MOLINE, ILLINOIS (July 2, 2020)  The Black Box Theatre was in rehearsal for the Jeffrey Hatcher adaptation of The Turn of The Screw when Covid-19 shut everything down. As Illinois enters Phase 4 of re-opening, the actors are once again rehearsing and looking forward to performing.

The theatre will open the show on July 16 and close July 19.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (July 2, 2020) Taking on the challenge of improving Iowa’s water-quality is a tall task with all Iowans vested in the results.

WASHINGTON DC (June 2, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) joined his colleagues Sens Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) in announcing that they will offer the bipartisan Military Justice Improvement Act as an amendment to this year’s National Defense Authori

DUBUQUE, IOWA (July 2, 2020) University of Dubuque congratulates the following students on being appointed to the Spring Semester 2020 Academic Dean's List.

To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for that semester.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (July 2, 2020) Darcell Stokes grew up with a keen sense of helping people.

Stokes, who graduated from the University of Iowa in May, was raised in Waterloo, Iowa, by parents who are social workers. She and her siblings regularly helped their parents in myriad ventures working at soup kitchens, pitching in at polling drives, or volunteering at food pantries.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 2, 2020) The number of initial claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, June 21, and Saturday, June 27, was 8,300. There were 7,617 initial claims by individuals who work and live in Iowa, and 683 claims by individuals who work in Iowa and live in another state. The number of continuing weekly unemployment claims for June 21-27 was 143,488.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (July 2, 2020) Ninety University of Iowa student-athletes have been named Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholars. Among the Iowa honorees, 29 maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average during the 2019-20 academic year.

Michael Baer of Bettendorf, Baer 52722

Karson Sommer of Bettendorf, Sommer 52722

Konnor Sommer of Bettendorf, Sommer 52722

Isabella Blackman of Bettendorf, Blackman 52722

WASHINGTON DC (July 2, 2020) — Representative Dave Loebsack praised House passage of HR2, the Moving Forward Act, a comprehensive infrastructure bill that includes key investments toward our surface transportation, broadband, and public education infrastructure, on Monday, July 1.

DES MOINES, IOWA (July 2, 2020)  A new Test Iowa clinic site is scheduled to open in Pottawattamie County on Monday, July 6, 2020.

The new clinic site will be located at All Care Health Center, 902 South 6th St, in Council Bluffs.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (June 2, 2020) — One of the more consequential cases of the 2019-20 United States Supreme Court term regarding the limits of presidential power was closely followed by a Monmouth College political science class, including two May graduates who are heading to law school.