Missing woman found
Local authorities have located a Galena, Illinois, woman, Amanda R. Duhack, unharmed. Duhack went missing July 21 and was last seen outside her rural home. However, according to a statement from the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office, Duhack "has been located and is OK. Thanks everyone for their assistance."
River taxi rerouted
The Channel Cat water taxi was forced to adjust its route because of high water on the Mississippi River. Rick Rector has a list of the changes here.
Democrat's new message
Moline Democrat Rep. Cheri Bustos reportedly played a key role in reshaping a new party message promising better jobs and wages, a lower cost of living, training workers to meet new workforce demands and an overall sharpened message with focus on the economy. The third-term Democrat serves as co-chair of the House policy and communications committee.
Trenton Wallace now a two-time player of the year
For the second consecutive season, Wallace has been named the Mississippi Athletic Conference's player of the year in baseball. The Iowa recruit is 9-0 on the mound in play for Assumption.
After being reduced to a single lane, westbound traffic at I-80 between Exit 298 and Exit 301 has been reopened.
Compared to recent weeks, a night in the mid-70s should feel fairly moderate.