DAVENPORT, IOWA (April 14, 2019) — The Quad Cities River Bandits, in conjunction with the Houston Astros, have announced the following changes to their roster on Sunday. Pitcher Jojanse Torres has been transferred from extended spring-training to Quad Cities. Pitcher Brett Daniels has been transferred from Quad Cities to Corpus Christi (Double-A).


RHP Jojanse Torres transferred from extended spring-training to Quad Cities.

APPLETON, WISCONSIN (April 13, 2019) — The Quad Cities River Bandits extended their winning streak to five games with a 6-1 win at Wisconsin’s Fox Cities Stadium on Saturday evening. The River Bandits overcame frigid conditions to tally 11 hits. Brett Conine and Matt Ruppenthal combined to strike out 12 Wisconsin hitters and limit the Timber Rattlers to just three hits. The Bandits have won five consecutive games.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — The African American Museum of Iowa is partnering with Next Page Books to take part in the national Well-Read Black Girl book-club program.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — Governor Kim Reynolds today received word that additional-assistance is now available to public and non-profit entities in flood-impacted counties.

A disaster declaration, issued by President Trump on March 23, 2019, made 56 counties eligible to apply for emergency-work and emergency protective-measures assistance under the federal Public Assistance Program.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — All of the volunteers and staff at the Bettendorf Discovery Shop are hoping that you will be able to join us Monday, April 29, for our Garden event. We are all ready to welcome spring by filling the shop with a variety of beautiful spring-things that have been donated over the last year.

JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS (April 12, 2019) — Think fast: Do you shoot or not? The decision you make in that crucial instant could mean life or death and will forever affect your community. What is it really like to experience that type of stress and split-second decision-making with such far-reaching consequences?

LECLAIRE, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — On February 25, Independent We Stand, a national small-business movement, kicked-off its fourth-annual America’s Main Streets contest to help consumers, small-business owners, and Main-Street organizations reward a deserving Main Street with $25,000 in cash and sponsor-related prizes. LeClaire, Iowa is among this y

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (April 12, 2019) — A five-run sixth inning propelled the Quad Cities River Bandits to an 8-3 series-opening victory over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers at Miller Park in Milwaukee on Friday night. During the big inning, the Bandits collected five hits, four of them going for extra bases, to break away from a 2-2 tie. The win is the fourth in a row for the Quad Cities.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — Today, Governor Kim Reynolds extended existing proclamations of disaster emergency for counties impacted by March flooding.

This proclamation extends the governor’s March 14 activation of Iowa’s disaster-response and recovery efforts for an additional 30 days, to May 12, 2019, and allows state-resources to be utilized to respond to and recover from the effects of this severe weather across the entire state.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 12, 2019) —

“Congressman Dave Loebsack has been a tremendous partner over the years and I’ve been honored to work with him to strengthen our local economy and get real results for the families we serve along the Mississippi River. While I am saddened to learn that he will be leaving Congress at the end of next year, he has earned his retirement and I wish him and his family the best.