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Western Illinois University University Union.
Two music professors from WIU recently visited Myanmar to offer professional development training to fellow music teachers via the International Language and Business Center in Yangon.
The City of Rock Island plans to temporarily close the intersection of Sixth Avenue and 22nd Street from Monday, March 7, to Friday, March 11, to accommodate ongoing water main work in the area.
Marketing and recruiting campaigns led by Western Illinois University recently earned two awards at the Higher Education Marketing Report's 31st Annual Educational Advertising Awards.
The East Moline Committee of the Whole will consider a community garden proposal from the Main Street Business Association Monday at East Moline city offices, immediately following the city council's regular meeting.
The Rock Island City Council welcomed a presentation from Augustana College officials on a student-developed neighborhood plan for the Greenbush neighborhood during a study session on Feb. 15.
Former Rockridge High basketball star Ethan Happ has emerged as a key player on one of the NCAA's hottest basketball teams.
The Moline Public Works Department's Traffic Engineering Committee met Tuesday in the Public Works Conference Room #1 to discuss several requests for adjustments to parking throughout the city.