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Past articles by Marissa:

Rock Falls man decorates parent's front lawn with dozens of Halloween characters

For six years, skeletons, a headless horseman, and movie icons line the Rock Falls front lawn. Have you been out to see the display?! → Read More

Why eyes will be on Clinton County and other Iowa counties this election

Iowa is the state with the most "pivot counties" and many surround the Quad City area. → Read More

East Moline school book buddy program finds way to bring students together

With many school traditions canceled, Our Lady of Grace kept one around with some modifications. → Read More

How secure is the Rock Island County ballot drop box?

This it the first time a drop box has been used for an election. And so far it's proven to be popular. → Read More

Iowa Senate race in dead heat less than one month until Election Day

Multiple online polls have Senator Joni Ernst and Theresa Greenfield neck and neck for the Iowa Senate seat. → Read More

Trump Shop pops up in Davenport

The pop-up Trump Shop will be open until Election Day. → Read More

Rock Island District shooting victim on path to recovery contracts COVID-19

Darien Ramsdale was shot one month ago in the District of Rock Island. Since then he's been battling paralysis, MRSA, and COVID-19. → Read More

Is Tuesday's Presidential debate for entertainment or information?

Many voters around the Quad Cities say they have their mind made up. → Read More

MedForce expands radius to get COVID patients to available ICU beds

The emergency helicopter company service recently purchased three $7.1-million choppers to help transport patients. → Read More

Rock Island city-wide garage sales kick off in a different way

An event that's usually held at Longview Park each spring and fall has been moved to new locations due to the pandemic. → Read More

106-year-old Monmouth woman looks back on two pandemics

Lois Paulson still has a sharp mind and body. She quilts with her group once a week, part of her secret to a long life. → Read More

Mobile food pantry hits Davenport streets to serve families

One Eighty was looking for a way to give families meals during the pandemic. That's when they got the idea to completely renovate a bus. → Read More

FEMA sets up drive-up site in Bettendorf to assist with lasting storm damage

1,100 households across Iowa have already received federal assistance. → Read More

Watch: This college men's choir is practicing in a pool to keep socially distant amid COVID-19

When the group needed a socially distant venue to practice, the choir's conductor came across the perfectly acoustic spot. → Read More

Augustana's $18 million Lindberg Center will house new pool and health classes

Augustana College's growing kinesiology and public health majors needed a central location. → Read More

East Moline plans for $35-million downtown renovation soon, if funding is there

East Moline City Council approved a plan to connect The Bend, The Rust Belt and downtown streets. When the project will be complete depends on funding. → Read More

Muscatine plans for "trick-or-treating" with certain precautions

Muscatine City Council says they will put together a list of best practices parents and kids can follow this Halloween. → Read More

Why Rock Island County is seeking more election volunteers while Scott County is cutting back

With more mail-in ballots expected this election, Rock Island and Scott County say election judges are essential, but in different numbers. → Read More

Tiny homes spark interest in Rock Island

A community of tiny homes in Detroit could be a similar scene in the Quad Cities. → Read More

"It's bad timing, it's definitely bad timing"; University of Iowa swimmers react to football program coach raises

Iowa Football coaches were contracted to get raises after the Holiday Bowl win. → Read More