Thumbs Up ... to the memory of Tom Railsback. The Moline native was a Republican congressman who represented western Illinois, including the Q…

Last week’s chaos that passed for a Davenport Civil Rights Commission meeting was hardly a surprise. What will be a shock is if next month’s s…

Roughly 40 states around the country suspend driver's licenses for failing to pay parking tickets. Last week, Illinois stopped being one of them.

Thumbs Up ... to Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms for giving it to us straight in his condition of the city address this week.

Some might think it odd to label a 221-mile stretch of Mississippi River a single port. For many, a port is thought of as a geographically con…

Last fall, the Associated Press published an article about the spending practices of the Iowa Communities Assurance Pool, a risk pool that ins…

Even before President Trump's trade war with China began, we knew America's farmers were at risk. China made it clear it would strike back — a…

Cheers ... to Joy Boruff, the longtime CEO of the Moline Foundation, who is retiring. A native of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Boruff has worked to make …

The new year is only a few days away, and it's become a tradition at this time of year for people to express their wishes for the 365 days ahead.

Cheers … to Mike Peppers, the longtime Santa Claus of the Quad-Cities. Peppers is celebrating his 50th year in that role, delighting kids and …

With 2019 drawing to a close, it’s only natural to think about the 12 months that have passed – what we’ve accomplished and what is left undone.

Cheers … to the cities of Davenport, Bettendorf, Riverdale and Panorama Park on a new agreement aimed at charting a better future for wastewat…

There's something off when somebody who doesn't live here can run for a local office and, yet, can't even fully participate in the election pr…

There's something off when somebody who doesn't live here can run for a local office and, yet, can't even fully participate in the election pr…

Two weeks have passed since an immigration forum at a Bettendorf church ignited what has been a wrenching controversy in our community.

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