The Daily Gazette
New sheriff in Rock Island has familiar name
Former Rock Island County Sheriff Jeffrey Boyd hugs his wife, Ann, after he resigned from office Thursday. Boyd entered a plea that allows him to assert his innocence while admitting the evidence the prosecution would present would likely to persuade a judge or jury to find him guilty, to attempted official misconduct based on attempted cyberstalking, according to Illlinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Catching the fish of a lifetime
Yet another week has come to pass here in the Rock River valley, and man, was it interesting to say the least. The week started with me taking my good buddy Terry Stone, who resides in Prophetstown, for a get-familiar trip to Sunset Marina in Rock Island.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Sheriff Jeffrey Boyd Resigns And Pleads Guilty To Attempted Official Misconduct
A western Illinois county sheriff pleaded guilty on Thursday to attempted official misconduct and agreed to resign for attempting to cyberstalk an undocumented immigrant woman, officials said on Thursday. Rock Island County Sheriff Jeffrey Boyd, 48, resigned as part of his plea agreement and withdrew his re-election candidacy in the November election, according to a statement from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Contracts for September 03, 2014
Sundt Construction, Inc., Tempe, Arizona, was awarded a $107,899,999 firm-fixed-price, design, bid, and build contract for the replacement of a runway at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
Wozniak steps down from state's attorney office to run for IL House 71
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
Happy Labor Day Weekend
We are diving into fall, with the start of September jussst around the corner. What do YOU have planned this weekend? Check out our COMMUNITY CALENDAR for some cool things happening this weekend, including... The LAST QC Riverbandits game of the season is TONIGHT - with FIREWORKS after the game.
What's going on this weekend
It will include races, vendors, seminars, a field meet, museum displays, and a motorcycle show.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Bureau County Republican
Circa '21 will present 'White Christmas'
Located in downtown Rock Island, the Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse has been treating audiences to the absolute finest in dining and professional stage entertainment for the past 37 years.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
River Front Times
Billy Bragg Performs Surprise Set at the Royale For Ferguson: "Liberty and Justice for All!"
Billy Bragg stood at the microphone toward the end of his set at the Royale , thoughtfully looking up in the night sky as he tried to put words to what's happening in Ferguson.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
River Cities' Reader
What's Happenin': Thursday, August 21, through Wednesday, September 3
Alternative-country musician Lydia Loveless is August 23's headliner at the Rock Island Brewing Company, and as a longtime resident of the city, I'm proud to say that her list of notable performances begins and ends in Rock Island.