Quad Cities http://peoriapublicradio.org en Writers gather in the Quad Cities for conference http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/writers-gather-quad-cities-conference <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For three days every year, writers gather in the Quad Cities to learn about poetry and prose. This week, the Midwest Writing Center will host its annual David R. Collins Writers Conference. &nbsp;IPR's Renata Sago talks with beginning novelists and professional poets who hope to find inspiration and hone their skills. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:13:09 +0000 Renata Sago 25425 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Writers gather in the Quad Cities for conference 10 state erosion conference held in Quad Cities http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/10-state-erosion-conference-held-quad-cities <div>This week, engineers, contractors, and municipal workers from ten states will meet in the Quad Cities to learn how to prevent erosion and improve water quality. Tuesday through Thursday, two chapters of the International Erosion Control Association will hold a joint conference called, "Great Connections." Brian Stineman, Davenport's Natural Resources Manager, expects more than 200 people to attend the workshops, field trips, and other sessions.</div><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:07:20 +0000 Herb Trix 22487 at http://peoriapublicradio.org 10 state erosion conference held in Quad Cities Quad Cities business at center of court battle http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quad-cities-business-center-court-battle <p></p><div>Can the state of Illinois grant a permanent property tax exemption to a private, for-profit business ? That's the question for a court battle getting started in the Quad Cities. IPR’s Herb Trix reports:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 21:43:53 +0000 Alex Rusciano & Herb Trix 5597 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quad Cities business at center of court battle Bustos, Loebsack tour defense contractor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bustos-loebsack-tour-defense-contractor <p></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 21:11:32 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1206 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bustos, Loebsack tour defense contractor