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House in central city that is being renovated with CDBG funds
CDBG open house coming up
09/21/2018
Help provide information and input into how the City's CDBG funding is used
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Telegraph Rd Sewer and Pavement Improvement Project
Telegraph Rd Sewer and Pavement Improvement Project
09/21/2018
Work is set to begin on Wed Sep 26th, between Clark and Elmwood...
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Government Bridge Closed Sat Sep 22nd
Government Bridge Closed Sat Sep 22nd
09/20/2018
Bridge is closed to all traffic for lock repairs...
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E 53rd St Median Installation
E 53rd St Median Installation
09/20/2018
Installation will require a lane reduction between Lorton and Elmore Crcl...
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Pavement Improvements on Slopertown
Pavement Improvements on Slopertown
09/19/2018
Slopertown partially open, temporarily...
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Flood Response 2018
Flood Response 2018
09/17/2018
The Mississippi River is currently at 13.38 ft and expected to continue falling...
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Bridge/Overpass over I80 at Jersey Ridge Struck by Semi
Bridge/Overpass over I80 at Jersey Ridge Struck by Semi
09/17/2018
Jersey Ridge Rd overpass has been re-opened...
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W Locust Sewer and Resurfacing Project
W Locust Sewer and Resurfacing Project
09/17/2018
Set to begin on W Locust between Division and Lincoln beginning Mon Aug 20th...
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Rockingham Rd to close 09/19 to 09/20
Rockingham Rd to close 09/19 to 09/20
09/17/2018
Work on railroad tracks to close Rockingham...
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Sewer and Pavement Work River Dr and Federal
Sewer and Pavement Work River Dr and Federal
09/14/2018
River Dr re-opened, work will continue on Federal, north of River Dr through the fall...
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E Locust Sewer and Pavement Improvements
E Locust Sewer and Pavement Improvements
09/14/2018
E Locust between Kenwood and Eastmere...
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Veterans Memorial Parkway Extension
Veterans Memorial Parkway Extension
09/07/2018
Beg Mon Sep 10, lane reductions on Jersey Ridge Rd between Cromwell Circle and E 65th...
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A Davenport firefighter wears a self-contained breathing apparatus
DFD gets equipment grant
09/07/2018
Funding will go toward replacing self-contained breathing apparatus used by firefighters
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Mayor Frank Klipsch
Mayor gives juvenile justice update
08/29/2018
Results of listening sessions reported and outline of next steps given at public meeting
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Davenport City Hall cornerstone
City observes Labor Day
08/27/2018
City offices closed Monday; garbage, recycling will be a day late
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Davenport Police badge and patch graphic
DPD welcomes 8 officers
08/22/2018
Mayor swears in new officers at City Council meeting
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MidAmerican Extending Underground Electrical System
MidAmerican Extending Underground Electrical System
08/10/2018
The project, set to begin on Monday, August 13th, is expected to start at the Spring St...
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Davenport is ranked 5th in small cities by AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps ranks City 5th
08/07/2018
Davenport in top five for second straight year for per capita number of AmeriCorps members
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Parks and Recreation Director Chad Dyson outside The River's Edge
New parks director starts
08/06/2018
Chad Dyson started his new job today with meetings and meeting people; if you see him, welcome him
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Chief Paul Sikorski, right center, and Capt. Jane Imming, left center, receive CALEA accreditation award
Davenport Police re-accredited
07/31/2018
Results of multi-year self-evaluation announced at recent CALEA conference ; DPD accredited since 2003
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CItiBus Updates Eastern Iowa Industrial Area Service Route
CItiBus Updates Eastern Iowa Industrial Area Service Route
07/27/2018
Changes to the service route for the Eastern Iowa Industrial area are being delayed...
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Fire Department shoulder patch
DFD celebrates promotions
07/25/2018
Eleven firefighters were honored at Central Fire on Wednesday
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Iowa Great Places logo
Davenport named Great Place!
07/24/2018
Designation by Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs makes Main Street Landing eligible for grant funding
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Davenport City Assessor’s Office is now accepting the Homestead Tax Credit and the Military Tax Exemption
Assessor’s Office now accepting Homestead Tax Credit and Military Tax Exemption
07/14/2018
The Davenport City Assessor’s Office is now accepting the Homestead Tax Credit and the Military Tax Exemption by either mail, or online
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W 76th St Extension
W 76th St Extension
06/28/2018
Beginning late Wed Jun 27th or Thu Jun 28th, traffic control will switch to the...
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Construction of Main St Landing Set to Begin
Construction of Main St Landing Set to Begin
06/22/2018
Beginning the week of June 25th, contractors will begin demolition of the existing riverfront...
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Duck Creek South Interceptor Rehabilitation Project
Duck Creek South Interceptor Rehabilitation Project
06/21/2018
Beg Mon Jun 25th, southbound Division St will be reduced to one lane near the Duck Creek..
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E 13th St Bridge/Railroad Overpass Closed Between Mound and Kuehl
E 13th St Bridge/Railroad Overpass Closed Between Mound and Kuehl
06/11/2018
E 13th St bridge/railroad overpass closed between Mound and Kuehl...
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Mayor Frank Klipsch
Community invited to summit
06/01/2018
Mayor Klipsch, Chief Sikorski are looking for positive participation in the Youth Community Action Summit
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Pirate cut-outs that are part of the summer theme of Pirates of Vander Veer
Ahoy for Pirates of Vander Veer
05/31/2018
It won't cost a buck to be a buccaneer as Davenport's botanical park takes on a pirate theme this summer
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Elm St Closed between Eastern and Mound
Elm St Closed between Eastern and Mound
05/30/2018
The Elm Street Bridge between Eastern and Jersey Ridge is closed - vehicle traffic prohibited...
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Police, Fire offer summer safety tips
05/25/2018
Protect yourself, your family and property with these useful ideas
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Combination of Davenport Police patch and badge
Mayor announces summit
05/21/2018
Reminds residents to lock cars as he announces one-day event focusing on juvenile crime in the community
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Officer Bobby Bytnar holds up the 2018 Respect for Law Award he received from the Davenport Optimist Club
Bytnar gets Respect for Law Award
05/18/2018
21-year veteran received the award from the Davenport Optimist Club
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City Hall cornerstone
City closings for memorial day
05/18/2018
Most city offices and services closed for the holiday
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LeClaire Park bandshell under a blue sky
Summer concert series announced
05/14/2018
Find plenty of summer family fun in LeClaire Park with the Music on the Levee series
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Smoldering remains of 726 W. 6th St. that was destroyed by fire on May 10, 2018
Fire destroys historic home
05/10/2018
House, dating back to the late 19th century was vacant at the time of the blaze
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Davenport Fire Department shoulder patch
Fire Chief finalists announced
04/25/2018
One internal candidate and two others to be available at open house April 30 as part of the interview process
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City Response
04/10/2018
City of Davenport Position Statement reference Lynn Washburn-Livingston Iowa Civil Rights Commission complaint.
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Davenport Parks and Recreation logo
Parks make capital recommendations
04/05/2018
Credit Island gets boost along with Junior Theatre, Peterson Park, Vander Veer from $250,000
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Fire marshals prepare to record video promoting smoke alarm installation
Fire Marshals promote smoke alarms
03/26/2018
Quad-City fire officials want residents to take advantage of their departments' programs
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2017/2018 Snow and Ice Event News and Information
2017/2018 Snow and Ice Event News and Information
03/25/2018
A Snow Emergency has been Declared Effective 10pm, Friday, March 23rd...
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Law enforcement camp students learn about traffic enforcement with a radar gun
Law enforcement camp is June 11-15
03/02/2018
The week-long camp is for high school and college students interested in a career as a police officer
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Mayor Frank Klipsch gives the 2018 State of the City address
Mayor gives state of the city address
02/05/2018
Davenport is thriving, vibrant and strong as it enters 2018, Klipsch says
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Davenport U citizens academy logo
Registration open for Davenport U
01/18/2018
The nine-week program is on Mondays starting March 26
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Davenport Fire Department uniform patch
Fire marshal candidate list released
01/09/2018
Six named to list that will be submitted to Civil Service Commission for approval Wednesday
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DFD Engineer Rick Albert holds Owen Perry, who he helped deliver on Dec. 26, and Owen's family, parents Hillary and Casey Perry and brother Wyatt Perry.
Baby born at firehouse
01/08/2018
Station 8 firefighters return to station and deliver baby in rushed labor with no complications
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Map of proposed industrial park at Interstate 280 and West Locust Street
City looks at future developments
01/05/2018
City Council recently heard plans for industrial park at I-280/West Locust and mixed-use along north Elmore Avenue
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Davenport Police logo of combined badge and patch of the department.
DPD, state partner on tobacco compliance
01/02/2018
Police pledge through I-Pledge program with Iowa ABD to boost compliance rate in 2018
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A giant snowflake and two slightly smaller snowflakes have been installed at Vander Veer Botanical Park.
Snowflakes installed at Vander Veer
12/19/2017
Through a partnership with Davenport West High School welding students, the festively-lit park is even brighter
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City Hall cornerstone
City Closings for Christmas
12/18/2017
Most offices closed for holiday observance
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Davenport Police logo of combined badge and patch of the department.
County Attorney finds shooting justified
12/14/2017
Reasonable force used by DPD officers in Nov. 19 fatal shooting that involved "heroic" action
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Alderman Jason Gordon, At-large, receives a framed photo collage from Mayor Frank Klipsch during his last City Council meeting.
Council bids farewell to Ald. Jason Gordon
12/14/2017
After four terms, he decided not to run for re-election; JJ Condon takes his place when City Council reconvenes in January
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Socks line the fence that runs along the front of City Hall.
Staff provides socks, gloves
12/08/2017
Clothing articles are being placed on fences at City Hall for people in need; donations of items also being accepted
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QC Rideshare Portal Launched
QC Rideshare Portal Launched
12/08/2017
Rideshare portal connects commuters with eco-friendly transportation options, such as carpooling...
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Main Street Landing viewed from the Skybridge following concrete demolition
Council gets riverfront update
12/05/2017
Casino boat, barge are now gone so work can begin next spring on the first stage of the project, a flexible use space.
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Firefighters Jason Carrillo and Carter Oltman were targets for pies by Adams Elementary School students learning fire safety and prevention.
Students learn fire safety by pie
12/04/2017
DFD firefighters take pies to the face as way to teach fire safety to elementary school students
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Lt. Brian Lewis, Engineer Carrie Kimmel and Firefighter Ben Weinstein stand in front of wreaths hung on DFD's Central Station.
Wreaths hung at Central Fire
12/01/2017
The evergreen wreaths give the building, built in 1901, a festive air
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Promotional poster for Davenport Police Senior Light Tour
DPD light tour is Dec. 11
12/01/2017
Event has drawn more than 500 for this holiday ride-along
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Davenport Police Department badge and patch
DPD offers holiday shopping tips
11/28/2017
The crime prevention bureau wants to keep you and your package safe during the shopping season
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Firefighter practices a driving maneuver in a fire truck
DFD practices defensive driving
11/28/2017
Firefighters refresh their defensive driving skills annually on a six-station course
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Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch, East Moline Mayor Reggie Freeman and Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms, along with Davenport Aldermen Mike Matson and Jason Gordon talk about Hidden Heroes.
Cities proclaim Hidden Heroes
11/17/2017
Quad-Cities mayors
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A photo of westbound one-way West 4th Street
One-ways to two-ways discussed
11/15/2017
Downtown Davenport Partnership makes plea to council to convert 3rd and 4th streets to two-way traffic
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Davenport Police Department awards graphic for awards ceremony of Nov. 14, 2017
DPD gives out commendations
11/14/2017
16 officers received awards, while three promotions and three retirements also recognized
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Stacks of leather-bound books wait to go on sale by the Friends of the Davenport Public Library
Estate book sale starts Friday
11/13/2017
More than 1,000 books that include over-sized, and coffee table books on art and birds were received last month
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Mayor Frank Klipsch gets interviewed by Reuters News Service during a conference in Bonn, Germany
Mayor represents city in Germany
11/13/2017
He is attending a United Nations climate change conference as co-chair of Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative
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2017 Halloween Parade trophies ready to be handed out
Halloween parade winners announced
11/08/2017
City Council handed out 10 trophies to a dance troop, businesses, youth groups and Davenport Fire
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U.S. flag flies from a Davenport Fire Department ladder truck
Veterans Day parade and other observances
11/08/2017
Events on Friday and Saturday commemorate service of America's veterans
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Plaque showing Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Finance Department wins award
11/08/2017
Finance Department has won award for more than 20 straight years
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Davenport Police Officer Brandon Askew
New DPD officer swearing in
11/07/2017
Officer Brandon Askew joins PD from Rock Island County Sheriff's Department
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The color guard leads the Veterans Day parade
Veterans Day parade is Friday
11/06/2017
Celebrate our veterans when the event steps off at 10 a.m. from West 4th Street and Western Avenue
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U.S. flag flies from a Davenport Fire Department ladder truck
Veterans Day closings
11/06/2017
Many City offices closed Friday; library branches are open Friday, but closed Saturday
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View of Freight House from the south.
City seeks Freight House RFPs
11/03/2017
Open houses to see space are Nov. 9 and 14 with deadline for requests on Nov. 29
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Police recruitment graphic of officer with squad car stating "Be the light in the dark"
DPD seeks applicants
11/02/2017
Application period is open through Dec. 1 with four applicant workshops scheduled in November
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A view of Main Street Landing from the Skybridge
Riverfront demolition considered
11/01/2017
Council also has a $5.6 million budget amendment to fund police officers, fire truck and rail line work at transload facility
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Davenport Fire Department logo
DFD's ISO score improves
10/31/2017
Drop in score from 3 to 2 is expected to lower commercial property premiums when it goes into effect next year
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Davenport firefighter carrying a hose that is dripping water from the nozzle
Investigation into weekend fire continues
10/30/2017
A Davenport family is homeless following a weekend trailer fire.
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The engineer rides along with the Polar Express in the Halloween Parade.
Halloween parade fun
10/28/2017
The annual event stepped off in chilly weather but offered plenty of candy and spooky costumes
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Side view of black and white Davenport squad car
Davenport Police recover stolen vehicle: charge juveniles
10/27/2017
Davenport Police charge juveniles and recover stolen vehicle following crash
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Davenport firefighters watch over a manhole during confined space training at the Mark Frese Training Center.
DFD trains on confined spaces
10/27/2017
Firefighter trained on setting up elevated anchor points, a simulated sewer rescue and rope systems on an incline
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Quad-City River Bandits awards from Ballpark Digest for Best Charity/Event and Best ballpark improvement
River Bandits charity wins award
10/25/2017
Creation of Carousel Charitable Trust, donation to Genesis Health Services Foundation, addition of amusement rides honored
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Students and dignitaries get ready for a ribbon cutting at the J.B. Young Opportunity Center
JB Young has ribbon cutting
10/24/2017
Opportunity Center is home to several youth-focused agencies and programs as well as a foodbank
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Funeral for will be Wednesday for fire marshal who died suddenly last week
Hayman services set
10/15/2017
Funeral for will be Wednesday for fire marshal who died suddenly last week
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Side view of Davenport Fire Truck 1, with its 100 foot aerial ladder extended, next to 85 foot grain bin dryer in Walcott, IA, as crews extinguish various areas on fire.
DFD assists at scene of grain bin dryer fire.
10/10/2017
Davenport Fire crews assist at scene of Walcott grain bin dryer fire.
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Workers install new doors to the Adler Theatre.
Adler to get new marquee
10/09/2017
City Council will vote on $334,850 bid Wednesday that also includes a blade sign
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NWS staff work at their computers during an open house to show off their new building.
NWS shows off new building
10/09/2017
Weather Service recently grew out of its former location
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Fireworks hours to be narrowed
10/09/2017
Use limited to July 3-4 and Dec. 31 under proposed changes
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A composite of firefighters Collin Boldt, Corrine Israel, Ben Nagle and Nickolas Ulloa being sworn in by Mayor Pro Tem Jason Gordon
DFD SWEARS IN FIREFIGHTERS
09/14/2017
The City Council welcomed four new firefighters
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