MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 30, 2021) — In the midst of all this summer's fanfare tied to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, another important international event occurred on the other side of the Pacific Ocean: The South American nation of Peru celebrated the 200th anniversary of its independence on July 28.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — Scott County Iowa Genealogical Society and the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center of the Davenport Public Library invite you to their monthly meeting Monday, October 4, 6:30PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement today in response to the new ownership of the Field of Dreams.

“I’m excited about the new ownership of the Field of Dreams property in Dyersville, and want to thank Frank Thomas for his investment in Iowa.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — Teens between the ages of 11-19 are invited to show off their creativity and filmmaking skills by creating videos for the QC Libraries' Annual Teen Video Contest! Two grand prizes of $100 Visa gift cards will be awarded to winning videos in each category: Short Form Video (30-60 seconds) and Long Form Video (3-5 minutes). Videos must be submitted by October 31, 2021.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 30, 2021) — Dress up your little ghosts and goblins for our sixth annual Not So Scary Halloween Walk.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — Teen readers (ages 11-19) are invited to take part in this annual teen challenge to see which QC Libraries' teens can read the most during the month of October!

Every QC teen reader who reads for at least 1,000 minutes will be entered into a grand prize drawing to win a $100 Visa gift card!

IOWA CITY, IOWA (September 30, 2021) The past year brought change, fear, shortages, loss, deaths, masks, social distancing, quarantines, isolation, numbers, protests, political upheavals, derechos, fires, freezes, online schools, Zoom meetings and learning how to live through the superlatives of countless unknowns. However, many Iowans found solace in writing, according to Lyrical Iowa Editor Marilyn Baszczynski.

In 2019, UI medical student Pavane Gorrepati (center) worked with Daily Iowan editors Katelyn Weisbrod (left) and Gage Miskimen (right) to launch "The Doctor Is In" column. Since then, Gorrepati has written a book to help kids understand alopecia

IOWA CITY, IOWA (September 30, 2021) — The following first appeared in the Iowa Magazine on September 16, 2021. It was written by Katie Linder.

EMMITSBURG, MARYLAND (September 29, 2021) — America’s fallen fire heroes, who died in the line of duty, will be honored at the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 2-3, 2021. The names of 215 firefighters will become a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 29, 2021) — A former Fighting Scot who also coached the Prairie Fire and has children who are a Kohawk and a Ram has written the definitive book on D3 nicknames.