DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2020) The Iowa State Canvassing Board has officially certified the results of the 2020 general election on Monday. Election turnout was the highest in state history, with more than 1.7 million voters casting ballots. Iowa’s turnout percentage of 76% was one of the highest in the nation.

CANTON, MISSOURI (December 1, 2020) Congratulations to David Nass from Donahue, Iowa, on being accepted into Culver-Stockton College's incoming class for the fall 2021 semester.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 1, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the appointment of Josh Byrnes, currently general manager of the Osage Municipal Utilities, to serve as a Board Member to the Iowa Utilities Board. Byrnes replaces Nick Wagner who had served in that role since 2013 and departed the IUB in July 2020. The appointment is effective December 14, 2020, and is subject to confirmation by the Iowa Senate.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 1, 2020) — Augustana College will be conducting media tours near 3601 7th Avenue, where the Peter J Lindberg MD Center for Health and Human Performance is taking shape.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2020) — A temporary community-based COVID-19 drive-through testing site will return to Rock Island County this weekend, December 5-6.

Testing will be in the parking lot of the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. Hours are 9AM-4PM. Testing is ending an hour earlier than at previous testing-events because of shorter daylight hours.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 30, 2020) — The Rock Island County Health Department is pleased once again to partner with two local agencies to help provide free diapers to Rock Island County families.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 30, 2020) — We know that strong readers go on to become lifelong learners, but almost 40% of today's children start kindergarten without the skills needed for success. The best way to prepare children for school and beyond? Introduce them to books as soon as possible.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (November 30, 2020) Iowa PBS is bringing holiday cheer from Jim McDonough's home to yours. The Iowan and International Steinway Artist performs beloved Christmas songs during Home for Christmas with Jim McDonough. This Christmas concert premieres on-air and online Tuesday, December 15, 8PM, and repeats Thursday, December 24, 7PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 30, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is leading a bipartisan coalition of 49 attorneys-general urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economy (CARES) Act funding until the end of 2021.

AMES, IOWA (November 25, 2020) The College of Human Sciences learning-community peer mentors were recently named for the 2020-2021 academic year.