RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (February 24, 2020) — Pushing back against government attempts to further extend the surveillance state, The Rutherford Institute is asking the Virginia General Assembly to reject legislation that would authorize state entities to use automated cameras and radar devices to bring speeding charges for which the accused

BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA (February 24, 2020) — Dana Watkins from Rock Island, Illinois, earned Dean's List honors from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji, Minnesota, at the conclusion of the Fall 2019 semester.

To be eligible for the Dean's List, NTC students must be enrolled for at least 12 credits and earn a 3.5 GPA during the semester. A total of 116 students earned Fall 2019 Dean's List honors from the college.


IOWA CITY, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — While career opportunities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) are on the rise, women remain vastly underrepresented in these fields.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — The student(s) listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University in February 2020. A commencement ceremony will be held May 17, 2020, at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — The University of Dubuque has partnered with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges to help create a seamless transition for students seeking a four-year degree.

“Building a great relationship with EICC is important to us so that we can support their academic advisors to make the transfer process easy to attend UD,” said Jill Groth, director of admission at UD.

PELLA, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — Clayton Hunn of Muscatine, Iowa, was one of 26 Central College students who performed with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble during its concert Feb. 23 on the Hoekstra Family Stage in Douwstra Auditorium.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — The Renewable Fuels Association, in partnership with the Industrial Steel Drum Institute and TRANSCAER®, will host safety training in Davenport, Iowa early next month. The free seminars are funded through a Federal Railroad Administration/TRANSCAER grant.


PRESS RELEASE (February 24, 2020) — Reserved tickets, ranging in price from $59.50 to $125.00, can be purchased online at 4-ticket limit strictly enforced. Special guests will be The Acid Helps.

TOOL, who recently took home the GRAMMY Award® for Best Metal Performance for the song "7empest," has added an extensive Spring tour for North America.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — Eight Quad City area STEM professionals and one technical organization were recognized by the Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) at its 58th Annual STEM Celebration on February 20. The event, held at Putnam Museum and Science Center, showcased the exceptional Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Professionals, Educators, and the next generation of STEM professionals in the Quad Cities region. The event was held during National

PELLA, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — Taryn Sikkema of De Witt, Iowa, is one of 21 Central College students participating in the production of Kander and Ebb's iconic musical "Cabaret." It runs March 4-8 in Kruidenier Theatre.

Cast members are: