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Marshalltown’s own Yessenia Chavez making a name for herself as a reporter in the QC

The national debate about responsible journalism is raging on. In the era of alternative facts, fake media and search of journalistic integrity, the profession of journalism is in the national spotlight. Simply put, it isContinue reading…

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Limberth “El Gallito” Ponce is putting Quad Cities professional boxing once again on the national spotlight

Last Saturday June 17 Ponce won the biggest fight of his career defeating the hometown favorite Noel Esqueda in Wichita, Kansas as the co-featured event live TV on CBS Sports. The bout took place theContinue reading…

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Rita Vargas the 2017 Honorary Survivor Chair for the 28th Annual Race for the Cure QC

In spite of technological and medical advances, the fight rages on. We still do not have a miracle cure for cancer and that is why prevention and being vigilant and knowing your own body mightContinue reading…

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Luis Alberto Urrea, best-selling author and Pulitzer-Prize finalist, to give keynote address at the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference

The Midwest Writing Center (MWC) is thrilled to announce the annual David R. Collins Writers’ Conference will return to St. Ambrose University on June 22-24. The David R. Collins Writers’ Conference offers high quality, generative writing instructionContinue reading…

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The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs has established the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Many outstanding Latinos/as helped shape Iowa and many strong Latino leaders continue to contribute their talents and skills to improve the quality of life in this state. To recognize andContinue reading…

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Teaching kids responsibility and sportsmanship through boxing

Keeping kids of the streets while teaching them responsibility and sportsmanship is what Jeff Perez does. And to help him do this admirable work that helps young people of this community, Jeff Perez invites everyoneContinue reading…

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Abarrotes Carrillo Encourages Healthy Food Choices as Part of State Initiative

Shoppers at Abarrotes Carrillo at 903 W 3rd St, in Davenport will have the opportunity to sample and learn how to prepare a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables during special events scheduled from 10:30Continue reading…

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East Moline Main Street: Fun in downtown East Moline for the summer

Summer in Quad Cities is always full of fun events and festivals. While many imagine The District of Rock Island or Downtown Davenport when they think of summer fun, there are also a lot ofContinue reading…

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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…