JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 30, 2022) — Be among the first to watch PBS KIDS' new program, Rosie's Rules, at our PJ Party! On September 30, 6PM, at the Maytag Auditorium, Iowa PBS will host a pajama party themed premiere event with fun for the whole family.

This new series follows Rosie Fuentes, an inquisitive and hilarious five-year-old girl just starting to learn about the "wow-mazing" world beyond her family walls. She is ready to learn it all. . . by figuring it out herself!

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 30, 2022) — To help destigmatize suicide and advance the conversation around mental health, Iowa PBS presents Facing Suicide in Iowa. This thirty-minute documentary premieres on statewide Iowa PBS on Monday, September 12, 8PM, and will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, September 13, 6:30PM.

CLINTON, IOWA (August 26, 2022) — Iowans for Bodily Autonomy will hold “Rock for Reproductive Freedom” on September 3, 11AM-1PM, at Fire Station Park, 344 3rd Ave S, Clinton.

The event aims to inform the public of changes to reproductive rights and what that means for Iowans in the wake of the repeal of Roe v Wade. Speakers will share their personal experiences and information on how to protect these rights. The event will also feature food trucks and live music.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 25, 2022) — WQPT, Quad Cities PBS will be holding a virtual screening event featuring excerpts from the documentary “Scattering CJ” on Thursday, September 1, 7PM. Following each excerpt there will be a panel discussion about the film and suicide prevention.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 24, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Workforce Development announced today the schedule of unemployment insurance rates used to tax Iowa employers will drop to its lowest level in 24 years — the lowest rates currently allowed by Iowa law.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 24, 2022) — Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the US Senate race on Thursday, October 6, at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 7PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 22, 2022) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined a bipartisan coalition of 24 attorneys-general in filing an amicus brief in Haaland v Brackeen, urging the US Supreme Court to reject a challenge to longstanding protections guaranteed to Native American children, their families, and tribal communities under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (August 18, 2022) — Vibrant, the Moline-based financial services company whose namesake credit union serves more than 55,000 members nationwide, has acquired the naming rights to the Illinois Quad City Civic Center Authority’s 12,000-seat multi-purpose arena and conference center located in Moline, Illinois. The venue, formerly known as the TaxSlayer Center, will be renamed Vibrant Arena at The MARK on September 1, 2022.

DES MOINES, IOWA (August 17, 2022) — Governor Kim Reynolds declared today, August 17, as “Iowa Solar Day.” To celebrate, solar industry leaders and supporters gathered today for “Solar Day at the Iowa State Fair” for a live reading of the Governor’s proclamation.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 16, 2022) — Join Iowa PBS for in-person premieres of two documentaries from the new series, Governors of Iowa. These programs follow the personal journeys of both Robert D Ray and Harold Hughes and, more importantly, their impact on the State of Iowa.