PEORIA, ILLINOIS (June 17, 2021) — After being held scoreless for seven innings, the Quad Cities River Bandits sent eight men to the plate in a five-run eighth inning to complete a 5-3 comeback victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in game one of the six-game series.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 17, 2021) — Members of the teen LGBTQIA community and teen allies are invited to join Miss Amber on Zoom for the 2nd Annual Teens Read with Pride to celebrate books from all across the rainbow!

ELMHURST, ILLINOIS (June 16, 2021) — Lewis Poor, of Moline, Illinois, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Religious Studies from Elmhurst University during the 2021 Commencement weekend. A ceremony for graduate students was held on Friday, May 21, and three ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 22 for undergraduate students.

STEVENS POINT, WISCONSIN (June 14, 2021) The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point honored more than 2,270 undergraduate students for attaining high grade point averages during the spring semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Students who received honors include:

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 16, 2021) — The Iowa Credit Union Foundation (ICUF), the philanthropic arm of the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL), announced at its annual golf classic fundraiser that the event will now be called the “Be the Light ICUF Golf Classic” in memory of Dale Owen.

PELLA, IOWA (June 16, 2021) — More than 300 students were named to the Central College dean's list for Spring 2021.

The honor is awarded to full-time students who achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale while taking 12 or more graded credit hours for the semester.

Those from your area were:

DES MOINES, IOWA (June 16, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed SF 619 into law, legislation that cuts taxes and invests significantly in mental health as well as foundational priorities like child care and housing. This legislation was a compromise brokered by Gov Reynolds with the Iowa House and Senate to wrap up the 2021 Legislative Session.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (June 14, 2021) It's been FAR too long since our great friend LOLO played the Quad Cities, but she will be back at the barn August 28, for a Codfish Hollow show that must not be missed! She will be joined by Desert Noises and some other special guests for what promises to be a truly epic night. Tickets are on sale this FRIDAY, June 18, 10AM Central.

MOUNT PLEASANT, IOWA (June 14, 2021) — Iowa Wesleyan University is very proud of all of its graduates and wants to say congratulations to the 92 May graduates. The Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters were unique and held many changes, but these 92 graduates still persevered and were determined to graduate from IW during these uncertain times.

PEORIA, ILLINOIS (June 14, 2021) — With their backs against a potential second series loss of the season, the Quad Cities River Bandits topped the Peoria Chiefs 8-4 on Sunday afternoon to take half of the six-game set and depart Dozer Park winners of back-to-back ballgames.