MAQUOKETA, IOWA (May 29, 2023) — It is with great pleasure we announce The Voy 61 Drive In Theatre, south of Maquoketa, Iowa, will be having a special event to celebrate National Drive In Movie Day on Tuesday, June 6.

COAL VALLEY, ILLINOIS (May 29, 2023) — As we celebrate the longest day of the year on World Giraffe Day, enjoy a tall order of breakfast, then go on a tour to meet our tall boy Kenya at the Giraffe barn. Find out how zookeepers care for this endangered species as we work to stave off what is being considered a “silent extinction.” It’s time to make some noise to help protect this lofty animal.

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DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 26, 2023) — Each year, past champions return to the Kwik Star Criterium, and this year is no different. Last year’s Pro Men first- and second-place finishers, Drew Dillman and Kyle Perry of Texas Roadhouse, are returning, along with Women’s Pro second-place finisher Rylee McMullen.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 26, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following bills into law:

DECATUR, ILLINOIS (May 26, 2023) — The Millikin University community gathered again for the annual Honors Convocation and Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Thursday, April 27, at Kirkland Fines Arts Center to honor faculty, staff and student accomplishments as the 2022-23 academic year approaches its close.

WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS (May 26, 2023) — Emma Vanseveren, of Davenport, Iowa, received a bachelor of arts degree from College of the Holy Cross.

Vanseveren is among 762 Bachelor of Arts degree recipients Holy Cross celebrated at its 177th Commencement held in person on Friday, May 26, at the DCU Center in Worcester. US Senator Peter Welch of Vermont, a Class of 1969 alumnus, delivered this year's address to the Class of 2023 and received an honorary degree.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 26, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced new staff joining her administration.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 26, 2023) — The Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) this week launched a new website,, marking the tenth anniversary of the state’s taxpayer-funded nutrient reduction strategy (NRS).

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 26, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement after signing several bills relating to education:

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (May 26, 2023) — The summer of 2023 is a time of expansion and advancement for Goodwill of the Heartland and the many people employed and served by the nonprofit.