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 2021-09-28 15:48 

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[ Davenport ]

Congress faces packed agenda as Senate Republicans block bill to fund the government...

Democrats...

 2021-09-28 15:47 

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[ Davenport ]

Sterling fire victims' names released...

Police and fire departments rushed to the scene of a house fire in the 1400 block of Johnson Avenue in Sterling just after 3:00 a.m. Monday, where one resident was hurt and one died from injuries from the fire. Terry Aurand, 58, one of the homeowners, was...

 2021-09-28 15:32 

The Des Moines Register

Belmont athletics joins Drake, Northern Iowa in Missouri Valley Conference...

The Belmont Bruins have routinely been one of the country's most consistent and strongest mid-major programs basketball....

 2021-09-28 15:22 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cornell College offers program to pay half of students' federal loans up to $12,000...

Cornell College is kicking off a new program to help with college debt by committing to pay half of students' federal loansup to $12,000at the time of their graduation. This Debt Reduction Pledge will provide funding to 65 first-year students starting...

 2021-09-28 15:06 

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[ Davenport ]

Teaching QC kids sign language...

Kids can learn sign language at the library! The Davenport Public Library invites kids ages 6-12 to learn the basics of American Sign Language. Attendees can learn fingerspelling, numbers, common greetings and more. This 6-week class begins Tuesday, Octob...

 2021-09-28 15:03 

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[ Davenport ]

Newsfeed Now: GOP senators block government funding bill; Gabby Petito's family to speak as search for Brian Laundrie continues...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-09-28 14:44 

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[ Davenport ]

Rock Island County Board member Jeff Deppe to run for state representative...

On Tuesday, Sept. 28th at 5 p.m., longtime Rock Island County Board member Jeff Deppe will gather outside his union hall, Laborers Local 309 (2835 7th Ave., Rock Island), with family, friends and supporters to announce his run for Illinois State House Rep...

 2021-09-28 13:43 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa Humane Alliance holding drive-through winter animal shelter event...

Iowa Humane Alliance will be offering a drive-through winter shelter event so individuals can provide shelter for community cats through the colder months. This winter shelter pick up will happen on Saturday, October 16th from, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, between...

 2021-09-28 13:37 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Marion Independent School District to discuss masks at special board meeting on Wednesday...

The Marion Independent School District will hold a special meeting to discuss masks on Wednesday. The agenda says the Board of Directions will review the district's COVID-19 data and their Return to Learn Plan. They will discuss "COVID-19mitigatio...

 2021-09-28 13:35 

The Des Moines Register

Photos: Inside Iowa's Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend...

West Bend's Grotto of the Redemption, the largest man-made grotto in the world, contains the largest collection of precious stones and gems found anywhere in one location....

 2021-09-28 13:02 

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[ Davenport ]

Fire impacts two businesses overnight...

A gas main fire impacts two businesses in Davenport early Tuesday morning. Crews responded to calls of fire at Rudy's Tacos and Active Endeavors on Elmore Avenue near East 39th Street. This was around 1 a.m. Reports indicated that a gas main had caugh...

 2021-09-28 12:53 

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[ Davenport ]

Restaurant catches fire early Tuesday morning...

Crews from multiple jurisdictions responded to reports of a fire at the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant. That is in Milan, on 10th Avenue West near 4th Street West. The call came in around 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. Crews from Blackhawk, the City of Rock Island,...

 2021-09-28 12:44 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Gov. Reynolds declares this week 'Diaper Need Awareness Week'...

Governor Kim Reynolds has declared the week of September 27 October 3, 2021, as Diaper Need Awareness Week in the state of Iowa. On Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, Eastern Iowa Health Center's President & CEO Joe Lock and Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank's and ...

 2021-09-28 12:15 

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[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Dubuque catholic school receives grant to help fill demand for childcare...

Holy Family Catholic Schools received a $750,000 Investing in Iowa Child Care (IICC) grant. The grant was awarded to Holy Ghost Early Childhood to improve the existing facility while expanding services to help meet community demand for quality childcare i...

 2021-09-28 11:30 

The Des Moines Register

How some Iowa parents are threatening to defund schools over mask mandates...

Ankeny Community School District families are threatening to unenroll then re-enroll students in an effort to impact state funding due to mask mandates....

 2021-09-28 11:04 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

HACAP in need of staff to continue to serve the community...

The current labor shortage has left community action agency, HACAP, with a total of 35 open positions that span across 9 counties in eastern Iowa threatening the need for essential services to low-income families. Many of the open positions currently avai...

 2021-09-28 11:00 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa manufacturers place bets on supply, demand as steel prices soar: 'Like playing the stock market'...

A metals analyst predicts prices will drop 50% next year, still far above pre-pandemic levels. "Although," he said, "nobody has a crystal ball here."...

 2021-09-28 11:00 

The Des Moines Register

Opinion: Debt ceiling negotiations again see Republicans misleading and endangering...

Retired University of Northern Iowa economist: Raising the ceiling has almost never been as partisan as the GOP has made it under Obama and Biden....

 2021-09-28 10:30 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Trees Forever giving away 200 free trees at Bever Park on Tuesday...

Trees Forever is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation and State Farm to provide 200 free trees to Cedar Rapids area residents. Trees will be available for pick up today, Sept. 28, from 11 am to 1 pm at Bever Park (use the Bever Avenue non-pool entranc...

 2021-09-28 09:55 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa State Patrol looking for information after person is killed on I-80 near Iowa City...

Iowa State Patrol says a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on I-80 near Iowa City on Monday afternoon. The person was in the eastbound lane of I-80 under the Highway 1 overpass. Right now it is not known which car hit the person. Iowa State Patro...

 2021-09-28 05:01 

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[ Davenport ]

Drinking up for National Coffee Day!...

Iced or hot, regular or decaffeinated, cream and sugar or black no matter how you take your coffee, Quad Citians love their cups of joe! Celebrating National Coffee Day on September 29, a recent survey polled a cross-section of 1,617 adults, aged 18 and o...

 2021-09-28 03:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Highlights, photos and postgame: Iowa 24, Colorado State 14...

Saturday's game against Colorado State got off to a slow start for the Hawkeyes, but thanks to another game-changing play by the defense, they were able to right the ship on their way to a 24-14 win. For all of their struggles in the game, it was actu...

 2021-09-28 03:22 

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[ Davenport ]

3 jailed after burglary, theft incident at Arconic Learning Center, Riverdale...

Three people two from the Quad Cities and one from San Diego are being held in Scott County Jail after Bettendorf Police say they tried to steal from the Arconic Learning Center in Riverdale. Justin Johnson, 32, of San Diego; Jennie Mitchell, 41, of Molin...

 2021-09-28 03:04 

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[ Davenport ]

Go 4 It: Potters Putters...

Go 4 It Potters Putters...

 2021-09-28 02:50 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa football picks up Indiana 3-star tight end Cael Vanderbush after he flips from Western Michigan...

Vanderbush visited Iowa on Saturday for the Hawkeyes game against Colorado State and left with an offer, which he committed to Monday night....

 2021-09-28 01:48 

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[ Davenport ]

Family pleads with Carle Hospital to keep young, unvaccinated mother on life support...

URBANA, Ill. (NEXSTAR) — A father from Danville is urging doctors at Carle Hospital not to pull the plug on life support for his unvaccinated daughter who came down with a severe case of Coronavirus and was hospitalized in intensive care several wee...

 2021-09-28 01:34 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

CRCSD sending amended SRO contract to Cedar Rapids city council for approval...

On Monday night, the Cedar Rapids Community School Board unanimously voted to move forward with an amended Student Resource Officer Program contract. The proposed amendment includes 14 recommendations for the last year of a three-year contract between CRC...

 2021-09-28 00:38 

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[ Davenport ]

Help for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits: Congress says more needs to be done...

Congress is taking another step toward helping veterans exposed to toxic burn pits....

 2021-09-28 00:01 

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[ Davenport ]

City sets hydrant flushing to begin early Tuesday...

The City of Rock Island's Public Works Department will begin its fall hydrant flushing at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Crews will flush fire hydrants on first shift until completed, a news release says.. It is anticipated this will take the entire month of Octo...

 2021-09-28 00:00 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

UPDATE: Linn Co. Sheriff identifies victims in deadly train crash near Benton Co. line...

Iowa's News Now has learned the names of two Cedar Rapids residents who died after the vehicle they were in was hit by a train Sunday. Linn County Sheriff's Office reports Jason Williams,42, and Amber Wisted, 44, both of Cedar Rapids, were pronoun...

 2021-09-27 23:47 

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[ Davenport ]

Rock Island County Health Department will start Pfizer boosters Friday...

The Rock Island County Health Department will begin giving booster shots for qualifying patients who received their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago. The health department offers the Pfizer vaccine at its Friday clinics, a news re...

 2021-09-27 23:41 

The Des Moines Register

COVID outbreaks have been traced in at least 25% of Iowa schools, court documents say...

The court document cited local and state data and school information collected by Iowa COVID-19 Tracker....

 2021-09-27 23:23 

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[ Davenport ]

No one injured in house fire that remains under investigation...

No one was injured in a Galesburg apartment fire Sunday that remains under investigation. The Galesburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 1300 block of West Carl Sandburg Drive shortly after 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a news release says. Firefi...

 2021-09-27 22:59 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Faculty at Iowa's universities want to require masks in classrooms...

Faculty at Iowa public universities are demanding the right to require masks in their classrooms regardless of state law or policies against them. Biology professor Steve O'Kane Jr. has pushed a resolution among colleagues at the University of Norther...

 2021-09-27 22:49 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Judge extends order halting Iowa schools mask mandate ban...

A federal judge on Monday extended a restraining order for 14 days that prohibits Iowa officials from enforcing a law that bans school districts from enacting mask mandates. The order issued by Judge Robert Pratt extends his initial order from Sept. 13 un...

 2021-09-27 22:49 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa ends fiscal year with $1.2 billion budget surplus; Gov. Kim Reynolds pledges more tax cuts...

Republicans credit conservative budgeting practices for the surplus. Democrats say Reynolds is using federal relief funds to shore up the budget....

 2021-09-27 22:38 

The Des Moines Register

Doug Jensen seeks to dismiss felony charge for 'obstructing, influencing or impeding' Congress during Capitol riot...

A new motion from the Des Moines defendant argues an anti-witness-tampering law doesn't fit the Jan. 6 riots and is unconstitutionally vague....

 2021-09-27 22:15 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Linn Co. Correctional Center temporarily releases 10 inmates after uptick in COVID cases...

Officials with the Linn County Correctional Center released 10 inmates Friday, after an increase in COVID cases. On Monday, jail administrator Pete Wilson confirmed with Iowa's News Now that 10 inmates convicted of lesser charges, like theft and opera...

 2021-09-27 22:13 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa State released its '21-22 schedule. Here's who the Cyclones are wrestling this season....

The Iowa State wrestling program released its 2021-22 schedule on Monday, and the Cyclones have a busy, busy winter season planned....

 2021-09-27 22:06 

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[ Davenport ]

Is it safe to trick-or-treat this Halloween? CDC weighs in...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is weighing in on Halloween safety amid the continuing pandemic....

 2021-09-27 22:05 

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[ Davenport ]

Fort Dodge shooting leads to attempted murder charge, police say...

FORT DODGE, Iowa A Fort Dodge man is charged with attempted murder after an early morning shooting Monday. According to the Fort Dodge Police Department, officers responding to an armed robbery in the 100 block of North 22nd Street heard what sounded like...

 2021-09-27 22:03 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Cedar Rapids native shares story of surviving Hurricane Ida in New Orleans...

Lee Cox was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, but in the late 1990s, he decided it was time to see more of the world. Travel brought him to New Orleans, and the Big Easy quickly grabbed hold of him. He decided to move there in 1998 and stayed up until 2004...

 2021-09-27 21:56 

The Des Moines Register

Judge extends order blocking mask mandate ban for two weeks, letting Iowa schools keep requiring masks...

While temporary restraining orders typically lasts 14 days, judges are able to extend them for good cause, which the judge said exists in this case....

 2021-09-27 21:55 

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[ Davenport ]

Sisters of St. Benedict flip switch to solar power...

On Friday, the Sisters of St. Benedict, St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, flipped the switch to activate newly installed Solar Photovoltaic arrays on their property in southwest Rock Island. The completed installation of two separate arrays is comprised of...

 2021-09-27 21:50 

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[ Davenport ]

Refugee Airbnb...

World Relief Quad Cities is partnering with Airbnb to try and find temporary housing for Afghan refugees. A spokesperson with World Relief Quad Cities says they haven't found any Airbnb hosts yet, but they are on the hunt. They say they are only able ...

 2021-09-27 21:49 

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[ Davenport ]

Playcrafters presents different kind of odd couple in 'Six Dance Lessons'...

Playcrafters Barn Theatre (4950 35th Ave., Moline) continues their season with "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," a comedy by Richard Alfieri, this coming weekend and next, October 1st through October 10th. Lily, an aging but formidable retiree, hi...

 2021-09-27 21:18 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Holy Ghost Early Childhood Center gets $750,000 grant for renovations & expansion...

Holy Family Catholic Schools announced on Monday it's the recipient of a $750,000 Investing in Iowa Child Care grant. The grant was awarded to Holy Ghost Early Childhood. The money will go towards improving the existing facility and expanding services...

 2021-09-27 21:06 

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[ Davenport ]

Biden gets booster, urges unvaxxed to get dosed...

"I am over 65," President Joe Biden said, laughing, as he publicly received his COVID-19 booster shot Monday morning....

 2021-09-27 21:05 

The Des Moines Register

Top-rated Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. seeking location for Des Moines metro brewery, taproom...

The Des Moines location of Toppling Goliath would be the first outside Decorah for the maker of Pseudo Sue and other highly praised brews....

 2021-09-27 21:01 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Moline seeks public input for future development of I-74 corridor...

Moline Mayor Sangeetha Rayapati, along with 3rd Ward Ald. Mike Wendt, are hosting the mayor's fourth "Listening Post" public meeting this Tuesday, focused on charting a new vision for the I-74 corridor. City leaders will be joined by Renew Mol...

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