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Camp Summit

City meets country. A summer camp for less fortunate children.

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Quick On The Draw

The power of the pen. Bill Douglas delights in drawing! He makes his mark using a brush tip pen. The Moline man creates caricatures.

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Absolutely Fitnastics!

They are talented. Determined. Head over heels about the floor exercise and other routines at Fitnastics gym in Clinton!

Music and Movement - Fran Riley Feature

Music and Movement

It’s about 35 minutes of non-stop activity. Children and their parents sing, listen, and dance in a circle around a classroom at First Presb…

Gold Medal Hopes -  Fran Riley Feature

Gold Medal Hopes

Liz Davis says it amps her up. She likes to check people and take the puck away from them. Liz is a sled hockey player.

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Going To State!

This Burlington woman is gifted. Artistic. She designs gingerbread houses. These days, she is creating four pieces for exhibit at the Iowa S…

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Margaret On Two Wheels

85-year-old Margaret Paulos of Davenport is participating in the 2016 RAGBRAI.

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Maggie’s Room

Embracing the journey. Following their hearts. A community support group reaching out to a little girl and her family. Ten year old Maggie D…

Corn For A Cause - Fran Riley Feature

Corn For A Cause

The ministry is called “Selling Corn For A Cause.” It began in 1998. All proceeds from the sale go to foreign missions. The church has raise…

Mister Hovercraft - Fran Riley Feature

Mister Hovercraft

Seems like almost everyone in town knows Bob Windt. He is a guy who inspires and encourages kids to be their very best.

Rapid Ron Reifert - Fran Riley Feature

Rapid Ron Reifert

He is a hall of famer. Perhaps the finest pitcher in Muscatine High School history.

Flying Eyeballs - Fran Riley Feature

Flying Eyeballs

Customized cars. Dragsters. Motorcycles. Complete with unique pin striping. It’s a reunion of men and their machines. The Flying Eyeballs Mo…

Summer Spectacular - Fran Riley Feature

Summer Spectacular

It happens once a year. Adults and children on the same stage. Wednesday evening, July 13, 2016, the Community Choir of Geneseo and the Chil…

Letts Wood Carver - Fran Riley Feature

Whimsical World of Wood

Richard Clevenger says he has a big imagination. He also likes to ad lib as he goes along. The Letts, Iowa man is like a summer Santa. In hi…

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Marriage Milestones

Fifty is nifty. Marital milestones for five couples at Christian Center Church in Davenport. Each couple has been married at least fifty yea…

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On Their Soapbox

History returns to Muscatine on July 4th. Let’s roll. The Adult Soapbox Derby is back after a fifty year absence.

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Dynamic Duo

Friends. Musicians. Band members. “Detroit” Larry Davison and Ellis Kell will be among the best at the fest July 1st and 2nd. The Mississipp…