A private school in Bettendorf can now enroll "boarding" students once again. Friday Rivermont Collegiate held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renovation of the Carriage House into co-ed living space for up to 16 students, with two faculty apartments and a commons area and classroom.
A long and expensive renovation project is nearly finished at Augustana College. Final cleaning and touch-up is going on, as students prepare to move in next week to Westerlin Residence Hall, on the campus in Rock Island.
Residents of the Iowa Quad Cities will have plenty of choices to make when they go to the polls next month for school board elections. There'll be races on the ballot in each of the four school districts in Scott County.
A new study compares the fiscal health of Iowa and Illinois, and for Illinois residents it's not a pretty sight. Its ranking of the 50 states puts Iowa at number 28, while Illinois comes in at number 49.