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UPDATE: Bettendorf Police arrest two in connection to bank robbery  KWQC-TV6

BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) - Bettendorf Police arrested two suspects in connection to a Bank Robbery on Thursday. Police were dispatched to U.S. Bank on ...

Potential threat to Bettendorf High School deemed a prank, police say  WQAD Moline

BETTENDORF, Iowa - A threat made to Bettendorf High School will prompt extra security on November 16. District leaders sent a letter to parents on November ...

No school, no problem: Bettendorf high schoolers have first 'eLearning' days  Quad City Times

Last week's bone-chilling cold snap may have shut down the Quad-Cities, but for Bettendorf High School students, the learning didn't stop just because school ...

Threat against Bettendorf High School 'not credible,' but school adds police security  Quad City Times

Bettendorf High School had at least five police cruisers stationed around its perimeter Friday, after school officials received a message Thursday indicating a ...

Bettendorf High School presents 'Charlie Brown Christmas'  Quad City Times

Bettendorf High School Theatre Department will present "A Charlie Brown Christmas" at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at ...

Bettendorf High School presents "A Charlie Brown Christmas"  KWQC-TV6

The story brought to life on stage at Bettendorf High School Dec. 14th and 15th.

Bettendorf High School  Quad City Times

BETTENDORF High School has selected these outstanding seniors from its class of 361 students:

Teens test drive careers at Bettendorf High School event  Quad City Times

It was all part of Bettendorf High School's college and career readiness program to help young teens learn more about career choices.

Bettendorf associate principal wants to make a difference  Quad-Cities Online

BETTENDORF — Each morning at 7:30 a.m., Kevin Skillett walks through the doors at Bettendorf High School expecting to make a difference.

Disorderly conduct at Bettendorf High School football game leads to police pursuit  KWQC-TV6

Disorderly conduct at the Bettendorf High School Football game resulted in a police foot pursuit Friday night with two teens facing charges.

Bettendorf High School Class of 2018  Quad City Times

Bettendorf High School Class of 2018. Emma Katherine Aanestad, Jovan Angel Adame, Nicholas Richard Adams, Olivia Taylor Adams-Moulton, Sana Ahmad, ...

Bettendorf STEM Expo open to all families  Quad City Times

The annual free Bettendorf STEM Expo will be 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Bettendorf Middle School, 2030 Middle Road, Bettendorf.

Photos: Bettendorf beats Central 61-50 | High School Boys Basketball -  Quad City Times

Fourth ranked Davenport Central traveled to play sixth ranked Bettendorf, Thursday, January 10, 2019, and came up short, losing 61-50 to the Bulldogs.

Rick's Six: Snow's coming, threat to Bettendorf High, Hawks win, and tree festival  Quad City Times

A good Friday to all. Let's get started with a Hazardous Weather Outlook from the National Weather *Service* and a threat made at Bettendorf High School.

Photos: Pleasant Valley at Bettendorf Girls Basketball | High School Girls Basketball -  Quad City Times

The Pleasant Valley Spartans traveled to Bettendorf, Friday, December 21, 2018, to take on the Bulldogs in girls basketball. The Spartans came away with the ...

Bettendorf to host parent meeting to discuss Ross College transition plan  Quad City Times

Like many Bettendorf parents, Todd Wade has questions about how the 2019-2020 school year is going to go for his child, a Thomas Jefferson Elementary ...

Bettendorf High School students attend assembly showcasing trades  KWQC-TV6

The project is supposed to be finished at the end of Setepmber.

3A districts produces drama  Quad City Times

There's a good amount of adjectives to describe what happened at Bettendorf High School on Saturday afternoon.

Prolific Bulldogs need to be 'dominant' in trenches  Quad City Times

Bettendorf's football team has no shortage of firepower on its offense.

Bettendorf School District holds bond referendum forums | Local News |  Quad City Times

The Bettendorf Community School District will host two community forums for voters to learn more about the Tuesday, Dec. 11, General Obligation Bond ...

Who's in the news in Bettendorf, LeClaire and Pleasant Valley  Quad City Times

BHS announces Second Quarter Student Spotlight award winners.

Stone's IM win leads Bulldogs past Maroons | High School Swimming -  Quad City Times

Alex Stone heard about Moline's Peter Son through mutual friends.

Who's news: Paul Castro  Quad City Times

Paul Castro, of Bettendorf, has been inducted into the Palomar College Hall of Fame in San Marcos, California.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Oliver Bakeris  Quad City Times

School: Bettendorf High School. Sport: Boys Basketball. Age: 16. Grade: 10. Reason for the nomination: "Oliver always has a terrific attitude and a team first ...

Photos: Pleasant Valley at Bettendorf Girls Swimming | High School Swimming -  Quad City Times

Bettendorf hosted Pleasant Valley in a girls swim meet, Tuesday, October 2, 2018, with the Bulldogs emerging victorious 118-68.

Brownson steps up, sparks Bulldogs to regional final  Quad City Times

Allie Brownson provided the Bettendorf girls basketball team with a needed jumpstart Saturday night.

‘We’re going to get a ton of backlash’: Audio of closed meetings show Bettendorf schools spurned public input  Quad City Times

The parents shouted accusations. They wondered why they “couldn't have a voice.” They questioned why they were learning about major developments in ...

Spartans down rival Bulldogs, stay in touch with first-place Knights  Quad City Times

For a Tuesday night in late September, this was a pivotal match for Pleasant Valley's volleyball team.

Bulldogs trip up Lancers to qualify for state duals  Quad City Times

As Luke Jefferson was clinging to a lead in the third period of his bout Wednesday night, the Bettendorf fans started chanting his name.

Inside Iowa high school star D.J. Carton's life as a five-star basketball recruit

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Dale Carton stands by the bleachers in the Rock Island FIeldhouse, having just watched his son, five-star point guard D.J. Carton, put on a ...

Bulldogs' Porter, Bell sign with Iowa State, South Dakota  Quad City Times

Darien Porter moved to the Quad-Cities before starting middle school. Carter Bell has been at Bettendorf for just the past three years.

What's going on in Bettendorf, LeClaire, Pleasant Valley and Riverdale  Quad City Times

Bettendorf seeking volunteers for the Park Ambassador Program.

Photos: Assumption at Bettendorf Boys Basketball | Basketball  Quad City Times

Bettendorf hosted Davenport Assumption in a MAC showdown, Friday, January 4, 2019, and the Bulldogs emerged the victors 63-50.

Spotlight on ‘A Quiet Place,' written by Bettendorf natives  Quad City Times

Bettendorf-born filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods had anything but a quiet year. The Quad-City natives were in the spotlight in 2018 as the blockbuster ...

Bettendorf school district holds forum to explain $30M bond election.  Quad City Times

Jake Nicholson of Bettendorf has no children in the school district — yet.

Experts: Bettendorf High School's HVAC system at risk  Quad City Times

While the new Grant Wood Elementary School is being built in Bettendorf, attention has turned to an aging mechanical system that needs to be replaced at ...

Photos: Bettendorf boys soccer defeats Ankeny to advance to state final  Quad City Times

Bettendorf's Brant Mueller (26) celebrates after scoring the winning goal for a 4-3 win in overtime against Ankeny in their 3A semifinal match at James C. Cownie ...

Painful night for Hounds  Burlington Hawk Eye

Burlington High School's kickoff receiving team took the field 11 times at Bracewell Stadium Friday night, and 11 times there was nothing to receive.

Parents concerned about plans to move students to Ross College temporarily  Quad City Times

Parents of Bettendorf students who will be attending the new Mark Twain Elementary School peppered three school officials Wednesday, Feb. 20, with questions ...

Photos: Bettendorf at Davenport Central Football | Bettendorf High School  Quad City Times

Davenport Central hosted Bettendorf at Brady Street Stadium, Thursday, October 18, 2018, and was handed a loss by the Bulldogs 28-7. Bettendorf now enters ...

Bettendorf native back in Q-C to lead Junior Theatre show  Quad City Times

DAVENPORT — Bettendorf native Ashley Becher knows the value that children's theater can offer everyone involved, and she and her husband, Bobby, are ...

Bettendorf begins construction on new Mark Twain Elementary School  WQAD Moline

BETTENDORF -. Kids are cheering a lot at Mark Twain Elementary School on Thursday, October 4. That's because they'll be the final students in the current ...

Photos: Bettendorf boys soccer finishes second in 3A state championship  Quad City Times

Bettendorf's Blake Rollinger (2) hugs assistant coach Dave Gamble as teammates Zach Elias (18) and Joey Parker (12) walk to the sideline after losing their 3A ...

Nothing is 'Quiet' about the lives of filmmakers from Bettendorf  Quad City Times

The lives of two Bettendorf High School filmmakers have been anything but quiet for the past year — and the buzz is getting louder for their new movie “A Quiet.

Photos: Class 2A Boys District Tennis | High School Tennis -  Quad City Times

Check out pictures of the Iowa Class 2A boys district tennis tournament, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Bettendorf High School.

Get to know Joy Kelly, interim principal at Bettendorf High School  Quad City Times

When the bell rings at Bettendorf High School, Joy Kelly is on the move.

Bettendorf High School graduates  Quad City Times

The following students are graduates of the Bettendorf High School Class of 2017:

Photos: Assumption volleyball defeats Bettendorf in four | High School Volleyball -  Quad City Times

Assumption's Lea Nelson (4) hits the ball over the net as Bettendorf's Breanna VerMeer (12) tries to block it during the second set of their match Tuesday night at ...

Updated: Bettendorf High School lockdown is lifted  Quad City Times

UPDATE: Bettendorf High School, in consultation with the Bettendorf Police Department, has completely lifted the lockdown provisions in place this afternoon.

Moline, Bettendorf end pool competition drought  Quad-Cities Online

MOLINE — When the Moline boys' swim team heads to Bettendorf this evening to take on the Bulldogs in dual action, it will be the first time the two schools.

Bettendorf couple plans winery, events center for former Olathea Golf Course  Quad City Times

A young couple from Bettendorf wants to rezone 13.3 acres of the former Olathea Golf Course in rural LeClaire to plant a vineyard and build a winery with tasting ...

Bettendorf neighbors express concern for future of Thomas Jefferson Elementary  Quad City Times

Neighbors of the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School neighborhood in Bettendorf and other community members voiced concerns about the future of the ...

Carton, Hilmer share Mr. Basketball honor  Quad City Times

DES MOINES — D.J. Carton is an athletic five-star prospect who powered Bettendorf to the top of the Class 4A state rankings and a 21-win season.

Photos: Muscatine softball at Bettendorf for a doubleheader  Quad City Times

Bettendorf's Madison Temple (17) releases a pitch during the first game of their doubleheader at Bettendorf High School on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

Bulldogs open season with win over North | High School Volleyball -  Quad City Times

The Bettendorf volleyball team comes into the 2018 season in a unique position.

Assumption mat trio golden  Quad City Times

Kole Kreinbring, Julien Broderson and Seth Adrian all saw the same thing at Bettendorf High School.

Sunrise Golf Course in Bettendorf is the place to play for camaraderie  WQAD Moline

Sunrise Golf Course in Bettendorf has a down-to-earth style of play that draws new golfers and keeps its members coming back all summer.

Rick's Six: Our coldest day, most schools closed, and so cold his whiskey froze  Quad City Times

A good Thursday to all. While the National Weather *Service* isn't ready to call it official yet, congratulations you have survived the coldest day ever in the ...

BixBRAI 2018: Bettendorf grad to bike across Iowa, run Bix barefoot  Quad City Times

Bix runs in Dustin Murphy's blood. And he runs Bix in his bare feet.

Bettendorf High School announces Academic Letter Awards  Quad City Times

Bettendorf High School has awarded the following students the Academic Letter Award, recognizing academic achievement and excellence in education:

Photos: Bettendorf boys soccer defeats Iowa City High in 3A state quarterfinal  Quad City Times

Bettendorf's Dawson Gamble (14) celebrates his goal during the second half of a 3A quarterfinal match at James C. Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines on ...

Franc Freeman  Quad City Times

Franc Freeman wasn't into winning popularity contests.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Ashley Endorf  Quad City Times

Sport: Girls Bowling. Grade: 12. School: Bettendorf High School. Coach's reason for the nomination: "Ashley demonstrates true character on and off the lanes ...

Joanne Updegraff  Quad City Times

May 15, 1934-November 10, 2018. BETTENDORF — Joanne Updegraff, 84, died Saturday, November 10, 2018, at her home in Bettendorf. Memorial services ...

'It's just a dream:' Bettendorf natives who wrote 'A Quiet Place' return home to watch it  Quad City Times

After attending red carpet premieres in New York City and Los Angeles earlier in the week, filmmakers Bryan Woods and Scott Beck landed in Moline on ...

Planetarium has students, community seeing stars  Quad City Times

Now more than ever, Bettendorf students are seeing stars … among other images at the Donald A. Schaefer Planetarium at Bettendorf High School.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: A look back at prep sports from 10 years ago this week  Quad City Times

Rock Island's Victor Jones jumps for a rebound as Morton's Will Headean watches Friday during the Illinois Class 3A sectional final at Rock Island Fieldhouse.

Buoyed by humbleness and integrity, Iowa State commit Darien Porter looks to chase down greatness  Des Moines Register

BETTENDORF, Ia. — The words roll out gently with every answer — genuine and smooth, full of humility and eagerness to swat the praise elsewhere. His soft ...

Salute to Sports recognizes Q-C's best Monday night  Quad City Times

It is an accomplished list of finalists. There are undefeated, state champion wrestlers. There is an Iowa Mr. Basketball who scored a Quad-Cities record 2,376 ...

Salutes  Quad City Times

Bettendorf High School honors Student Spotlight recipients.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Rocky Schoenfelder  Quad City Times

Rocky Schoenfelder. Sport: Football. Age: 17. Grade: 12. School: Bettendorf High School. Coach's reason for the nomination: “Rocky is a two-year starter and ...

Photos: Bettendorf Show Choir Invitational 2017 | News |  Quad City Times

Musicians, singers and dancers perform at the Bettendorf Show Choir Invitational 2017 at Bettendorf High School in Bettendorf, Iowa Saturday February 4, 2017.

Bettendorf High School Class of 2015 | |  Quad City Times

The following are 2015 graduates from Bettendorf High School:

Student Big Table participants develop ideas to improve the Quad-Cities  Quad City Times

A Pleasant Valley sophomore was the picture of enthusiasm while he shared his ideas Thursday with dozens of other high-school students.

The changing face of Bettendorf  Quad City Times

"What is that? It's huge!" More than one person has sputtered words to that effect after spotting the steel framework that is rising from last year's farm field at ...

Rick's Six: Snow coming, house fire injures 1, couple charged in attack on would-be burglar, and bald eagle days  Quad City Times

A good Friday to all. First things, first. NWS: Storm. The National Weather *Service* has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Quad-City region from midnight to ...

Josie Herbst returns to Bettendorf with Iowa State volleyball  KWQC-TV6

The former Bulldog volleyball star played for Iowa State against Illinois in a spring match at Bettendorf.

Sara Gordon Karns | Obituaries |  Quad City Times

BETTENDORF - A memorial *service* to celebrate the life of Sara Gordon Karns, 51, of Bettendorf, will be held 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at the ...

Rick's Six: School closings, more snow, freezing rain, snow emergencies and bridge work  Quad City Times

A good Tuesday to all. Another day another winter storm warnings and another day of school closings and delays. Here are the details.

Bettendorf principal scrutinized in district re-audit  Quad City Times

A state report issued Thursday outlines several problems with Bettendorf Community School District policies and procedures and notes a potential conflict of ...

Website ranks Bettendorf, PV among Iowa's best school districts  Quad City Times

The website Niche has included Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley schools on its list of top school districts in Iowa.

PHOTOS: 200 from 2018 | Local News |  Quad City Times

200 images from 2018 by Quad-City Times Photographer Kevin E. Schmidt.

Bettendorf native will appear tonight on 'America's Got Talent'  Quad City Times

Bettendorf native Melissa Mooney a member of the Angel City Chorale, a group scheduled to perform on Tuesday during a live episode of "America's Got Talent.

Bettendorf facilities plan back on the table  Quad City Times

Bettendorf School Superintendent Michael Raso said Tuesday that he is placing the proposed six-year facilities plan on the agenda for the March 5 school board ...

Bettendorf's Lane may go both ways this fall  Quad City Times

If you saw Suni Lane play football at Bettendorf High School back in 2016, you remember him as a tall, sleek, acrobatic wide receiver.

Sequel is planned for hit 'Quiet Place' | Local News |  Quad City Times

The hit horror film “A Quiet Place,” which was written by Bettendorf High School graduates Bryan Woods and Scott Beck and John Krasinski, the movie's ...

Kallenberger set for tough test in 1st game  Quad-Cities Online

IOWA CITY — Kirk Ferentz insisted Friday that he doesn't know much yet about the Iowa football team's first opponent this season.

Bettendorf to pay $50,000 to outgoing principal Jimmy Casas  Quad City Times

Bettendorf schools will pay its outgoing high school principal $50000 after he accepted a job as an educational consultant in New York state, according to an ...

Bettendorf 14-Year-Old: Student, Wrestler, and Professional Actor

BETTENDORF, Iowa -- For most high school wrestlers, the stage doesn't get any bigger than the state wrestling tournament. But one freshman in Bettendorf ...

Underdog Baer has hustled his way into the hearts of Iowa fans  Quad City Times

IOWA CITY — Members of the Iowa basketball team were getting back together in the summer of 2014 to begin preparing for a season that was still several ...

Ickes: Did BHS principal Casas do anything wrong?  Quad City Times

High School Principal Jimmy Casas fired a warning shot across Bettendorf's bow.

Bettendorf schools switch technology, puts used iPads up for sale  Quad City Times

Pat Bereskin had a plan: She, her husband and friends would head over to Bettendorf High School early Wednesday and buy 12 iPads at a deep discount.

William 'Bill' Hamilton  Quad City Times

October 30, 1942 – January 19, 2019. LECLAIRE — William L. “Bill” Hamilton, 76, of LeClaire, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Clarissa C.

PV Staver's love for swimming outweighs challenges  Quad City Times

Frank DeMaria calls Libby Staver an aerobic machine.

Angela Draese  Quad City Times

September 11, 1972 - May 29, 2018. BETTENDORF — Angela J. Draese, 45, of Bettendorf, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at University Hospitals, ...

National tryout, Top 100 camp help Bulldogs' Carton evolve, mature  Quad City Times

DJ Carton has not had much time to be a kid so far this summer.

Community Foundation of the Great River Bend gives $266,000 in scholarships  Clinton Herald

BETTENDORF — It was during a balloon and laser demonstration while a high school student that Caleb Hoffman first realized he was interested in engineering ...

Davenport Police arrest Bettendorf High student in stabbing incident  Quad City Times

More than five weeks after police began investigating a stabbing incident that sent a Bettendorf High School senior into surgery, a classmate turned himself in to ...

Alumni Report: Wernentin has found comfort zone at Ole Miss  Quad City Times

Caitlin Wernentin has spent the past five years playing in two major college volleyball programs with the same nickname: Rebels.

Introducing the Des Moines Register’s 2018 All-Iowa football teams  Des Moines Register

The Des Moines Register's All-Iowa football teams have arrived, featuring the best players in each class, from Class 4A down to Eight-Player. The 2018 Elite ...

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