WASHINGTON – Today, Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley of Iowa, along with Sens. John Boozman of Arkansas and Orrin Hatch of Utah, introduced the Ensuring Quality Care for Our Veterans Act.

Congress has passed a minibus appropriations bill containing two of the 12 appropriations bills and a continuing resolution until December 7 covering any appropriations bills that have not yet been passed. The minibus now goes to the President for his signature. Last week, the President signed a separate minibus containing three of the 12 bills.

Turtle Island Quartet will be in residence Oct. 1-6 through this year’s Visiting Artist Series from Quad City Arts.

Winners of the 2006 and 2008 GRAMMY Awards for Best Classical Crossover category, Turtle Island is notable among string quartets for their unique focus on improvising and playing in jazz styles.


SIOUX CITY, Iowa (Sept. 24, 2018) - Morningside College conferred 29 bachelor's degrees and 121 master's degrees in August.

Enjoy 100 years of rural American music at Scott County Conservation’s 5th annual “Pioneer Village Harvest Moon Song & Dance Fest” on Sunday, Sept 30, 2018 from 1-5. Gates open at noon. Admission is $6.00 adults, $3.00 children, under 5 free.

Rock Island, IL – Christian Care is honored to be awarded a $1000 Walmart Community Grant, which will in turn be used to provide eyeglasses for their residents.  Walmart’s Community Grant program allows associates the opportunity to proudly support needs within their communities by supporting local organizations.  Christian Care is appreciative of the Moline Supercenter (#2231), which recommended Christian Care for this award.  Since 1916, Christian Care has

One of the zoos oldest residents, Molly, a 35-year-old female Plains Zebra, was euthanized on Monday due to chronic joint and bone issues brought on by her advanced age. The animal was under extensive veterinary care that included chronic pain management for the last two years.


We welcome our Bemis family for a celebration and reception in honor of this year's Benefit Art Auction participating artists. 

This morning, LendEDU published the results of our study of 1,000 Americans to find out how consumers felt about the rapidly increasing trend of insurance companies using personal data to determine risk before issuing a policy.

Check out the full results here: https://lendedu.com/blog/insurance-companies-using-data-survey/

A few key findings included: