Area News

  • The Score Sunday – High School Football playoff breakdown, FCA
    by Kory Kuffler on October 23, 2017 at 3:49 am

    We break down the Iowa and Illinois high School Football Playoffs.  The FCA story of the Week features Lauren Matson an Orion Volleyball player. […]

  • Trump expects Congress to pass a new tax plan before Thanksgiving; how it could impact your retirement savings
    by Christina Lorey on October 23, 2017 at 3:38 am

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– President Donald Trump raised expectations today about Republicans’ timetable for passing tax reform, saying he expects the currently unwritten overhaul of the tax code on his desk by Thanksgiving. In an op-ed in the USA Today published Sunday, the President said the economy can’t “take off” unless “we transform the outdated, complex tax code.” The tax plan Trump and Republican leaders are pushing for reduces tax rates on corporations from 35% to 20% and consolidates individual tax rates […]

  • Illinois family throws a one of a kind birthday party for son battling a rare disease
    by Lauren Simone on October 23, 2017 at 3:19 am

    BUDA, Illinois–It’s the little things that make Joey Bauer smile, so imagine his surprise when a crowd of people showed up to his 13th birthday party. “I’ve got friends here that drove two and a half hours just to be with him… that speaks a lot to the good hearts in people,” says Joey’s mom, Bonnie Bauer. Dozens of people packed the Taylor Memorial in Buda, Illinois, with gifts and kind words for the birthday boy. “(13 years old) is a […]

  • Halloween takes over Bettendorf Family Museum
    by Yessenia Chavez on October 23, 2017 at 12:46 am

    BETTENDORF– Princesses, Harry Potter’s, Iron Man’s, and Ghosts took over the Bettendorf Family Museum for some ghoulish fun. The Annual Scarecrow Shenanigans event brought dozens out on October 22nd. Kids and their families came in costumes and participated in a variety of Halloween themed activities. The activities included a Haunted bounce house, glow in the dark Jack-o-Latern craft room, and making your own witch’s brew. This spooky family friendly event is a tradition going on almost 30 years now. […]

  • Dozens braved rainy chilly weather for Trunk or Treat event
    by Yessenia Chavez on October 23, 2017 at 12:23 am

    The event provides a safe alternative to trick or treating. […]

  • Man in critical condition after his car collides with a train in West Liberty
    by Elizabeth Wadas on October 22, 2017 at 11:16 pm

    Police say he was extricated by the West Liberty Fire department and ambulance service using the JAWS of life. The man was then flown by helicopter to the University of Iowa Hospitals in critical condition. […]

  • Ready for a nice chill? Two rounds of cool air arrive this week
    by Taylor Graham on October 22, 2017 at 8:30 pm

    It’s looking like a chilly start to our Monday with morning lows in the 40s. Some patchy fog is possible as well. We’ll see a mix of sun and clouds on Monday, but a few showers are possible during the day. Highs will top out near 60. Don’t get too comfortable though… a northwest wind will really pick up Monday night into Tuesday, and highs will likely only be in the upper 40s. On top of that, it will be […]

  • Vote for the Week 9 Score Standout
    by Kory Kuffler on October 22, 2017 at 4:14 am

    Vote for Week 8’s Score Standout below, then click here to get a special deal from Harris Pizza! Here are the week 8 Score Standouts, vote until Thursday at 5 p.m. Find previous Score Standouts here, To receive a special offer from Harris Pizza, click here. […]

Upcoming Events

6:00 pm Village Board Meeting @ Port Byron Village Hall
Village Board Meeting @ Port Byron Village Hall
Nov 6 @ 6:00 pm
AGENDA BOARD MEETING Monday November 6, 2017 6:00 P.M. VILLAGE OF PORT BYRON IL The Board of Trustees for the Village of Port Byron will hold a meeting on Monday November 6th, 2017, at 6:00[...]
6:00 pm Planning & Zoning @ Port Byron Village Hall
Planning & Zoning @ Port Byron Village Hall
Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm
Planning and Zoning Commission Village of Port Byron The Planning and Zoning Commission for the Village of Port Byron will hold a meeting on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the Village Hall, 120[...]

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