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Past articles by Annie:

Only one Illinois county has kept a low COVID transmission rate, and it's in our area

As of Friday, August 6 Henderson County is the only one in Illinois with a "low" transmission rate. And it's not necessarily due to vaccinations. → Read More

UnityPoint Health mandates employee COVID-19 vaccinations

The three-state health system is requiring all 33,000 team members to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. → Read More

Genesis offers walk-in vaccine clinics at convenient cares

The walk-in clinics are available at five locations with no appointment necessary. → Read More

Wildlife expert talks bobcats after sighting in Rock Island County

Illinois DNR confirms that bobcats have long been living in Rock Island County, but said the chances of seeing one are slim. → Read More

Man killed, woman injured in Rock Falls shooting

The shooting happened just before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4 in the 200 block of East 6th Street. → Read More

Scott County Sheriff's Office puts airboat up for auction

The Sheriff's Office said the 2009 18-foot airboat was donated back in 2013. → Read More

Niabi Zoo gives new life to endangered bumble bee population

The Rusty Patch Bumble Bee was thought to be extinct in the Quad Cities region until they were spotted on zoo grounds in 2018. Since then, they've made a comeback. → Read More

Bix Jazz Festival: All the ways you can join in for a taste of traditional jazz music

The three-day festival kicks off Thursday, August 5 at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, but there are a few other performances planned around the city. → Read More

JDC Tournament dates moved one week earlier for 2022

The tournament will now be played from June 27 to July 3, two weeks prior to the Open Championship. → Read More

Boil order issued in Alexis, Illinois after water main break

Village officials said water has been turned off for repairs and once back on, residents will be under a boil order until further notice. → Read More

Rock Falls man killed in Ogle County crash

Police said a car collided with Terry Richards motorcycle at the corner of Lowell Park Road and Pines Road.on Saturday, July 31. → Read More

Woman killed in Monday morning crash on I-80 identified

Diane Madesian was killed on Monday morning, August 2 on I-80 eastbound near mile marker 297. → Read More

Local kids donate lemonade stand money to QC Animal Welfare Center

Carter, Natalie and Jade were able to raise $1,330 in donations. → Read More

Mercer County woman charged in Moline hit and run

Police found a motorcyclist with serious injuries on John Deere Road in the early hours of Sunday, July 25. → Read More

MetroLINK waives bus fare for Moline and Rock Island-Milan students during fall semester

The program is available to all Moline and Rock Island-Milan students heading to and from school during the fall semester. → Read More

One person hospitalized after apartment fire in Downtown Davenport

Fire crews responded to a call at Heritage Apartments around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. → Read More

WATCH: Gov. Pritzker signs legislation to expand affordable housing in Illinois

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker holds a press conference at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 29 to sign the new legislation. → Read More

Reward fund grows for tips on Quad City gun crimes

Quad Cities Crime Stoppers "Gun Violence Fund" still has thousands off dollars left for tips leading to an arrest. → Read More

Illinois invests $200 million into early childhood workforce training

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the federal funding will be used to help child care workers advance their skills through mentorships and scholarships. → Read More

Illinois removes registration fee for Gold Star license plate

Family of service personnel who lost their lives while fighting for the U.S. Armed Forces will not have to pay the $151 registration fee. → Read More