CAMANCHE — The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will meet Thursday at Imperial Lanes.
DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa's new "stand your ground" law will be tested this week in a trial of a man charged in a pedestrian mall shooting in Iowa City that resulted in the death of one person.
DES MOINES (AP) — A lawmaker in the Iowa House has been removed from a key committee leadership role after he was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
JOHNSTON (AP) — A state audit of the city of Johnston's books has determined that nearly $14,000 collected from library fines and fees and other revenue sources has not been deposited in city accounts.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Although the University of Illinois has invested more than $1.2 billion in classrooms, residence halls and athletic venues since 2013, the school will put a renewed focus on facilities across its three campuses.
CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade-point average or higher after completing 12 or more credit hours at the college.
MORRISON, Ill. — The Whiteside Forum continues its exploration of “politics” on Thursday at the Odell Public Library with a panel discussion and Q&A period. The group will meet in the program room at 6:30 p.m. and the panel will include Morrison Mayor Everett Pannier, Mayor Bill Wescott …
DUBUQUE — Gallery C is proud to announce Modern Feminine, an exhibition featuring the artwork of Amanda Steines. Steines’ acrylic paintings, pastels and drawings can be described as elegant and bold.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point honored more than 2,260 undergraduate students for attaining high grade-point averages during the fall semester of the 2017-2018 academic year.
GOOSE LAKE — The Goose Lake senior citizens met recently for their annual Christmas party. They had 39 seniors in attendance. A moment of silence was held for Arnie Bormann who recently died. Sympathy went to Marlene and Gilbert Bott and family on the recent death of Duane Hagge.
WEST DES MOINES — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will host an informational meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Walnut Woods State Park Lodge in West Des Moines to discuss a planned tree harvest.
IOWA CITY — A former organizer for Donald Trump in Iowa who filed a complaint accusing his presidential campaign of gender discrimination has decided not to pursue a lawsuit.
MORRISON, Ill. — The Friends of Odell Public Library will present the film story of Maria Altmann, an aging Austrian living in Los Angeles who decides the time has come to stake a long-shot legal claim on the crown jewel of her Jewish family, the famed “Lady in Gold” painting.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Community College Board is planning to roll out several alternative ways people can earn their high school equivalency certificate other than passing a test.
DEWITT — BOOM! – DeWitt’s philanthropic group for women – will meet at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 9 at TYCOGA Winery, north of DeWitt, to select a recipient for its latest round of grants.
CLINTON — The subjects and author of the book, “Biggest Gamble on the Mississippi: The Story of the Robert and Ruth Kehl Family,” are scheduled for two book-signing events in Clinton on Jan. 6.
DUBUQUE — A homeless shelter in Eastern Iowa is facing a growing demand for beds, despite federal figures showing a drop in homeless populations statewide and in some nearby states.
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Attorneys for the wife of a suburban Chicago police lieutenant who killed himself and made it look like he was gunned down in the line of duty is seeking of a reversal of a pension board decision.
WEST BURLINGTON (AP) — A school district in southeast Iowa has apologized after disciplining a student who is recovering from cancer treatment and violated the dress code by covering her head.
MAYSVILLE (AP) — Officials in eastern Iowa say a driver is dead in a late-night crash that sent a Ferrari plowing into a Maysville home and sparking an explosion and fire that destroyed the home.
GLENWOOD (AP) — The first of six former Glenwood State Resource Center workers charged with mistreating facility residents has been convicted of abusing a severely autistic man.
PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois jury has awarded $5.2 million to a nurse who claims she was fired from a nursing home after reporting alleged abuse.