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 2021-04-22 15:02 

The Des Moines Register

Des Moines' Surety Hotel named one of the world's best new hotels...

The Des Moines hotel, which opened last fall, caught the eye of editors at Travel + Leisure....

 2021-04-22 14:55 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

April 22: More than 911,000 Iowans fully vaccinated against COVID-19...

The Iowa Department of Public Health's COVID-19 data shows an increase of 497 people reported to have tested positive for coronavirus from 10:00 a. m. on April 21 to 10:00 a. m. on April 22. The total number of people who have tested positive is now 3...

 2021-04-22 14:51 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

2021 Linn County Secondary Road Construction Season Underway...

LINN COUNTY, IA April 22, 2021 The 2021 construction and maintenance projects are beginning on Linn County secondary roads, with more than 30 projects and two bridge updates planned. Construction on County Home Road and the C Avenue Extension is already u...

 2021-04-22 14:43 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa Receives National Grant to Reverse COVID's Effect on Postsecondary Enrollment...

***PRESS RELEASE*** HIAWATHA, IOWA (April 22, 2021) — Iowa is one of only 11 states to be awarded a grant to ensure the COVID-19 pandemic doesn't stop the high school classes of 2020 and 2021 from enrolling in education and training opportunitie...

 2021-04-22 14:31 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

DOC: Iowa State Penitentiary inmates given overdoses of COVID vaccine...

Two Department of Corrections medical staff incorrectly administered the Pfizer vaccine to 77 inmates at the Iowa State Penitentiary, a Department of Corrections spokesperson confirms to Iowa's News Now. The specific dosage was not released, but it &#...

 2021-04-22 14:00 

The Des Moines Register

These are the 13 must-watch Olympians competing at the 2021 Drake Relays...

The Drake Relays have recruited a talented field of professional track and field athletes to compete at the Blue Oval over the weekend....

 2021-04-22 13:38 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Waterloo woman in hospital after early morning shooting...

A Waterloo woman is in the hospital after suffering from a gunshot wound Thursday morning. Aaliyah Lewis was found on the 400 block of Sunnyside Avenue with a wound to her leg. She was taken to the Unity Point, Allen hospital for non-life threatening inju...

 2021-04-22 13:00 

The Des Moines Register

Editorial: Manure from ag operations ruins waterways. When will Iowans get their fill of filthy water?...

Opinion: The results aren't there for Iowa's voluntary nutrient strategy. It's time to require agriculture's cooperation instead of asking for it....

 2021-04-22 12:55 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Iowa man charged in Jan. 6th Capitol riot will stay in jail...

A Redfield man will stay in jail, an Iowa Southern District judge ordered Wednesday. Kyle James Young, 37 of Redfield, faces 12 federal counts stemming from the January 6th riots at the U. S. Capitol, including a charge for trying to take Metropolitan Pol...

 2021-04-22 12:16 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Burning Man mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for August...

Burning Man festival organizers have said that they are considering requiring attendees to prove they have been vaccinated for COVID-19 if the organizers move forward with plans to hold this year's counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

Louisiana teen saves elderly woman from fire...

A Louisiana family is calling one neighbor their 'guardian angel' after a fire broke out their mother's home....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

Meet the man in a bear suit walking from Los Angeles to San Francisco...

He has got a giant padded head, perfectly round red cheeks and a bobbletail, and he is walking from Los Angeles to San Francisco....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Lawmakers propose massive student loan cancellation and free college plan...

With college costs spiraling and millions of students struggling to pay for higher education, the financial burden for many is lingering well beyond their degree....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Florida couple attempts to hold wedding at mansion they did not own...

"I have people trespassing on my property," the owner told a 911 dispatcher. "And they keep harassing me, calling me. They say they're having a wedding here and it's God's message."...

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

How long does protection from COVID-19 vaccines last?...

"We have to study the vaccinated population and start to see, at what point do people become vulnerable again to the virus?"...

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

Bodycam video: Michigan officer punches man during traffic stop over littering...

Grand Rapids police could be facing a lawsuit after a traffic stop led to an officer throwing punches....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

President Biden pledges to cut US fossil fuel emissions up to 52% by 2030...

President Joe Biden opened a global climate summit Thursday with a pledge to cut at least in half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that the U.S. pumps out, a commitment he hopes will spur big polluters to speed up efforts of their own....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

'We're coming for your job': Black Lives Matter calls out Florida gov. while protesting anti-riot law...

Tampa Bay supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement have strong criticism for Florida's anti-riot law signed by Governor Ron DeSantis this week....

 2021-04-22 12:16 

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[ Davenport ]

UT will require Longhorn Band to play controversial fight song, will create new band for opposers...

Members of The Longhorn Band will be required to perform "The Eyes of Texas" alma mater and fight song at future University of Texas sporting events....

 2021-04-22 12:00 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa prisons resume COVID-19 vaccinations for inmates, but vaccine rate lags behind neighboring states...

Iowa prisons began vaccinating more inmates last week, but the state's vaccination rate is still lower than most border states....

 2021-04-22 11:52 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Early morning car chase lands man in jail...

The Linn County Sheriff's Office says an Indiana man is in jail after taking deputies on a high-speed chase Thursday morning. It happened just before 2:30 a. m. , when a deputy tried to pull over a car with no license plate. The Sheriff's Office s...

 2021-04-22 11:44 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Can people who got their COVID vaccine donate blood?...

The American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood still remains. Healthy individuals are encouraged to make a blood donation appointment now. But what about those who've received a COVID-19 vaccine can they donate? As long as dono...

 2021-04-22 11:36 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Free community COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Mercer Park...

A COVID-19 clinic administered by Towncrest Pharmacy with volunteers from Iowa City Senior Center will take place over the next two weeks. COVID-19 vaccination appointments can be made through this link here. Appointments can be made through signing up on...

 2021-04-22 11:24 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

CRFD responded to report of smoke at Riverview condo...

A 911 call came in to the Cedar Rapids Police Department around midnight April 22, 2021. There was a report of smoke that came from Riverview Condo. Officials told us that it was steam ventilating out of a pipe that someone mistook for smoke. Residents we...

 2021-04-22 11:15 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Light, scattered showers to move in Friday morning...

After a cool blast of temperatures this week, it looks to end with some rain passing through. Beginning overnight Thursday into Friday, a small disturbance will cause scattered showers to move through. Some of this rain may be heavy at times, but overall ...

 2021-04-22 11:02 

The Des Moines Register

Iowa, a leader in wind energy, will see a burst of solar development in coming months. But opposition is emerging....

A dozen solar projects will add about nine times more solar energy to Iowa's portfolio. But some Iowans worry about farmland loss, higher land costs....

 2021-04-22 10:42 

The Des Moines Register

Opinion: All denial is harmful, but climate change denial will wreak unprecedented devastation...

Iowa activist: By allocating brain power with resources commensurate with the scope of the crisis, we still can reduce our CO2 output by 50% in time....

 2021-04-22 10:37 

The Des Moines Register

Opinion: Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Task Force is committed to collaboration and conservation...

State agriculture officials: We know there's still work to do, but we're committed to showing continuous improvement....

 2021-04-22 10:12 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Celebrate Earth Day with Secretary John Kerry...

Join Iowa Interfaith Power and Light (IPL), the Johnson Iowa Climate Change Committee and Iowa Beyond Coal virtually on Earth Day, April 22 at 2 p. m. to hear about climate action from Sec. John Kerry. Kerryserves as the U. S. Special Presidential Envoy f...

 2021-04-22 10:06 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Donald W. Wanatee Sr., Meskwaki Nation tribal member passed peacefully...

Donald Wellington Wanatee, Sr. , Meskwaki Nation tribal member and advocate for Native American people and issues, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at his home on the Meskwaki Indian Settlement after a long and successful life....

 2021-04-22 03:46 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Rockridge Softball wins at Sherrard 22-12...

Sherrard Softball led 11-3 after one inning but Rockridge roared back and beat the Tigers 22-12....

 2021-04-22 03:30 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Businesses are excited the annual Red, White and Boom celebration is back...

Restaurants have been among the hardest hit of the businesses impacted by the pandemic. Many are still stuggling to survive but word that the annual Red, White and Boom fireworks show is back is bringing thousands to the waterfront and businesses in that ...

 2021-04-22 03:27 

The Des Moines Register

USA Track & Field 1-Mile Road Championships at the Drake Relays...

Here are photos from the USA Track & Field 1-Mile Road Championships at then 2021 Drake Relays....

 2021-04-22 02:32 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Billy Bob's set to return to Downtown Rock Island...

Billy Bob's is set to have its grand reopening this weekend. There were rumors the bar might relocate to Iowa or even shut down completely, but yet they are reopening in its same location in downtown Rock Island. The bar is extending its hours to inco...

 2021-04-22 02:21 

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[ Davenport ]

Bettendorf teacher nominated for national award...

A teacher in Bettendorf is nominated for a big honor. Leigh Ann Schroeder is up for the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Yeard Award in the senior division of the National History Day Contest. She teaches sixth through 12th grade history at Rivermont Colle...

 2021-04-22 02:09 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

'Low probability, high impact' - Assessing solar threat to the power grid...

The August 10, 2020 derecho knocked out power to 1. 4 million customers in the Midwest. Iowa alone saw 585,000 outages at its peak. More than 50,000 customers remained in the dark more than a week after the storm. Powerful natural disasters on planet Eart...

 2021-04-22 02:04 

The Des Moines Register

This Iowa Senate proposal would give school principals the power to waive mask requirements...

Principals could give students permission to attend class without a facial covering if a proposal in the Iowa Senate becomes law....

 2021-04-22 02:00 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Pleasant Valley Spartans Signing Day...

The Pleasant Valley Spartans held a Signing Day event on April 21, 2021....

 2021-04-22 01:48 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Another cold night before 70s return...

Following a well-below-normal stretch of weather in eastern Iowa, things are looking up as the end of April approaches. A strong storm system will lift a warm front across the Upper Midwest, ushering in south winds and temperatures back into the 70s Monda...

 2021-04-22 01:30 

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[ Davenport ]

Hawkeye Captain Chauncey Golston is ready to show his versatility, and football IQ in the NFL...

The model Iowa football player that's what defensive lineman Chauncey Golston was for the Hawkeyes. Now the captain is trying to show his versatility and football IQ for the NFL Draft. "Never want to be a one trick pony. And I've showed that I...

 2021-04-22 00:58 

The Des Moines Register

US Capitol riot suspect Kyle Young assaulted multiple officers, threatening to kill one, prosecutors say...

In a pretrial hearing, the Iowa man's wife testified he believed messages on Fox News that the election was stolen, but denied he would be violent....

 2021-04-22 00:42 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Chauvin verdict brings accountability, not justice, CR Civil Rights Commission says...

The Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission says the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin is accountability, not justice for the killing of George Floyd. The commission released a statement on the guilty verdict Wednesday night, a day after jurors found Chauvin ...

 2021-04-22 00:32 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

COVID-19 cases decreasing in nursing homes but staffing shortage remains...

After a year of the coronavirus devastating several Iowa nursing homes, many are still suffering from staffing shortages. One in three nursing homes in Iowa currently do not have enough staff. The Views in Marion is hiring several positions right now. Exe...

 2021-04-22 00:31 

The Des Moines Register

77 inmates at Iowa prison incorrectly given overdoses of Pfizer vaccine...

A spokesman for the Department of Corrections did not say how much of an overdose the Fort Madison inmates were given....

 2021-04-22 00:11 

The Des Moines Register

Republicans scale back Kim Reynolds' affordable housing requests in bills pushed this week...

"It would have been just too much to hope for," the executive director of the Polk County Housing Trust Fund said....

 2021-04-22 00:10 

The Des Moines Register

Distance battles, young sprinters and one defending champ: High school storylines ahead of the 2021 Drake Relays...

After a one-year absence due to COVID-19, the Drake Relays are here, once again. Here's what to watch for during Thursday's high school events....

 2021-04-22 00:01 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

On This Date: "Field of Dreams" movie hits theaters in 1989...

The movie that put Dyersville, Iowa on the map turns 32 today. "Field of Dreams" was released on April 21, 1989 - and was mostly filmed in Iowa. The film's story, based on the book "Shoeless Joe" by W. P. Kinsella (a UI Writers' Wo...

 2021-04-22 00:00 

The Des Moines Register

'We pay taxes': Iowa strip club owners balk at state rules blocking COVID relief...
 2021-04-21 23:30 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

Wanted: Have you seen these fugitives?...

It's a Local 4 News exclusive. You can get an elevated reward for information on this week's cases. Linder Divos, 25, is 5-foot-8 and 200 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Divos is wanted: In Rock Island County for probation violation on orig...

 2021-04-21 23:18 

ourquadcities.com

[ Davenport ]

See the Planters Nut Mobile tonight in Rock Island...

The Planters Nut Mobile made a stop in Moline this afternoon on its way from Tennessee to Wisconsin. The 26-foot long, 11-foot tall, 8-foot wide goober will also be appearing at Bent River Brewery in Rock Island tonight from 7-9 if you want to stop by for...

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