JOHNSTON, IOWA (May 27, 2021) — Iowa PBS, Iowa Public Radio, and xBk are excited to announce Juneteenth: The Movement, a two-hour live television, radio, and digital event celebrating the Juneteenth holiday. This special live multimedia experience will occur one-time-only on June 19, 7-9PM, on Iowa PBS, Iowa Public Radio News/Studio One signals, and livestreaming on YouTube and the Facebook event.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 25, 2021) — Starting Monday, June 7, the Moline Public Library is inviting adult readers to participate in a brand-new book group. “The Art of Reading” is an all-online graphic-novel book club, with no set meeting times and no registration.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (May 25, 2021) — As Iowa girls battle for a ticket to the state soccer tournament, Iowa PBS is preparing to provide live coverage of the championship action, heartache, and victories.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 21, 2021) –Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a proclamation that eases transport rules for crews and drivers hauling motor fuels.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 20, 2021) Working with local beer brewer Twin Span Brewing, the RIA Federal Credit Union is relaunching its special label RIA beer. The beer is called the RIA IPA and it is an India Pale Ale. A donation of $2 from every can/pint will help to fund the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities (HFQC).

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 20, 2021) – Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following bills into law:  

WQPT Wins Awards

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (May 18, 2021) May was an exciting month for WQPT winning a Communicator Award “Award of Excellence” in the Writing-Column/Editorial category for an article Director of Education Michael Carton wrote for Quad City Family Focus Magazine titled “Advice from Elmo,” which had been published in June 2020.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 12, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds announced the release of the final report of the Feeding Iowans Task Force today, outlining the group’s efforts to combat food insecurity in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

JOHNSTON, Iowa (May 11, 2021) — Join Iowa PBS virtually on Tuesday, June 22, 7PM, for a VIP Watch Party featuring NOVAEagle Power. This program takes viewers into the lives of these spectacular birds, following a nest of bald eaglets as they face everything from sibling rivalries to insect swarms and learn the skills they'll need to survive.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 11, 2021) – On Monday, May 10, Governor Kim Reynolds signed the following bills into law: