MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 14, 2020) — As districts implement their return-to-learn plans, The Quad Cities Chamber, United Way Quad Cities, and other Q2030 partners are seeking to assess how parents/guardians are handling childcare via an online survey.

ALAMOSA, COLORADO (September 14, 2020) Chelsey Thomsen from Bettendorf graduated from Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado, during the Spring 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony, on June 6. Thomsen received a MA:Counseling-School Counseling. Adams State awarded 355 undergraduate degrees.

PELLA, IOWA (September 11, 2020) Welcome to Central College! You are now Forever Dutch!

Central is pleased to welcome the newest members of our community, including first-year and transfer students, for the Fall 2020 semester.

Those from your area are:

Dustin Harris, Class of 2022, from Bettendorf (52722)

Mitchel Benhart, Class of 2024, from Geneseo (61254)

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 11, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds yesterday received word that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made assistance available to public entities and non-profits in seven additional counties as well as the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa that were impacted by the August 10 derecho.

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 11, 2020) Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces a new partnership with the college football coaches from the University of Iowa, Iowa State, Northern Iowa, and Drake to promote voter-registration and -participation ahead of the 2020 general election. The four head coaches will appear in radio, social media, and digital ads, encouraging Iowans to #BeAVoter.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (September 11, 2020) United Way Quad Cities announced on September 10 that it has issued $2.3 million in grants to 37 local agencies focused on ensuring all Quad Citizens, regardless of race or ZIP code, have the opportunity and access to achieve their full potential. 

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 10, 2020) The Black Box Theatre in downtown Moline presents Three Viewings by Jeffrey Hatcher, opening on Thursday, September 24. “We decided to visit Jeffrey Hatcher again,” said co-founder Lora Adams. The Black Box opened the theatre four years ago with Murderers by Hatcher and recently produced Turn of the Screw.

WASHINGTON DC (September 10, 2020)  Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley and Senator Joni Ernst (both R-IA) today sent a 

DES MOINES, IOWA (September 10, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has extended a disaster proclamation for counties impacted by the August 10 derecho.

FAYETTE, IOWA (September 10, 2020) — Upper Iowa University has announced its Dean's List for the 2020 Summer Session. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade-point average and be enrolled as a full-time student. The honored students included:

Davenport, IA Kinisha Loving

Bettendorf, IA Dustin Snow

Cordova, IL Jaime Anton