Thom Terrific - Fran Riley Feature

Thom Terrific

The story begins in 1983. Almost thirty four years later, Thom Gleich continues to work his magic with wood.

Church Gets A New Set Of Pipes - Fran Riley Feature

Church Gets A New Set Of Pipes

A Davenport congregation is excited about the newest addition to its church. A two man crew is working ten hour days to install and test a h…


Volunteer Extraordinaire

Gary Morgan says she was badly bruised in some places. Bleeding in others. The sixty nine year old Knox County man is referring to the Orphe…

Sarah’s Story - Fran Riley Feature

Sarah’s Story- Part Two

She is a survivor. A courageous young woman who survived a horrific automobile accident in 1996. Twenty years later, Sarah Barker of Bettend…


Sarah’s Story-Part One

This story begins about twenty years ago. A Bettendorf teenager and some of her friends are on the way to a concert the Mississippi Valley F…


Kewanee’s Oldest House

It’s a first for Kewanee. The Potter House was built before the town was laid out.


History in Hillsdale

Home is where the heart is! That’s the way it has been for several generations of the Wainwright Family.


Fascinated With The Flute

She is not a music major. However, you’d never know it. Augustana College student Kylie Gember knew at an early age she wanted to play the f…


They’re All Heart!

It is an annual tradition at a small country church in Monmouth, Iowa. When Valentine’s Day approaches, church members roll out the dough. C…


A Master with Matchsticks

Jim Scott says his hobby requires patience, practice, and perseverance. The eighty two year old from Muscatine County is a master with match…

Doing the Senior Shuffle - Fran Riley

Doing the Senior Shuffle

Going for the gold! A group of seniors intent on “shuffling” their way to the medal stand.

Get The Duke His Due - Fran Riley Feature - Duke Slater

Get The Duke His Due

A tremendous athlete. A judge. A gentleman. The name Duke Slater is legendary at Clinton High School.


Dedicated To The Written Word

The current exhibit at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum takes an up close look at some of the key people and places surrounding the Wa…


Where The Warriors Hang Out

It’s a world of turtle spins and guard lifts. Arm locks and elbow escapes. The place where forty two year old Ruben Moreno trains three to f…


Pulling Some Strings

He plays, builds, and repairs. Kenny Fox likes to pull strings. Guitar strings. The Louisa County man is a guitar guru.