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  • Arconic eagles lay first egg of the season

    Bettendorf, IA — Arconic eagles, Liberty and Justice, laid their first egg of the season this afternoon. In the past few days, the eagles have added new bedding material to the nest. They’ve also been spending more time in the nest. Normally, bald eagles in this area of the country will lay eggs in mid to late February. The eaglet is expected to hatch in late March.

  • How to nominate the best burger in Iowa

    DES MOINES —┬áThe Iowa Cattlemen’s Association and Iowa Beef Industry Council began the search to find Iowa’s best burger. This is the eighth year the contest has been held. Nominations will be accepted from Monday, February 13 to Monday March 13, 2017. You can also text the word BEEF to 313131 or send your vote in by mail. It will be narrowed down to ten finalists. Judges will then take part in taste tests to determine a winner. Last year’s […]

  • Trump announces Supreme Court pick

    Tonight, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. If confirmed, he would take the seat vacated by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • Petal it Forward: Green Thumbers hand out bouquets on the street

    MOLINE, IL – Flower power is spreading in the Quad Cities. Today, workers from Green Thumbers hit the streets to hand out a thousand bouquets. Several people were very surprised when they were handed a bunch of flowers. Each person received two bouquets, one to keep and one to share. It’s all part of the Petal it Forward event and it’s about about brightening someone’s day with flowers. The event is part of a partnership with the Society of American […]

  • Monmouth-Roseville District may run out of money

    MONMOUTH, Illinois– As fifth graders play games they made, political games continue in Springfield. “My heart breaks, as well as just being very scared of the unknown.” With no state budget, seven is an unlucky number for the Monmouth-Roseville school district. “That would mean we’d lose approximately seven million dollars in general state aid next year if that were the case.” Depleting a district that gets more than half its funding from the state of Illinois. With three quarters of […]

  • Celebrating the arrival of our new meteorologist

    We surprised Eric Sorensen, news eight’s newest meteorologist, with Whitey’s ice cream on Good Morning Quad Cities.

  • GMQC welcomes our new meteorologist

    News 8 welcomes our new Meteorologist, Eric Sorensen, to the Good Morning Quad Cities team.

  • Rock Island woman dies in crash on Highway 67 in Milan

    Police say a 49-year-old Rock Island woman died after a wreck on Highway 67 in Milan, Illinois.

  • Interstate 88 near Joslin reopens after mail truck rollover

    Westbound I-88 was closed for nearly three hours after a tractor-trailer overturned near Joslin.