Go Figure!

Jeanne Elliott says it begins with the eyes. That’s the message she sends to her friends. Elliott is a member of a local group called Art Fi…

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A Community Effort

Small town pride! Big time production! The annual high school musical is a big deal in Prophetstown!

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Captain John

He is drawn to the majesty of the mighty Mississippi River. Since he was a child, John Vize of East Moline wanted to be a riverboat captain.


A Basement Shipyard

Dry dock at Don Keeney’s house is quite impressive. The basement in his Bettendorf home is like a shipyard, filled with several model ships.

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Golden In His Sport

Eighty one year old Marty Offergeld has tremendous desire. That desire keeps him at the top of his game. He is a table tennis champion. Mart…

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Not Your Average Joe

Most folks living near Atalissa will tell you this guy really stands out. He certainly is not your Average Joe. On Chuck Sterner’s lawn stan…

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John Comes Calling

John Spotts is a hunter and a duck caller. For years, he tuned in to the sounds of waterfowl. Mallards and Canadian geese are among his favo…

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Carving Her Own Niche

Carol Leavy from Clinton thinks everyone should be passionate about something. Her passion happens to be wood carving.

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Trash Can Band

Some young musicians at Sudlow Intermediate in Davenport get a bang out of it.

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Milan goat farm

Jim and Linda Johansen of Milan thought it would be a hobby. Now, it’s a full-time business. The couple raises several breeds of dairy goats