This feature collects articles published online by the following Quad Cities-area media outlets: Quad-City Times, Rock Island Argus/Moline Dispatch, River Cities’ Reader, KWQC, and WQAD. It also includes items from CapitolFax.com and the state-politics sections of the Des Moines Register and the State Journal-Register.

If you'd like your media outlet included in this list, contact Jeff at jeff@rcreader.com.

The River Cities’ Reader’s photo contest has returned, with four new categories for your submissions: “Urban,” “Rural,” “Uniquely Quad Cities,” and “Reflection.”

The deadline for entries is June 27. We plan to publish the winners in the July 6 issue of the River Cities’ Reader.

Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

To download a PDF of the puzzle, click here.

To download a PDF of the puzzle, click here.

Reviews by Jeff Ashcraft, Patricia Baugh-Riechers, Audra Beals, Dee Canfield, Kim Eastland, Emily Heninger, Heather Herkelman, Paula Jolly, Victoria Navarro, Mike Schulz, Joy Thompson, Oz Torres, Brent Tubbs, Jill (Pearson) Walsh, and Thom White.

To download a PDF of the puzzle, click here.

To download a PDF of the puzzle, click here.

On a beautiful January day, Quad Cities Photography Club member Joaquin Espejo decided to walk down to the bank of the Rock River behind Pizza & Subs on Blackhawk Road in Rock Island to take a few pictures. He spotted a flock of ducks walking around on the ice, and when they suddenly took off he was able to capture this image of them in flight.

The Spring+Summer 2017 edition of the Quad Cities Dining Guide – featuring more than 800 restaurant listings – is on stands now. Pick one up wherever you find the River Cities’ Reader!

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