Arizona native, Madison Conner joined WQAD as a Multi-Media Journalist in February 2018. Madison graduated from Arizona State University (GO DEVILS) with a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Mass Communication.


Recent Articles
  • Bettendorf girl gets royal mail

    A letter with the royal seal on it was awaiting the young Bettendorf anglophile.

  • Davenport School District’s free preschool program is expanding

    DAVENPORT–The children’s village within the Davenport School District is adding three new locations for the preschool program. Classes will now be available at Eisenhower, Washington and Jefferson Elementary. The district hopes this expansion will make it easier for kids to get a head start on kindergarten. “When I started teaching, I taught kindergarten many years ago and it`s a totally different ballgame now,” said Tammy Conrad. Conrad started as a kindergarten teacher twenty years ago. Now she is the principal […]

  • Savanna bridge opening delayed until Labor Day

    SABULA, IOWA–The new bridge between Savanna, Illinois and Sabula, Iowa is done but now there’s problem at other end of the highway attached to Sabula. “It`s just been a major inconvenience and it will be”, said Sabula resident Louis Lipsey. Lipsey depends on the U.S 52 highway to get into Savanna for groceries and to see his girlfriend. The commute now takes him an extra forty minutes. The highway was scheduled to open in May but a smaller bridge connecting […]

  • Community repays man after tragic accident

    EAST MOLINE, Illinois– Four months ago Roger Loter fell off a ladder while putting decorations away and injured his spine. “Colleen, his wife, found him on the floor of the garage. It was a tragic accident and he lost the use of his legs”, said Craig Cooper. Cooper has known Loter for over thirty years. Loter would help out on projects in Cooper’s home and is well known for his constant help in the community. “He is such a giving individual […]

  • St. Ambrose internship program for students with disabilities helps them secure jobs after high school

    A St. Ambrose program that helps Davenport high school students with disabilities find work is coming up on its first graduating class.

  • Volunteers help create ‘beautiful’ memories for special education students on Prom night

    It is as if everyone wants to give these special students a special day that they'll never forget.