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Robbery at Grant Street Bettendorf Ascentra Credit Union Branch, Staff Safe

Late this morning, a robbery occurred at the Ascentra Bettendorf branch located at 1710 Grant Street. The situation was effectively handled and everyone is safe. The incident is currently under investigation and more information willContinue reading…

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Latest poll results show key demographic gaps in Presidential Race in the swing state of Iowa

These are the results from the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls, which found Hillary Clinton ahead in Iowa (by four points) among registered voters   Three key Gaps   Iowa  – Gender Gap Men: TrumpContinue reading…

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Galesburg’s Eric Shelton returns home from season of The Ultimate Fighter

It was all cheers and tears at the Quad City International Airport late Thursday evening, as Galesburg native and mixed martial artist, Eric “Showtime” Shelton returned home from Las Vegas. For the past six weeks,Continue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder series: Ernest Rodriguez

By Catherine Babikian Ernest Rodriguez grew up to be a civil rights leader and worked for change in his community throughout his life. He was born in boxcar #8 in Bettendorf, Iowa. The boxcar wasContinue reading…

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2016 Women of Influence Honoree: Dawn Martinez Oropeza

By Perry Beeman Reprinted with permission by the Business Record For Dawn Martinez Oropeza, recalling how her father was stripped of his cultural identity drives her to make sure that doesn’t happen to 600 middleContinue reading…

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“Mexican, Chinese and Muslims fight for America”

By Raoul Lowery Contreras A quarter century ago the Los Angeles Times had an inside page story about five Mexican American brothers from East Los Angeles that were serving in the U.S. Armed Forces onContinue reading…

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LULAC Davenport Founder Series: Salvador Lopez

Salvador Lopez was born in Muscatine, Iowa, in 1928. His parents Antonia and Federico Lopez, had come to the United States from central Mexico some years before. During the Depression, the family moved from Fairport,Continue reading…

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Images from the LULAC QC Scholarship Banquet 2016

Thank you to Ascentra Credit Union, Regional Development Authority and Saint Ambrose University for sponsoring the banquet this year. ►LULAC Davenport in collaboration with LULAC Moline awarded tonight $33,000 to 48 Quad City area studentsContinue reading…

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Eva Savala the Latina Godmother of politics in Rock Island County

By Dawn Neuses Eva Savala has always used her voice to help others: as a wife and mother of five; as a local, state and international union representative; as an advocate for Latino voter registrationContinue reading…

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The Bakery of Cedar Rapids

The Bakery of Cedar Rapids is now open!  Come join us for authentic Mexican Breads, Pastries, cookies, and other specialties all made fresh daily. Traditional Mexican breads, pastry, tortillas, and meats, as well as traditionalContinue reading…

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Aurelio’s Bake Shop

Aurelio’s Bake Shop is located in Sterling, IL.  It is named after its owner and baker with 25 years of experience, Aurelio Gallardo. Gallardo is from Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico. He is a father of threeContinue reading…

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LULAC QC will award $33,000 in scholarships to 48 students

LULAC will be holding its annual scholarship awards banquet on Sunday, July 31 at 4:00 pm at the Rogalski Center at Saint Ambrose University, Davenport, IA. Invited are the recipients, their parents or guardians, CouncilContinue reading…

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BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS 100 DAYS / 100 BIGS KICKS OFF! Ascentra Credit Union Foundation Provides Grant for BBBS Volunteer Recruitment

Right now there are more than 200 children waiting to be matched to an adult volunteer through Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley – 70 percent of them are boys. BBBS in partnershipContinue reading…

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Images from the LULAC QC Scholarship Banquet 2016

Thank you to Ascentra Credit Union, Regional Development Authority and Saint Ambrose University for sponsoring the banquet this year. ►LULAC Davenport in collaboration with LULAC Moline awarded tonight $33,000 to 48 Quad City area studentsContinue reading…

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The Bakery of Cedar Rapids

The Bakery of Cedar Rapids is now open!  Come join us for authentic Mexican Breads, Pastries, cookies, and other specialties all made fresh daily. Traditional Mexican breads, pastry, tortillas, and meats, as well as traditionalContinue reading…