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Mississippi flooding crashes over West

The flooding in Davenport has reached River Drive with water deep enough to surround buildings. Geese and ducks are able to venture from the river to the downtown area.

Laurence Walker, Reporter

May 9, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, the levee that has been up for over a month holding the record high flooding from the Mississippi river broke, and crashed over downtown Davenport. According to KWQC, the river levels reached 22.64 feet on Thursday, May 2, surpassing the previous record of 21.63 feet set in 199...

Women of West: Amanda Bohart

“Because of my own learning issues I’ve been able to help get students through school, learn as much as possible, and identify their own strategies to help them learn and be stronger students because of my own experiences.” 
-Special Education teacher Amanda Bohart

Joseph Potts, Reporter

March 14, 2018

Born in Peoria, Illinois, special education teacher Amanda Bohart loved school and always wanted to be a teacher, despite struggling. “I have a learning disability which causes things that I hear to be difficult for me to understand,” Bohart said. “It is more of a auditory processing issue. I understan...

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