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THC-laced candy circulates at Rock Island High School, students feel sick  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND- A couple students got sick after another student passed out what police are calling THC-laced "candy" at Rock Island High School on Tuesday.



Rock Island police: student hit by car while heading to school  KWQC-TV6

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - Rock Island police say a student was hit by a car while heading to school Monday morning.



Prep flashback: A look back at the 2018 high school volleyball season  Quad-Cities Online

The 2019 high school volleyball season is about to begin, but before it does there was the 2018 season. Here's a look back at some of the best images from.



Evelyn Kelly Obituary - Davenport, IA | Quad-City Times  Legacy.com

Evelyn C. Kelly July 9, 1955-July 23, 2019 ROCK ISLAND- Evelyn C. Kelly, 64, of Rock Island, Illinois, formerly of Chicago, died Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in ...



Rock Island High School | | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Caroline Cady, child of Barbara and Brian Cady, plans to major in Dance at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, NY. Top 3 achievements: ...



Rock Island High School honors its 2019 graduates | Education  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — In a ceremony that took place at noon Saturday at the TaxSlayer Center, the Class of 2019 graduated from Rock Island High School.



Rock Island High School first-semester honor roll  Quad-Cities Online

9th Grade Gold Honor Roll. Hawa Abdould-Kadri, Emily Allison, Isabella Allison, Maria Amezola, Marco Arredondo Lopez, Alexa Avalos, Hamidullah Barikzay, ...



Classes are over but some Rock Island-Milan students keep plowing away in school's vegetable garden  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — School may be out, but some Rock Island-Milan students are still hard at work. This time, instead of the classroom, they are rolling up their ...



Mom says a school liaison officer at Rock Island High School used excessive force on her 17-year-old daughter  KWQC-TV6

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - Julie Jensen says school liaison officers are supposed to break up fights between students in a way that de-escalates the situation ...



Rock Island baseball coach Wayland steps down | Baseball  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Jay Wayland is not a quitter, so when the veteran Rock Island High School baseball coach turned in his letter of resignation on Wednesday, ...



Rock Island's Brea Beal named Illinois Ms. Basketball for the third straight year  Quad City Times

Rock Island senior Brea Beal has been named Illinois Ms. Basketball for the third consecutive year, joining WNBA and U.S. Olympic star Candace Parker as the ...



Candidate profiles: Rock Island-Milan School Board | Govt-and-politics  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island-Milan School District voters will have their pick of seven candidates on the April 2 ballot. Voters may select up to three candidates to serve four-year ...



Rock Island-Milan schools move up start date for superintendent Reginald Lawrence  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Incoming superintendent Reginald Lawrence will join the Rock Island-Milan district earlier than previously planned, with school board ...



The best high school basketball player in the country once played…in the Quad Cities  WQAD Moline

ESPN's critically acclaimed 30 for 30 series often start out with the line, 'What if I told you...'



Can Rock Island boys basketball talent mesh into a team?  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The big guys are savvy veterans. The little guys are young, talented and kind of cocky.



Rock Island's Beal commits to South Carolina | High School Girls Basketball - QCVarsity.com  Quad City Times

Brea Beal's birthday came with everything, including a college decision.



Rock Island's Brea Beal a generational talent | Basketball  Quad-Cities Online

RI's Beal headlines the All-Metro Girls Basketball honor squad, B5.



Author Jason Reynolds to speak in Davenport, Rock Island  Quad City Times

ROCK ISLAND — The rescheduled visit by award-winning author Jason Reynolds will take place today Thursday, May 2, and Friday, with appearances in both ...



NFL draft celebration coming to Rock Island April 27  Quad City Times

ROCK ISLAND — The National Football League is returning to its Quad-Cities roots on Day 3 of the National Football League draft.A daylong celebration ...



Rock Island native relishes her year as Miss Iowa  Quad-Cities Online

It was more than just a title and a crown for Rock Island's Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw.



Female Athlete of the Year: Rock Island's Brea Beal  Quad City Times

It is a late season practice at Rock Island High School, and the rest of the girls basketball team is taking a brief break to catch its breath and grab.



Thomas Jefferson school holds "Walk of Pride" for graduating seniors  Quad-Cities Online

MILAN — Nineteen Rock Island High School seniors about to graduate June 1 took a "Walk of Pride" Wednesday in the halls they once roamed at Jefferson ...



Hidden History: Rock Island legend Solomon Butler  OurQuadCities

Inside the Rock Island High School Fieldhouse, you'll find a display with thousands of athletes that have made their way through this school. Some of the names ...



Traveling the tunnels: A look at what lies beneath Rock Island schools  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Dewinn Hume knows every inch of Rock Island school buildings — even those that lie beneath the streets of the city.



McDonald's happy Beal: Rock Island standout is first Q-C McDonald's All-American  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — It would be safe to say that Rock Island senior basketball star Brea Beal has had a prep career full of highlights. Thursday afternoon's addition ...



Rock Island’s Breanna Beal named Gatorade’s player of the year in Illinois  OurQuadCities

Rock Island's Breanna Beal was named Gatorade Illinois Girls Basketball Player of the Year on Friday.



ROCK ISLAND-MILAN SCHOOL DISTRICT: Budget minus state funds shows deficit; Superintendent Lawrence excited to start work  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — School board members on Tuesday heard about an anticipated $338649 education fund deficit for the 2019-2020 budget. Board members ...



Backpacks banned from Rock Island High School classrooms  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - Students at Rock Island High School will not be allowed to bring their backpacks or purses to class when they return for their first day on ...



Rocky students feeding the community with greenhouse garden  OurQuadCities

Tucked away on the roof of Rock Island High School is a small greenhouse that's getting a new life.



Classic classics to open Rock Island baseball tournament  Quad-Cities Online

When you throw strikes, baseball games move along fast and pitchers get to throw a lot more innings. That was the case on Friday during the opening round of ...



Whitaker named Rocky principal | Education  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Interim Rock Island High School principal Jeff Whitaker on Tuesday night was named principal for the 2019-2020 school year by the Rock ...



United Township lacks experience but oozes confidence | Basketball  Quad-Cities Online

EAST MOLINE — The United Township boys' basketball team lost four starters and two other senior reserves from last season. The Panthers lost 89 percent of ...



Bomb threats received across the nation KWQC - Video  KWQC-TV6

A slew of bomb threats were made nationwide on Thursday. The FBI is investigating to figure out who is behind this.



DAY TRIP: Independents' Day: Rock Island joins NFL's 100th birthday celebration  SaukValley.com

ROCK ISLAND – The National Football League's celebration that's been a century in the making will touch down in the Quad Cities this month, and you're ...



Photos: Justin Sharp Shootout | Sports  Quad-Cities Online

The Justin Sharp Memorial Shootout at Rock Island High School and Augustana College PepsiCo Center.



It's a whole new world for Moline boys' basketball  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — When Moline boys' basketball coach Sean Taylor walked into the gym for the start of summer basketball he had to do a second take. Then, he did a.



Amy Haskill helps foster children feel at home, wins SOAR Scholarship  WQAD Moline

This SOAR Scholarship winner is on a mission to help foster kids feel more at home here in the Quad Cities.



GET TESTED! Rock Island Co. reporting rise in gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis  KWQC-TV6

In a press release, the health department said it has received 44 cases of gonorrhea in 2019. In 2018, there were 2018 cases.



A 'forever home': Rock Island couple creates open floor plan within 1870s brick house  Quad City Times

When the "for sale" sign appeared at the boarded-up house at 20th Street and 8th Avenue in Rock Island, life-long resident Michael Matherly was curious.



Viewpoint: Rock Island County will auction courthouse furniture  Quad City Times

One of the nicest pieces of furniture to come out of the old Rock Island County courthouse is sitting on a dirt floor in a dairy barn at the county.



Shootout remembering Justin Sharp | Basketball  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Just a few months after Justin Sharp passed away from leukemia in December 2013, his father, Craig, and Rock Island boys' basketball coach ...



A Rock Island slow-pitch softball team inspires Big League Chew cover  Quad-Cities Online

Who knew Bob Swanson and George Stege, a pair of debate buddies five decades ago at Western Illinois University, would change how the world sees bubble ...



Jason Reynolds, May 2 and 3  River Cities Reader

Appearing locally in a special partnership between the Davenport Public Library and Rock Island Public Library, National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds ...



Rock Island High School parent demands answers  OurQuadCities

A Rock Island High School parent is demanding answers after her 16-year-old daughter was brutally attacked in early October.



Rock Island beats United Township to tie for Western Big 6 title  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND 45, UTHS 31. ROCK ISLAND — Heading into a game against Moline a few weeks back, Rock Island senior basketball player Aaron Voss vowed ...



Photos: Geneseo at Rock Island Boys' Basketball  Quad-Cities Online

Photos from tonight's Geneseo at Rock Island Boys' Basketball. Final score Rock Island 62, Geneseo 40.



RI welcomes new superintendent | Local  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Tuesday in Rock Island was a red-letter day that included the resignation of superintendent Mike Oberhaus after more than 32 years with the ...



Rocky Resource Room to expand throughout district  WQAD Moline

The goal is to have a resource room in all 14 schools in the district by the end of the school year.



Man accused of child pornography in Rock Island County charged federally  Quad City Times

A man initially accused of child pornography in Rock Island County now faces federal charges. Stephen Elliott Psinas III, 44, East Moline, was indicted April 17 ...



A new year for defending champion Rock Island softball team  Quad-Cities Online

The celebrating is over and it is time for the Rock Island softball team to come back to earth.



Book of Elijah: Campos ready to author new chapter for Alleman basketball  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — When he came into the game last season, Alleman guard Elijah Campos basically had one thought in mind — shoot the ball, and usually from ...



Rock Island snaps Moline's Big 6 wrestling streak | QC Prep Sports  Quad-Cities Online

RI 36, MOLINE 34. ROCK ISLAND — The wrestling Rocks played spoiler on Thursday night, opening up this season's Western Big 6 action by snapping ...



Q-C native Whitaker named interim Rock Island High School principal  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Moline native Jeff Whitaker has been named interim principal of Rock Island High School after the Rock Island-Milan School Board voted 5-2 ...



YWCA names Race Against Racism honorees | Local | qconline.com  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The YWCA Quad-Cities has announced the names of 10 Quad-Citians who will be celebrated Saturday, April 20, at the Race Against Racism ...



Lancers don't plan to take step back  Quad City Times

Even with three starters gone from last year's fourth-place finish at the Class 4A state tournament, the North Scott boys' basketball team does not plan to ...



‘It tore me down’ Student left with stitches after brutal bullying attack in gym class  OurQuadCities

A brutal bullying incident at Rock Island High School left a student with stitches.



Rocky, Moline hold contest to raise the most books during football game  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois-- Fans walking into Almquist Field Friday night were ready to watch the historic football rivalry between Rock Island and Moline High ...



Rock Island native raising money to make Douglas Park shine  Quad-Cities Online

Two words is all it takes to elicit fond of memories for Rock Island native Robert "Bobby'' VanHoorebeck.



Rice helps Rocky survive 'strange' contest | Basketball  Quad-Cities Online

ROCKY 66, MARMION 56. ROCK ISLAND — It's not very often you see a high school basketball game in which the officials decide to go to halftime nearly two ...



2019 Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline All-Metro Softball All-Stars  Quad-Cities Online

Player of the Year: Ashley Peters, sr., Rock Island: The three-time Player of the Year hit .553 with 12 doubles, three triples, three home runs, 33 runs scored and ...



Neighbor of Barstow, Illinois home that went up in flames talks  KWQC-TV6

The fire in Barstow, Illinois early this morning had the tiny community watching in awe, but also praying for everyone's safety.



Candidate profiles: Rock Island City Council Ward 4 | Govt-and-politics  Quad-Cities Online

In Rock Island Ward 4, two candidates are vying for one four-year term on the city council. The incumbent, Stephen L. Tollenaer, is not seeking re-election.



Wendt leads Alleman to sectional soccer title | Soccer  Quad-Cities Online

ALLEMAN 7, BCC 2. BLOOMINGTON — Rock Island Alleman sophomore forward Kendall Wendt makes it sound kind of easy. "When they're passing it across, ...



Where can kids get free meals this summer?  Quad City Times

Summer vacation is supposed to be a time for fun, sunshine and relaxation, but for millions of low-income children, it can also be a time for hunger.



Rock Island schools pushing forward | Local | qconline.com  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — He spoke with passion and pride, highlighting the many great things happening with Rock Island-Milan schools.



Rock Island's Randle gets his first full NBA contract  Quad City Times

Finally, Rock Island native Chasson Randle doesn't have to wonder if that call will come.



Rock Island On The Record: Red White & Boom!  OurQuadCities

It's one of the biggest fireworks displays in the Midwest. Red, White and Boom! is less than a week away. Dan Gleason from Rock Island Parks and Recreation ...



Rock Island's Brea Beal closing in on big decision  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — On Nov. 8, Brea Beal will celebrate her 18th birthday with what is expected to be a really big party.



Candidate profiles: Rock Island City Council Ward 2 | Govt-and-politics  Quad-Cities Online

In Rock Island Ward 2, two candidates are vying for one four-year term on the city council. The incumbent, Virgil J. Mayberry, is facing a write-in challenger, ...



Schools credit new sales tax receipts for $11M in improvements  Quad-Cities Online

More than $11 million has now flowed to Rock Island County schools for facility improvements in 1 percent sales tax funding.



'It's inspirational': Brightly-colored community mural takes shape at Rock Island bus station  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The artistic process is a journey and art takes viewers places. Just like MetroLINK, the Quad-Cities' public transit provider.



Mardi Gras Ball raises money for Q-C charities  Quad City Times

The Junior Board of Rock Island held its 80th annual Mardi Gras Charity Ball Saturday at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center.



Katz, executive producer of "Unplanned" film, hails from Rock Island  Quad City Times

The executive producer of “Unplanned,” a faith-based film opening to the public March 29, has roots in the Quad-Cities.



UPDATE: Man dies from gunshot wound; draws heavy police presence in Rock Island  KWQC-TV6

Rock Island police were assisting in the search for Micah L. Bates, who was believed to be hiding in a home when several people left the home in an SUV ...



Rock Island's Hall also joining Bulls | Basketball | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

Former Rock Island High School star Tyler Hall will be rejoining an old friend when he takes his shot at landing a spot in the NBA this summer.



PHOTOS: Phillips at Rock Island | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island beats to Phillips, 68-54, during the Rock Island/Milan Booster Club Classic Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Rock Island High School.



Man accused after June standoff pleads guilty to federal charge  Quad City Times

A man facing a federal gun charge after a June standoff in Moline has pleaded guilty.



Renowned author Jason Reynolds will visit Davenport, Rock Island  Quad City Times

Award-winning author Jason Reynolds will visit the Quad-Cities later this month.



A look at the candidates in today's elections  Quad-Cities Online

In the Rockridge School District, six candidates are vying for three four-year terms on the school board. Voters may select up to three candidates. Following is the ...



Rocky grads celebrate success and look forward to the future  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — Blue skies and bright sunshine set the perfect tone Saturday for Rock Island High School's graduation ceremony.



Moline starts fast to run Peoria out of the gym  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE 69, PEORIA 48. ROCK ISLAND — It is hard to play a perfect game in basketball, but the Moline girls came as close to it as possible for the first half of ...



Rock Island County Board moves to sell Hope Creek  OurQuadCities

There's no hope left for Hope Creek Care Center. Tonight the Rock Island County Board voted to sell the struggling nursing home. Hope Creek owes $20 million ...



“42nd Annual High School Art Invitational,” through May 2  River Cities Reader

Works by dozens of the area's most gifted young artists are currently on display at Rock Island's Quad City Arts Center Gallery, with the 42nd Annual High School ...



Predator approaches Rock Island teen and exposes himself while driving  OurQuadCities

ROCK ISLAND — A teenage girl was walking home from work yesterday late afternoon when she was approached by an unknown man. He asked her for ...



Rock Island's Chasson Randle can smile after first full NBA season  Quad-Cities Online

He believed in himself but he was looking for an NBA team to believe in him. That finally happened in January, and now 2011 Rock Island graduate Chasson ...



Lights on for Learning coordinator Larry Harris all about the kids  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — One of Larry Harris' favorite parts of the day rolls around when 2:30 in the afternoon arrives. Mondays through Fridays, that is when he starts ...



Investigation uncovers more personal expenses billed to Rock Island by alderman  Quad City Times

ROCK ISLAND — Former 2nd Ward Alderman Virgil Mayberry continued to bill personal expenses to the city in recent months, even after he lost his bid for ...



Newsmakers: A June to remember | Local  Quad-Cities Online

Best concerts ever! (June 1) — One of the most anticipated concerts in Quad-Cities history is finally almost here. Paul McCartney will make his first-ever ...



Moline's Hazen driven by hard work and family roots  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — Moline freshman soccer player Caroline Hazen carries with her some wise words she learned from her mother, a former softball standout at Moline ...



Trucking company LME abruptly shuts down  KWQC-TV6

ROCK ISLAND, Ill (KWQC) – Trucking company LME Inc. announced Friday it has ceased operations. The carrier, which has a terminal in Rock Island, has more ...



Two sisters continue to grow with donations for foster kids  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois-- Closet2Closet in Rock Island isn't your typical clothing store. The entire inventory, goes to kids in the foster system. “Most of the clothes I ...



Rock Island's Randle making impressions in the NBA  Quad-Cities Online

CHICAGO — When the name Chasson Randle comes up, Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks lights up. He smiles and begins to gush about the 2011 Rock ...



He just wins: Rock Island graduate Chasson Randle brings intangibles to the game  Quad-Cities Online

For some people, winning just seems to come easily. Does it really? No, it comes through hard work and, most importantly, through an attitude.



Rocky boys battle No. 3 Bogan in tough setback  Quad-Cities Online

BOGAN 68, ROCKY 54. ROCK ISLAND — It is a loss that the Rock Island Rocks would like to believe could turn into a win. Squaring off with the No. 3-rated ...



SOAR Scholarship Contest – Official Rules  WQAD Moline

SOAR Scholarship Contest Official Rules. CONTEST ENDED – 4/18/19. WINNERS – Ariana Hill of Davenport North High School, Amy Haskill of Rock Island ...



Karen M. Rummels | Obituaries | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

August 9, 1942-May 16, 2019. ROCK ISLAND - Mrs. Karen Marie Rummels, 76, of Rock Island entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. ...



Moline football uses big plays to top rival Rock Island  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE 45, ROCK ISLAND 26. ROCK ISLAND — It was a combination of the big plays for the Moline offense and the little plays by the Maroons defense that ...



Craig L. Kavensky | Obituaries | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

September 12, 1957-February 10, 2019. ROCK ISLAND - Craig L. Kavensky, 61, of Rock Island, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2019, at home surrounded ...



METRO PACESETTER: Alleman's Tori Thomas soaring to new heights  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — It is as if Alleman sophomore Tori Thomas already has an advertising slogan readily available should she ever become nationally pole-vault ...



Photos: Chrislyn Carr through the years  Quad-Cities Online

Texas Tech Basketball. Texas Tech Basketball. Texas Tech guard Chrislyn Carr (4) looks for room against the TCU defense during a game on Jan. 16 in Fort ...



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