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Past articles by Devin:

Moline Maroons fans push basketball team to state championship match

The Moline Maroons are now just one step away from making history in their quest for a state championship. → Read More

Warren County set to vote on sales tax for new jail

Sheriff Martin Edwards says the current building has been deteriorating and unsafe for years. → Read More

Dancing the night away l 7th annual 'Night to Shine' celebrates inclusion

Unity was on full display in the Quad Cities on Feb. 10 as people with special needs took center stage for an annual dance ahead of Valentine's Day. → Read More

Iowa woman raises awareness for radon-based cancer after 2020 diagnosis

Maria Steele was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer that had metastasized her brain at 62 years old in early 2020. → Read More

'There's momentum, steam ahead' l Muscatine hopes to open new soccer complex

An inflatable dome would go in the same area as its soccer complex, formerly known as Soccer West. → Read More

Scott County kicks off full-Republican board, one position remains open

The announcement of a supervisor appointment must be made by early February to stop a special election. → Read More

Galesburg residents speak out over proposed sales tax hike

A special meeting was held Wednesday night for residents to voice their thoughts on the measure. → Read More

QC Hispanic Chamber holds annual holiday fiesta for local business networking

The 'holiday fiesta' was held at The Urban Reserve near Schwiebert Park in downtown Rock Island Friday evening. → Read More

Knox County sisters surpass goal twice on granting Christmas wishes

Baylie and Harper Mayfield turn in scrap metal to buy gifts for others off the Galesburg Salvation Army Angel Tree. → Read More

Clinton-area officials, social services hold public safety forum

"Whenever I talk with parents, families and schools, I always tell people to notice what's happening with your own kids," one speaker said during the event. → Read More

WIU aims to expand enrollment, economy after breaking ground on new center for performing arts

The project has been in the works since the 1970s and just broke ground on Friday. → Read More

No school bus strike: Local 371 and Durham School Services reach agreement Friday evening

A strike that could have halted school bus services in the Davenport Community School District was averted after an agreement was reached Friday evening. → Read More

Davenport City Council approves move to turn 3rd and 4th Streets into two-ways

The discussion resulted in a split vote to turn 3rd and 4th Streets into two-way roads. → Read More

2 killed, 2 injured after multi-vehicle crash on I-280 in Rock Island Co.

Officials say the incident happened Friday night around 10 p.m. on Interstate 280 near the Quad Cities International Airport. → Read More

Long-time Quad Cities Blues Fest 2022 turns efforts to 'go green'

The celebration, that started in 1985, was back at LeClaire Park & Bandshell. → Read More

'He's one of a kind' | QCA police officer hangs up badge after more than 50 years

The 74-year-old spent more than 30 years with Rock Island Police Department before serving in Annawan for 5 years. → Read More

'Happy tears from heaven' l Community braves rain to honor local fallen soldier at 5K run

Thursday marks fours years since the death of 23-year-old Tyler Smith who was found dead in Galesburg in 2018. → Read More

'Thoughtful and compassionate' l Ceremony honors first female chief judge in Iowa

Bobbi Alpers spent more than 20 years as a judge and seven as chief throughout eastern Iowa. → Read More

WIU reports largest student increase in 5 years after financial, enrollment struggles

Officials say that the school's future is looking up right now as the school saw strong growth in attendance and a record-high total of international students. → Read More

East Moline native aims to change landscape of rap

The East Moline native hopes his journey and music will inspire others to find the positivity in their own lives. → Read More