JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 13, 2022) — Hunger fighters from across the globe honor award-winning achievements with the 2022 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony. Join Iowa PBS for a night of remembrance, pageantry, music and a celebration of agricultural breakthroughs in the battle against global hunger during the 2022 World Food Prize Friday, October 21, 8:30PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 12, 2022) — Gary Slater, Iowa State Fair CEO and Fair Manager, is retiring after 21 years in his position. Slater has spent his entire career working in leadership positions for large events including the Missouri State Fair, the World Pork Expo, and the Iowa State Fair, where he has served as CEO and Fair Manager since 2001.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 11, 2022) — The Iowa Poetry Association (IPA) announces the publication of its annual poetry anthology Lyrical Iowa. The poems in this year's edition of Lyrical Iowa are anchored in lived experiences, cultural memories, and hopes and dreams for the future, according to Editor Marilyn Baszczynski. The 2022 edition of Lyrical Iowa is IPA's 77th anthology.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 29, 2022) — Quad Cities Pride in Memory (PIM), in collaboration with the Putnam Museum, Augustana College, Sarah Robb, and Fourth Wall Films, will unveil a set of six history panels representing the lives of local LGBTQ+ residents from a variety of perspectives and relevant topics from the 1960s through the 2000s.

LECLAIRE, IOWA (October 7, 2022) — Join us on Sunday, October 9, 11AM-4PM, on the Levee for the LeClaire Fall Fest sponsored by the River Valley Optimists’ Club. It’s a fun, family event that features art, crafts, and a variety of homemade food items. There will be a truckload of pumpkins for sale, too, by 4-H members.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 7, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) have announced $14.1 million in grant-funding for the following four projects through Destination Iowa. The $100 million program, announced in April, invests in transformational projects that will bolster the quality of life in Iowa communities and attract visitors and new residents.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 6, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds announced today the appointment of Colonel Mark A Muckey as Deputy Adjutant General for the Iowa Air National Guard. Muckey, a Sioux City native, was selected by Gov Reynolds for his outstanding military achievements and leadership capabilities demonstrated through nearly four decades of military service.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 6, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority has announced a total of more than $450,000 in grants have been awarded through six Empower Rural Iowa Grant Programs. The grant awards will support rural initiatives spanning from child-care and housing to workforce attraction and leadership development in more than twenty counties.

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (October 5, 2022) — Throughout October, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will host events focused on gluten-free lifestyles through a variety of programming. Events will include virtual cooking classes and store tours, as well as an in-person, gluten-free health fair at select stores.

Gluten-Free Health Fair

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 5, 2022) — As we prepare to recognize the men and women who have served our country this Veterans Day, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller reminds veterans of their right to request time off for the November 11 holiday.

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