MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 14, 2021) — The phrase "if you see something, say something," is closely linked to the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America. Its origins are traced to the day following the attacks, September 12, 2001, and to New York advertising executive Allen Kay, who is credited with coining the phrase.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 14, 2021) — The Illinois Housing Development Authority has announced applications are now open for the second round of the Illinois Rental Payment (ILRPP) program. The reopening of ILRPP will provide an additional $297 million to renters and landlords/housing provider in an effort to prevent evictions and keep families safe and secure while they regain their financial footing.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 14, 2021)  Following the announcement of their upcoming studio album Requiem, due February 4 via Loma Vista Recordings, Korn announces a March 2022 tour produced by Live Nation.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 14, 2021) — Volunteers with the Illinois Red Cross are answering the call once more here at home and in communities impacted by devastating tornadoes that touched down this weekend across multiple states in the center of the country. Volunteers spent the weekend assessing damages and distributing emergency supplies, such as tarps to impacted residents in Cass and Fayette counties in Central and South Central Illinois.

MANKATO, MINNESOTA (December 13, 2021) — Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 2,276 degrees to 1,941 students at the end of the fall 2021 semester, with commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9AM and noon, Saturday, December 11, in Taylor Center's Bresnan Arena on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.

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MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (December 13, 2021) — Running out of Christmas gift ideas for those special someones on your list?

Then read on and consider giving the gift of reading. Monmouth College alumni, retired staff, and current and retired faculty have enough recent literature on the market to fill up the twelve days of Christmas, and then some.


DES MOINES, IOWA (December 13, 2021) — Iowa Workforce Development will launch its new Reemployment Case Management (RCM) program next month, formally beginning a new chapter in how the agency will approach unemployment moving forward.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 13, 2021) Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement today in response to the Eighth Circuit’s ruling denying a stay of the district court’s injunction of the CMS vaccine mandate rule while the case is on appeal:

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 13, 2021) — Community Home Partners in Rock Island, Illinois is thrilled to welcome their new CEO John Chow. For 22 years, Susan Anderson led Community Home Partners (CHP) as CEO.