Across rural Iowa, folks who live away from urban centers often have struggles getting assistance from Emergency Medical Services (EMS) when an emergency occurs. Patients in rural areas have the same acute and chronic medical conditions requiring an emergency response as those in urban areas do, however many rural EMS agencies face unique challenges in delivering quality care. Additionally, rural EMS agencies may be the closest, or even the only healthcare provider for these areas.

MOUNT CARROLL – Timber Lake Playhouse will hold auditions for the All Area Teen Production of Disney’s High School Musical on Saturday, May 5 from 10 – 4 and on Sunday, May 6 from 2 – 5 at the theatre on Black Oak Road south of Mt. Carroll. 

WASHINGTON – Current and former law enforcement leaders from around the United States today called on Congress and the White House to pass the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. In a letter today to congressional leaders, the Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime & Incarceration warned that focus

April 28, 2018 | 2:30 p.m. | Adler Theatre

SPRINGFIELD – The annual Illinois Peace Officers Memorial Service to honor law enforcement officers killed in Illinois in the line of duty, including six who died in 2017, will be held Thursday, May 3 at 11 a.m. at the Illinois Peace Officer Memorial sculpture on the Illinois State Capitol grounds in Springfield.

Out of an initial field of 27 candidates, three semifinalists will interview for the position of Davenport Fire Chief next week. The semi -finalists include one internal candidate and two fire service chiefs from the Midwest.    
In alphabetical order, the semi-finalists are:
Michael Carlsten District Chief, Davenport, Iowa Fire  
Donald Kaderabek Deputy Chief, Bloomingdale, Illinois Fire  

Jason Morin, Army Sustainment Command Historian at the Rock Island Arsenal will present the next installment in the World War I lecture series, “Gas Attacks.” The lecture will take place at Eastern (6000 Eastern Avenue) on Wednesday, May 9 at 2:00pm. Join us for a look at the impact gas warfare had on the Great War and the people who fought in it.

Please join us Saturday, April 28 from 4 - 6 p.m. "An Intimate Encounter with Nature"with Artist Mary Kline Misol andPhotographer Larry Mendenhall 

Opening reception with refreshments, music and Art Talk at 5 p.m.

Literature, myth and poetry inspire truly unique nature paintings by Des Moines artist Mary Kline Misol.

Live statewide broadcast Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m.

IPTV received awards in three large market television categories

Johnston, Iowa (April 25, 2018) - The Iowa Broadcast News Association held their annual convention and awards event Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Cedar Rapids. Iowa Public Television was recognized for work in three large market television award categories: