DES MOINES, IOWA (December 2, 2020)  Governor Kim Reynolds and The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced the launch of an Iowa Arts and Cultural Recovery Program. The statewide grant program will provide short-term relief to arts venues, cultural organizations, and creative workers who have lost significant business or income due to the pandemic.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 2, 2020) Santa Claus and the holiday season are coming a little early for some children in our community this year…

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (December 2, 2020)  WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is focusing on educational outreach using the PBS documentary The Gene: An Intimate History for a special Teacher Training session on Thursday, December 3, 6:30PM.

INDIANOLA, IOWA (December 1, 2020) Maya Gault of Moline, Illinois, is one of 54 Simpson College (simpson.edu) student-athletes named to the American Rivers Conference 2020 Fall All-Academic Team. Gault is a junior on the women's soccer team and is majoring in Undeclared.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020) — The Sauk war leader known to the American settlers as Black Hawk fought and lost a war in 1832 as he tried to retake his homeland. His grave was robbed in 1839. The history books say his remains were destroyed in a museum fire in 1853 at Burlington, Iowa. The history books are wrong.

INDIANOLA, IOWA (December 1, 2020) Maya Gault of Moline, Illinois, is one of 54 Simpson College (simpson.edu) student-athletes named to the American Rivers Conference 2020 Fall All-Academic Team. Gault is a junior on the women's soccer team and is majoring in Undeclared.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020)  Due to mechanical issues, the Davenport Public Library’s OWL’s WiFi stops have been cancelled for Tuesday, December 1, through Saturday, December 5. This includes the following stops:

December 1 at 1:30PM  Goose Creek Park

December 1 at 4PM  Davenport West YMCA

JOHNSTON, IOWA (December 1, 2020) In a time where in-person performing arts are nearly impossible, Iowa PBS is collaborating with Ballet Des Moines to bring inspiration to audiences across Iowa and beyond. The ballet company's 2020 season will include three programs, collectively called Acts of Resilience | Courage | Vision | Spirit.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (December 1, 2020) — An online meeting of the Quad Cities Flood Resiliency Alliance will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2020, 1:30PM. The Alliance is open to the public and is a forum for timely and educational information on flood-prevention, -mitigation, flood-insurance, and floodplain-management.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2020) COVID Recovery Iowa has launched free Virtual Santa visits just in time for the holidays. These safe and convenient visits are an ideal alternative as Iowans find new ways to honor holiday traditions during the pandemic.

The Virtual Santa visits run through December 22. People of all ages are encouraged to sign up on the COVID Recovery Iowa Facebook page under Services and schedule a visit.

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