DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 16, 2019) — Gilda’s Club is excited to announce the addition of an evening yoga class for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers. Sessions will be held on the first and third Thursday of each month from 6:30–7:30PM at our Davenport Clubhouse (1234 East River Drive, Davenport, Iowa), beginning in April, 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 17, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds today received word that two counties that were affected by recent severe weather and flooding along the Missouri River have been added to the Presidential Disaster Declaration granted March 23, 2019.

WASHINGTON DC (April 16, 2019) — Three Senate committee chairmen are calling on the Justice Department to provide previously-sought information related to the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email-server investigation. DOJ initially refused to furnish the information, citing the ongoing special-counsel investigation.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 16, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate will present National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Awards on Wednesday to the directors of the Iowa Department of Transportation, the Office of the Chief Information Officer, and the Iowa National Guard for their assistance with Iowa’s voter-registration and election-cybersecurity efforts.

Sec Pate will also provide an update on the status of Iowa’s election cybersecurity.

PELLA, IOWA (April 16, 2019) — The following area students are among the 62 Central College students in the A Cappella Choir who will perform at its Pre-Tour Concert at 3PM, Sunday, May 12, in Douwstra Auditorium. The choir will perform to launch its Midwest Tour that will make six stops from May 20-26 in the Kansas City area. The event is free and open to the public.

Katie Phillips of Muscatine

Katherine Hurlbut of Muscatine

DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 16, 2019) —

DAVENPORT — Speak at "Grow with Google" Workshop

WHO: Representative Dave Loebsack; Michael Scott, Iowa State Librarian; Amy Groskopf, Director, Davenport Public Library; Google representatives

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (April 16, 2019) — The Iowa Restaurant Association will be hosting their annual State Mixology Championships at Smash Park in West Des Moines on April 25. Competitors will create three cocktails for a panel of judges during the day and will be judged on taste, appearance, overall creativity, and personality. The winner will be crowned Iowa's Top Mixologist. A public tasting-event will follow from 

“In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” — George Orwell

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (April 15, 2019) — The Quad Cities River Bandits received a dominant performance on the mound from Shawn Dubin and collected a season-high 13-hits to record a 7-2 win over Cedar Rapids on Monday night at Perfect Game Field. All nine hitters in the Bandits lineup finished with at least one hit.

WASHINGTON DC (April 15, 2019) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley of Iowa released the following statement in response to the European Union’s announcement that its mandate for a trade-agreement with the United States excludes agriculture.

“The US-EU trade-relationship is a significant one. The decisions made in any bilateral-agreement between the US and EU impact economies around the world. With so much at stake, it’s important to get it right.