A good Monday to all. You're gonna love the forecasts for Monday and Tuesday from the National Weather Service. Here are the weather details from the National Weather Service.

1. Some sun and warmer

NWS: Weather summary

Today will be partly sunny with a high near 71 degrees and a low around 43 degrees.

Tuesday will be mostly sunny with a high near 69 degrees and a low around 42 degrees.

What more could one ask for?

2. Davenport road work update

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Here's the latest in road work projects happening in the city of Davenport.

• Jersey Ridge Road: Beginning today, the northbound lanes of Jersey Ridge Road will be closed between Elm Street and East Central Park Avenue. Traffic will be routed head-to-head in the southbound lanes.

• West Central Park Avenue: Beginning today, West Central Park will be closed between Gaines Street and Western Avenue for water and sewer line work. The work is expected to be completed by April 30. Drivers are advised to follow the signed detour. Delays are possible.

•  Locust Street: Pavement and sewer improvements on East Locust Street between Kenwood Avenue and Eastmere Drive are anticipated to begin April 30. Work will begin with stormwater and sanitary sewer improvements, followed by removal and replacement of the asphalt overlay.

At least one lane of travel in each direction on East Locust Street will be maintained at all times during construction. Side streets along this stretch will be closed at Locust for the entirety of the project.

Work is estimated to be completed by Sept. 7.

• Work continues on Division Street, East 5th Street, Federal Street, Lombard Street, River Drive, West 65th Street, Rockingham Road and Veterans Memorial Parkway.

3. Illinois 78 resurfacing in Morrison

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The Illinois Department of Transportation reports that pavement resurfacing is planned for Illinois 78 in Morrison from South Cherry Street to just south of Academic Drive. Work will start at 7 a.m., today, and should be completed by the end of May.

Illinois 78 traffic to be detoured onto south Cherry Street and East Park Street through Wednesday.

4. Under new ownership, Renwick Mansion starts new traditions


Since Dane and Sarah Moulton purchased the historic Renwick Mansion in Davenport, they have opened it up to comedy shows, rock concerts, ghost-hunting expeditions and costume parties. 

When Dane Moulton used to ride his bike up and down Tremont Avenue in Davenport as a kid, he always made sure to sneak a glance at the mansion towering over the hillside. 

He’d think to himself, “I wonder what’s going on in there?”

For Moulton, who grew up less than 1-mile away from the Renwick Mansion, there was plenty of mystery surrounding the property built in 1877 by lumber baron William Renwick.

“I’ve always been fascinated by it,” he said. “There’s nothing else like it.”

Moulton eventually got to see inside the historic mansion when he attended family weddings there. He never imagined, though, that he’d one day hold its keys.

It's our from our Follow-up Files. Read more.

5. Q-C Sports Hall of Fame: 'Longshot' Lingner was an elite long snapper

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Adam Lingner became the first Alleman athlete to place in a field event at the state track meet when he finished eighth in the shot put in 1979.

Adam Lingner kind of figures his entire athletic career was a longshot.

He received one of the last available football scholarships at the University of Illinois in 1979. He was selected in the ninth round of the 1983 NFL draft. The draft doesn’t even have that many rounds anymore.

And yet, the former Rock Island Alleman multi-sport star somehow ended up spending 13 years in the NFL and playing in four consecutive Super Bowls as a member of the Buffalo Bills.

It all happened because Lingner was astonishingly accurate at rifling a football backward between his legs. Read more.

6. Man seriously wounded in East Moline shooting

A 24-year-old man suffered serious gunshot wounds early Sunday, East Moline Police Lt. Darren Gault said.

At about 3:30 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of 28th Avenue for a report of a shooting.

While investigating officers learned the shooting occurred in a parking lot on the south side of 1300 block of 13th Avenue where officers located shell casings.

The man was taken to a local hospital with what Gault described as serious injuries.

Police are seeking help in identifying witnesses to the shooting.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the East Moline Police Department at 309-752-1546 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad-Cities at 309-762-9500, or use the smartphone app P3 Tips.

Information that leads to an arrest will lead to a cash reward.

6 PLUS 1. ICYMI: The best view on the water


A system of barges are seen on the Mississippi River for the Interstate 74 bridge project from aboard the Celebration Belle in Bettendorf.

It was our Big Story from Sunday: The largest passenger boat on the Upper Mississippi River — Moline's Celebration Belle — has a new calling. As the vessel heads downstream from its home port for the first cruises of the season, passengers are getting something many didn't expect: They find themselves smack in the middle, literally, of a billion-dollar spectacle on the water.

Beginning on the Bettendorf and Moline shorelines, miniature cities made of platforms, cranes, portable toilets, shipping containers, cement trucks and workers press inward toward the channel. But they have to keep the passageway clear so boats and barges can use the river, too.

As the pleasure-boating season approaches, many Quad-Citians soon will get their chance to see for themselves what's been going on in the water. And, just like the people driving cars and trucks in construction zones on land, boat pilots are likely to encounter an obstacle or two that tries their patience. Read more.

Today's photo gallery: Disc Golf Tournament

The Rumble Presented by Discraft, a golf disc tournament was held, Sunday at West Lake Park in Davenport. Iron Lion hosted 282 players, with a full Pro Field of 92 players and 192 amateurs.

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