WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa spoke about the importance of Thanksgiving in a video address to Iowans.

MILAN, IL – November 2017 –Not only will St. Ambrose Catholic Church (312 West First Street) be showcasing its renovations during a Community Open House on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, but its pastor will also be shedding his three-year old beard.

“In October 2014, I promised the congregation I would not shave until we had handicap access,” said Fr. Charles Klamut. “Looks like it turned into a little more than I bargained for.”

West Des Moines, Iowa – November 21, 2017 – Fewer Americans will talk about politics or football at the Thanksgiving table this year, while 96 percent of those dinners will still feature turkey.

SPRINGFIELD (Nov. 7, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner issued the following statement regarding the General Assembly’s passage of legislation requiring sexual harassment training (SB402) and extension of the statute of limitations to investigate claims made in the previously-vacant office of the Legislative Inspector General (HB137):

The LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Board of Director positions are coming up for re-election and addition for 2018. If you are a current member of the LeClaire Chamber and have an interest in joining the Board of Directors, please submit your letter of interest by Friday, November 24, 2017, 5:00p.m.  Your name will be added to the ballot that will go out to all Chamber Members in early December to be voted upon by Chamber members.

St. Ambrose Occupational Therapy Students Providing a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal for Area Refugees

AMES, Iowa -- As the holiday season quickly approaches, holiday stressors tend to sneak up as well. These additional commitments for time and money can zap the happy from the holidays, says Dawn Dunnegan, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

“With already hectic schedules, many of us add holiday shopping, baking, wrapping and decorating to our list of things to do,” said Dunnegan, who specializes in family life issues.

Q: Why is the month of November celebrated as National Adoption Month?

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered all flags in Iowa at half-staff effective immediately until sunset on Thursday, November 9, 2017, to honor those killed and injured in Sunday’s mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. This order is in conjunction with President Donald Trump’s order that was issued Sunday.

Life Protection Formula Available in All Stores

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 1, 2017) — A beloved family pet is the inspiration behind the best-selling line of wholesome, natural pet foods, BLUE Life Protection Formula, that Hy-Vee, Inc. is proud to begin offering in its stores.