FAYETTE, IOWA (February 22, 2024) — Upper Iowa University (UIU) is proud to announce its recognition in the US News and World Report's Best Online Bachelor's Programs rankings. This accolade underscores UIU's commitment to providing accessible online education, tailored to meet the needs of today's learners.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 22, 2024) — Long-term care access and delivery has been a challenge in Iowa for years, with the pandemic hitting the state particularly hard, resulting in spiraling staffing shortages and facility closures — but there may be good news at last.

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DES MOINES, IOWA (February 22, 2024) — The Iowa Business Council (IBC) will reveal its annual research report, Iowa’s Competitive Dashboard, during a virtual press conference at 11:30AM, Wednesday, February 28. The organization’s signature report measures how Iowa competes nationally.

IBC Chair and Raytheon President Phil Jasper will join IBC President Joe Murphy for an overview of the report’s findings and recommendations during the unveiling.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 21, 2024) — Iowa House Republicans have released two bills designed to spur economic development in rural Iowa.

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK (February 21, 2024) — Gabriel Stropes of Milan, Illinois (61264), was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester of the 2023-2024 academic year. Stropes is in the applied computer technology program.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 20, 2024) — The last week of February provides a bridge from Black History Month to Women's History Month, and a talk that week at Monmouth College will offer insights into both areas.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 20, 2024) — The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency is hosting a Teacher Job Fair on Monday, February 26, 2024, at our Bettendorf office located at 729 21st Street in Bettendorf, 4-5:30PM.

This is a free event for all prospective and current teachers and administrators looking for employment during the 2023-2024 school year.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 20, 2024) — Ellipsis, a youth services and shelter organization serving nearly 600 central Iowa kids and their families daily, is proud to announce unveil renovations on a Des Moines facility that features twelve efficiency apartments for youth ages sixteen to 21. The announcement comes following an open house on Tuesday, February 20.

ADELPHI, MARYLAND (February 20, 2024) — Jericha Stout of Cordova, Illinois, was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at University of Maryland Global Campus. To be eligible for the honor, a student must complete at least six credits during the term, earned a grade-point average of at least 3.5 for the term, and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.5 at UMGC.

PELLA, IOWA (February 20, 2024) — Thirty-two Central College students will participate in internships for the Spring 2024 semester.

Luke Henkhaus of Geneseo (61254) will intern with Central College in Pella, Iowa. Henkhaus is a member of Central's Class of 2024, with a Psychology major.

Emma Johnson of Davenport (52807) will intern with Heartland AEA in Johnston, Iowa. Johnson is a member of Central's Class of 2023, with a Kinesiology major.