Nominations Deadline Approaching for 100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2019

The Edison Junior High School Leadership Squad, a 4-H Club through the University of Illinois Extension and the 21st Century - Lights ON For Learning programs will be helping to decorate the Milan Animal Shelter on Monday, December 3rd from 3:00-4:00 p.m.  The students will also be bringing toys they made to the shelter. 

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. 

The Putnam once again notched the highest national honor given to museums after earning re-accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums.

Accreditation signifies excellence to governments, funders and to the museum-going public. The Putnam achieved 37 of 37 “Characteristics of Excellence.”

Enjoy a festive evening out with someone special in the beautifully-decorated Hauberg mansion. A selection of fine quality sparkling wines & champagne from Dimitri Wine & Spirits will be paired with a delicious gourmet meal and Dimitri will discuss the finer points of each selection throughout the evening. For ages 21 and older with valid ID. All proceeds support restoration and operations for the historic Hauberg Estate.

Parents and guardians may be tempted to dial back outdoor activities for kids when cold temperatures arrive, but playing outside is good for children, even in the wintertime. Lucky the TurfMutt, a rescue dog and the face of the TurfMutt environmental e

– Gilda’s Club is proud to present their “It’s Always Something” teen essay contest. Two, $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students impacted by cancer – whether it is themselves, a parent, sibling, other relative or friend with the diagnosis.

Winter is here, and if your electricity goes out due to snow and ice, a generator can keep your power flowing to your home or business.

Most gardeners across the country are thinking... it’s December... gardening season is over. No so fast. There’s still plenty of tasks for gardeners to do in December, which will make springtime a welcomed breeze.