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The rising Mississippi and Rock rivers apparently are stoking flooding concerns in at least two north-central Illinois cities. In 40,000-resident Rock Island, the Mississippi as of mid-day Tuesday had risen to more than three feet above flood stage
Black Hills State University has named Augustana College assistant coach Jeff Trumbauer as its next head men's basketball coach...Before that he spent six years as head coach at Jamestown College. At Black Hills State he will replace Bradd Schafer,
U.S. lawmakers from Illinois and Iowa say the Rock Island Arsenal will receive $110 million to help it adapt and compete for new work...Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk were among members of Congress who announced Monday the U.S...Durbin says such funding
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m...A Northside High School student has earned a four-year, $16,000 college scholarship through a national competition...Ferguson is one of three winners of the Fraternal College Scholarship, a national competition
Warren of DeKalb, a Modern Woodmen of America regional director, recently attended the Modern Woodmen Leadership Career Institute, held at Modern Woodmen's home office in Rock Island. Modern Woodmen's top managers are invited to attend the event
Western Illinois authorities say a missing Rock Island man likely died from cold exposure. The Rock Island Argus reports a preliminary autopsy shows 43-year-old Steven Califf died from hypothermia. His body was found Monday afternoon along the shores
Bird watchers say there are more bald eagles frequenting the locks and dams along the Mississippi River in Illinois and Iowa this winter than in previous years...Army Corps of Engineers, is responsible for counting eagles along a section of the river.
Western Illinois college administrators are considering whether to create a small, armed campus police force. The Rock Island Argus reports the proposed police department at Augustana College would supplement the school's existing security officers.
Northwestern Illinois officials want to team up with their Iowa counterparts to woo a Boeing plant that could bring more than 8,500 jobs to the Quad Cities. The (Moline) Dispatch reports the Bi-State Regional Commission sent a letter to the governors
FedEx will open a new distribution facility in Rock Island in 2015. The 189,000-square-foot operation is replacing a smaller facility in Moline...She tells The Rock Island Argus that the new building will be part of the company's effort to expand its