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2014 River Bandits in the Press

Below is a selection of articles that include the River Bandits organization or Modern Woodmen Park in 2014. For articles from 2014 on River Bandits players, coaches, the team itself, and the Houston Astros organization click here.

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December 31 - (Dispatch-ArgusTurmoil in county government marked 2014


December 27 - (Quad-City TimesPeople who made Q-C sports news in 2014

December 27 - (Quad-City TimesCity hall 'clowns' bring welcome smiles

December 26 - (Dispatch-Argus2015 bucket list for Q-C teens

December 24 - (Billings GazetteNew Mustangs owners see Dehler as blank canvas

December 20 - (Quad-City TimesNew plans address flooding

December 19 - (Midwest League TravelerRiver Bandits get new manager for 2015

December 19 - (Quad-City TimesA riverfront circus with city hall clowns

December 18 - (Quad-City TimesCarolina League team is fourth to be owned by Bandits' Heller

December 18 - (Philadelphia Business JournalThe Wilmington Blue Rocks have new owners

December 18 - (WDDE-FMBlue Rocks change owners, eye major improvements

December 18 - (WDEL-AMRocks sold, changes to Frawley Stadium planned

December 18 - (The News JournalBlue Rocks' new owners eye Frawley Stadium makeover

December 17 - (Ballpark DigestMain Street Baseball buying majority share of Wilmington

December 10 - (WHBF-TV4More attractions coming to Modern Woodmen Park

December 10 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport Council Moves Several Projects Forward

December 10 - (Dispatch-ArgusDavenport approves Modern Woodmen Park projects

December 6 - (Mustangs to RedsMustangs ring in the new year under new ownership

December 6 - (Quad-City TimesBandits ownership purchases Montana club

December 6 - (Quad-City TimesHoliday Train visits the Q-C to raise money, food

December 6 - (Billings GazetteWelsch column: Is Billings ready for new Mustangs' energy?

December 5 - (Last Best NewsNew Mustangs owners say they're in for the long haul

December 5 - (Billings GazetteMustangs' owners envision grand ballpark experience

December 5 - (Billings Gazette'An exciting day' as Mustangs announce sale to Iowa group

December 5 - (Great Falls TribuneFriday's Briefs

December 5 - (Ballpark DigestMain Street Baseball buying Billings Mustangs

December 4 - (Billings GazetteMustangs set press conference; sale imminent

December 4 - (Quad-City TimesAldermen OK work related to carousel

December 3 - (Dispatch-ArgusModern Woodmen plans carousel, larger concourse deck

December 3 - (KWQC-TV6More Rides Possible at Modern Woodmen Park

December 3 - (KLJB-TV18Modern Woodmen Park Adding More Attractions

December 1 - (WQAD-TV8River Bandits offer deals on Cyber Monday

November 29 - (Iowa Bid NetworkModern Woodmen Park Concourse Deck Expansion

November 27 - (WHBF-TV4Mr. Thanksgiving: the man behind the annual feast

November 16 - (Quad-City TimesRonald G. Bawmann

November 13 - (WQAD-TV8How to help with Mr. Thanksgiving's dinner tradition

November 13 - (Dispatch-ArgusSANDY MOREL

November 12 - (WHBF-TV4Bandits donate $50K to Genesis

November 12 - (Quad-City TimesBandits donate $50,000

November 12 - (Quad-City TimesProsperity Summit focuses on eliminating poverty

November 12 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits fulfil $50,000 pledge to Genesis Foundation

November 12 - (Dispatch-ArgusIllinois or Iowa?

November 11 - (Quad-City TimesWho's in the news? Bethany Family Awards winners

November 10 - (Quad-City TimesBandits' Ferris wheel turns heads across the nation, wins award

November 10 - (Ballpark Digest2014 Ballpark Improvement: Quad Cities River Bandits

November 10 - (Dispatch-ArgusBallpark Digest honors Modern Woodmen Park

November 10 - (Midwest League TravelerQC's Ferris wheel chosen as year's best ballpark improvement

November 10 - (WHBF-TV4Another award for Modern Woodmen Park

November 10 - (WVIK-FM 90.3Another Award for Modern Woodmen Park

November 10 - (KWQC-TV6Ballpark Digest honors Modern Woodmen Park

November 10 - (KWQC-TV6"Thank Heavens for Lane Evans"

November 8 - (Quad-City TimesHy-Vee makes food and wine wishes come true to benefit Make-A-Wish

November 7 - (WHBF-TV4Bridging the Wealth Disparity Gap

November 6 - (WHBF-TV4Nonprofit honors those who make in impact in the community

November 4 - (Dispatch-ArgusBethany to honor outstanding families, individuals, businesses

October 31 - (Dispatch-ArgusAdoptions add to clan's crazy house, awards shelf

October 30 - (Dispatch-ArgusEmail bag

October 28 - (Daily Digest NewsBiden campaign hard in Iowa, hints at presidential bid

October 28 - (Dispatch-ArgusBiden rallies local Dems for Braley, Loebsack campaigns

October 28 - (Quad-City TimesBiden to Davenport crowd: GOP policies hurt middle class

October 28 - (The Washington TimesJoe Biden in Iowa: We must 'stop the march of the tea party now'

October 27 - (ABC NewsBiden: Voters Can 'Stop the March' of Tea Party

October 27 - (The Des Moines RegisterBiden in Iowa: 'Put me in, coach, I'm ready to play'

October 27 - (Dispatch-ArgusBiden, Clinton, Boehner and Rubio headed to Quad-Cities

October 27 - (The HillBiden in Iowa: 'Put me in, coach'

October 27 - (KCRG-TV9Biden cites 'trouble' in middle class during Davenport campaign stop for Braley

October 27 - (KLJB-TV18Big Political Stars Stump for Local Candidates

October 27 - (KWQC-TV6Big Political Stars Stump for Local Candidates

October 27 - (KWQC-TV6Vice President Biden Stumps For IA Dems in Davenport

October 27 - (PoliticoJoe Biden hits the trail for Bruce Braley

October 27 - (Quad-City TimesBiden campaigns for Braley, Loebsack

October 27 - (Quad-City TimesBiden tells Q-C: 'America's back'

October 27 - (Quad-City TimesBiden: Voters can 'stop the march' of tea party

October 27 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C Democrats reminded to cast vote early

October 27 - (WHBF-TV4Biden, Boehner Campaign for local candidates

October 27 - (WHBF-TV4Major politicians coming to the QC could cause traffic tie ups

October 27 - (WQAD-TV8Biden bids for Braley and Loebsack in Davenport rally

October 27 - (WQAD-TV8Taveras left lasting impact on River Bandits fan

October 26 - (KLJB-TV18Voters Weigh In On VIP Visits

October 26 - (KWQC-TV6Voters Weigh In On VIP Visits

October 26 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits owner: Taveras' death 'a terrible loss'

October 26 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits batting champ, top Cardinals prospect had a zest for life

October 26 - (Quad-City TimesBest riverfront or 'sideshow'

October 26 - (WHBF-TV4Tickets available for Vice President's visit

October 26 - (WQAD-TV8Joe Biden among politicians to visit the QC

October 25 - (Star TribuneMidwest Traveler: Quad Cities is another gem of a river city

October 24 - (Quad-City TimesBoehner to be in Davenport on Monday; Biden visit details released

October 24 - (WHBF-TV4Boehner, Biden plan separate Davenport visits Monday

October 22 - (Dispatch-ArgusDavenport aldermen give first OK to casino site rezoning

October 22 - (WHBF-TV4Davenport city council roundup: casinos, carousels, coyotes, and construction

October 22 - (Dispatch-ArgusDavenport riverfront takes third place in national survey

October 22 - (WQAD-TV8Davenport and Dubuque voted among top riverfronts in America

October 22 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport Takes 3rd In America's Best Riverfront Contest

October 22 - (WHBF-TV4Carousel too costly at Modern Woodmen Park

October 20 - (Quad-City TimesWundram: Da Bears and da stuff memories are made of

October 17 - (WHBF-TV4Best riverfront conference

October 15 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport's Changing Face Debated at Council

October 15 - (KLJB-TV18Davenport Changes Debated in Council Meeting

October 15 - (KLJB-TV18Davenport Amenities Up for Debate at Council Meeting

October 13 - (Quad-City TimesDavenport may negotiate for carousel costs; bids too high

October 13 - (Quad-City TimesDavenport hopes for rally on riverfront voting

October 13 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport In The Running For Best American Riverfront

October 7 - (Quad-City TimesVote for the Q-C's riverfront

October 7 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport FD Takes Part in National Fire Prevention Week

October 5 - (Quad-City TimesCROP walkers take bi-state trek for 43rd year

October 5 - (WHBF-TV4National Fire Prevention Week Celebration

October 4 - (WQAD-TV8Quad Citians raise awareness by walking the path of homelessness

October 4 - (WHBF-TV42014 Sleep Out hosted by Humility of Mary Shelter

October 3 - (WHBF-TV4'Night at the Shelter' raises awareness of the homeless

October 3 - (KLJB-TV18Shelter "Sleep Out"

October 3 - (Dispatch-ArgusView from QCA: Make Q-C riverfront No. 1

October 2 - (WHBF-TV4Davenport needs your vote for USA Today's "Best American Riverfront"

October 2 - (Dispatch-ArgusOn the road again: October off to a running start

October 1 - (Quad-City TimesRun supports Make-A-Wish Iowa

September 29 - (WHBF-TV43rd annual Night at the Shelter-Sleep Out this weekend

September 28 - (Quad-City TimesBring flood protection to Davenport

September 28 - (Dispatch-ArgusView from QCA: Modern Woodmen packs on 9,000 lbs for food bank

September 27 - (Dispatch-ArgusResidents sound off about the perks of living downtown

September 23 - (Dispatch-ArgusDavenport nominated for Best American Riverfront

September 22 - (Quad-City TimesDavenport up for best riverfront

September 21 - (Quad-City TimesHome runs add up for scholarships

September 21 - (Climbing Tal's HillAn Interview with Richard Guill - Houston Astros minor league Photographer

September 18 - (Quad-City TimesOvernight adventure

September 18 - (Dispatch-ArgusSherrard alum's enduring team spirit earns her Homecoming honor

September 18 - (Dispatch-ArgusCross-river contests a distant gridiron memory

September 18 - (Dispatch-ArgusVeto League Baseball Food Drive

September 17 - (Dispatch-ArgusSleepOut benefiting the Humility of Mary Shelter

September 15 - (Quad-City TimesSpend a night at the park to benefit Humility of Mary Shelter

September 14 - (Quad-City TimesMangler, Hawks begin to put pieces together with Q-C sweep

September 13 - (Dispatch-ArgusRI Baseball: It's a great start, but community effort needed

September 12 - (Quad-City TimesSmall thoughts at large

September 11 - (Quad-City TimesDavenport needs a floodwall

September 11 - (Dispatch-ArgusRiverbend Walk/Run for Wishes Oct. 4

September 10 - (Hawyeyesports.comIowa downs Ontario Blue Jays, 14-2, 11-3, Sunday in Quad Cities

September 10 - (Hawyeyesports.comIowa Opens Fall Ball in Quad Cities

September 9 - (Quad-City TimesHawkeyes find fall homes in Quad-Cities, Clinton

September 9 - (Dispatch-ArgusHawkeyes coming to MWP on Sunday

September 8 - (Ballpark DigestCrunching the 2014 MiLB attendance numbers

September 7 - (Quad-City TimesDon't fight the river; live with it

September 6 - (WHBF-TV4Mr. Thanksgiving raising money for this year's dinner

September 6 - (WQAD-TV8'Mr. Thanksgiving' rides Ferris wheel for 13 hours

September 6 - (Sportslogos.netLittle Rascals: The Story Behind the Quad Cities River Bandits

September 5 - (WHBF-TV4Marathon ride to raise money for Mr. Thanksgiving's meal

September 5 - (Dispatch-ArgusThank Galesburg man for this Q-C's view

September 4 - (Dispatch-ArgusHis wheels will turn for a cause on Saturday

September 3 - (Quad-City Times2014 Readers' Choice Winners

September 2 - (KWQC-TV6Q.C. River Bandits Set Record For Attendance

September 1 - (KWQC-TV6Elected Officials Celebrate Labor Day By Honoring America's Workers

September 1 - (WHBF-TV4Quad Citians celebrate the 4th on Labor Day

September 1 - (WHBF-TV4Red, White and Boom is back

September 1 - (WHBF-TV4Red White and Boom launches on Labor Day

September 1 - (WQAD-TV8Red, White and Boom fireworks get a Labor Day redo

September 1 - (Quad-City TimesFireworks light up the Quad-Cities on a different holiday

September 1 - (Dispatch-ArgusBoom arrives late, but still proves spectacular

September 1 - (Dispatch-ArgusHere comes the 'Boom

September 1 - (KLJB-TV18Red, White & Boom! On Labor Day

August 31 - (WHBF-TV4Red, White, and Boom fireworks information 

August 31 - (Ballpark DigestQuad Cities joins attendance-record parade

August 31 - (Quad-City TimesRed, White & Boom set for Labor Day

August 28 - (WHBF-TV4Red White and Boom set for Labor Day

August 28 - (Quad-City TimesMystery clog leaves standing water in LeClaire Park

August 28 - (Quad-City TimesRed, White & Boom set for Labor Day

August 28 - (Quad City Daily NewsMid Morning in the Cities Dave Heller, Owner of The Quad Cities River Bandits

August 27 - (Dispatch-ArgusSizzlin' celebrations! Labor Day weekend booms with fireworks, parades and more

August 27 - (KLJB-TV18Labor Day Red, White & Boom

August 26 - (Houston AstrosAstros Extend PDC with Quad Cities

August 26 - (MLB.comAstros renew deal with Class A Quad Cities

August 26 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits and Astros Extend Partnership

August 26 - (CSN HoustonAstros extend contract with Quad Cities

August 26 - (Ballpark DigestAffiliation news: Mets, Astros, 51s, River Bandits

August 26 - (Ballpark DigestIt's official: Astros, River Bandits extend affiliation

August 26 - (Quad-City TimesThanks, River Bandits, for honoring Sen. Harkin

August 26 - (Quad-City TimesNo brainer: Bandits, Astros extend agreement through 2016

August 26 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits, Astros extend PDC through 2016

August 26 - (Midwest League Traveler) River Bandits extend PDC with Astros through 2016

August 26 - (Regional Daily NewsAstros Extend Agreement with River Bandits

August 25 - (WHBF-TV4Modern Woodmen Park offering festivities for delayed Red, White, and Boom

August 25 - (WQAD-TV8Fighting the heat

August 25 - (Dispatch-ArgusAstros, Bandits to extend player development contract

August 22 - (KWQC-TV6The Story Behind Honor Flight

August 22 - (WHBF-TV4Walk to defeat ALS

August 22 - (WQAD-TV8More to ALS then just the ice bucket challenge

August 22 - (Quad-City TimesSleepout to fight homelessness

August 22 - (BallparkBiz.comNothing Like Modern Woodmen Park

August 21 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C in 50: Stadium provides a view unlike anything in baseball

August 21 - (Quad-City TimesAny room left for baseball?

August 21 - (Quad-City TimesAsk the Times

August 20 - (KWQC-TV6Increased Attendance At Modern Woodmen Park

August 20 - (Dispatch-ArgusR.I.A. to host night at the ballpark for Honor Flight

August 18- (Quad-City TimesR.I.A.'s night at ballpark to support Honor Flight

August 18 - (Dispatch-ArgusHumility of Mary Shelter SleepOut

August 15 - (StadiumJourney.comModern Woodmen Park

August 15 - (Ballpark DigestRiver Bandits team up with Genesis Health for charity

August 15- (Quad-City TimesLou Gehrig's disease devastates Q-C area family

August 15- (Quad-City TimesPolitics take over ballpark

August 14 - (WHBF-TV4Future of Modern Woodmen Park

August 13 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C TO WIU

August 13 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits' bat kids get a unique view of the action

August 13 - (Dispatch-ArgusMark Your Calendar: Aug. 14, 2014

August 12 - (Quad-City TimesLighten up on River Bandits

August 11 - (Dispatch-ArgusLetter: Library thanks all who made summer program best yet

August 10 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits to honor Harkin with bobblehead

August 8 - (Dispatch-ArgusQC Christian School gives Chinese students language, culture lessons

August 8 - (BallparkBiz.comRiver Bandits Honor Retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin with Bobblehead

August 7 - (Quad-City TimesKeep improvements to Davenport coming

August 6 - (Peoria Journal-StarWestern Illinois hires play-by-play voice

August 6 - (KWQC-TV6Ballpark Ride To Benefit Genesis

August 6 - (KLJB-TV18Ballpark Ride Benefits Hospital

August 5 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits to donate at least $50,000 to Genesis, Foundation

August 5 - (WQAD-TV8More attractions at Modern Woodmen has some asking if it's too much

August 5 - (Ballpark DigestAnother River Bandits amusement unveiled tonight: Drop'N Twist

August 5 - (Quad-City TimesBoom is wrong about Heller

August 4 - (Dispatch-ArgusAnnual ballpark event tonight to eradicate polio

August 2 - (Quad-City TimesAstros want to extend relationsihp with River Bandits

August 1 - (Quad-City TimesFerris wheel is out of reach

July 31 - (KWQC-TV6"Playing Possum" At the Bandits-Lumberkings Game

July 31 - (Quad-City TimesAld. Boom off-base in criticism of Heller

July 30 - (WHBF-TV4Contest for Bandits, Lumberkings mascots

July 29 - (WHBF-TV4Red White and Boom

July 28 - (Quad-City TimesProgram encourages 69 peoples to lose 610 pounds

July 27 - (Quad-City TimesBandits owner: Team gives back to the community

July 26 - (Quad-City TimesFloodwalls would keep city accessible

July 25 - (Dispatch-ArgusYour Space: July 26, 2014

July 24 - (Quad-City TimesHIP SHOTS

July 23 - (Quad-City TimesBoom calls for LeClaire Park protection

July 22 - (KWQC-TV6Red, White & Boom! Fireworks Rescheduled For Labor Day

July 22 - (WHBF-TV4Red, White, and Boom! is back on

July 22 - (WHBF-TV4HAVlife Night at the Ball Park

July 22 - (WQAD-TV8Red, White & Boom rescheduled for Labor Day

July 22 - (Quad-City TimesSMALL WORLD

July 22 - (Quad-City TimesRed, White & Boom! display rescheduled for Labor Day

July 22 - (Dispatch-ArgusRed, White & Boom! Fireworks rescheduled for Labor Day

July 22 - (Dispatch-ArgusRed, White & Boom now set for Labor Day

July 21 - (Quad-City TimesFerris wheel has 50 light patterns

July 21 - (Dispatch-ArgusFun things to do with the grandkids

July 21 - (Dispatch-ArgusBatting for scholars home run derby

July 20 - (NBC NewsMeeting America: Immigration Crisis reaches to Iowa

July 20 - (KWQC-TV6Local Heroes Come Together for "Battle of the Badges" to Help a Good Cause

July 20 - (WHBF-TV4Officers take part in the annual 'Battle of the Badges'

July 20 - (WQAD-TV8Candy falls from the sky at Modern Woodmen Park

July 20 - (Quad-City TimesCandy falls from the sky at ballpark

July 20 - (Quad-City TimesClass Reunions

July 20 - (Dispatch-ArgusPolice, firemen play; Ronald McDonald House benefits

July 20 - (KLJB-TV18Battle of the Badges

July 19 - (WHBF-TV4QC leaders tackling climate change

July 19 - (WQAD-TV8QC leaders call on Congress to act on climate change issues

July 19 - (Quad-City TimesCall to Congress to address climate change

July 19 - (Dispatch-ArgusOfficials urge Congress to discuss climate change

July 17 - (The Southern IllinoisanMVC touts appreciation, 'all in' mentality in Quad Cities for women's tournament move

July 16 - (Dispatch-ArgusRock Island Update

July 15 - (Dispatch-Argus'Pack the Truck' with donations for River Bend Foodbank at Bandits game July 17

July 15 - (Knox County Farm BureauCelebrate Agriculture Night With the Quad Cities River Bandits

July 14 - (KWQC-TV6Road Closures Affect Area Businesses

July 14 - (Quad-City TimesRoads reopen as flood waters continue to fall

July 14 - (Dispatch-ArgusDavenport gives latest flood update

July 10 - (Dispatch-ArgusRivers receding, but high water expected to be here awhile

July 9 - (ESPNQuiet Please: Fun At The John Deere Classic

July 9 - (WQAD-TV8Barricades change as Davenport begins flood recovery

July 9 - (Quad-City TimesSchaefer recalls flood of 1965 at Q-C ballpark

July 9 - (Quad-City TimesFan access to Modern Woodmen Park delayed

July 9 - (Quad-City TimesPhotos: River next to, not in, ballpark

July 8 - (KWQC-TV6River Bandits In Stadium Food Competition

July 8 - (The Des Moines RegisterDisaster aid available for 3 Iowa counties

July 8 - (Omaha World-HeraldMississippi River rise continues; rainfall lower

July 8 - (Hall of Very GoodMinor League Park Engulfed by Water

July 7 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C crews will remove barriers, clean this week

July 7 - (KLBJ-TV18Mississippi River Clean-Up Continues

July 6 - (NBC NewsMidwest Braces for Flooding

July 6 - (WHBF-TV4Modern Woodmen still open despite flooding

July 6 - (WQAD-TV8Roads May Soon Re-Open As Mississippi River Recedes

July 6 - (Ballpark DigestScenes from a ballpark flood in Davenport

July 5 - (Houston ChroniclePhotos: Flood turns Astros minor league park into an island

July 5 - (San Francisco ChronicleFlood turns Astros minor league park into an island

July 5 - (WQAD-TV8Video: What it looks like to fly over Davenport flooding

July 5 - (WQAD-TV8Rep. Dave Loebsack Tours Flood Zone Areas

July 5 - (Ballpark DigestGreat ballpark crowds greet Independence Day games

July 5 - (Quad-City TimesLoebsack gets closeup tour of flood

July 5 - (Astros CountyThis is the ballpark in Quad Cities right now

July 5 - (BallparkBiz.comModern Woodmen Park Once Again Surrounding by Mississippi River Waters, Show Must Go On

July 5 - (BallparkBiz.comQuad Cities River Bandits Battle of the Badges 7.5.14

July 5 - (Midwest League Traveler) River Bandits-Timber Rattlers game postponed

July 4 - (KWQC-TV6River Bandits Play Despite Moat of Flood Water Surrounding Modern Woodmen Park

July 4 - (MiLB.comMississippi River floods Quad Cities

July 4 - (WHBF-TV4WEB EXTRA: River Bandits Fireworks Show

July 4 - (WHBF-TV4Busy night at flood-surrounded Modern Woodmen Park

July 4 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits game still a go for tonight

July 4 - (WHBF-TV4Parking this weekend in Davenport

July 4 - (Aledo Times RecordFarm Bureau wants take you out to the ball game

July 4 - (KLBJ-TV18Latest on Mississippi flooding

July 3 - (CBSSports.comPHOTOS: Single-A stadium in Iowa surrounded by flooding

July 3 - (SB NationMinor League Baseball fans built a bridge to the ballpark after flooding in Iowa

July 3 - (Ballpark DigestSpring rains bring July flooding to Modern Woodmen Park

July 3 - (Bleacher ReportFlooding Surrounding MiLB Team's Stadium Creates Incredible Pictures

July 3 - (Quad-City TimesDespite flooding, River Bandits play on at Modern Woodmen Park

July 3 - (Quad-City TimesCops will be out in force during holiday weekend

July 3 - (Dispatch-ArgusDowntown Davenport parking during July 4th weekend

July 3 - (Midwest League Traveler) Flood waters surround Modern Woodmen Park

July 2 - (WHBF-TV4Bridge goes up at Modern Woodmen Park 

July 2 - (Quad-City TimesVideo eye adds to development of River Bandits players

July 2 - (Quad-City TimesFlood crews move into monitoring phase

July 2 - (Quad-City TimesPortable bridge grants fans access despite to ballpark despite flood

July 2 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport Crews Ready For Crest

July 1 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C cleans up as river's rise continues

June 30 - (WHBF-TV4River crest could hit near record levels

June 30 - (WHBF-TV4UPDATE: Red, White and Boom cancelled due to flooding

June 30 - (KLBJ-TV18Davenport Flood Preps

June 30 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C prepares for near-record water levels

June 30 - (Quad-City TimesFlood now expected to crest at 21.8 feet; River Drive closed

June 30 - (Quad-City TimesFlooding cancels Red, White & Boom!

June 30 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Drive closes in Davenport because of high water

June 27 - (Quad-City Times30th Blues Fest returns to 2nd Street

June 27 - (KWQC-TV64th of July Celebrations 2014

June 27 - (KWQC-TV62014 Blues Fest Moves To Centennial Park

June 27 - (KWQC-TV6New Venue for Blues Fest

June 27 - (KLJB-TV18Blues Festival Has New Location For 2014

June 27 - (Dispatch-ArgusBlues Festival moves to Centennial Park

June 27 - (Dispatch-ArgusFlooding may force festival to move to higher ground

June 26 - (Dispatch-ArgusChocolate-Covered Bacon in Food Fight

June 26 - (Dispatch-ArgusLoop it at Red, White, and Boom!

June 25 - (WQAD-TV8Modern Woodmen Park's Chocolate-Covered Bacon Enters in Food Fight

June 24 - (WQAD-TV8Flood forecast improves, River Drive expected to remain open

June 24 - (Quad-City TimesThank taxpayers for itty-bitty floods

June 23 - (WHBF-TV4Go 4 It: River Bandits Vendor Al Mehrens

June 23 - (Dispatch-ArgusMississippi River continues rising towards crest

June 22 - (ILLOWA-FCARiver Bandits Faith Night

June 21 - (WHBF-TV4SouthPark Mall hosts 'Kids Club' activities

June 21 - (WHBF-TV4Live Uncommon Games

June 21 - (WHBF-TV4Flood Update

June 20 - (KWQC-TV6Public Works Crews Prepare for Flooding

June 20 - (Quad-City TimesWundram: Thom and I, runway bound

June 20 - (Dispatch-ArgusStreet closures, flood walls prepare for high water

June 20 - (Dispatch-ArgusRiver flooding expected to be minor

June 19 - (WHBF-TV42014 Walk For Wishes

June 19 - (WQAD-TV8River Bend Foodbank Donations: How You Can Help

June 19 - (Ballpark DigestRiver Bandits add another amusement to ballpark: Space Camp

June 19 - (Dispatch-ArgusMicro Brewery race and 1st prize artwork

June 17 - (Dispatch-ArgusModern Woodmen Night June 19 at Modern Woodmen Park

June 17 - (Valley LifeSomonauk Blue Stockings capture season's first win

June 16 - (Quad-City TimesFire, police departments to face off for charity softball game

June 16 - (Quad-City TimesModern Woodmen hosts food pantry night

June 16 - (Quad-City TimesQuad-City dads enjoy indoor, outdoor Father's Day fun

June 16 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits award 3 scholarships

June 16 - (Quad-City TimesJohn Arlen Madsen

June 16 - (Moody Radio Quad CitiesKen and Deb in the Morning: Marco LaNave

June 15 - (WHBF-TV4Annual Father's Day Barbeque

June 15 - (WHBF-TV4'Dad's with Diapers program debuts

June 11 - (WHBF-TV4Dads with Diapers

June 9 - (WHBF-TV4Go 4 It: River Bandits Grounds Crew

June 9 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits give hands-on lesson to area kids

June 6 - (WHBF-TV4QC Sports fan Bill Haggard passes at age 53

June 4 - (WQAD-TV8How you can join-in Modern Woodmen Park's Father's Day Cookout

June 4 - (Dispatch-ArgusModern Woodmen Park will host Father's Day Cookout

June 4 - (Dispatch-ArgusFun things to do with the grandkids

June 2 - (WHBF-TV4Donations welcomed for 'Dads With Diapers' campaign

June 2 - (Dispatch-ArgusFerris wheel manager's life has circled back to Q-C

May 28 - (Quad-City TimesDavenport council takes action on lodge, ballpark

May 28 - (B100Bandits At Home Tonight, and This Just In, Ferris Wheel is Awesome

May 27 - (Ballpark DigestTopping a Ferris wheel: this year's Modern Woodmen Park improvements

May 27 - (Quad-City TimesScholarships available for Fun Passes

May 27- (Dispatch-ArgusLeake-Martens Wedding

May 27 - (KLJB-TV18Ferris wheel opens on waterfront

May 27 - (Quad City Moms Blogrecap: Family Night Out at Modern Woodmen Park

May 25- (Dispatch-ArgusBandits cap voted best in minors

May 24 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport Ferris wheel open

May 24 - (WHBF-TV4Ferris Wheel inaugural ride on the Davenport waterfront

May 24 - (WQAD-TV8Ferris wheel finally open to the public

May 24 - (Quad-City TimesBees buzz our Bandits

May 24 - (Quad-City TimesEast Village preps for Memorial Day race

May 24 - (Radio IowaFerris wheel now rolling along the river in Davenport

May 23 - (WHBF-TV4On top of the Ferris wheel at Modern Woodmen Park

May 23 - (WQAD-TV8QC River Bandits cap earns runner-up position

May 23 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits Ferris wheel in action

May 22- (WHBF-TV4Cause of power outage at Modern Woodmen Park determined

May 22 - (WQAD-TV8Local history behind the Ferris wheel

May 22- (Midwest League Traveler) QC voted MWL's top hat in MiLB's Clash of the Caps contest

May 22 - (MiLB.comTop Dog: Chihuahuas' cap voted best in MiLB

May 22 - (Quad-City TimesUp, up and away Notes from on high

May 22 - (WOCFerris Wheel Opens Saturday

May 21- (KWQC-TV6Ferris Wheel One of Many Additions Aimed to Attract to Visitors

May 21- (KWQC-TV6Power Outage at Modern Woodmen Park Postpones Game

May 21- (WHBF-TV4Davenport Mayor tests out Ferris Wheel at Modern Woodmen Park

May 21- (WHBF-TV4Lights out at Modern Woodmen Park

May 21- (WQAD-TV8Ferris wheel takes ride for safety before inaugural ride

May 21 - (Quad-City TimesPhotos: River Bandits Ferris wheel

May 21 - (Quad-City TimesFerris wheel by the numbers

May 21 - (Quad-City TimesAnimal causes ballpark power outage

May 21 - (Quad-City TimesFerris wheel opens Saturday

May 21- (Quad-City TimesBallpark Ferris wheel takes its first riders for a spin

May 21- (Quad-City TimesCouncil discusses more MWP modifications

May 21- (Dispatch-ArgusFerris Wheelin' in Davenport

May 21- (Dispatch-ArgusFerris wheel gives Bandits fans a new view

May 21- (KLBJ-TV18Modern Woodmen Park Ferris Wheel is in motion

May 21 - (BallparkBiz.comTaking the First Ride on the Bandits New Ferris Wheel

May 20 - (Smithsonian.comMy Life as a Mississippi River Rat

May 20- (Quad-City TimesSt. Ambrose zoning request heads to council 

May 19 - (WHBF-TV4Inaugural Ferris Wheel ride event and fundraiser

May 18 - (97XWin a Ride to the Top of the New Ferris Wheel at Modern Woodmen Park

May 18 - (Dispatch-ArgusBeg your pardon

May 17 - (Dispatch-ArgusSet to catch the first pitch

May 15 - (Quad City Moms Blog{kids club} membership has its perks

May 14 - (Chicago ReaderThere's nothing glamorous about the Quad Cities, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to do there

May 14 - (WQAD-TV8Tickets available for the first ride on Modern Woodmen Park's Ferris wheel

May 14 - (Quad-City TimesAlderman get riverfront football option

May 14 - (Dispatch-ArgusModern Woodmen Park Ferris wheel to open May 24

May 14 - (KLBJ-TV18Gondolas go up on Ferris Wheel

May 13 - (KWQC-TV6Where should the money go in Davenport?

May 13 - (Quad-City TimesGet Looped

May 13 - (WGIL RadioLocal Sports 5/13/14

May 12 - (WHBF-TV4Davenport considering how to spend grant money

May 12 - (Quad-City TimesPhotos: River Bandits Ferris wheel

May 12 - (Quad-City TimesDavenport leaders nod towards bandshell, away from ballpark

May 12 - (Midwest League Traveler) QC Ferris wheel installation nears completion

May 12 - (Quad City Moms Blogfamily night out: FAQ and last chance for half-price kids' tickets

May 11 - (Quad-City TimesMississippi nears crest in Quad-Cities

May 11 - (BallparkBiz.comBandits Ferris Wheel Almost Ready for Fans

May 10 - (WHBF-TV4Ferris Wheel at Modern Woodmen Park almost finished

May 10 - (WQAD-TV8Crews place finishing touches on Modern Woodmen Park Ferris wheel

May 9 - (KWQC-TV6Davenport Flood Preparations

May 9 - (WHBF-TV4"Military Family Fun Night" at Modern Woodmen Park

May 9 - (Quad-City TimesPhotos: Q-C floods in 2014

May 9 - (Quad-City Times2014 Dreams Walk

May 9 - (Dispatch-ArgusNot too tickled by Elmo

May 8 - (WHBF-TV4Modern Woodmen prepares for rising river levels 

May 8 - (Quad-City TimesMississippi in a holding pattern

May 8 - (Dispatch-ArgusQ-C temperatures top 80 before extended rains arrive

May 8 - (Dispatch-ArgusPostman to make last rounds

May 7 - (Rock 104.9Why I Dig Day Games at Modern Woodmen Park The Most

May 6 - (KWQC-TV6Bandits, LumberKings Up for Best Cap in Minor Leagues

May 6 - (WQAD-TV8You can choose the best cap in Minor League Baseball 

May 5 - (Just Short of CrazyBudget Family Travel: Quad Cities

May 4 - (Muscatine JournalParkinsons support group will attend River Bandits game on May 8, 2014

April 29- (WHBF-TV4Book Buddies contest winners visit home of the River Bandits

April 28 - (Quad-City TimesFerris wheel fun - for a cause

April 28 - (Dispatch-ArgusFind the best Q-C views at Modern Woodmen, Sunset Marina 

April 28 - (Dispatch-ArgusRandy Wayne White to speak at school fundraiser

April 26 - (Quad-City TimesFerris wheel keeps turning

April 26 - (Quad-City TimesPhotos: Shaving heads to fight cancer

April 26 - (Quad-City TimesEye Openers

April 26 - (Dispatch-ArgusBald heads and big smiles at St. Baldrick's fundraiser

April 25 - (Quad-City TimesAuthor White returns for schools gala

April 25 - (Quad-City TimesHealth Briefs

April 25 - (Quad-City TimesHealth Calendar

April 25 - (Dispatch-ArgusShave the Quad for St. Baldrick's Foundation

April 23 - (KWQC-TV6State-Wide Emergency Drill at Modern Woodmen

April 23- (WHBF-TV4HAZMAT drill at Modern Woodmen Park

April 23 - (WQAD-TV8SWAT Teams Surround Ballpark For Training Exercise

April 23 - (KLJB-TV18Davenport Stages Hazmat Training and Drills

April 23- (Quad-City TimesIowa agencies participate in terrorist drill

April 22- (Quad-City TimesSt. Baldrick's head-shaving benefits cancer research

April 22 - (Dispatch-ArgusMilitary Family Fun Night at Modern Woodmen Park

April 17 - (WHBF-TV4Military Family Fun Night With Elmo

April 17 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits Ferris wheel taking shape on Quad-City skyline

April 17 - (WHBF-TV4Modern Woodmen Park Ferris Wheel almost done

April 16 - (WHBF-TV4Students shave their heads for a good cause

April 16 - (Quad-City TimesWHEEL TAKES SHAPE

April 16 - (Midwest League Traveler) Ferris wheel construction update: Spokes being spread 

April 16 - (Quad-City TimesVolunteers needed to clean up Bettendorf

April 15 - (Dispatch-ArgusA doggone good time: Weekend events in the Quad-Cities

April 14 - (Quad-City TimesLET'S SALUTE

April 14 - (Quad-City TimesRevised Ambrose Stadium Earns Support

April 14 - (Quad-City TimesLetter to the Editor: Thanks for a successful Easter egg hunt

April 10 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits' Race to Home

April 10 - (Dispatch-Argus'Renewal' registration deal runs until midnight tonight

April 9 - (WHBF-TV4Interview: River Bandits Race to Home

April 9 - (Quad-City TimesBandits' staff members lands MLB diversity summit opportunity

April 9 - (Quad-City TimesFree game rewards Q-C community


April 3 - (WHBF-TV4Opening day for the River Bandits

April 3 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits GM Andrew Chesser before opening game

April 2 - (WHBF-TV4Salvation Army to be at River Bandits home opener

April 2 - (Quad-City TimesMidwest League Notebook

April 2 - (MiLB.comMWL Preview: River Bandits take to the skies

April 2 - (KWQC-TV6TV6 Sports Shot

April 2 - (Dispatch-ArgusLike a champ: Have fun like you mean it this weekend

March 30 - (WQAD-TV8The Score Sunday - Bandits Baseball

March 30- (Dispatch-ArgusCheers for Randle and fond goodbyes to Pena, Grabau

March 29- (Quad-City TimesEye Openers

March 29- (Quad-City TimesTake Five

March 28- (Quad-City TimesGetting Ready for Baseball

March 27 - (KWQC-TV6Budweiser Signs Naming Rights to Modern Woodmen Sky Deck

March 27 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits teams up with Budweiser

March 27 - (WQAD-TV8River Bandits are ready to start 2014 season

March 27 - (Ballpark DigestNew for 2014: Budweiser Champions Club at Modern Woodmen Park

March 27 - (Dispatch-ArgusBudweiser puts stamp on Modern Woodmen Park

March 25 - (Dispatch-ArgusLingering winter taking toll on Modern Woodmen Park playing field

March 21 - (WHBF-TV4Spring Weather Affects Teams and Fields

March 21 - (Dispatch-ArgusSouth of 20 joins Instagram

March 20 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits Tickets On Sale


March 19 - (WQAD-TV8WQAD to sponsor fireworks at Bandits games

March 18 - (The Midwest League TravelerCatching up with more former Midwest League players

March 18 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits 2014 Promotions

March 18 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits fill promotional schedule with 'something for everyone'

March 18 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits promotional schedule has something for everyone

March 18 - (KWQC-TV6News at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18 (19:27)

March 17 - (Quad-City TimesGluba: Davenport is 'growing stronger'

March 16 - (Astros.comRiver Bandits receive rings

March 16 - (Quad-City TimesRiver Bandits receive championship rings

March 16 - (Dispatch-ArgusBandits received Midwest League championship rings

March 16 - (Astros.comCorrea talks with his teammates

March 16 - (Astros.comQuad Cities receives 2013 championship rings

March 16 - (WHBF-TV4St. Baldrick's Foundation Event

March 14 - (Quad-City TimesHEALTH BRIEFS: Benefit will help chronically ill children

March 14 - (Dispatch-ArgusCheers & Jeers

March 13 - (The Midwest League TravelerFerris wheel construction update: The legs are up!

March 13 - (Dispatch-ArgusFerris wheel rising on the riverfront in Davenport

March 12 - (WHBF-TV4Modern Woodmen Ferris Wheel Update

March 11 - (The Midwest League TravelerFerris Wheel installation begins at Modern Woodmen Park

March 11 - (Quad-City TimesPhotos: River Bandits Ferris Wheel

March 11 - (KWQC-TV6Ferris Wheel Installation Begins at Modern Woodmen Park

March 10 - (WQAD-TV8Ferris Wheel goes up at Modern Woodmen Park

March 10 - (Ballpark DigestFerris Wheel installation starts this week at Quad Cities

March 10 - (WHBF-TV4Crews begin to install ballpark Ferris Wheel

March 10 - (Dispath-ArgusRiverfront bike path closed possibly through March 21

March 7 - (WHBF-TV4Moline Students Reading For a River Bandits Field Trip

March 4 - (Ballpark DigestRiver Bandits expand scholarship program

February 27 - (WQAD-TV8Cubs, River Bandits, Gear Up For 2014 Season

February 27 - (Quad-City TimesBandits Scholar Program Expands

February 27 - (Quad-City TimesBandits Extend Reach of Bandit Scholars Program

February 22 - (WQAD-TV8Quad Cities River Bandits Hiring 75 Employees

February 22 - (WHBF-TV4River Bandits host anthem auditions

February 22 - (WHBF-TV4WEB EXTRA: River Bandits attractions

February 21 - (Quad-City TimesHundreds walk Centennial Bridge to honor Marxen

February 21 - (Dispatch-ArgusBridge crossing honors Sgt. Marxen

February 20 - (WQAD-TV8Davenport Remembers Sgt. Kevin Marxen

February 19 - (WQAD-TV8River Bandits Hold National Anthem Auditions

February 17 - (Quad-City TimesPage 2 Rail Briefs

February 15 - (Dispatch-ArgusLindauer eyes a trip home in his first full pro season

February 14 - (WHBF-TV4Rascal the River Bandit Gives Valentines

February 13 - (WHBF-TV4WEB EXTRA: River Bandits Owner Dave Heller

February 8 - (WQAD-TV8Little League Registration Day shows spring is coming

February 8 - (WHBF-TV4Little leaguers get ready

February 5 - (WQAD-TV8Staying active is key to fighting winter depression

January 24 - (MiLB.comMinoring in Business: Bandits taking fans to new heights

January 17 - (Quad-City TimesBandits bobblehead giveaways to feature Correa, Rosenthal

January 12 - (Dispatch-ArgusYelling is half the fun: Aledo woman is hard-core Mallards fan

January 8 - (WHBF-TV4Council to vote on ballpark expansion

January 2 - (BallparkBiz.comBandits Eyeing More Improvements to Modern Woodmen Park

January 2 - (KWQC-TV6Council Members to Talk Economic Development, Ballpark Improvements

January 2 - (WHBF-TV4Davenport Committee of the Whole

January 2 - (WHBF-TV4More changes to Bandits ballpark?

January 2 - (WHBF-TV4More changes to Modern Woodmen Park

January 1 - (Quad-City TimesQ-C resolutions for 2014

January 1 - (Quad-City TimesTop stories, photos, videos, tweets of 2013