ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 15, 2024) — Augustana College announces the launch of Success Teams for every student beginning fall 2024. The innovative program builds upon the college’s track record of developing strong leaders, with a heightened focus on customized support.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 23, 2024) — Pet Supplies Plus will host a ribbon-cutting on Friday, June 7, 2024, 4PM. The business is located at 3280 Middle Road in Bettendorf, Iowa (in the former Bettendorf Office Products building, near Hy-Vee).

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI (May 23, 2024) — Michael Kintigh of Eldridge, Iowa, has been named to the Southeast Missouri State University President's List for academic achievement during the spring 2024 semester.

Students named to the list earned at least a 4.0 grade-point average and completed at least twelve hours of standard graded credit in a semester.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 23, 2024) — Visit Quad Cities is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 23, 2024) — On May 7, the Moline City Council passed an Ordinance that designates the Deere-Wiman Property, Deere-Wiman House, its Carriage House, and grounds, as a Local Historic Landmark in the City of Moline. A ceremony to recognize this honor is planned for 1PM, May 31. The public is invited to take part by meeting at the 11th Avenue entrance to Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Avenue, Moline.

PELLA, IOWA (May 22, 2024) — More than 390 students were named to the Central College Dean's List for Spring 2024.

The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking twelve or more graded credit hours for the semester.

Emily Beldock, Class of 2025 from Davenport, is recognized.

Padriac Bozik, Class of 2026 from Davenport, is recognized.

Andrew Cotty, Class of 2026 from Geneseo, is recognized.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 22, 2024) — Augustana College students will move out of residence halls Thursday through Saturday, May 23-25. The college will partner with local organizations to donate gently used items to the community.

FAYETTE, IOWA (May 22, 2024) — The Upper Iowa University (UIU) community stepped up once again for the eighth annual Giving Day, bringing together students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the University.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 22, 2024) — Sip on ice cold lemonade and shop exclusive deals on Saturday, June 15, 2024, 10AM–5PM, at the Lemonade Sip N’ Shop event presented by the Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP). Stroll through charming shops, enjoy refreshing lemonade and take advantage of special deals at more than 20 participating businesses in downtown Davenport.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 22, 2024) — Drake University football student-athletes are traveling to the Republic of Panama this month to participate in a unique study abroad opportunity as part of a three-credit travel seminar called Panama and the Global Economy — designed in partnership with Drake’s Zimpleman College of Business.