WINONA, MINNESOTA (June 30, 2021) — Congratulations to the following undergraduate students who were named to the second semester 2021 Dean’s List at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. The list includes 438 undergraduate students who earned a grade-point average of 3.60 or better on a 4.0 scale.


DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 30, 2021) — For the first time in 2021, the Quad Cities River Bandits found themselves on the losing end of a shut-out, as they dropped game one of their six-game series with the Cedar Rapids Kernels, 1-0.

Both Noah Murdock, Quad Cities’ starter, and Tyler Watson, Kernels’ starter, posted zeros in the first three frames, with Murdock stranding a walk and Watson working around John Rave’s single in the second.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 30, 2021) — Calling all BINGO lovers! Join us for Zoom Bingo. Prizes will be awarded. Registration is required in order to get the login information. Your Bingo cards will be emailed to you on the day of the program. The event URL will be sent via a registration email. Households can use the same Zoom login.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (June 30, 2021) — United Way Quad Cities has announced it has issued $2.9 million in grants to 54 local non-profits, grassroots organizations, and others serving the residents of Scott and Rock Island counties. The Strategic Impact Grants are being awarded to advance equity and improve education, income, and health outcomes in the Quad Cities.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 29, 2021) — Kids can discover a different country each week through crafts, activities, and snacks! Program kits will be available starting on Monday of each week, and kids are welcome to join Miss Christie on Zoom every Thursday beginning July 1 through July 29, 1PM, for discussions and crafts demonstrations. This program is best suited to elementary-aged kids.

DeKALB, ILLINOIS (June 29, 2021) Over 2400 students received their degrees from Northern Illinois University in June. Included among the graduates were the following students from your area:


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SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA (June 29, 2021) — Augustana University announced that Kelsey Ruff of Bettendorf, Iowa, has been named to the Dean's List for the spring semester of the 2020-21 academic year.

The Dean's List recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit hours with grade-point averages at 3.5 or above.

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 29, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation today for Linn, Monroe, and Wapello counties in response to severe weather beginning June 24 and continuing.

ATCHISON, KANSAS (June 29, 2021) — Local students recently earned degrees from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. The college graduated 309 students, including 38 with graduate degrees. The graduates heard from Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and a Benedictine alumnus from the class of 1991, who delivered an inspiring Commencement Address.

WACO, TEXAS (June 29, 2021) Baylor University celebrated more than 7,500 graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 during six in-person commencement ceremonies May 6-8 at McLane Stadium on the banks of the Brazos River.


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