DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 19, 2019) — On Tuesday, Auston McLain will launch his bid for the Davenport City Council’s Fifth Ward.

McLain, 34, is the Outreach Advocate at Braking Traffik, a program of Family Resources, which works with survivors of human trafficking.

"Working in the anti-human trafficking movement and sexual assault field, I encounter some of the most challenging parts of our community, as well as some of the best," McLain said.

ANAMOSA, IOWA (July 1, 2019) — Trees Forever, Linn County, Indian Creek Soil Health Partnership, and partners are "creating a buzz" this summer through a series of field days and tours teaching the public about the needs of pollinators and establishing high quality pollinator habitat. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 21, 2019) — A significant expansion of the eligibility for a long-standing grant program for Iowa non-profit college students means more families will qualify for tuition assistance this fall. The Iowa College Student Aid Commission (ICSAC) announced the expansion for the Iowa Tuition Grant (ITG), awarded to financially-eligible students who attend one of Iowa's independent, non-profit colleges or universities.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (February 18, 2019) — The Iowa Council of Foundations (ICoF) and the Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) have released their joint annual report, "Building Iowa's Communities through Philanthropy: A Snapshot of the 2017-2018 County Endowment Fund Program and Grants Made by Casino Nonprofit Organizations".

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 6, 2019) — School board members, superintendents, school staff, and parents from across Iowa attended the Iowa Association of School Board's (IASB) Day on the Hill on February 5, 2019. IASB again collaborated with parental advocacy group Parents for Great Iowa Schools to include parents for the advocacy training and lobby at the Capitol.

Keep Iowa Beautiful will award five $1,000 scholarships to Iowa high school seniors in 2019. Four scholarships will be awarded to students who plan to enroll in an Iowa college or university to study environmental science, community development, landscape architecture or architecture (historical emphasis) or community planning and sustainability are eligible to apply. 

IOWA CITY, Iowa (Sept. 28, 2018)- Tree experts are hoping to guide landowners on how to care for the trees in their woodlands during the upcoming Backyard Forest Conference.

On Saturday, October 6 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., join Trees Forever, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Forest Service for a day of workshops at the Johnson County ISU Extension Office in Iowa City.

Nishant Gorrepati of Bettendorf has graduated from Wichita State University with a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering.

WSU enrolls about 15,000 students and offers more than 60 undergraduate degree programs in more than 150 areas of study in six undergraduate colleges.