MUSCATINE, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — Spring is in the air at the Muscatine Art Center, and the season is chockfull of fun! In addition to Mini Masters for the youngest learners and Kids’ Saturday Workshops for school-aged kids, free spring break activities and events for families are on the calendar.

Spring Break

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — EWI (Executive Women International) of Des Moines offers the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Scholarship Program in the central Iowa area. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to adult students in a non-traditional or transitional educational situation. EWI believes that the ASIST Program will positively impact the personal life, employment, family and community of the applicant.

MANKATO, MINNESOTA (February 24, 2020) — The Academic High Honor and Honor lists (Dean's lists) for the past fall semester at Minnesota State University, Mankato have been announced by interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Matt Cecil.

Among 3,445 students, a total of 915 students qualified for the High Honor List by achieving a 4.0 straight "A" average, while 2,530 students earned a 3.5 to 3.99 average to qualify for the Honor List.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — New York Times bestselling author, gifted storyteller, and breast-cancer survivor, Kelly Corrigan, will keynote River Bend Foodbank’s 2nd annual Women Fighting Hunger event, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport. With a goal of raising awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in our community, the Women Fighting Hunger event will engage women leaders to champion the issue.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 21, 2020) — The Scott County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is partnering with the City of Buffalo and the City of Davenport to host a Leap into Flood Preparation event for property owners typically impacted by flooding in Scott County and surrounding areas in Iowa and Illinois.

Q: What is COVID-19?

A: In January, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared a public-health emergency of international concern regarding the outbreak of a new coronavirus detected in China. Coronaviruses belong to a large family of viruses, ranging from the common cold to acute respiratory illnesses. On February 11, 2020, the WHO named this novel coronavirus COVID-19.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 21, 2020) — The 2020 candidate filing period for state and federal offices in the June 2 primary and November 3 general election begins Monday, February 24 and runs through Friday, March 13 at 5PM. Only candidates from the Republican and Democratic parties will file for the primary elections.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 21, 2020) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg released their public schedule for the week of Monday, February 24, 2020-Sunday, March 1, 2020.

The following events are open to credentialed members of the media:


Monday, February 24, 2020

Lt Gov Gregg attends IACCT Meeting

855 E Court Ave

Des Moines, IA



Tuesday, February 25, 2020

WASHINGTON DC (February 21, 2020) — The chairmen of three Senate committees are continuing their investigation into whistleblower allegations of low morale and low productivity at the Department of Commerce Office of Inspector General (OIG). Following a staff interview with Inspector General Peggy Gustafson, Senators Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Ron Johnson (R-WI) are conducting interviews with senior OIG staff.

FOND DU LAC, WISCONSIN (February 21, 2020) — University of Wisconsin/Oshkosh officials have announced students who qualified for the University Dean's List and Honor Roll in the fall of 2019 across its three campuses (Fond du Lac, Fox Cities, and Oshkosh).