MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 26, 2022) — Accomplished public servant Karen Krueger ('72) of Arlington, Virginia, and high-tech industrialist Hiroyuki Fujita ('92) of Cleveland are the two Monmouth College alumni who will be inducted this year into its Hall of Achievement, the highest honor the College bestows upon its graduates.

WASHINGTON, IOWA (September 26, 2022) A group of Washington citizens is organizing the city's first international film festival. Farm to Film (F2F) will be held May 20-21, 2023.

Just like the film pioneers that came before in the city, the mission of F2F is to engage and entertain audiences through film and to inspire thought-proving conversation.

AMES, IOWA (September 26, 2022) — Iowa State University awarded degrees to 693 graduates this summer. Students earning degrees during the summer have the opportunity to participate in fall or spring commencement ceremonies. The following are graduates from your area:


Bettendorf, IA

Jessica Kline, Bachelor of Science, Animal Ecology

Clinton, IA

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 26, 2022) — Thirty-four local non-profits are receiving $577,262 through the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Operations and Program Grants.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (September 23, 2022) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will continue their Fall Season with Defending the Caveman on September 29 at the Playhouse.  Defending the Caveman was written by Rob Becker over a three-year period during which he made an informal study of psychology, sociology, and prehistory.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (September 23, 2022) — Monmouth College's new Tartan Terrace was funded by an alumna who wanted to acknowledge her "phenomenal" undergraduate experience at the school and provide future students an intimate setting for learning and socializing.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (September 22, 2022) — Hy-Vee, Inc. is pleased to announce it has earned a GreenChill recognition from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its work to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease its environmental impact.

WATERLOO, IOWA (September 23, 2022) From day-to-day life on the family farm to the ever-changing industry, agriculture has proven to be one of America's most-compelling stories. There is no better way to capture this story than through the lens of photographers from across the country.

The Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation is honoring all Iowa survivor families with a commemorative garden flag bearing with words “Remember and Honor.” Survivor Outreach Services joined employees of Iowa Select Farms in assembling packages for over 600 Iowa families

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 23, 2022) — The Iowa Department of Revenue and other state agencies are reminding new and existing users about upcoming changes to GovConnectIowa.