ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 3, 2021) — The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Labor Council, which represents the rank and file of the Rock Island Police Department, issued the following statement from Executive Director Shawn Roselieb on Friday, April 30, regarding recent anti-police remarks made by Rock Island Alderman Dylan Parker:

JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 21, 2021) — High-school students in Iowa can get a unique glimpse into the world of television production and public media while gaining practical and valuable experience in the industry. In order to broaden opportunities for minority and female-identifying high-school students, Iowa PBS is offering a television production mentorship program for summer 2021.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 20, 2021) — WQPT, PBS for the Quad Cities region began airing Ken Burns’s new three-part, six-hour film Hemingway on Thursday, April 15. Parts two and three air on April 22 and 29 at 9PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 19, 2021)  Governor Kim Reynolds has announced appointments to Iowa’s boards and commissions.

The following appointments are subject to Senate confirmation:

Accountancy Examining Board

JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 13, 2021) — America's Test Kitchen hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster are visiting Iowa — virtually! Join Iowa PBS online on May 6 at 4:30PM for this interactive demonstration and cooking party. Bridget and Julia will share some special spring recipes, we'll hear about what the cast has been cooking up at home and you'll have a chance to ask questions — live!

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 12, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds has signed the following bills into law:

JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 8, 2021) — Join Iowa PBS virtually on Saturday, May 1 at 10 a.m. for a preview of the newest puppet series coming to PBS KIDS, Donkey Hodie. Inspired by Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Donkey Hodie and her pals will empower kids to dream big, work hard and never give up.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 8, 2021) — Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and the Iowa Economic Development Authority are working together to help small businesses succeed. Every new business that registers with the Secretary of State’s Office is directed to resources available for Iowa entrepreneurs.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 7, 2021) — Four Moline Police Officers received the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Valor Award for their on-duty actions involving the rescue of a woman from a burning residence. All four officers suffered smoke-inhalation and had to be treated at a hospital following the rescue.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (April 6, 2021) Explore Earth's natural wonders and follow the stories of those trying to protect them this month on Iowa PBS. The statewide network will provide special programming on-air and online in the days leading up to Earth Day 2021, with programs ranging from saving coral reefs to fighting world hunger.