DES MOINES, IOWA (February 16, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Education today awarded three $1 million competitive grants through the new Career Academy Incentive Fund to prepare more high-school students for success in college, postsecondary training, and the workforce.

CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS (February 16, 2021) — Local students were named to the Blackburn College Dean's List for the Fall 2020 semester.


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DES MOINES, IOWA (February 16, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a proclamation that eases transport rules for crews and drivers hauling motor and heating fuels.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 16, 2021) — Rechargeable batteries have created fires at the Waste Commission of Scott County facilities. Keep rechargeable batteries out of your garbage and recycling carts, and drop them off for proper disposal, instead.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 15, 2021) — An online meeting of the Quad Cities Flood Resiliency Alliance will be held on Thursday, February 18, 1:30PM. The Alliance is open to the public and is a forum for timely and educational information on flood-prevention, -mitigation, flood insurance, and floodplain-management.


David Konstan, a professor of classics at New York University

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 15, 2021) — Can a person be angry at someone and afraid of them at the same time?

CORALVILLE, IOWA (February 15, 2021) — Applications are now being accepted for 2022 grants. To be eligible, proposed projects must focus primarily on serving the needs and aspirations of women and girls in Iowa. To this end, six specific areas have been identified as the most critical barriers for Iowa women and girls, and all grant applications must address one of these barriers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 12, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation that will ease transport rules for propane in Iowa.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (February 12, 2021) — Monmouth College philosophy professor Anne Mamary has been a huge fan of the Harry Potter series for two decades, so much so that she even teaches a course called “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Soul.”

PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN (February 12, 2021) — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announced its Chancellor's List, honoring those with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages for the fall 2020 semester.

Students from this area who earned the 4.0 grade-point average include:HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, MAJOR(S)

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