House Bill 2775 and Senate Bill 2492 aim to create additional legal defenses for renters and protections against discrimination based on source of income, as well as preventing undue administrative burdens when applying for housing assistance.
The Illinois State Police has given another 150-day extension to people whose Firearms Owners Identification cards or Concealed Carry Licenses have expired due to a backlog in processing renewal applications.
A body was found by a person who was hunting for mushrooms in a heavily wooded area in central Peoria, police said Tuesday.
Tuesday’s pause on the use of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine alarmed many Americans, including some of the thousands of Iowans already vaccinated with one-dose brand.
DES MOINES — House Democrats welcomed increases in funding for tourism and child care in majority Republicans’ economic development budget, but not so much that they voted for it.
House Democrats welcomed increases in funding for tourism and child care in majority Republicans’ economic development budget, but not so much that they voted for it.
OELWEIN — The Oelwein City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance amending water and sewer rates Monday night, but not without considerable discussion.
WEST UNION — The Fayette County Board of Supervisors met in closed session for approximately 40 minutes at their weekly meeting on Monday. During the session, they discussed legal matters related to a possible claim they are pursuing. They were in contact with attorney Carlton Salmons via a …
Wartburg College seniors Sadie Short and Johanna Vander Wilt were each awarded a $500 Grant-in-Aid scholarship from the Alpha Pi chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society, which promotes professional and personal growth in female educators.
Marie Rubis Bauer, the archdiocesan director of music-cathedral orgranist at Saint Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, Neb., will be featured at Wartburg College’s Bach’s Lunch organ series recital on Friday, April 16.
Ace Media will premiere the documentary "Changing Hearts and Minds: The Ruby Sutton Story" at 1: 30 p.m. on April 19, on Wartburg College's livestreaming service, Knight Vision.
Wartburg College’s Senior Exhibit 2021 will showcase works from four students beginning Thursday, April 8, in the Waldemar A. Schmidt Art Gallery.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Tuesday that his agency's office internet network was discovered to be "compromised" on Saturday.
Jenn Hansen (center) is all smiles following her recognition as a Bartels HEART card recipient for demonstrating Bartels’ HEART values and receiving a $50 gift card. Congratulating Jenn on her excellent service to Bartels are Director of Nursing Amanda Dobbs (from left), Assistant Director o…
Jenn Hansen, RN, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community was recently recognized for demonstrating Bartels’ set of HEART values¬ – Honesty, Empathy, Accountability, Respect and Teamwork over the past three months. She was nominated by her co-worker, Brooke Holmes, RN and Assistant Director …
A wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of a Korean War veteran who contracted COVID-19 at the LaSalle Veterans’ Home accuses the facility of negligent care that violated state law.
As federal health agencies investigate, CG Public Health is also recommending a pause in the J&J vaccine's use out of an abundance of caution. "For now, these events appear to be extremely rare," a release from CG Public Health stated.
Angie Daniels, Marketing and Development Coordinator and Keri Daron, RN and weekend supervisor, recognizes Lexi Erdmann and Leah Bertram for their exceptional and compassionate care of residents at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community.
Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community, Waverly, recently recognized three employees through the Grateful Residents and Families program including Leah Bertram, Lexi Erdmann and Vickie Chesnut. They each received a gift of appreciation for going above and beyond and making a difference.
DES MOINES — The Wellmark Foundation is now accepting applications for its Small Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) Grant. Applications are due May 26. The Small MATCH Grant is for up to $25,000 and must be matched at 50 percent with cash or in-kind contributions. At least one-half …
Twelve weeks, hundreds of bills and several late-night debates later, another major legislative deadline has come and gone, but several big-ticket bills remain in play.
Take a moment to get the picture - it's Wednesday evening of the big day - the final adoption of our precious foster children. Hosanna, age 4, flitting here and there through the group of family and friends, gathering for the celebration party at Daniel's shop. I took a moment to observe her…
The staff at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Homes want the citizens of Waverly, Shell Rock, Denver, Readlyn and surrounding communities to be aware, that beginning on April 12th, families that experienced the death of a loved one due to COVID-19 may be eligible for up to $9,000 in funeral assistance …
MUSCATINE, Iowa, April 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent Corporation is proud to announce it has been selected as a US Best Managed Company for the second consecutive year. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and their achievements.
EchoVision has been named a 2020 Elite Performer by UScellular for the sales and operational excellence at its locations displayed throughout the year. The Elite Performer recognition is awarded annually by UScellular to its best-performing exclusive retail agents that meet specific goals ac…
Veridian Credit Union is celebrating the 20th year of displaying local student art in select branches with the addition of a virtual gallery to help you tour the 2021 ArtShare collection.
The average single-family home in Iowa has a price tag of $158,930, the sixth lowest cost among the 50 states, according to a new study by the financial-services website 24/7 Wall St.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to start debate on legislation confronting the rise of potential hate crimes against Asian Americans, a growing problem during the coronavirus crisis that will also test whether the chamber can push past partisanship on an issue important to many constituents.
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors expect to decide Wednesday whether to charge the white former police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, sparking nights of protests and raising tensions amid the nearby murder trial of the ex-officer c…
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign hit a snag when federal regulators recommended a “pause” in administering Johnson & Johnson shots. But the White House portrayed the action as important validation of his measured approach throughout the rollout.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — Leaders of volcano-wracked St. Vincent said Tuesday that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies, and they estimated that the eastern Caribbean island will need hundreds of millions of dollars to recover from the eruption of La Soufriere.
BERLIN (AP) — South Africa has suspended giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as a “precautionary measure” following the FDA decision in the United States to pause using it while very rare blood clot cases are examined.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities impounded a massive cargo vessel that blocked the Suez Canal last month amid a financial dispute with its owner, the canal chief and a judicial official said Tuesday.