Devan Patel, Quad-City Times

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Past articles by Devan:

Land purchase paves way for Costco Wholesale development

Costco Wholesale has officially purchased the land of its new store in Davenport. → Read More

Ex-fire chief files civil rights complaint against Davenport, city administrator

Former Davenport Fire Chief Lynn Washburn has filed a complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission accusing the city and City Administrator Corri Spiegel of harassment, sexual harassment and termination, → Read More

LeClaire residents, Kwik Star disagree on traffic impact of prospective store

The traffic study completed for the prospective Kwik Star at Cody and Eagle Ridge road has "significant flaws," a planning consultant says. → Read More

Civil Rights Commission considering litigation against Palmer rezoning

The Davenport Civil Rights Commission is considering legal action against the rezoning tied to Palmer College of Chiropractic's campus improvement plan. → Read More

Another analysis criticizes Palmer's planned institutional district plan

Another Fair Housing Act expert has raised questions over the validity of a disparate impact study completed for Palmer College of Chiropractic's prospective planned institutional district plan. → Read More

Under new name, Oertel Metal Works celebrates 30 years

DAVENPORT — A lot has changed since Billy Oertel founded Oertel Sheet Metal in 1988. → Read More

Davenport releases names of six fire marshal candidates

The next fire marshal in the city of Davenport will be chosen from six candidates. → Read More

Region around Rhythm City Casino: Welcome to Elmore Corners

The Rhythm City Casino Resort stands a bit isolated near the intersection of Interstates 74 and 80, but the city of Davenport has some ideas for how it can bring → Read More

Neighbors: Single mom killed in Thursday fire in Davenport

As James Cole and his girlfriend were getting ready to lie down Thursday night, he didn't think too much of the first sirens that passed his home at the 5 → Read More

Davenport's United Neighbors closing its doors

One of Davenport's longest-serving social service agencies is closing. → Read More

Sheriff's Office changed procedures and policy regarding ICE holds in October

The arrest and detention of Maria Concepcion Hernandez Calderon represented a change in the Scott County Sheriff's Office policies and procedures regarding immigration holds. → Read More

Davenport's lawyers continue to fight ex-fire chief's appeal

Lawyers from the city of Davenport continue to fight the reinstatement of former Fire Chief Lynn Washburn. → Read More

Davenport appealing former fire chief's reinstatement

The city of Davenport will challenge the reinstatement of former Fire Chief Lynn Washburn in Scott County District Court. → Read More

Davenport agrees to pay $18,500 to Timothy's House of Hope attorney

One month after the city of Davenport reached a $15,000 settlement regarding the 27-day shutdown of Timothy's House of Hope, city officials have agreed how much it will pay the → Read More

Davenport spent more than $200K defending open records suit

The city of Davenport may have settled for more than $129,000 in an open records violation case, but an accounting of the city's defense shows that has hurt taxpayers wallets → Read More

Rezoning process continues for proposed boardinghouse for former incarcerated women

A proposed boardinghouse for formerly incarcerated women in Davenport is getting closer to becoming a reality in 8th Ward. → Read More

Civil Service Commission rules in favor of former Davenport fire chief

Former Davenport Fire Chief Lynn Washburn has won a major battle in her quest to return to the Davenport Fire Department. → Read More

Incumbents returning to Davenport City Council

The Davenport City Council will have a familiar look for the next two years as all of its incumbents have won re-election. → Read More

Kimberly Road and Division Street businesses see downturn during road construction

Joe Hines, owner of Millz Pizza, jokes about throwing a construction party now that road lanes have been opened at Kimberly Road and Division Street, but the delays have been → Read More

Here's what you need to know for Davenport, Bettendorf council elections on Tuesday

Election Day is rapidly approaching, offering Iowa voters the opportunity to shape the direction of their local governments for the next few years. → Read More