Posted on: January 18, 2018

The Rock Island Police Department Urges Public to Make a Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday

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Chief Jeffrey VenHuizen announced today they will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl weekend to keep impaired drivers off the roads and encourage more people to wear their seat belts.  The messages are familiar and simple:  Drive So...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Dance Up Some Learning at the Hug-a-Book Dance Party

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Kids and families have a chance to dance, build early learning skills, and get a free book, all with the Hug-A-Book Dance party at the Rock Island Public Library.

The Hug-a-Book Dance Party is from 6:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 25, at the Rock Islan...

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Library Website News & Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2018

What's On Your Mind? Rock Island Library Wants to Know

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The Rock Island Public Library is hosting a Community Conversations series of small group discussions designed to help it better understand people's aspirations for the community. 

The first set of "kitchen-table" type conversations are ...

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Library Website News & Announcements
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Dad & Daughter Date Night

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   Dads and
daughters…get dressed up and come have a fun night out together! Dance to musicfrom a live DJ, get silly or sweet pictures taken in the themed photo booth, do
a craft together, eat some snacks, get your face pa...

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Register Online News & Announcements
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Holiday Refuse and Recycling Collection Schedule

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Refuse and recycling collection will be on the normal collection schedule during the week of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

The Drop-Off Center located at Millennium Waste, 13606 Knoxville Road, Milan will be open on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12 noon.&...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Need Tech Help? Get It at Your Library!

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If you've recently added or upgraded technology in your life, the Rock Island Library's continuing Open Technology Labs could be your solution to the missing instruction manual.

In January, one-on-one technology help is available from 9:00 am to 10:30 am o...

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Library Website News & Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2018

2015 Code Updates

As of January 1st, 2018 the City of Rock Island adopted the 2015 I-Codes, 2017 NEC and local amendments. Please refer to Permits, Licenses, Inspections for the building codes. 

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Rock Island Parks Unveils Sponsorship Program

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    Looking to get your business in front of the community in 2018? Align your business with a positive brand in the community with the Rock Island Parks & Recreation Department. Rock Island Parks & Recreation’s sports,...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project

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In order to keep the community informed of the I-74 Mississippi River Bridge Construction Project, news releases will be sent periodically by the Iowa's Department of Transportation.  For the most up-to-date information, please visit http://www.i...

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