MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 13, 2020) — The Quad Cities Chamber on Thursday honored the Business of the Year and Volunteer of the Year at its 2020 Annual Celebration presented by TBK Bank.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (August 13, 2020)  In a letter to Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Representative Dave Loebsack today offered his assistance and support to the State’s ongoing response and recovery efforts after a derecho storm ripped through large portions of Iowa on Monday. In its wake, the storm left behind destroyed homes, property, businesses, farmland, and school buildings.

 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 13, 2020) The Black Box Theatre once again presents a 1940’s style radio play with “The 39 Steps: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry. The show is scheduled for August 20 to 30. Tickets on Thursdays are $13 and $16 all other performances.

ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS (August 13, 2020)  Benjamin Greiner of Davenport, Iowa, received a BFA degree in Theatre from Rockford University.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 13, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation in response to a severe weather system that moved across Iowa and caused widespread damage August 10. The proclamation now allows state resources to be utilized to respond to, and recover from, the effects of this severe weather in Jackson, Jones, and Grundy counties.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 13, 2020) Iowa PBS will hold Iowa Press debates for the US Senate, 1st Congressional District and 3rd Congressional District races, in September and October at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 12, 2020) Test Iowa sites in Cedar Rapids, Davenport, and Marshalltown that closed Monday after sustaining damage due to severe weather across the state, will reopen for testing, 1-6PM. Regular hours of 8AM-6PM will resume tomorrow.

OMAHA, NEBRASKA (August 12, 2020) — College of Saint Mary would like to congratulate the 226 students of this year's spring and summer graduating class. These students received their degrees at Commencement on Sunday, August 2, at CHI Health Center Arena in Omaha. The commencement address was delivered by Laurie Smith Camp, judge of the United States District Court. CSM President Dr Maryanne Stevens presented degrees to the graduates.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 12, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation in response to a severe weather system that moved across Iowa and caused widespread damage August 10.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 11, 2020) — Attorney General Tom Miller advised Iowans cleaning up from Monday's storm to beware of the potential for scams.

“Contractors we call ‘storm chasers’ head to these areas to convince storm victims to hire them on the spot for cleanup and repair work,” AG Miller said. “Homeowners must be prepared for these contractors’ pitches and promises."

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