DES MOINES, IOWA (November 23, 2020) - Governor Kim Reynolds recently completed this year's 99 County Tour, taking the opportunity to visit and connect directly with Iowans in all corners of Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 23, 2020) — Small Business Saturday falls on November 28 this year, during one of the most difficult years ever for many locally-owned businesses across the Iowa. That’s especially true for restaurants and retail shops. The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is encouraging people to support small businesses in a variety of ways on Small Business Saturday and beyond.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (November 20, 2020) — In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Quad-Cities students need more help than ever before to succeed in school — and life.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 20, 2020) Austin Schirck of Davenport, Iowa, has been named to the summer 2020 trimester Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Main campus in Davenport, Iowa.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 20, 2020) Japan’s Spiber Inc, a biotech startup that produces lab-grown spider silk for use in clothing and other consumer products, announced today it will expand production of its plant-based protein to Clinton, its first US facility, through a partnership with Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM).

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2020)  The Royal Neighbors Foundation has made a series of donations to five local non-profit organizations including the YWCA, Friends of Hauberg Civic Center, Heart of Hope Ministries, Living Proof Exhibit, and Best Buddies at Augustana College.

HAMILTON, NEW YORK (November 20, 2020) McKena Mathews, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2022, has earned the spring 2020 Dean's Award with Distinction.

Mathews is a Sociology major from Moline, Illinois (61265), and is a graduate of Moline Senior High School.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 20, 2020)  — The Davenport Public Library is pleased to announce that they will be partnering with Nahant Marsh to assemble and distribute Nature Explorer Kits to the children of Davenport. The first kit for our partnership with Nahant (Nature Explorers) opens on December 1 and is “All About Owls”.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (November 20, 2020) — The American Red Cross of Illinois is accepting nominations to honor exceptional individuals from our community. Everyday heroes who selflessly put the well-being of others before theirs.

IOWA CITY, IOWA (November 20, 2020) Ashley Johnson of Davenport, Iowa (52804), is one of eight University of Iowa students on the executive committee for the Food Pantry at Iowa, a student-run organization whose mission is to provide nutritious food and necessities for University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff in need, and to fight food-insecurity through education and advocacy.