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It Takes A Village

It takes a village to build a village. Monsignor Drake Shafer and his legion of volunteers take pride in organizing the snow villages at Sai…

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Beautiful Set Of Pipes

A Moline church celebrates forty years with its Tracker! The pipe organ is a charming example of craftsmanship. It is the pride and joy of T…

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A Tweeten Creche Collection

A retired Davenport Pastor and his wife say it is a wonderful way to celebrate the meaning of Christmas! It is tradition in their home!

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Volunteer Extraordinaire

Sixty seven year old Gary Morgan is a man with a plan. Morgan’s pet project is restoring the Orpheum Theatre in Galesburg to its original ch…

Joe’s Mausoleum

Joe’s Mausoleum

Roy Joe Klavine is proud to preserve a piece of the past. He knows every inch of the place where spark plugs, oil cans, tools, and classic s…

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For The Love of Music

They are musical ambassadors. Young men who have entertained local audiences for decades. The Moline Boys Choir is smooth. Polished. Confide…

Underground Railroad

Network To Freedom

Owen Muelder is a scholar. An expert about the history of the Underground Railroad Movement in Illinois. Muelder is the Director of the Gale…

Midwest Folk Artist

Midwest Folk Artist

Muriel Anderson is a Midwest folk artist. The Davenport woman works with watercolor, and paints what she calls the down home type things. Sh…

grandma accordian

Grandma Accordian

Lee Ann Carlson’s grandchildren call her Grandma Accordion. The Moline musician began playing that instrument sixty two years ago. She loves…

fran 12-4-14

The Orphan Train

Fran Riley Feature – Fran takes you to Delmar, Iowa to feature The Orphan Train.


Christmas On His Mind!

Steve Jobman says he lives Christmas all year long. He is the Minister of Music at First Presbyterian Church in Davenport. Steve plays the C…

A Henderson Christmas

A Henderson Christmas

A Moline couple has a dazzling display of Christmas decorations! Alma and Corey Henderson say visitors can feel Christmas in their home. Sev…

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Fran Riley

Fran has worked in radio and television since 1973, serving as sports anchor, reporter and weekend morning anchor. Fran was born in Boston, …