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Moline Approves Food Trucks
I love me some food trucks. It's a unique way to enjoy what usually turns out to be food full of character. Food trucks operators are often folks who have a true passion for food, but maybe a bit rebellious, non-conformist streak. And that often comes through in their food...
Major Moline Intersection to Close for Bridge Construction
Short term pain for long term gain. That's a mantra I keep repeating anytime I have to go to downtown Bettendorf or Moline lately.
Road closures, lane shifts, detours. They are all symptoms of construction that will result in a shiny, new I-74 bridge in three years time...
Rock Island Salvation Army Commemorates 125 Years
A Quad-City Salvation Army will host public events Sept. 8-10 to celebrate its 125th anniversary of serving Rock Island County. The Salvation Army Heritage Temple Corps is the combination of the former Moline and Rock Island Corps.
The anniversary weekend starts Friday with a celebration dinner …
Popeye’s Chicken Opens in Moline Next Monday
Back in March, we told you about three new restaurant developments coming to Moline. One of the three, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, opens on Monday.
The popular fried chicken outlet opened a location in Davenport last fall that saw drive-thru lines stretch for blocks...
Illinois Quad Cities Hold Lottery for Home Repairs
The Cities of Moline, East Moline and Silvis have been awarded a Single Family Rehabilitation grant from the Illinois Housing Development Authority and are coordinating a lottery to select households for program participation.
According to the Quad City Times, the Single Family Rehabilitation Program…
Quad-City Youth Sets a Patriotic Goal
12-year-old Liam Willcox of Moline has set a goal to replace all of the worn out American flags at homes and public spaces across the Quad-Cities.
Liam began his mission about three weeks ago, saying he was inspired by a veteran who spoke at an East Moline Christian School assembly
His mother, Stephan…
Church to Buy Old Kone Tower in Moline
One of the neatest things I remember from when I first arrived in the Quad Cities almost 20 years ago was the real Christmas tree that would adorn the top of the old KONE tower by the I-74 bridge.
Sometimes, I'd become so enamored with it while driving that I'd come close to kissing the gua…
Popeye’s, Olive Garden, Panda Express Coming to Moline
A group of aficionados has been working for over a year to entice Portillo's to the Quad Cities. While the work of the Portillo's group has yet to bear fruit, the City of Moline - Planning & Development Department announced on their Facebook page yesterday that …
Getting In A Wreck In Moline Will Cost You
I remember the first car accident I was ever involved in like it was yesterday. I was eighteen, and decided that I could pull out of a gas station parking lot and across a lane before oncoming traffic arrived. I even said, "watch this brave move" to my buddy, a phrase he still…

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