NEWTON, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — Today, the Iowa Dept of Corrections and Iowa Prison Industries held the official groundbreaking ceremony at the construction site of the future Homes for Iowa Inc project. This project is the product of a partnership between many stakeholders including from a diverse field of industries and organizations.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — From all of us here at the German American Heritage Center, thank you to all participates in QC Museum Week 2019! We had a blast interacting with guests (both local and out of state). We look forward to do even more come next year.

Birdies for Charity, John Deere Classic 2019, Pledge Cards Due by 07/05

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds announced the appointment of Jim Kurtenbach to serve as director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services, effective July 1, 2019.

WASHINGTON DC (June 20, 2019) — House Agriculture Committee Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela of Texas delivered the following remarks at the subcommittee hearing on how farm policy helps farmers in adverse conditions.

“Good morning and thank you all for joining us here today to discuss how farm policy helps farmers take on the challenges they face this year.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — Today, Iowa Public Television announced that a new animated social-studies series, Molly of Denali, is premiering Monday, July 15, 7:30AM, on IPTV.1.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 20, 2019) — Your early access codes for Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats tickets are ready to go.

As a giant THANK YOU for believing in and supporting us and what we're doing with the Quad Cities music scene, we're giving you exclusive presale access to Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats at the Rust Belt on 8/31.

WASHINGTON DC (June 20, 2019) — House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin C Peterson of Minnesota issued the following statement Thursday regarding an announcement by The US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Risk Management Agency to move the final haying and grazing date from November 1 to September 1 and to also allow chopping for silage, haylage, and baleage under RMA’s prevented-planting provisions.

WASHINGTON DC (June 20, 2019) — Today, the US House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Chairman Filemon Vela held a hearing on Crop Insurance, Risk Management, and Federal Disaster Programs, “How Farm Policy Helps Farmers in Adverse Conditions.” The hearing included six witnesses discussing the economic hardships and extreme-weather conditions farmers and ranchers face and how current farm policies help address those challenges.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (June 19, 2019) — The following area students were named to the Dean's List at Clarke University for the Spring 2019 semester. The list recognizes full-time Clarke students who have earned a 3.65 grade-point average or above, on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 graded hours.

Bettendorf, IA 

Alexanderia Leedle
Robin Murphy

Camanche, IA 

Shanna Kolsrud

Clinton, IA 

Krista Atkinson

Davenport, IA 

Elaina Skeen

STORM LAKE, IOWA (June 19, 2019) — Karen Lorenzen, of Davenport, Iowa, recently graduated with a master of education in curriculum/instruction-effec teach-instruct Leader from Buena Vista University.