DES MOINES, IOWA (November 14, 2022)  The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs invites Iowans from across the state to enjoy Iowa art, history, food, and entertainment during the Celebrate Iowa Gala on Friday, December 9, at the Scottish Rite Consistory, 519 Park St, in Des Moines.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 9, 2022) — The Library is hosting a Library Card Design Contest through November 19 at all locations.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 7, 2022) — The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that the danger to life and property in Scott County, Iowa, has been reduced enough to remove the Countywide Burn Ban.

In pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1) (1995), Scott County’s Burn Ban has been lifted effective 11/06/2022 at 08:00 am for all of Scott County, Iowa.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (November 2, 2022) — Explore the wonders of the "Masterpiece on the Mississippi" in Iowa PBS's hour-long documentary, Historic Buildings of Iowa: Dubuque. This documentary premieres online and on-air Monday, November 21, 8PM, as part of Festival 2022. The program will be rebroadcast on Saturday, November 26, 4PM, and on Sunday, November 27, 12:3PM.

The 2022 ornament features a miniature print of an original painting of the Interstate 74 bridge by artist Brad Bisbey

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 2, 2022) — The 2022 edition of the annual Christmas ornament by the Downtown Bettendorf Business Women will be on sale beginning Friday, November 4, in select businesses.

The ornament features a miniature print of an original Brad Bisbey painting of the new Interstate 74 bridge.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 1, 2022) — Scott County Auditor Kerri Tompkins reminds voters that Election Day is around the corner. “It is important to me to get the correct information out and for each voter to know there are still numerous opportunities available to vote before Election Day.”

Where can I vote in person before Election Day?

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 31, 2022) — In conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs, the Scott County Emergency Management Agency wanted to distribute a media release to inform the community members that a Burn Ban is still in effect for Scott County, Iowa. It has been determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property in Scott County, Iowa. Therefore, pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1), a Burn Ban is in effect as of 10/21/2022 at 09:00 am for all of Scott County, Iowa.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (October 26, 2022) — Following a two-week virtual voting period, nurses and other health-care professionals at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics voted overwhelmingly to recertify their union with SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa. 98.6% voted “yes” to maintain their union with 57% of members taking part in the election.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2022) — The Scott County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the local Fire Chiefs and the State Fire Marshalls Office, has determined that open burning constitutes a danger to life and property in Scott County, Iowa. Therefore, pursuant to Iowa Code 100.40(1), a Burn Ban is in effect as of 10/21/2022, 09:00AM for all of Scott County, Iowa.

Current conditions and concerns:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 19, 2022) — Two Davenport Public Library employees were recognized at the annual Iowa Library Association (ILA) Conference last week in Coralville, Iowa.

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