MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (August 3, 2022) — While Monmouth College's educational-studies department makes great use of the school's educational farm, it has no use for a silo. Over the past several months, the department has increased its partnerships with local schools and community organizations, working together with them to help educate the next generation of students.

ADELPHI, MARYLAND (August 3, 2022) — More than 9,300 University of Maryland Global Campus students were named to the Dean's List for the spring semester. To be eligible for the honor, a student must complete at least six credits during the term, earned a grade-point average of at least 3.5 for the term, and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 at UMGC.

Brian A Hankins, Moline

Lenore Marshall, Rock Island

Rihlen Mital, Dewitt

Nicholas Tilley, DAVENPORT

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 3, 2022) — Attorney General Tom Miller has called on the Federal Trade Commission to strengthen and update its guidance on digital advertising disclosures. AG Miller, along with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul, led a coalition of seventeen attorneys-general in recommending improvements to address the emergence of deceptive design tactics known as “dark patterns” in the online and digital marketplace.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 2, 2022) — The Quad-Cities Hot Air Balloon Festival and Rhythm City® Casino Resort are proud to bring you the Annual Quad City Balloon Fest. This year’s event will be hosted onsite at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, Iowa, on Friday, August 12, and Saturday, August 13. Gates open at 4PM Friday and 3PM Saturday. Admission is free but donations are appreciated and will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 2, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds and the Department of Management Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has announced the release of a new broadband map of Iowa, reporting the conditions of broadband availability in accordance with federal grant guidelines at over one million locations throughout the state.

MADISON, WISCONSIN (August 2, 2022) — About 7,700 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on May 13 and 14, including students from your area.

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, COLLEGE1, DEGREE1, MAJOR1(S), DISTINCTION (if listed), COLLEGE2 (if listed), DEGREE2 (if listed), DISTINCTION2 (if listed)

Moline, IL

Jennie Martin, School of Med & Public Health, Master of Science-Biomedical Data Science, Biomedical Data Science

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 2, 2022) — The Davenport Public Library will be hosting their 4th Annual Block Party on Saturday, August 13, Fairmount, 11AM.

The Fairmount Library would like to invite you to our fourth-annual block party. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with local organizations, learn about library services, and socialize with your neighbors. We will have children's activities, raffles, and free lunch while supplies last.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 2, 2022) — Attorney General Tom Miller today announced that Iowa is joining a nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of fifty attorneys-general to investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for bringing a majority of foreign robocalls into the United States. This bipartisan nationwide Task Force has one goal: to cut down on illegal robocalls.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 2, 2022) — “Ride the Cyclone” is here. The area premiere of the quirky musical takes a bow on August 11 at the downtown Moline theatre. “In this hilarious and outlandish story, the lives of six teenagers from a Canadian chamber choir are cut short in a freak accident aboard a roller-coaster. When they awake in limbo, a mechanical fortune-teller invites each to tell a story to win a prize like no other — the chance to return to life.”

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 2, 2022) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a free educational workshop entitled “Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Metastatic Breast Cancer” for anyone impacted by cancer on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, 6-7:30PM, with dinner starting at 5:30 at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Davenport Clubhouse, located at 1351 W Central Park Ave, Suite 200, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.