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    The Quad City Steamwheelers will take the field for their Indoor Football League opener on Saturday night with about half of their 25-man roster comprised of players who were with the team last season.

    It was nearly a year ago that Dave Herrell was named president and CEO of Visit Quad Cities. In his 10 official months leading the region's official Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO), he’s had the chance to get to better know and understand the area and its possibiliti…

    It was nearly a year ago that Dave Herrell was named president and CEO of Visit Quad Cities. In his 10 official months leading the region's official Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO), he’s had the chance to get to better know and understand the area and its possibilities in tourism. Herrell brought in Jon Schmieder’s Huddle Up Group (HUG) this past week to assess the area for sports tourism and to provide stakeholders some insights on the challenges of fully entering the $15 billion sports tourism industry market. For our first Give Me Five! — as in five questions and five minutes of your time — Herrell is our guest. This will be an occasional feature in Sunday's Business section. 

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