DES MOINES, Iowa (October 5, 2021) — More than one out of every three Iowans is a member of a co-op through industries like rural electric, credit unions, rural telephone, farm credit, petroleum, retail, and more. Some may not even know they are reaping the benefits of cooperative membership.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (October 6, 2021) — Kirkwood Community College has released its Dean's List for the summer 2021 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade-point average or higher after completing twelve or more credit hours at the college.

Kirkwood students from the area earning this distinction are listed below.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 5, 2021) — Disney on Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party is bringing the magic to guests through dynamic moments that take place on the ice and in the air.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 6, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) have announced four competitive funds available for rural communities with a population under 20,000. Specifically, funding of up to $500,000 has been allocated to the following funds for current fiscal year (FY) 2022 through FY 2023:

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 5, 2021) — The East Moline Community Fund Committee has approved $17,050 in funding for 15 area non-profit organizations.

Chair Connie Dowsett shared “The East Moline Community Fund Committee is honored to support the excellent work of these local non-profits. As an endowment fund, we focus not only on helping those in-need today, but provide a permanent way to support the community through legacy giving.”

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 5, 2021) — Are you looking for new book recommendations? Are you an avid reader? Do you belong to a book club? Would you like to join a book club? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, join us Thursday, October 14, 4PM, for our Book Bash!

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 5, 2021) — Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE educational program entitled “Breast Cancer Art Project” for anyone impacted by cancer on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 6-7:30PM at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities Moline Clubhouse located at 600 John Deere Road, Moline, Illinois, 61265.

BETTTENDORF, IOWA (October 5, 2021) — Generosity will never go out of style, but when it comes to taking advantage of the special charitable-giving tax-incentives Congress put on the table last year, time is of the essence. Dedicated to helping you conduct your giving in the best possible way, we’re here to walk you through the benefits of giving before 2021 is over.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 4, 2021) — Let's learn how to make some homemade Boba tea and talk books! All teens (ages 11-19) are invited to join Miss Amber Thursday, October 14, 4:30PM, at the Main Library (321 N Main St) for a chat about all the new books coming out this fall while we make homemade Boba tea using an Instant Pot.

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA (October 4, 2021) — Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) filed a lawsuit today against the School District of Palm Beach County (SDPBC) for its unlawful facial covering policy, on behalf of 35 parents and 38 children.