QUAD CITIES (February 21, 2019) — Thanks to the efforts of the Davenport Public Library, in partnership with the Rock Island Public Library, award-winning author Jason Reynolds will be speaking in Davenport on March 28 and Rock Island on March 29.

DAVENPORT, IOWA, February 21, 2019 — Lee Enterprises Incorporated (NYSE: LEE), a leading provider of high-quality, trusted local news, information, and a major platform for advertising in 49 markets, announced today that its subsidiary, TownNews, has reached an agreement to purchase the content management system (CMS) business from GTxcel, a Boston-based digital company that provides content management services to more than 200 broadcasters and magazine publishers.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 21, 2019) — Discover the story of the book through The Traveling History of the Book Exhibit. This exhibit was created as a result of the creative collaboration between the Iowa Center for the Book and the University of Iowa Center for the Book. The Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center hosts this "hands-on" exhibit which showcases historically accurate replicas of the book throughout history.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 21, 2019)  To celebrate a joint donation of 39,200 pounds of food, representatives from Tyson Foods and Central Iowa Walmart stores volunteered together at Food Bank of Iowa on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 21, 2019) — Funds have been tallied up and the Marine Corps Quad Cities Toys for Tots program and The Holiday Network recently received their donation checks as part of Ascentra Credit Union’s $50/$50 auto loan promotion. The credit union and its members teamed up to help families and children in the region during the holidays, raising a grand total of $14,700.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 21, 2019) — The Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) on Monday issued an order approving MidAmerican Energy's five-year energy efficiency plan with few modifications. The approval of MidAmerican's plan is the end result of Senate File 2311, legislation passed by the Iowa Legislature in 2018 that severely restricted what the IUB could require utilities to spend on programs to help customers reduce energy usage.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 21, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will participate in an election cybersecurity forum during the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington DC on Friday. Sec Pate was invited to join a panel of election security experts for a session titled “Who is Minding the Ballot Box?”.

GREENCASTLE, INDIANA (February 21, 2019) — DePauw University's Fall 2018 Dean's List recipients have been named. The Dean's List recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Congratulations to the students for their achievement.

Katherine Douglas of Coal Valley, IL Named to DePauw University's 2018 Fall Dean's List.

Allison Miller of Princeton, IA Named to DePauw University's 2018 Fall Dean's List.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 21, 2019) — United Way of the Quad Cities announced today that local veteran fundraising professional, Jennifer von Kaenel has been named Senior Vice President, Resource Development, starting January 28, 2019. She returns to the organization where she served as Vice President of Major Gifts and Endowment from 2004-2005.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 21, 2019) — The Quad City Federation of Labor is the source of political action for union members and allies in the Iowa counties of Scott, Muscatine, and Louisa. Due to the overwhelming nature of political agendas negatively effecting Iowa workers, it is necessary to endorse candidates running for local office.

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