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Vintage Football Game Scheduled for Rock Island
I've written before about Rock Island's pedigree as a founding member of the National Football League. In fact, Douglas Park in Rock Island was the site of the very first NFL football game.
To mark our football heritage, Quad City Vintage Football will stage the 3rd Annual 1920&ap…
Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know – 6/29
Counting down the hours until the holiday weekend.
1 - More severe weather is expected in the Quad Cities about the time you drive home from work today. With the NWS broadcast signal still out of service, it will be important to tune into to WQAD to remain weather aware today...
Recently Released K.C. Chief Arrested in Aledo
The Rock Island Argus is reporting that a player recently released from the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs was arrested and released on bail in Aledo this week.
The Argus reports that running back Darrin Reaves spent Sunday night in the Mercer County Jail after Aledo Police arrested him earlier that d…
Iowa Hawkeye #1 Pick in Canadian Football Draft
A defensive tackle from the Iowa Hawkeyes was the first pick in the Canadian Football League (CFL) draft over the weekend.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL drafted Faith Ekakitie (#56) with the number one pick on Sunday. The 6-foot-1, 304 pound tackle finished his Hawkeye football career with 39 …
Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know – 5/3
It's a frosty morning, but we'll see the sun today.
1 - Widespread frost will give way to sunny skies for a good chunk of today. Areas to the southeast could see more clouds and a maybe even a shower. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen has the forecast details here...
Judge Says Kinnick House Can Go Ahead
You may remember back in February when I told you about an Iowa City couple who put their plans to build a 7,500 square foot replica house of Kinnick Stadium - home of the Iowa Hawkeyes football team - on hold. 
The delay was in response to neighbors concerned about noise, traffic, and parties w…
Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know – 4/28
Another gloomy day, but that's Spring, right?
1 - Clouds will continue throughout the next few days. A few sprinkles are expected today before steady rain re-enters the picture for late Wednesday and all day Thursday. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen has the details here...
Craig’s List: 4 Things to Know
What happened to Spring?!
1 - Colder temps are on-deck for today and the weekend. Snow flurries are in the forecast for Saturday, and shovel-able (it's a word now) snow is possible for Sunday night into Monday. WQAD Meteorologist Eric Sorensen has the forecast details here...
The Super Bowl Could Have Been In Rock Island
No, you haven't hit your head, or been abducted by Doctor Who. The story below is a 'what if?' scenario, an alternate reality of sorts that could have come true but for a fateful decision in 1926.
ROCK ISLAND, IL - The Rock Island Independents became the first host team to win a Super …

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