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Past articles by Maggie:

Seven Sets of twins graduating from Monmouth College in 2022

It is the most amount of twins the college has ever seen graduate at once → Read More

Thousands of American flags set up in Galesburg to honor Knox County Sheriff's Deputy Nick Weist

The Knox County deputy was killed in the line of duty during a car chase along U.S. Highway 150. → Read More

QC Mexican restaurants donate portion of Cinco de Mayo sales to Hispanic food pantry

The St. Anthony's Hispanic food pantry focuses on providing access to Hispanic cooking ingredients not readily available within the Quad Cities community. → Read More

Bill in Illinois would allow all pharmacies to prescribe HIV medications

Currently, only HIV care providers can prescribe the drugs to those in need. → Read More

'The Mom Friend Project' hosts fundraiser for mental health awareness at Sherrard High School

The group was formed after a Sherrard high school student died by suicide three years ago → Read More

Niabi Zoo makes changes to keep birds safe from Avian Flu

Nearly all birds have been moved inside to be kept away from wild birds and people. → Read More

Iowa egg, turkey farms lose 5 million birds to Avian Flu

Bird flu has infected two more farms in Iowa, forcing the killing of 5.3 million hens and 88,000 turkeys. → Read More

Utility shut-off moratorium expires April 1. Here's how you can still receive help in Illinois

"Project Now" in Rock Island offers assistance through LIHEAP to help you keep the heat on. → Read More

DeWitt Police Department donates ballistic vests, other equipment to soldiers in Ukraine

DeWitt police is one of 19 departments across Iowa to donate equipment to the frontlines. → Read More

Teske Pet and Garden celebrates 100 years in business

The store has been a Quad Cities staple for six generations of owners → Read More

Rock Island students wrap nearly 6,000 trees for MillionTrees project

Living Land and Waters is visiting eight area schools in the Quad Cities to teach students about tree planting. Rock Island students wrapped nearly 6K on Wednesday. → Read More

QC community remembers Breasia Terrell 1 year after her body was found

The 10-year-old Davenport girl went missing in July 2020, sparking a community-wide search. → Read More

Family and friends of Victoria Dickey frustrated over slow progress in car crash case

Moline Police say they are waiting for lab results to pass the results on to the Rock Island County State's Attorney for final consideration of criminal charges. → Read More

Davenport looking to add free WiFi access to handful of parks

The free WiFi will be a product of American Rescue Plan funding → Read More

Genesis nurses reflect on the toll of the pandemic from inside the walls of Genesis East Medical Center

Despite a dedication to care for the community, nurses are tired and fragile after endless work to save lives → Read More

Meal Prep Monday: Sheet pan chicken fajitas

This easy chicken fajitas take less than 30 minutes to make. → Read More

Fentanyl tops COVID, suicide, car accidents as leading cause of death in US since 2020

The potent opioid is 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine → Read More

Meal Prep Monday: Slow cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

This easy and tasty dish takes just 15 minutes of prep. → Read More

Help decide what a new Moline skatepark could look like

The proposed Moline skatepark would go in the downtown area, partially under the new I-74 bridge. → Read More

United Way Quad Cities looking for 500 volunteers to read to students

Volunteers would meet with a student to read one on one once a week for thirty minutes through the end of the school year → Read More