JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 21, 2020) Join Iowa PBS virtually on Saturday, September 5, at 10AM, for a preview of the newest PBS KIDS program, Elinor Wonders Why. Alongside Elinor and her engaging friends Ari and Olive, kids will learn early science lessons that last a lifetime.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 21, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds announced on August 20 her appointment of Shayne Mayer as a district court judge in Judicial Election District 3A. 

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 20, 2020) Join Iowa PBS and EveryStep Care and Support Services virtually on Tuesday, September 8, at 7PM, for a Pop-Up Film Series event featuring the documentary Speaking Grief. This film explores the transformative experience of losing a family member in a society that works to avoid both death and grief.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 21, 2020)  Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is partnering with dental offices across the state to raise awareness of Safe at Home, an address-confidentiality program for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and stalking. Safe at Home booklets, brochures, and magnets were mailed to dentists in all 99 counties.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 19, 2020)  WQPT is holding a special screening of Ken Burns Presents: The Gene: An Intimate History. followed by a 45-minute talk with "Charles Darwin" (actor Brian "Fox" Ellis, storyteller and science teacher). Immediately following, "Darwin" will answer questions from the audience.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 18, 2020)  COVID Recovery Iowa is responding

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 19, 2020) ― Statement of Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller:

"As per my agreement with Governor Kim Reynolds, I requested to join a lawsuit challenging changes at the US Postal Service. The governor did not consent.

"I’m very concerned about service and policy changes at the Post Office. Reports from the American Postal Workers Union indicate that mail delivery in Iowa has been slowed by limits on staff overtime and removal of automatic sorting machines.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (August 17, 2020) — Just in time for back-to-school-season, Davenport Public Library announces the launch of its new program. connects students at their time of need to one of over 3,000 highly-vetted expert tutors. With instant access to one-to-one homework help and tutoring, students can lower their anxiety and raise their confidence about their schoolwork.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 17, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds formally requested, on August 16, an expedited Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for Iowa communities and counties that have been severely impacted by the devastating derecho storm that occurred on Monday, August 10, 2020.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 17, 2020) Governor Kim Kim Reynolds has announced that the United States Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has approved Iowa’s application to participate in the Lost Wages Assistance program.