MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (June 19, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, sets sail with the delightful, Tony Award-winning Anything Goes June 27 to July 7. This splendid madcap musical comedy stars Broadway’s Heather Parcells as Reno Sweeney and Scott Cote as “Moonface” Martin in a hilarious shipboard romp wrapped in one of Cole Porter's most magical scores.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (June 19, 2024) — Over 500 Coca-Cola memorabilia collectors from around the world will gather at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa, from June 25-29 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club Annual Convention.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 19, 2024) — Governor JB Pritzker has signed two pieces of legislation that will increase giving and funding opportunities for nonprofit organizations and enhance workforce development in Illinois.

The Quad Cities region’s three community foundations — Moline Regional Community Foundation, Quad Cities Community Foundation, and Rock Island Community Foundation — all celebrate the historic effort.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 19, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster emergency proclamation for six counties in response to severe weather that occurred on June 12.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (June 19, 2024) — In May more than 6,500 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students received their degrees. These Hawkeyes have engaged, excelled, and stretched to reach their goals.

2024 spring semester graduates have engaged, excelled, and stretched to reach their academic goals.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (June 19, 2024) — The students named here made the Dean's List at Monmouth College for the Spring 2024 semester. To make the Dean's List, students needed to take at least 3.0 academic credits and have a GPA for the semester of 3.5 or higher.

Zane Beebe of Davenport

Neo Colter of Geneseo

Xanthia Colter of Geneseo

Billie Dieterich of Taylor Ridge

Sara Francescon of Coal Valley

Kiersten Fuhr of Milan

Madison Heisch of Illinois City

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (June 19, 2024) -- Shashank Inampudi of Bettendorf, Iowa, has earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Inampudi was among more than 5,700 undergraduate and graduate students to be presented Georgia Tech degrees during the Institute's 266th Commencement exercises May 2 - 4, 2024, at McCamish Pavilion.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 18, 2024) — Before the 2024 season, only two drivers had won four or more consecutive races to open the DIRTcar Summer Nationals. Tyler Erb has now made that a three-person club with his fourth-straight Feature win Tuesday night at Davenport Speedway.

His company? National Dirt Late Model Hall-of-Famers Scott Bloomquist, who won four-in-a-row to start the season in 1990, and Billy Moyer Sr, who won six-in-a-row to start the 1994 Hell Tour.

CLIVE, IOWA (June 19, 2024) — The second annual BBQ and Brew at the Ballpark takes place this Saturday, June 22, at Principal Park in Des Moines. Attendees can consume numerous offerings of delicious Iowa pork, sample Iowa craft beers and ciders, learn barbecue tips from a grill master, vote for their favorites in the Backyard BBQ Contest, meet local celebrities, and enjoy live music performances.

Coffee, the Bahamas, and casual comfort were regular features of Brad Sturgeon's seventeen-year career as a Monmouth College chemistry professor. He's shown here before his final faculty colloquium talk in March

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (June 18, 2024) — Established in 2004, Monmouth College's Hatch Awards recognize outstanding work by its faculty in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.