Target lowers food prices as many shoppers go into grocery debt

As many budget-strapped consumers seek ways to cut back on their spending, Target announced Monday that it will reduce prices on 5,000 popular items — including milk, meat, bread, soda, fruits, vegetables, snacks, yogurt, peanut butter, coffee, diapers, paper towels and pet food.

Rock Island Rotary gives 500 lbs. food to nonprofits

The Rotary Club of Rock Island has collected and distributed more than 500 pounds of food to selected area non-profits as part of a five-month initiative. The Rotary’s district-wide service project aims to help alleviate hunger in the surrounding communities.