Bettendorf Communications

Bettendorf is part of the greater Quad Cities media market, which is ranked nationally in the top 100 of all television markets, and in the top 150 of all radio markets.

Bettendorf Television Stations

Bettendorf has no commercial television stations, although the city does broadcast council meetings and other information on cable channel 9. The television stations in the other parts of the Quad Cities are readily available in the city.

  • WHBF, TV-4, a CBS affiliate located in downtown Rock Island
  • KQWC, TV-6,the local NBC affiliate, broadcasting from Davenport
  • WQAD, TV-8, the ABC affiliate from Moline, IL
  • KLJB, TV-18, a FOX affiliate, also from Davenport
  • WQPT, TV-24, a public broadcasting station from Moline
  • KQIN, TV-36, an Iowa Public Broadcasting station, also from Davenport
  • KGCW, TV-26, a CW network affiliate, which broadcasts out of Burlington, IA

Bettendorf Newspapers

Although no large-scale newspapers print in Bettendorf, the local papers from other parts of the Quad Cities are eagerly read.

  • Quad City Times: Owned by Lee Enterprises, the Quad City Times publishes daily and on Sundays.
  • River Cities Reader: An independent free newspaper, established in 1993. The Reader was published weekly until January 2008, when it switched to a bi-weekly format, supplemented by expanded online services. Strong coverage of local arts and music scene.

Bettendorf Radio Stations

Quad City Radio Group

A group of Bettendorf AM and FM stations broadcasting from offices located by the Duck Creek Golf Course. The Quad City Radio Group is part of Clear Channel Communications. Stations include a mix of classic rock, country and pop:

  • KUUL 101.3 FM Oldies Top 20 Hits
  • KMXG Mix 96 FM Today’s Hits
  • KCQQ 106.5 FM Classic Rock
  • WLLR 103.7 FM Country
  • WOC 1420 AM News/Talk Radio
  • WFXN 1230 AM Sports Radio

Business Offices and Studio
3535 E Kimberly Rd
Davenport, IA 52807
(563) 344-7000

Bettendorf is part of the greater Quad Cities radio market, and as such the radio stations based in Moline, Rock Island and Davenport are also enjoyed in this community.

More Bettendorf Communications

A fair number of print publications call Bettendorf home.

Myers Communication Group
4420 Apple Valley Dr
Bettendorf, IA 52722-2130
563-332-4126

Tae Kwon DO Times
1423 18th Street
Bettendorf, IA 52722
563-359-7202

Women’s Edition
1035 Lincoln Road Suite 212
Bettendorf, IA 52722
563-355-3988