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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Celebrating Sports Coming to Rock Island

Baseball. Soccer. Hockey. Bowling. Rowing. People around the country are drawn to compete in these sports and more. Still more gather on the sidelines to cheer for their favorite athletes and teams. Nowhere do Americans more... Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2014

Election Packets Available for 2015 Municipal Election

Candidates for office in the City of Rock Island may pick up a campaign packet beginning Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 8:00 am in the City Clerk’s office, 1528 Third Avenue. The packets include general information regarding... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

2014 Citizen of the Year – Category Winners

Every year, people in the Rock Island community are nominated by their peers for what they do for the community. The City of Rock Island is pleased to announce the 2014 Citizens of the Year in eight categories. A reception... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Hometown Teams "Pre-Season" Kicks Off with an Augugst 23 Youth Football Clinic

Hometown Teams program partners Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department and the Quad City Wolfpack will present a youth football clinic and football skills activity from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Saturday, Augugst 23 in the... Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

Rock Island Announces Grant Program for Not-for-Profit Agencies

The City of Rock Island is accepting applications from local non-profit agencies for the Gaming Grant Program. Gaming Grant funds are intended to enhance public service activities that benefit the Rock Island community.... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2014

Keep Up with Rock Island Police Facility Progress

The City of Rock Island in conjunction with Gilbane/Valley has installed a web camera at the site of the new Police facility. The camera will allow residents to witness the construction of the new Police facility located at... Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2014

Update Rock Island - August 11, 2014

Update Rock Island is a segment at City Council meetings given by Mayor Dennis Pauley focusing on news in Rock Island.

Deer Management Program 2014/15 Archery Hunting Season

Applications are being... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Schools Open Monday, August 4th, 2014

Chief Jeff VenHuizen reports that the Rock Island Police Department would like to enhance the safety of children in our community by offering some tips for the motoring public. The greatest threat children face today is... Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2014

Deer Management Program 2014/2015 Archery Hunting Season

Effective July 29, 2014 the City of Rock Island will begin taking applications for the 2014/15 archery deer hunting season, as defined by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Applications may be obtained from the... Read on...

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

2014 Slip Rental Discounts Available at Sunset Marina

Effective immediately, Sunset Marina is offering a 10% discount to active and retired military.

The rate for all covered slips on the 400 Dock has been reduced by 25%.

These reduced rates apply to seasonal leases only... Read on...