Alma Gaul, Quad-City Times

Alma Gaul

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Past articles by Alma:

Quad-Cities kayaker wins environmental award for river activity

Kayaking on the Rock River is about more than just paddling a small boat through water. → Read More

‘An interesting uncovering’: Davenport garden walk showcases McClellan Heights landscape

Rich Clewell and Christine Ameling are still discovering hidden features in the landscape surrounding the McClellan Heights home they bought in March when snow covered the ground. → Read More

Fundraiser will help Kenyans finish high school

The cause is the same, but the format has changed. → Read More

Bettendorf police officer awarded for heroic effort

His voice cracking with emotion, Bettendorf Police Chief Keith Kimball on Tuesday presented an Exceptional Service Award to Police Officer Patrick Mesick, an 8-year veteran of the force who shot → Read More

It's been 10 days of below normal cold in the Quad-Cities

Yes, it's been cold; every day since Friday, Feb. 5 — or the past 10 days — has been roughly 20 to 30 degrees below normal for the high temperature, → Read More

Plans for new Bettendorf car wash go back to drawing board

A resolution to approve a new car wash along Bettendorf's Devils Glen Road, north of Middle Road, was tabled Tuesday by the city council because aldermen are concerned it would → Read More

College work on display at Figge

Art students from eight Quad-City area colleges and universities have their work on view in the Figge Art Museum's second-floor Katz Gallery through June 6 as the 11th installment of → Read More

Frost dusts Quad-City landscapes

The fog, rain and snow of the past couple of weeks frosted Quad-City area landscapes with all kinds of wonderful. → Read More

Wish List: 'These boys are my world': grandsons need clothes, dresser to put them in

Driving down a west Rock Island street after dark, one can immediately spot Cathy Hernandez' house. → Read More

You can grow frilly, bold, unique amaryllis

Blooms from amaryllis bulbs can sustain you through the dreary months ahead. → Read More

HOMEFRONT: What's wrong with people? Don't they care?

I can no longer go to the grocery store. → Read More

Studio honoring world-renown calligrapher Catich opens Friday

To those who knew him, the Rev. Edward Catich was a genius. → Read More

Grant will fund ambassadors for downtown Davenport

The Regional Development Authority, a nonprofit authority that holds the gaming license for Rhythm City Casino, awarded a total of $1,272,982 to help area nonprofit, civic, and governmental organizations. → Read More

Home again: Gilda’s Club mansion has also been bed and breakfast, rental

It's going to be a home again. → Read More

United Way to hold conversation to turn equity ideas into action

The next step in United Way's campaign to promote social and economic equity in the Quad-Cities will be an online meeting at noon Thursday, Nov. 19, aimed at putting ideas → Read More

Legal service can help clear old criminal records

Prairie State Legal Services, a nonprofit that helps people who cannot afford legal representation, has launched a two-year program to help people who are facing obstacles to housing or employment → Read More

Iowa-bound I-74 expected to open by end of month

Construction of the eastbound span should go more quickly, expected to be finished by late 2021. → Read More

Corps seeks comment on river project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its partners are in the early stages of planning for a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 13 of the Mississippi River near Green → Read More

Mural, new businesses brighten Hilltop

The first of two murals that business people hope will brighten the Hilltop Campus Village area of Davenport was unveiled Friday, along with news of several new businesses moving to → Read More

Q-C financial institutions chip in to Equity Fund

The money will be distributed to grassroots organizations and social entrepreneurs striving for greater equity among people in education, income and health. → Read More