JOHNSTON, IOWA (November 12, 2020) Did you know that the trolley in Mister Rogers' Neighborhood traveled five thousand miles every year? Or that Bob Ross painted each piece featured on The Joy of Painting a total of three times?

OMAHA, NEBRASKA (November 12, 2020) College of Saint Mary (CSM) celebrated its 5th annual Physician Assistant White Coat Ceremony on Thursday, October 30. The event recognized physician-assistant (PA) students who have earned entry into clinical patient care by presenting them with their white coats.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 11, 2020) — Augustana College has announced a new $3,000-$5,000 grant and other benefits for high-achieving high-school students in Illinois who have worked with Community Based Organizations (CBOs).

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 11, 2020) — The Moline Foundation Board approved $331,750 in grant funding for 49 area non-profit organizations. The Moline Foundation accepted applications for operating support along with the traditional funding areas of capital and program expenses.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 10, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement on the 2020 Presidential Election:

“Four more years of President Donald Trump would mean a stronger economy, a more secure country, and an even brighter future. Iowans understood that, voting overwhelmingly to keep him in office.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 10, 2020) — “At a time when almost 90% of Iowa’s counties have reached a 14-day rolling positivity rate of 15%, the Governor is failing to fight COVID-19 head on.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 10, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another 30 days. The proclamation imposes a number of additional public-health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (November 10, 2020) Lauren Plumley of Geneseo, Illinois, is part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's 297-member Cornhusker Marching Band, which is persevering through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Plumley, a junior mechanical engineering major, plays clarinet.


Clockwise from left: Student directors Amelia Chavez, Richard Eyre, Noah Harshbarger, and Allie Bryan

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (November 10, 2020) — Since the invention of cell-phones as brick-sized monstrosities in the 1970s, they have risen in prominence and their use has become ubiquitous.