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Saturday, January 19, 2019
WIU's Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center is helping organize a forum on March 23 in Keokuk that will share local business improvement and contracting opportunities with business owners from Illinois, Iowa and Missouri.
The Rock Island St. Patrick's Day parade will be held Saturday, March 12, beginning at the intersection of 23rd Street and Fourth Avenue.
Moline Public Library reference librarian Bob Conklin will lead a free introduction to the library edition of the popular genealogy program Ancestry.com at 2 p.m. March 22 in the Bronze Meeting Room.
Storyteller and actress Marlene Rivero will perform a free one-woman show Saturday, March 19, portraying the story of Ann Stokes, an African-American Civil War nurse.
The Moline Public Library will host a free Irish music concert at noon tomorrow, March 11, in the library's meeting room.
The Moline Public Library will host a Celtic music jam Tuesday, March 15, in the library's meeting room.
The Rock Island High School softball team will host a trivia night Saturday at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 25 to raise funds for the program.
The Western Illinois University (WIU) board will discuss the details of its 2017 cost guarantee at a meeting on March 11 in the University Union Capitol Rooms.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
Graduate students in WIU's College Student Personnel program will have help affording their education, thanks to a new scholarship endowed by longtime WIU fundraiser and alumna Kellie Kohler-Esters.
Western Illinois University's Quad Cities campus will offer a six-part certificate program in human resources management, beginning March 11.
The Moline High School Special Olympics basketball team is on its way to the state tournament for the second straight year after winning the district championship in Bloomington on Jan. 17.
The intersection of Sixth Avenue and 23rd Street in Rock Island will close Monday to accommodate new water main construction.
'The Western Courier,' Western Illinois University's student-run newspaper, took home five awards from the Illinois College Press Association's annual convention Feb. 19 and 20 in Chicago.
Local pop artist Greg Dickinson will display his pop art at the Rock Island Public Library from March 2 to 31.
A team of three Western Illinois University (WIU) art students won a timed painting contest Thursday at a Blick Art Materials store in Galesburg.