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
  • Moline nonprofit helps animals in need, hits four-year milestone

    Now that they've gone this far, all they hope is to continue to grow.

  • Former K-9 handler buys back his partner

    An $8,000 obstacle is no match for a man's best friend.

  • Louisa-Muscatine teachers participate in mental health training

    Nearly every teacher was afraid of 'saying the wrong thing' when talking to their students about depression but with training, classrooms are a more open environment.

  • YOUR MONEY with Mark: Volatility Returns

    When it comes to YOUR MONEY, we want to take it a step further. That’s why Mark Grywacheski appears on Good Morning Quad Cities every Monday to give us his analysis of the latest business, economic, and financial news. The markets are closed on September 2nd due to the Labor Day Holiday, but Mark came in to review the current state of the US stock market and what’s been driving all of the latest volatility. “In June and July we […]

  • Pay it Forward recognizes Maquoketa man bringing the community together

    MAQUOKETA, Iowa– A new hobby is quickly growing in Maquoketa thanks to Shane Halverson. “It’s something I thought about a long time ago,” Halverson said. Halverson has a passion for RC cars and is sharing that passion with his hometown by building an RC car track and working with the city to ensure everything is done correctly. It started out as something he could do with his daughter but now, it’s a community of racers he can’t wait to grow. […]

  • QC Harm Reduction aims to save lives with Narcan kits

    DAVENPORT, Iowa– The QC Harm Reduction’s main goal is to save lives. No matter who you are or what you are involved in, they believe everyone deserves respect. This year alone, QC Harm Reduction volunteers have passed out 3,756 vials of naloxone, a medication that reverses opioid overdoses and commonly known by the brand name Narcan, to people throughout the community. ‘We’re trying to get our neighborhoods and our communities cleaned up so we’re doing a lot of sharps containers […]

  • Schools to carry a life-saving drug for diabetics per new Illinois law

    The state is the first in the nation to pass undesignated glucagon legislation on Monday, August 19 and a nurse at Glenview Middle School in East Moline hopes the rest of the country will follow.

  • Pay it Forward recognizes a knitter that gives it all to her community

    She started with a project for women going through chemo, but she's now moved on to make something a little bigger -- knitted breast prosthesis.

  • THC-laced candy circulates at Rock Island High School, students feel sick

    A student was passing out what police are calling THC candy at Rock Island High School.

  • UnityPoint Health Trinity shares results from drug safety program

    After taking a prescription drug safety program, over 90% of students in the Quad Cities region felt they would be able to refuse prescription drugs and 77% felt it was their responsibility to prevent drug abuse in their schools.

  • A new business is working to help clear your schedule

    DAVENPORT, Iowa– Sonya Wommack was born and raised here in the Quad Cities and noticed a lack of assistance in the community. Wommack worked to change that. In Cedar Falls, she started a business assisting people in the area with small tasks and errands but now she is bringing that work back home with Assisting the QC. “I’m so passionate with helping others that’s one of the main things I really enjoy doing and so just helping others in any […]

  • Dixon police officer named National Officer of the Year

    DIXON, Illinois– Dixon High School resource officer Mark Dallas is being named National Officer of the Year by the American Police Hall of Fame & Museum. This is one of many awards Dallas has been given since his heroic actions at Dixon High School in 2018, when he stopped a shooter who had opened fire within the school during graduation practice. An award presentation will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at Dixon City Hall., where Dallas will receive a replica […]

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