MADISON, WISCONSIN (January 22, 2021) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized students named to the Dean's List for the fall semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Here are the students from your circulation area who have received this honor.


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DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 22, 2021) Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library visits you to attend "Brick Wall Breakthroughs" presented by Thomas MacEntee on Monday, February 1, 7PM, on Zoom.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 22, 2021) — Benjamin Slavens of Bettendorf, Iowa, has been named to the fall 2020 quarter Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus in Port Orange, Florida.

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI (January 22, 2021) — Each semester, students at Missouri State University who attain academic excellence are named to the dean's list.

For undergraduate students, criteria include enrollment in at least 12 credit hours during the fall semester and at least a 3.50 grade-point average (on a 4.00 scale).

More than 5,300 students were named to the fall 2020 dean's list. These local students made the list:

JOHNSTON, IOWA (January 22, 2021) — Celebrate the work of Iowa filmmakers and explore the art of filmmaking with brand-new episodes of The Film Lounge. Iowa PBS announced today the upcoming fifth season of its popular series that showcases short films created by Iowans. This season includes two new episodes featuring seven short films with varying styles and subject matters.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 22, 2021) The City of Rock Island has released the agenda for its January 25 city council meeting during which council members will vote to enter into a contract with the Quad Cities Chamber to provide downtown place-management services.

ANKENY, IOWA (January 21, 2021) — The national biodiesel industry has honored Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds with one of its highest awards for her dedicated biodiesel advocacy. Gov Reynolds accepted the National Biodiesel Board’s Impact Award during the trade association’s annual conference, held virtually in January. The Iowa Biodiesel Board congratulated her.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 21, 2021) — The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, January 10, and Saturday, January 16, was 6,785, a decrease of 581 from last week’s adjusted numbers.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 21, 2021) United Way Quad Cities is accepting applications for its Strategic Impact Grants from non-profits, grassroots organizations, and others serving the residents in Scott and Rock Island counties.

Grants will be awarded to organizations working to improve education, income, and health outcomes in the Quad Cities.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 21, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the reallocation of $17 million in relief money made available to local governments for direct expenses incurred in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Of the $17 million remaining from the Local Government Relief Fund, roughly $4.7 million was previously allocated to smaller cities and.