BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 6, 2022) — There is always a flurry of excitement and activity on the first day back from winter break. There was also anxiety with families traveling and gathering for the holidays this year, but Rivermont's new Test-to-Stay program alleviated those fears.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (January 5, 2022) The Storm returns to the TaxSlayer Center this weekend for the first time in three weeks to battle the first place Huntsville Havoc on Friday and Saturday. It is the two team’s first matchup of the season. The Storm has picked up points in nine of its last ten games and holds a league best 9-2-1 record on home ice.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 5, 2022) — Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) will host Icestravaganza, presented by, beginning at 5PM, Friday, January 14, through 10PM, Sunday, January 16, at the Freight House and LeClaire Park in downtown Davenport. The free-to-attend event features beautiful ice-carvings (36,000 pounds' worth) on display all three days. This year’s ice-sculpture theme is “Zoo Animal Safari.”

Esther White is pictured during her Monmouth teaching days with education department colleagues George Arnold (left) and Frank Sorensen

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (January 5, 2022) — On December 31, two very accomplished, long-lived women with the surname White died — actress Betty White, who passed away just weeks before her 100th birthday, and Monmouth College emerita professor of education Esther White, who was 101.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 5, 2022) — The first film of the 2022 QC Environmental Film Series Picture of His Life, will be shown at the Figge Art Museum at 2PM, January 23, 2022.

CHADRON, NEBRASKA (January 5, 2022) — Chadron State College has announced the names of 324 students on the Fall 2021 President's List, with a 4.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale. To qualify, students must have completed 45 credit hours, be enrolled in 12 credit hours of coursework, be seeking their first Bachelor's degree, and have no incomplete grades during the semester.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 5, 2022) Governor Kim Reynolds and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) have announced the latest recipients of the Empower Rural Iowa Broadband Grants Program.

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (January 4, 2022) — Morningside University Vice President for Academic Affairs Chris Spicer recently announced the 421 students named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2021-22 academic year.


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EVANSVILLE, INDIANA (January 4, 2022) — James Guest of Bettendorf, Iowa, was recently named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2021 semester at the university of Evansville (UE). Guest is studying Theatre at UE.