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Wood Is The Word

Craftsmen in the groove! Turning wood, using a lathe. It’s all part of what takes place at the Quad Cities Wood Turners Club in Rock Island.

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For The Love Of The Game

Baseball. America’s game. In Muscatine, the semi-pro Red Sox had a tremendous run. Legendary Manager George Long skippered the team for 67 y…

fran 5-20-15

Not Complaining, Just Explaining

They are friends. Graduates from United Township High School in 1986. Now Lisa Comeaux and Jeff Bernat are co-authors.

fran 5-18-15

Piece By Piece

It’s not a big deal when Linda Manning is puzzled. Matter of fact, the Bettendorf woman says it’s a relaxing feeling. Linda works puzzles. H…

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The Camera Man

Jim Gabriel is the camera man from Columbus Junction. It’s not unusual to see him around town, taking photos in the community where he grew …

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Wood Carving Couple

Vonnie and Bill Mitton have a way with wood. The husband and wife from Port Byron are very creative.

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Avid About Aviation

Twenty Two year old Sam Larson was born to fly. Ever since he was a kid, Larson loved to hang out at the Quad City Air Show.

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Lillian’s Little Dresses

What a banner year for Lillian Weber! In Lillian’s little corner of the world, the sewing machine is humming. Her mission is making Little D…

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Mariachi Music Makers

It’s a combination of custom and culture. Several students at Glenview Middle School are members of the Youth Mariachi Band. Rich Clark is t…