OXFORD, OHIO (July 11, 2024) — Carter Cline of Bettendorf, Iowa, was among nearly 4,100 students from Miami University who received degrees during the spring commencement held on May 18, 2024.

Cline graduated with a BS in Engineering degree, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird today led a 7-state coalition in opposing the illegal attempt by the US Securities and Exchange Commission to regulate cryptocurrencies. SEC’s power grab may stop states from protecting their citizens from scams, and it hurts the free market. SEC’s policing of cryptocurrency will stifle innovation and devastate the cryptocurrency industry.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced her appointment of Ashley West-Joons as a district associate judge in Judicial District 4.

West-Joons, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, is an attorney at West Law Office and also serves as the Harrison County Attorney. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and her law degree from Creighton University.

CLIVE, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — Addison Randall is the newest member of the Iowa Pork Producers Association team. She was hired to fill the Program and Events Manager vacancy after Brielle Smeby’s promotion to Producer Outreach Director. Randall graduated from Iowa State University in May with a double major in Animal Science and Ag Communications.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird is leading a fourteen-state coalition in a brief defending Arkansas’s law preventing indoctrination in K-12 schools.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (July 10, 2024) — United Way Quad Cities is proud to announce $144,763 awarded to twelve local organizations through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 9, 2024) — Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation for Chickasaw and Wright Counties in response to severe storms and flash flooding that occurred on July 4 and continuing. The governor's proclamation allows state resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather and activates the Iowa Individual Assistance Grant Program and Disaster Case Advocacy Program.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse (TLP), the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, becomes a Merry Old Land for this summer’s The Wizard of Oz for three weeks of performances from July 11 through July 28.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 9, 2024) — Comedian and podcast host Theo Von announced his widely popular comedy tour Return of the Rat is coming to Vibrant Arena in Moline on 10/13/2024.

Tickets for the public go on sale this Thursday, July 11 at 10AM local time at https://bit.ly/3xMAhoO.

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