JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — The curtain is rising once again on the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase. Celebrating the achievements of students involved in high school musicals across the state, and featuring hundreds of students representing 33 Iowa high schools, the event will air on Iowa PBS Friday, July 9, 8:30PM.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — About 250 Knox College seniors received their bachelor's degrees on June 5, 2021, at Knox College's Commencement exercises. They include several area students, listed below.

Daniel Springsteen of Taylor Ridge, Illinois, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — Join us in learning how to practically care for and preserve materials at home with tips and tricks from the staff of the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center. Each workshop will showcase different techniques and share applicable knowledge on creating tools and demonstrating methods of preservation for photographs, letters, books, and more.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — Quad City Arts is excited to announce the full schedule of events for Chalk Art Fest in Schwiebert Park, downtown Rock Island, June 26-27.  

SATURDAY, JUNE 26

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 17, 2021)  Three environmental groups are appealing a decision by the Iowa Utilities Board to allow MidAmerican to evade review of its coal plants.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — This spring, some 5,300 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students received their degrees under extraordinary circumstances. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to upend traditional educational practices across campus and the country, the 2020-21 academic year has been a challenge.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — We could NOT be more excited to make today's Raccoon Motel announcement. Claud has been on constant rotation and they've released what we think is the best album of the year so far, Super Monster, the debut release on Phoebe Bridgers' Saddest Factory label. Claud is everything we want the new iteration of The Raccoon Motel to be and stand for and we are so very happy to be having them help us kick off our return to life.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — In its 162 years, Augustana has faced tough times, but the college recognizes that 17-year-olds looking at colleges have never lived through an experience like the pandemic. This year, college leaders will open the application process on July 1. 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — Gilda’s Club is holding a FREE Putnam Museum Field Trip for kids and teens 7 – 15 impacted by cancer on Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 10AM-4PM at the Putnam Museum, located at 1717 W 12th St Davenport, IA 52804, Davenport, Iowa, 52804.

Field trip includes:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — We have crafts for every color of the spectrum! Each week at the Fairmount Library we'll offer a craft corresponding to color; do one or do them all. Registration is required for each week at http://bit.ly/dpl-craftingbycolor. Best for ages 6+.

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