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  • Rep. Bustos shares Afghanistan visit with local veterans

    Fresh off a trip to Afghanistan, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos shared her experiences overseas with local veterans. The roundtable discussion was held at the Moline library Thursday, May 15. While in Afghanistan, Representative Bustos met with troops, and learned about the advances the military has made, as well as the challenges it faces moving forward. Representative Bustos said she was there “to make sure the Afghan people are trained in human rights,” and ensure that their “human rights don’t take a […]

  • Possible Senior Living Center Coming to Former Nurses’ Dorm

    A senior living community could be headed to the site of the old Lutheran Hospital and nurses’ building in Moline. City aldermen voted Tuesday, January 28, 2014 to exclusively negotiate with Russell Construction for the development of the 16 acre site known as Hawk Hollow. Russell is interested in building 24 duplexes and a 100-unit apartment complex for seniors in the city-owned property. “It’s in a great location, overlooks the Mississippi River on the bluff, just up from downtown Moline.  […]

  • Providing a Safe Route to School in Moline

    Moline city leaders are hoping grant money comes through to build a safe route to school for some students. The city will ask the Illinois Department of Transportation for $160,000 to help build a five block trail along 25th avenue. The path would give students a way to walk to Hamilton Elementary School, once Garfield is closed. Alderman-At Large Stephanie Acri said the sidewalk has benefits for the whole community. “Anyone that’s traveled Morgan Park, it’s a beautiful area to […]

  • Dressing for Less in Davenport

    The ultimate in sale shopping going on in downtown Davenport. Everything on sale at the store is just two dollars Saturday, January 11th.  The non-profit helps supply dress clothes for low income women to wear for their job interviews. The organization takes donations from the public year round and periodically has to sell off its excess inventory. Regina Haddock, with Dress for Success Quad Cities said, “It helps support our programs.  I mean we can’t operate without  paying the heat […]

  • Jake is an Active Dog Looking for a New Home

    Learn more about the pets featured on News 8 at 11.  Click on the QCAWC link for all the information you need to adopt a pet.

  • Gilda’s Club Telethon

    The 2013 Gilda's Club Telethon that aired on WQAD April 11th, 2013.

  • Davenport Police Promotions

    Promotions were the name of the game in Davenport on January 30th, where a special ceremony was held.

  • Craig Talks Winter Care, Indoor All-Stars, and Starting Jades

    Craig answers your questions each Wednesday on News 8 at 11.  Call 309-736-3288 to be part of the show.

  • School Trots for Technology

         Ahead of this weekend’s Turkey Trots in the Quad Cities, and others from coast to coast, a special one with a different kind of goal took place Wednesday.    Students and teachers at the Black Hawk Area Education Center in East Moline busted out their best turkey trot to raise money to improve technology in their classrooms.     The school is accepting donations so they can buy smart boards and iPads to help the special needs students there have […]

  • Iowa Anti-Bullying Video Contest

    Schools all across Iowa are competing online to bring an end to bullying. Students, teachers, and administrators at middle and high schools were encouraged to put together video messages and post them online. The videos focus on what each school is doing to prevent bullying, and anyone is encouraged to head to the website and vote on their favorite video. The top top vote getter will take home a $500 prize to go toward bullying prevention. Governor Terry Branstad and […]

  • Cross Country Runner Raising Awareness of Diabetes

      A man running across the U.S. cut through the Quad Cities Tuesday, en route to the east coast from San Francisco. Doug Masiuk is attempting to become the first Type 1 Diabetic to run across the country. He stops at hospitals, camps, and schools along his route.  His goal is to spread his message to everyone, especially diabetics, about overcoming adversity. “It’s just showing a lot of diabetic kids out there that it’s just diabetes,” said Doug, “It’s not […]