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Past articles by Joe:

Snowstar ski resort adapting after warm winter led them to record low of days open

Snowstar was only able to open 27 days this season — half of their previous lowest amount of 54. → Read More

Potential buyers take a peek at sweet rides during the Quad City Regional Auto Show

More than 150 cutting-edge vehicles were on display over the weekend at the Bend XPO Center in East Moline. → Read More

Arsenal soldiers to deploy to the Philippines

The group of eight will deploy March 1st. → Read More

Residents at Wilton trailer park outraged over rent increases

Their rent has increased 54 percent over the past eight months. → Read More

Area girls put building skills to the test with help from experts

Kids grades first through sixth were given a set of materials and 30 minutes to build anything construction related. → Read More

Which store has the cheapest groceries in Moline? Here's what we found

We went to Aldi, Walmart, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco and Fareway to compare prices on eight identical items. → Read More

Farmers on edge over the rising cost of machinery

Farmers at the Quad Cities Farm Show are anxious about not being able to make a profit in the future. → Read More

Rock Island mayor delivers 2023 State of the City Address

Topics included economic development, housing rehabilitation, and combatting crime which rose last year. → Read More

Scott County Emergency Management Agency conducting countywide alert test on Sunday

The test will be an alert that you receive on your cellphone at 1 p.m. → Read More

Winter clothing donation drive at Modern Woodmen headquarters this Saturday

The donation drive will run from 4 to 8 p.m. at its Rock Island headquarters. → Read More

Augustana College to offer film major beginning in 2023

Students will gain hands-on camera experience and get the opportunity to create motion pictures. → Read More

Fundraising for Galesburg Public Library is complete after 15 years

Construction on the long-developed project began last April and is expected to be completed in early 2024. → Read More

Pleasant Valley Junior High unveils 'Ninja-Warrior-style' obstacle course

The course was built with student raised funds and a $15,000 grant from the Wellmark Foundation. → Read More

Rock Island County Fitness Center hosts winter gear drive through end of October

Donations of coats, hats, and other winter clothing items must be dropped off at RIFAC by October 31. → Read More

Augustana College focuses Symposium Day on civil discourse

Symposium Day is an alternative day of learning for the public, faculty and students. → Read More

Mark your calendar: Reba McEntire tickets for March concert go on sale Friday

Here's your one chance to get Reba tickets for next spring, Fancy! Prices range from $65 to $245+. → Read More

New defense team requests to push back trial of man accused of murdering Breasia Terrell

The trial has already been pushed back once, but Henry Dinkins received a new defense five months ago. → Read More

City of Galesburg names new city manager Wednesday

Gerald Smith was selected after a nationwide recruitment and selection process. → Read More

Muscatine Firefighter remembered 20 years after on-duty death

Mike Kruse died in the line of duty on Sept. 14, 2002 after he fell from the roof of a burning house. → Read More

Alternating Currents festival bringing over 120 musical acts and events to downtown Davenport and Rock Island Aug. 18-21

The festival will showcase 120+ live music and comedy performances, film screenings and art-related events . → Read More