DES MOINES, IOWA (October 26, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) has announced the launch of the new Iowa County Fairs Relief Program. The program will provide short-term relief to eligible county and district fairs for the purpose of continuing or resuming operations in the context of the public health emergency.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 22, 2020) — The state of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Education has announced 43 Iowa colleges and universities have been awarded nearly $4.4 million to increase internet connectivity for students in the 2020-21 school year.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 22, 2020) As Iowa girls battle for a ticket to the state volleyball tournament, Iowa PBS is preparing to provide live coverage of the championship action, heartache, and victories. 

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 21, 2020) The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it is investing $24 million to provide broadband internet in rural communities across the state of Iowa. The investment is part of the ReConnect Program.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 21, 2020) Iowa PBS has launched a new initiative intended to celebrate the people, culture, and stories of rural America by showcasing the diversity, traditions, and richness of small town and rural life in Iowa.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 20, 2020) — Due to an executive order by Mayor Mike Matson, effective today, masks will be required in all City buildings. This includes all Davenport Public Library Branches, masks will be available at the Welcome Desk upon arrival for free of charge to anyone who may need one.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 20, 2020) Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is encouraging Iowans to help raise awareness about domestic violence by participating in ‘Purple Thursday’ on October 22. Purple Thursday is an annual event where people across the country wear purple in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence touches all types of communities across the state.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 19, 2020) Governor Kim Reynolds announced the awardees of the Coronavirus Relief Fund Registered Apprenticeship Expansion grants and encouraged new applicants for the Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn Grant. The Registered Apprenticeship Expansion grants were awarded to 72 projects totaling $6,626,852.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 16, 2020) Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency for another thirty days.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 14, 2020) Join Iowa PBS virtually on Tuesday, November 10 at 7PM for a VIP Watch Party featuring Great Performances: Fiddler: Miracle of Miracles.