MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 4, 2019) — GIT Improv and The Black Box Theatre of the Quad Cities are excited to announce a new partnership which sees the The Late Nite Shows — a popular line-up of original, uncensored comedy performances — make their long-awaited return at The Black Box Theatre, located at 1623 5th Avenue in downtown Moline, this Saturday.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 4, 2019) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced today that four Iowa schools have qualified for the Carrie Chapman Catt Award by registering at least 90 percent of their eligible students to vote. The award is part of a new initiative Sec Pate launched in September.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 4, 2019) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds released the following in response to the Japanese parliament approving the US-Japan trade agreement that eliminates or reduces a broad range of import tariffs, specifically on agricultural products:

WASHINGTON DC (December 4, 2019) — At the direction of President Donald J Trump, US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a final rule to move more able-bodied recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) towards self-sufficiency and into employment. The rule restores the system to what Congress intended: assistance through difficult times, not a way of life.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 4, 2019) — George Anderson, a 13-year teaching veteran who presents his history classes as hands-on, problem-solving opportunities, is the Iowa Department of Education’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, Governor Kim Reynolds announced today at Cedar Rapids’ Kennedy High School. 

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 3, 2019) — Throughout 2019, Genesis Health System has been reflecting on its past, responding to today’s needs of the communities it serves and is also looking forward as it celebrates 150 years of service. December 7 is the anniversary of the opening of the first Davenport hospital in 1869.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 3, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds signed Executive Order 5 (EO5) requiring all new contracts for the purchase of state vehicles with diesel engines to have written support from the manufacturer to use B20 biodiesel (a blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum-based diesel) or more. Gov Reynolds signed the executive order at the Iowa Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting in Des Moines.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 3, 2019) — St Mark Lutheran Church (2363 W. 3rd Street, Davenport) is pleased to host the Lyric Flute Trio for a holiday concert at 11AM. The Lyric Trio (featuring Lisa Crews, Laura Paarmann, and Judy Steffen), joined by St Mark's organist Ross Jallo, will present a short concert of seasonal favorites. All music-lovers are welcome to join us for this festive occasion.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 3, 2019) — The Ridgecrest Foundation proudly presents, Ridgecrest Bowlfest on March 28, 2020, at Leisure Lanes Bowling alley at 2802 West 73rd Street, Davenport, Iowa, 52806. The Ridgecrest Bowlfest begins at 1PM and will have 2 flights, pending interest. Teams will consist of 5 bowlers (any age), $100/team. There will also be raffles, 50/50, a silent auction, food, drinks, and a lot of fun.