Monmouth College Associate Director of Admission Wendy Downing

MONMOUTH. ILINOIS (February 25, 2021) — Monmouth College has been recognized as one of the nation's most transfer-friendly schools for community college students.

SEARCY, ARKANSAS (February 25, 2021) — Kendra Degner, Freshman elementary education major, is among more than 1,200 Harding University students included on the Dean's List for grades achieved during the fall 2020 semester.


Greg Smith, West High School teacher

JOHNSTON, IOWA (February 24, 2021) — Join Iowa PBS and Ballet Des Moines virtually on March 18, 7PM, for a triple-bill watch-party and behind-the-curtain conversation featuring special guests from the three performances in Acts of Resilience | Spirit. Experience the vibrancy and resilience of the human spirit while interacting live in the comments with other fans.

WAVERLY, IOWA (February 24, 2021) — Twenty-one Wartburg College students were accepted into the Teacher Education Program.

Those accepted were:

Jackson Bevans, of Davenport.

Brandt Petersen, of DeWitt.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 24, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following bills into law:

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 23, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds announced applications are now open for the Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Internship Pilot Program Grant, a funding opportunity to provide high-school youth with internship opportunities that allow them to explore and prepare for high-demand careers, to gain work experience, and to develop personal attributes necessary to succeed in the workplace.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 23, 2021) — The Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) on February 25, 2021, will recognize the following professionals for outstanding achievements in their field.

QCESC 2021 Junior Engineer of the Year: Matthew Wold

Matthew Wold is an Engineering Supervisor for Automation Systems at John Deere Product Development Center, Silvis, IL.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 23, 2021) — Iowans spoke out against cuts to unemployment being proposed in the Iowa House and Senate. These Iowans oppose SSB 1172 and HSB 203, which would institute a one-week waiting-period, reduces benefits for many families on unemployment, and cuts thirteen weeks from the number of weeks that someone who is the victim of a plant- or business-closing can collect.

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (February 23, 2021) — The following individuals from your area have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for the Fall 2020 semester.


Bettendorf, IA

Megan Greenley, Architecture Undergraduate

Moline, IL

Jordan Vollmer, Health Sciences Undergraduate