DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 23, 2021) — Are you struggling with what to give your loved ones this holiday season? Whether you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, graduation, spiritual holiday, or other events, deciding on a gift can be stressful!

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 23, 2021) Governor Kim Reynolds pardoned two turkeys today at Terrace Hill in Des Moines, continuing a longstanding Thanksgiving tradition celebrating Iowa’s Turkey Industry. Stuffing and Squash will move from The Slinger Farm in Ellsworth to Living History Farms in Urbandale.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 23, 2021) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will present the 2021 Carrie Chapman Catt Award to Valley Lutheran School in Cedar Falls and Grundy Center High School on Monday, November 29. The award goes to any school that registers at least 90% of eligible students to vote. Both schools surpassed the mark during the 2020-21 school year.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (November 23, 2021) — The Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB) will be offering a series of crop fairs hosted at local venues across Iowa which will provide corn farmers valuable insights and information to operate their businesses through today’s volatile farm economy.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 23, 2021) — The Quad City Storm collected five of six possible points on this past weekend’s three-game road-trip. 

back row Directors Karen Kline-Jerome, Bruce Potts, Kent Paustian, Vice President Linda Hayes and Director Allison Beck

front row Superintendent TJ Schneckloth, IASB Associate Executive Director of Board Leadership and Legal Services Lou Ann Gvist, and Davenport School Board President Dan Gosa.

FAYETTE, IOWA (November 22, 2021) Active military personnel wishing to pursue a master's degree at Upper Iowa University (UIU) will soon benefit from a $250 per credit-hour tuition-rate. The new course rate for graduate students begins with Session 3 courses January 10. UIU undergraduates, who are active in the military, continue to also receive a $250 per credit hour rate.

LENEXA, KANSAS (November 22, 2021) — The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced November 18 that the Iowa American Lung Association was awarded a $422,155 grant to reduce emissions from five diesel engines in two fleets operating in 24 Iowa and Missouri counties.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 22, 2021) — Christmas comes to the Black Box Theatre as they present A Christmas Carol: On the Air, featuring the classic Dickens story amongst the trappings of a 1940’s radio show. The cast includes Kayla Jo Pulliam Mendoza, Wendy Czekalski, Matt Walsh, Renaud Haymon, Scott Tunnicliff, Scot Gehret, Patrick Gimm, Patti Flaherty, Dee Canfield, Tom Vaccaro, and Adrienne Jane Evans.

FAYETTE, IOWA (November 22, 2021) — One year after unveiling its Military Family Grant to benefit undergraduates of the entire military family, Upper Iowa University (UIU) has extended the tuition assistance to graduate students.