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Room filled with free hygiene products, clothes and food for High School students  KWQC-TV6

In Rock Island, a social worker and teacher decided to do something about the number of students they saw who didn't have access to deodorant, food or ...

KENNETH R. JOHNSON | Free Access  Green Valley News

Kenneth R. Johnson of Green Valley, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Prestige Assisted Living Center. He was 79 years old.

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 ...

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.

Police called to Rock Island High School for aggravated battery report  Quad-Cities Online

The Rock Island County State's Attorney's Office is reviewing a juvenile case for possible charges after police were called Thursday morning to Rock Island High ...

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 ...

Rock Island's Beal commits to South Carolina  Quad City Times

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

Rock Island High School  Quad City Times

ROCK ISLAND High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 348 students:

1272 New Swim Jobs You Might Love  SwimSwam

Do you love kids and love to swim? If so, SwimLabs Swim School has a job for you! We are a growing swim school in the area, and we are looking for ...

Rock Island’s football game moved up to 6 p.m. due to more rain  WQAD Moline

Friday, August 24th's The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally is being moved indoors because of rain.

Rock Island pep rally could be indoors, if it’s raining  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois- We are super excited for the start of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally for the 2018 season. Friday, August 24, we head to Rock Island ...

Rock Island schools pushing forward  Quad-Cities Online

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

1276 New Swim Jobs You Might Love  SwimSwam

Want a job in swimming? We have over 1966 Swim Jobs listed.

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

Rock Island loses to Bogan, 68-54, during the Rock Island/Milan Booster Club Classic Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at Rock Island High School.

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-Milan schools won't hire search firm for new principal  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island-Milan board members chose Tuesday not to move forward with plans to spend $7000 to search for a new Rock Island High ...

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.

RI welcomes new superintendent  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 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.

Galesburg's Range looks forward to handing record to Rock Island's Beal  Quad-Cities Online

While former Western Big 6 Conference girls' basketball player Ruth (Kipping) Boden had no idea who Brea Beal was or that she was closing in on her scoring ...

Rocky boys rebound, finish 3-1 at own tourney  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Defense was king for the Rock Island boys' basketball team on Saturday in the Rock Island/Milan Booster Club's Thanksgiving Classic.

Rock Island girls find a way to stay unbeaten  Quad-Cities Online

ROCKY 43, NAP. N. 39. PALATINE — The Rock Island girls' basketball teams seemed to have everything going against it on Saturday, but the Rocks found a ...

Rock Island snaps Moline's Big 6 wrestling streak  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 ...

Rally at the Rock | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island High School hosts the annual "Rally at the Rock" to welcome back students from summer vacation Friday, August 3, 2018 at the High School.

Rocky presses past rival Pioneers  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — After playing little or no defense in the first quarter, the Rock Island boys' basketball team played lockdown defense the next two quarters and ...

Rock Island sisters bring fashion to events  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND. Haley Walker, 23 and her sister, Lauren Corwin, 27, are now in month two of a bold, innovative idea. They are selling young women's clothing at ...

Four districts earn top ratings | Education  Quad-Cities Online

Four schools in Rock Island County's 10 school districts have received exemplary status, the highest possible ranking, on the Illinois Report Card for 2018.

1270 New Swim Jobs You Might Love  SwimSwam

Want a job in swimming? We have over 1960 Swim Jobs listed.

Rock Island students and parents demand answers after “confusing” lockdown  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - Rock Island students are demanding better communication after a lockdown at the high school. The lockdown happened on ...

38 receive Austin honors in Rock Island  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A total of 38 Rock Island High School seniors are starting the new school year as 2018 Charles O. Austin Jr. Scholars.

Rock Island Labor Day parade is Monday morning  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The 34th annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

Rock the House bowling tourney coming up  Quad-Cities Online

The Rock Island High School bowling team will host its 13th annual Rock the House in memory of coach Bill Hooks on Sunday at Backyard Bowl in Milan.

Rock Island girls find a way to hold off Peoria  Quad-Cities Online

RI 69, PEORIA 60. ROCK ISLAND — With seven members of his 10-player rotation making their varsity debut, Rock Island got quite the test in the season ...

Rocky girls remain on collision course  Quad-Cities Online

The Rock Island girls' basketball team remained on course Tuesday for a Top 5 state-rankings showdown over the impending long holiday weekend.

Geneseo Maple Leafs hold off Rock Island Rocks in volleyball  Quad-Cities Online

GENESEO 26-25,. ROCK ISLAND 24-20. ROCK ISLAND — Staying alive. That is how the Geneseo volleyball team finished off a 26-24, 25-20 sweep of Rock ...

Rock Island High School lockdown "precautionary"  KWQC-TV6

Parents were asking questions when heard Rock Island High School students were placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon. We received numerous calls ...

At last! Rock Island's Randle gets his first full NBA contract  Quad-Cities Online

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

Photos: Meg McLaughlin's best images of 2018 | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Dispatch/Argus photojournalist Meg McLaughlin picks her best photos of 2018.

Rock Island scoreboards a long process worth it  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — In 2011, Rock Island football coach Vic Boblett and athletic director Bob Swanson thought they had a plan in place to install a huge new ...

Rock Island County Board District 23 candidate: Dale R. Muller  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...

Photos: Chasson Randle through the years | Sports |  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island graduate Chasson Randle takes the ball to the basket in a preseason game with the Washington Wizards. Randle was waived on Saturday and is ...

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.

Rock Island's JaMir Price commits to play basketball at Bradley  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island senior basketball player JaMir Price was a little frustrated as he was having a very good spring and summer for the Quad City ...

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

ROCK ISLAND -- Officials at Rock Island High School announced the honor roll for the first semester of the 2017-18 school year.

Rock Island girls lean on Beal to beat Quincy  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Despite the final score, Quincy girls' basketball coach Martin Pazanin was very happy with the way his team played on Thursday night. In spite ...

Rock Island County Board District 18 candidate: Rodney K. Simmer  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...

Metro Pacesetter: Nothing comes easy for Rocky's Wilson  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — One might wonder if Rock Island junior running back Davion Wilson will ever get to have a normal high school football season.

Backpacks banned from classrooms at many Q-C school districts  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A Rock Island-Milan School District policy change this year requires Rock Island High School students to leave backpacks and purses behind ...

Photos: A look at last week's Q-C high school sports  Quad-Cities Online

091718-rock-island-geneseo-02a.jpg Buy Now Rock Island's Carlee Camlin (8) goes to set a play for her teammates while playing against Geneseo at Rock ...

Winners announced in high school art competition  Quad City Times

The work of hundreds of area high school art students has been recognized in the 41st Annual High School Art Invitational hosted by Quad-City Arts, Rock ...

Q-C students will travel to Germany  Quad-Cities Online

Since 2004, the German department at Rock Island High School has partnered with the city of Rottenburg, Germany, in a German-American Partnership ...

Moline and Rock Island Special Olympics athletes score big in sportsmanship  WQAD Moline

There were smiles all around from players and fans from both sides during an exhibition game between the Moline High School and Rock Island High School ...

Metro Pacesetter: To Victor go the spoils  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Victor Guzman remembers the disappointments and the doubts leading into a mid-January weekend two years ago.

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.

Area students honored as Illinois State Scholars | Education  Quad-Cities Online

CHICAGO — Several area students have been named 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.

Big 6 questions for Big 6 football | QC Prep Sports  Quad-Cities Online

Sports reporter Jeff Wendland takes a preseason look at Big 6 football.

Rock Island High grad is the new Miss Iowa  Quad-Cities Online

DAVENPORT — What a difference four years have made for Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw.

Class 3A Rock Island Girls Sectional Track Meet  Quad-Cities Online

Rock Island hosts the 3A Girls Sectional Track and Field Meet Friday, May 11, 2018. Competing schools included Bradley-Bourbonnais, United Township, Joliet, ...

Second annual Chasson Randlle Camp growing this year  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Bigger and more streamlined, the second annual “Chasson's Dream Big Youth Camp” is expected to be another huge hit this summer.

Rock Island County clerk candidate: Karen Kinney  Quad-Cities Online

Candidates for contested races in Henry, Mercer and Rock Island counties were asked to respond to questionnaires. The answers submitted by this candidate ...

A look back at major Q-C events of 2018  Quad-Cities Online

First child: The first child born in 2018 in the Quad-Cities area was Kighler Owen Chandler, who entered the world at 12:04 a.m. at Genesis Medical Center East, ...

Big names roam Champaign this weekend: RI’s Beal among women’s hoops recruits  Quad-Cities Online

There are plenty of big weekends for major college programs. This weekend the Fighting Illini men and women's basketball program will have some of the ...

Hard work has Rock Island graduate Myers leading Scots  Quad-Cities Online

It took his high school basketball coach to give Grant Myers the push to become a great college baseball player.

2018-19 Metro basketball schedules  Quad-Cities Online

(All 7:30 p.m. unless noted): Nov. 20 Rockford Lutheran (7 p.m.); Nov. 23-24 at Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament (TBA); Nov. 30 at Quincy; Dec. 7 at Rock ...

Prep softball: Rock Island at Alleman | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Alleman Pioneers girls softball hosting the Rock Island Rocks at the Alleman Sports Complex.

Martin will soon Celebrate much larger Rock Island store  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Sheleigh Martin keeps doubling her pleasure — and her shop.

Trampoline and Tumbling Northern Illinois State Championship | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Association, Northern Illinois State Championship held Saturday and Sunday, at the Rock Island High School Fieldhouse.

Hancock will run for Rock Island County Board  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Libby Hancock of Rock Island has announced her candidacy for the Rock Island County Board's District 18.

2018 Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline Metro Volleyball All-Stars  Quad-Cities Online

PLAYER OF THE YEAR +16 Buy Now Moline's Bella Mitchell is the 2018 Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline Metro Volleyball Player of the Year. TODD MIZENER ...

Rocky students join walkout to protest gun violence  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Levi Roth arrived home from school Feb. 14 as the preliminary death toll was being announced on television after the shooting rampage at ...

Rock Island's Randle signs with Washington Wizards  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — It was either a move back to Europe or another shot at the NBA. Chasson Randle knew he had to follow his dream.

Rock Island line is a mighty good line  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — An offensive line at any level of football is normally a family — sometimes a little disjointed, but always a close-knit group of big guys.

Rocky principal resigns  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island-Milan school board members returned from a closed session late Tuesday to approve the resignation and separation agreement ...

Rocky grad will share message of hope Monday  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Mikhayla Hughes-Shaw, a 2015 Rocky alumnus and Miss Iowa 2018, will share a message of hope with Rock Island High School students on ...

Rocky Resource Room already has helped 250 kids  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Organizers say an idea to help Rock Island High School students with the basics, including toiletries and food, has now helped at least 250 ...

Things looking up - literally - for UT hoops  Quad-Cities Online

EAST MOLINE — At least in a tape-measure sense, things are looking up for the United Township boys' basketball team.

The late Jack Carroll was a coach who cared about people  Quad-Cities Online

My son and I stepped to the Niabi Zoo ticket window one day when Shoeless was all of age 4.

Moline's Bey-Buie loves life in the Quad-Citles  Quad-Cities Online

Moline junior running back Harrison Bey-Buie is this week's Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline Metro Pacesetter. Bey-Buie ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns in a ...

Attack at local school caught on video  OurQuadCities

A Rock Island High School parent is demanding answers after her daughter was brutally attacked during school in October.

Alleman students look forward to bringing 'Hairspray' to life  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — It is slightly north of 8 a.m. on a crisp and cloudy fall morning. Cars are buzzing about the Alleman Catholic High School parking lot.

Softball tops 2018 local sports in review  Quad-Cities Online

Gold. Silver. Bronze. The colors of the Olympic podium were present in all sorts of local sports in 2018, from high school to college to the pro ranks. Change was ...

High school students kick-off Student Hunger Drive contest  WQAD Moline

DAVENPORT, Iowa-- The 33rd Annual Student Hunger Drive kicked-off Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Students from 17 different high schools came together to make ...

Prep Soccer: Rock Island at Orion-Sherrard United  Quad-Cities Online

Orion-Sherrard United beats Rock Island, 2-0, Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Orion High School.

RI's Beal wins Ms. Basketball, again  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A year ago, Rock Island girls' basketball star Brea Beal's jaw dropped when she learned she was named Illinois' Ms. Basketball.

Panther Posse all about making it fun  Quad-Cities Online

EAST MOLINE — United Township High School basketball coach Ryan Webber has his pre-game checklist:

Shoppes on 2nd add two unique clients  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — A conversation with his grandfather got Tim McGuire thinking about a career 10 years ago. And a decade later, he's opening up his own store ...

Gifted and caring, Arlo was a good man  Quad-Cities Online

It was a wet, cold spring day in the neighborhood of 25 years ago.

Daily planner: Aug. 1, 2018  Quad-Cities Online

Great Mississippi Valley Fair: 7 a.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. 563-326-5338. $10, $5 ages 4-12 (grounds only); free ages ...

2018 voter's guide: Breaking down the candidates | Elections  Quad-Cities Online

Following is a profile of one of the candidates for Illinois offices, which will appear in a voter's guide to be published Oct. 28 in the Dispatch-Argus. Sources ...

William D. Ellison  Quad City Times

December 29, 1951-August 16, 2018. KANSAS CITY, Mo. - William David Ellison, 66, passed away on August 16th at Kansas City Hospice House after an ...

Rock Island High School proposes new schedule for 2015-2016 school year

A new schedule was proposed that would change school hours and lunch schedules for students at Rock Island High School, but before any changes happen, ...

Hillcrest Resort in Orion sued over 2016 pool death of Rock Island teen  WQAD Moline

MOLINE, Illinois -- The mother of a Rock Island teenager who died following a pool accident at the Hillcrest Resort in Orion, Illinois in May 2016 is suing the ...

Martin Luther King celebration set Jan 21 | Local |  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center will host its 36th annual Memorial *Service* and Awards celebration honoring the late Rev.

Black Hawk College grads challenged to remember "Bill's story"  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE -- Interim Black Hawk College President Dr. John Erwin challenged graduates to "remember Bill's story" Thursday night.

Prep Softball: UT at Rock Island | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

United Township travels to Rock Island to play a Western Big 6 conference game Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Frances Willard School.

Photos: Todd Mizener's best images of 2018 | Photos  Quad-Cities Online

Dispatch/Argus Director of Photography Todd Mizener picks his best photos of 2018.

Q-C students get free tickets, new guide for symphony concerts  Quad-Cities Online

DAVENPORT — Area students, from preschool through high school, can get free tickets to any Quad City Symphony Orchestra Masterworks concert and enjoy a ...

Associated Press state basketball rankings, 6-2018-19  Quad-Cities Online

Here are the second set of 2018-19 rankings of Illinois high school boys' basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters ...

Rocky comes alive in new book  Quad City Times

In October 1972 — against a background of national angst about the Vietnam War and simmering racial tension — several disturbances broke out at Rock Island ...

Rocky Resource Room to serve students in need of clothing, other items  Quad-Cities Online

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island High School students in need soon will have access to clothing, hygiene products and other staples through a new Rocky ...

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