Shelby Kluver, WQAD

Shelby Kluver

WQAD

Bridgeview, IL, United States

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Brittle bones: How researchers are treating bone cysts in children

Thousands of kids live with unicameral bone cysts, which weaken the bones. Now, a new technique is helping to make these brittle bones stronger and let kids be kids. → Read More

John Deere employee brings wife, 8 children to watch him play golf with the pros

For Joel Oltman, family is the name of the game. During his pro-am round with a former JDC champion and the CEO of Deere & Company, all 8 of his kids cheered him on. → Read More

A triple threat: Meet the twins, turned unofficial triplets, volunteering at the John Deere Classic

If you do a double (or triple) take, you wouldn't be the first one! These identical twins have an unrelated third doppelganger and all three work at the JDC. → Read More

Meet the Europeans who flew across an ocean to volunteer at the John Deere Classic

It's a "Classic" European vacation! Six workers from across Europe spent the JDC working with the grounds crews. After all, they say this tournament is 'magic.' → Read More

Best friends for 60 years, these two 80 year old's have one of the PGA's most magical bonds

For years, these two best friends have been volunteering at the John Deere Classic together. They're known for their laughter, love and iconic white hats. → Read More

'My life is music' | Griggs Music and West Music to merge this summer

The two longtime Quad Cities music fixtures will keep both stores open through the back-to-school season before consolidating at Griggs around October. → Read More

2 weeks left: Crews make a final push to get TPC Deere Run ready for the John Deere Classic

Organizers and workers have been battling rain, sweltering heat and ongoing labor shortages and supply chain issues. → Read More

Louisa County passes vote not to sell Baird Timber

The board had been considering selling the 18.5-acre plot of public land to help pay for campground renovations at Virginia Park, another nearby park. → Read More

Arconic union workers overwhelmingly approve strike authorization

USW says the vote was unanimous. Now, union leaders could authorize a strike if a tentative contract agreement isn't reached by noon on May 15. → Read More

IDOT reveals 7 locations for new I-80 crossing, won't take Bison Bridge into consideration

Project leaders say none of the proposed designs will weigh the proposed Bison Bridge and wildlife crossing during the selection process. → Read More

Port Byron considers $4.6 million water treatment plant to fix manganese issue

The state says Port Byron needs a new source of water after higher-than-normal levels of the mineral manganese were found in all three of the village's wells. → Read More

'Unheard, unseen and unvalued': Hundreds of Moline high schoolers walk out, protesting racial inequality

The peaceful demonstration was meant to help shift the attitude within the school, according to students. → Read More

'Thankful that we survived' | Winterset family home left in pieces after devastating tornado

The Burkett Family called this place home for nine years, but it was gone in a matter of seconds. → Read More

Two on 'Twosday': Quad Cities mom gives birth to twins on 2/22/2022

The identical twin boys were born nearly four and a half hours apart, but both managed to make it out during the palindrome date. → Read More

Critics are skeptical of Gov. Pritzker's proposed gas tax freeze

Advocates on both side of the debate argue the temporary freeze should be doing more for Illinois families. → Read More

Rock Island-Milan School District to begin COVID-19 testing for students and staff

Free saliva tests will be administered to asymptomatic individuals at least once a week, beginning Monday, Feb. 7. → Read More

Free PCR Covid tests now available at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center

Community members can walk in and receive a saliva test for free on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. → Read More

"Our family's broken" | Galesburg community meeting addresses financial, mental impacts of Cottage Hospital closure

Nearly three weeks after the hospital closed its doors, former employees and patients are still grappling with the impact of Cottage's shutdown. → Read More

Police reports detail bomb threat to Cottage Hospital the day it closed

Cottage staff learned of the threat from a neighboring medical center, and were later told hospital owners knew of the threat but didn't call police or employees. → Read More

Former Cottage Hospital CEO looks back at what went wrong

After the hospital announced it was suspending all services on January 8, former CEO Bob Moore describes selling Cottage to its current owners, and what went wrong. → Read More