STEVENS POINT, WISCONSIN (September 22, 2020) The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point conferred degrees on more than 1,100 graduates for the spring 2020 semester.

The graduate list included the following local students:

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, DEGREE, MAJOR (if listed), HONORS (if listed)

Morrison, IL

Ashley Damhoff, Bachelor of Science, Biology

Tampico, IL

JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 22, 2020) Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the 3rd Congressional District on Monday, October 5, at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 8PM.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 22, 2020)  WQPT is presenting a special online preview screening of clips from The Age of Nature followed by a discussion with local experts in the area of nature conservation.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 22, 2020) The Iowa PBS Foundation Board of Directors has announced that following an extensive national search the board voted to accept the Executive Transition Committee recommendation to promote from within for their next president.

PELLA, IOWA (September 22, 2020) There are 63 students who are members of the A Cappella Choir at Central College for the 2020-21 academic year. The A Cappella Choir started at Central in 1932 and is the oldest continuing music ensemble on campus.

Those from your area are:

Katherine Hurlbut of Muscatine (52761)

Elizabeth Hurlbut of Muscatine (52761)

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (September 22, 2020)— The Rock Island County Health Department (RICHD) will hold a socially distanced drive-through flu vaccination clinic, 9AM-3PM, September 30, at the Greater Quad City Auto Auction, 4015 78th Ave, Milan. The event is open to anyone.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 18, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 18, 2020) — Are you struggling to check emails and help your children with homework? The Library is here to help! You may have seen a large Sprinter van in your neighborhood with a giant owl on it it’s a Library van and it offers free WiFi!

Q: What action did the Trump administration take to boost biofuels?

A: Federal law requires the US fuel supply to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuel, which helps petroleum fuels burn more cleanly and replaces a petroleum-based substance that was used for that purpose but was found to cause cancer.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 18, 2020) — Beginning Monday, September 21, 2020, the three Davenport Public Library branches will be extending their open hours.

Main St Branch (321 Main St)

Monday 9AM–8PM

Tuesday 9AM–8PM

Wednesday 9AM–8PM

Thursday 9AM–8PM

Friday 9AM–5:30PM

Saturday 9AM–5:30PM

Sunday  Closed