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  • Wedding Finalist #3 - Emily and Nathan

    Finalist #3 – Emily Schwenker and Nathan Ehlers

    Finalist #3 – Emily Schwenker and Nathan Ehlers Why should you receive the “Love of a Lifetime Wedding Giveaway”? Nathan and I met on Our first date lasted three days! We knew right away we loved each other, as sentimental as that sounds. Since we got engaged, we’ve been planning and budgeting for a wedding. I’ve been steadily saving money from my job as a Catholic school teacher for years, as well as working part-time at Hy-Vee during the […]

  • Red, White and You Blood Drives

    Red, White and You Blood Drives, Summer 2012 The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center relies on a steady rate of blood donation to meet the needs of hospitals and patients in communities throughout our region. The demand for blood is constant, but the rate of donation decreases during the summer months. That’s why MVRBC is holding “Red, White & You” Blood Drives all summer long. Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is the exclusive provider of blood and blood components to […]

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    Photos: Kids Wild Fest 2012

    WQAD joined Niabi Zoo to celebrate summer at Kids Wild Fest on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Check out photos right here!

  • Jana Lincoln wins SOAR Scholarship

    Jana Lincoln is the final high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Jana graduated from Durant High School and plans to attend the University of Central Florida in the fall. During her high school career, Jana was very involved with dance both in school and in the community.  Jana was also the Valedictorian of her class. After college Jana plans on pursuing a career in Human Resource Management. Each winner receives a $500 scholarship to be used […]

  • Damon Overton wins SOAR Scholarship

    Damon Overton is the next high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Damon graduated from United Township High School and plans to attend Ashford University in the fall. Damon writes, “There have been several instances in my life where some things began to go in the opposite direction in which I wished that they could have gone, however my grandparents taught me to continue to keep my head up and remain optimistic and focused on my future.” […]

  • Rachel Jeffries wins SOAR Scholarship

    Rachel Jeffries is the next high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Rachel graduated from Galva High School and plans to attend the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Rachel loves volunteer work and tries to give back to the community as often as possible.  Some of her projects included shopping for children of the love tree, organizing and collecting cans for the FFA Christmas Canned Food Drive and putting together the annual Volley for the Cure game.  […]

  • Jackson Kane wins SOAR Scholarship

    Jackson Kane is the next  high school senior selected to win this year’s S.O.A.R. Scholarship. Jackson graduated from Monmouth-Roseville High School and plans to attend Bradley University. After losing his older brother in 2006 to Leukemia, Jackson learned “how to grab every day and live life to the fullest.”  Jackson plans to study Sports Communication at Bradley and hopes to continue to help make a difference for kids with cancer. Each winner receives a $500 scholarship to be used toward […]

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    Blossoms & Brunch

    The Friends of Trinity Medical Center will hold "Blossoms & Brunch", their annual Garden Party to support two Friends of Trinity "Caring" community projects: the Caring Closet and the Caring Canine program.

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    BBB Integrity Awards Luncheon

    Congratulations to the 2012 Better Business Integrity Awards winners. These businesses and students exemplify the standards of excellence, integrity, trust and teamwork in all that they do.

  • Earth Week

    Earth Day Fair

    2012 Earth Week Fair and Special Workshops for Adults, Kids and Scouts The Earth Week Fair is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21, 2012 at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island. Admission to the Fair and the Workshops is free of charge. The first 200 adults through the door receive a gift certificate for a free train ride at Niabi Zoo! Attendees can visit over 50 booths with educational information and environmental professionals. Three […]


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