Bettendorf, East Moline, and Silvis Reporter
Sarah is Bettendorf, East Moline, and Silvis reporter for the Quad City Times covering local government and news in the those areas. She graduated from the University of Iowa this spring and was the editor of the student-run newspaper The Daily Iowan.
The ordered pause in evictions during the pandemic ends on Saturday. In Scott County, 63 evictions are scheduled for next week, a worrisome indicator for local legal aid leaders that the moratorium’s expiration will bring a surge of evictions.
Bettendorf city officials are planning to turn the Iowa side of the I-74 bridge into a five acre park with elevator and trail access to the multi-use trail on the interstate above.
Illinois opened an online portal for local municipalities with fewer than 50,000 people to apply for federal COVID-19 relief money. Several Illinois Quad-Cities were allocated hundreds of thousands of dollars.
DeWitt is hosting its first overnight stop in the 48-year history of the Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. The night of July 30, the town will quadruple in size for the bike tour’s last overnight stop with entertainment, food, and drinks planned throughout the day.
One mistaken registration, 10 bench press reps, and thousands of people running through the Quad-City Times Bix 7 finish line…we did it!
The Quad-Cities International Airport is seeing passengers return in just a little less than full force after the spring’s vaccination campaign and restrictions relaxing raise confidence in traveling.
Every seat and City Hall parking spot was filled for Wednesday night's Bettendorf Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.
Like other Quad-Cities, East Moline has seen it's fair share of fireworks set off before and since the Fourth of July. After residents of neighborhoods told the council of fireworks going off several nights a week since the Fourth, the East Moline mayor and police leaders say they're looking at ways to step up enforcement.