Linda Cook

Bio

Film critic/reporter since 1985 at Quad-City Times. Broadcast Film Critics Association member. College instructor for criminal justice, English and math. Serves on Safer Foundation and The Salvation Army advisory boards. Member of St. Mark Lutheran Church

Home town

Monmouth, Illinois

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 A Davenport woman was being held  Sunday in Scott County Jail in connection with a stabbing shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday.

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 No one was injured in an explosion that damaged a Moline home Saturday evening.

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A football player who also happens to be a magician and an “America’s Got Talent” finalist will take center stage in Bettendorf March 31 in a …

The City of Rock Island will provide free leaf collection for residential refuse customers from Monday, April 3 through Friday, April 21.

The Western Illinois University Writing Center will host its spring 2017 Saturday Seminar 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 25, at the WIU-Quad Cit…

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Rock Island County 4-H invites the public to explore world cultures at a free family event 4-6 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Martin Luther Ki…

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An Estes Construction project executive provided a timeline for construction of a new school at the current Grant Wood Elementary site to the …

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University of Illinois Extension will host a bus trip to Fair Oaks Farms, Indiana, on Saturday, April 22. The bus will depart from Milan or An…

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The National Congress of Old West Shootists convention will Friday through Sunday at the Radisson Quad-City Plaza, Davenport.

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 Highland Springs and Saukie golf courses in Rock Island are open for the season.

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Linda Cook

Jen, from the bottom of my heart, thank you for this beautifully written, compelling story! As an adult who was adopted as an infant, I can tell you that this is a special, beautiful occasion. Never a day goes by when I don't think of the loving parents who adopted me, or the birth mother wh…

Linda Cook

Linda Cook commented on Thanks for the letters

Mark, I don't think you realize how many lives you have touched through your editorials, the community forums you've led, the voices that were heard through the letters i n the Quad-City Times, and those of us fortunate enough to work with you in the newsroom. Thanks to a great colleague, fr…

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Linda Cook commented on Vera Cook

Mom, I wish I could call you ... oh, the conversations we would have!

Linda Cook

Linda Cook commented on Replace 'R' word with respect

Well-written and from the heart - thanks for this great letter, Rick!

Linda Cook

A beautiful tribute to a beautiful woman.

Linda Cook

Linda Cook commented on Happy 90th birthday, Bill

For nearly 30 years, you've been my mentor and my friend. Thank you so much, and happy birthday, Bill!

Linda Cook

Linda Cook commented on Tony Hawk draws big crowd

Great story and photos - and what a terrific event!

Linda Cook

Well-written, Jack - a wonderful tribute to an important, and too-often-forgotten, part of our criminal justice system. Good dog, Old Dan - RIP.

Linda Cook

Linda Cook commented on Deborah Kaye McDaniel

She was a lovely lady with a heart for her community. She will be greatly missed.

Linda Cook

Linda Cook, reporter from the Quad-City Times, here. I'd like to talk to people who know Mr. Ramm or who were there during the incident. My number at my desk is 563-383-2493.

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