MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 13, 2024) — It's been almost a year since Monmouth College graduated its Class of 2023, and nearly all of its members are either employed or continuing their education.

According to the College's annual First Destination Survey, which tracks information from within six months of graduating, 98% of the College's newest alumni are either working or pursuing a graduate or professional degree.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 13, 2024) — Vintage Iron Gym is hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate their grand opening on Saturday, May 25, 10AM. They are located at 2501 53rd Avenue in Bettendorf, Iowa.

MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS (May 13, 2024) — Timber Lake Playhouse, the premier professional summer theatre of northwest Illinois, will celebrate TLPalooza featuring food, drink, music, tours of the theatre and games for the kids on Saturday, May 25, beginning at noon.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (May 13, 2024) Teens are central to transforming the Quad Cities region through generosity.

For more than twenty years, the Quad Cities Community Foundation’s Teens for Tomorrow (T4T) program has put young people in the driver’s seat of philanthropy. This year’s cohort of students from area high schools has now awarded $29,500 to six local non-profits. This total includes $18,500 the students raised through their direct work with donors.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 3, 2024) Chef Joseph Yoon, a world-renowned chef and champion for the potential of insect agriculture, will present the Roys Lecture at Augustana College on Monday, May 13. Attendees will have an opportunity to eat food prepared by Yoon featuring insect ingredients.

FAYETTE, IOWA (May 13, 2024) — Upper Iowa University (UIU) will introduce a new graduate degree program in the fall of 2024. The Master of Arts in Psychology degree will be a fully-online degree which will provide students opportunities for career advancement, especially for leadership and managerial positions. For students aspiring to pursue a PhD, the Master of Arts in Psychology at UIU will provide a robust foundation.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 29, 2024) — You are invited to the grand opening of a special free exhibit, May 15, 1PM, at SouthPark Mall!

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 10, 2024) — Augustana College senior Delaney Walsh, a kinesiology major from Davenport, Iowa (52803), was nominated to submit a “More Than I Imagined” profile by Dr Shaun Edmonds, assistant professor of kinesiology.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (May 10, 2024) Monmouth College faculty member Robin Johnson will be one of the featured guests of a transatlantic virtual discussion, focusing on how democracy defenders can, and do, win elections.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 10, 2024) — The labor movement in Iowa, and indeed the United States, stands in solidarity against draconian laws like the ones passed and signed into law, such as SF2340 this year in Iowa.

The Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO applauds the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, American Immigration Council, Iowa Migrant Movement for Justice, and the movement of everyday Iowans who are challenging the legality of SF 2340.