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Bettendorf Puts Limits On Fireworks
Fireworks likely won't be exploding late in the night in Bettendorf over the Fourth of July and New Year holidays.
City council voted in favor of new time limits for setting off the explosives on first reading Tuesday night...
Limits Are In Place For Firework Use In The Quad Cities
If you found firework noise excessive this summer, local government officials have put a plan in place in hopes of minimizing the number of days residents can use legal fireworks.
Bettendorf, Davenport, and Scott County have come to an agreement on restricting the use of fireworks that woul…
Bettendorf Will Consider A Fireworks Ban
I'm pretty indifferent to fireworks. I understand some folks get a kick out of them, but when your use begins to affect your neighbors ability to get a good night's sleep then a line of inconsideration has been crossed.
Yesterday, I told you about Davenport City Council's decision to ban fireworks us…
Davenport Re-instates Fireworks Ban
My Mom used to tell the story of when she landed a job at a candy store. She thought there would be strict rules against eating the product, but discovered there were no rules at all. On her first day the owner told her to eat all she liked, and she did...
Red, White & Boom Set for July 3
It may feel like the Fourth of July some nights in Quad Cities neighborhoods (yeah, I'm talking to you amateur fireworks folks), but the real deal and its fireworks celebration - Red, White & Boom - is scheduled for Monday, July 3rd.
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Muscatine Limits Fireworks Use
Last month, the state of Iowa legalized both the sale and use of fireworks. The legislation still allowed municipalities to regulate the times fireworks could be used.
Where no local law exists, the state legislation allows for use between the hours of 9pm and 10pm...
Will Davenport Ban Fireworks?
Earlier this month, we told you about Iowa Governor Branstad signing a law that makes fireworks sale, possession, and use in Iowa legal between June 1 and July 8, and December 10 and January 3.
Despite the state law, local municipalities are still permitted to craft their own ordinance for fireworks …
Iowa Fireworks Law Passes With a Bang
Back in early March I told you about a bill making its way through the Iowa legislature that would make buying and possession of fireworks legal in Iowa.
Well, the Quad City Times reports that the bill passed both houses, and was signed by Governor Branstad yesterday, so, as Chicago sang in their son…
Iowa Close to Making Fireworks Legal
As someone who has to get to bed early to get up early, and is a fairly light sleeper, I am not a fan of fireworks.
Don't get me wrong, there are certain celebrations that just scream out for fireworks. The problem is, it's no longer just the 4th of July that Quad Citians shoot off neighbor…
Red, White and Boom Moves to July 4th
Red, White, and Boom! 2015 has moved to Saturday, July 4, 2015 and admission is free!
You'll be able to see the fireworks from either side of the river again this year and events will happen at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa and at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island, Illinois...