DES MOINES, IOWA (February 29, 2024) — Auditor of State Rob Sand today released a report on a review of the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department’s (HSEMD) compliance with requirements established by Chapter 34A of the Code of Iowa. Section 34A.7A(5) of the Code requires each county Joint 911 Service Board to submit public-safety answering point (PSAP) cost and expense data and an audit of that data.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 29, 2024) — The Quad Cities Chamber has released the 2023 Q4 Market Report for the Quad Cities region. The report provides trends and data to help inform companies doing business within the region. Each report provides an economic analysis for the quarter by Dr Bill Polley, Director of Business Intelligence for the Chamber.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 29, 2024) — Creators of all ages from all over the world are invited to submit animated .gif files to the 

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 28, 2024) — A public reading will be one of the highlights of a visit to Monmouth College's campus by award-winning poet Taylor Byas.

Byas will read from her works at 4:30 p.m. March 4 on the upper floor of Hewes Library, outside the Len G Everett Gallery. The event is free and open to the public.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 28, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed HF 2485 into law.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 28, 2024) — In a heartwarming display of compassion, students from All Saints Catholic School in Davenport, Iowa, have dedicated the past three months to creating chemo care-bags to support an initiative of Gilda’s Club Quad Cities. From hand-painting canvas bags to collecting care items and hand crafting Valentines, these students have poured their hearts into this meaningful service project.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 28, 2024) — Auditor of State Rob Sand today released an audit report on County Social Services for the year ended June 30, 2022.

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In addition to performing in Athens, the Monmouth College groups also have a date scheduled in scenic Patras

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 28, 2024) — The Monmouth College Chorale and Chamber Winds will present a pair of concerts in Monmouth on March 3 and March 23.

In between, Greece is the word.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 28, 2024) — The Iowa Business Council (IBC) released its annual, nonpartisan review of the state’s economic competitiveness. Known as Iowa’s Competitive Dashboard, the report measures the state’s national rankings in five categories: Economic growth; workforce and education; governance; health and wellness; and demographics and diversity.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 28, 2024) March is Iowa History Month and the State Historical Society of Iowa is encouraging Iowans of all ages to learn more about Iowa’s past through programs, tours and other activities.

Every year, this statewide tradition offers new opportunities for Iowans to learn more about the people, places, and points of pride that have influenced their communities, state, country, and, in many cases, the entire world.

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