2017 Muscatine News Archive

Hanging up the headphones

This Friday, December 8, is my last day with Vintage Sound 93.1 FM, KWPC, and The Voice of Muscatine Newspaper. After nearly five years with Prairie Radio Communications (owner of the radio stations and newspaper), I decided it was in the best interest of me and my...

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Coco: Muy bien

Coco is the story of a young boy's quest to pursue his love of music against the wishes of his family. Pro – Great movie-making Coco is just a great movie. It tells a story that is fun, compelling, and personal. It’s a story familiar to many: the real conflict of...

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The cost of Christmas 2017

Thank you, Facebook! Just the other day I saw something that is potentially going to shift how my family approaches Christmas spending: “Get them something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read.” I LOVE this idea! Call it cheesy,...

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Blessings abound

Parishioners from the First Christian Church in Muscatine saw a need arise and jumped into action. Ben and Contessa Eversmeyer presented the idea of a Blessing Box to the church leadership, which Ben Eversmeyer says was readily received. Church member Gary Fortney...

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Books by Bancks

Bob Bancks writes about what he knows. His novels feature Muscatine and some of the surrounding towns. Bancks said he writes based on his experiences as a farmer and his knowledge of eastern Iowa. “I have written five novels. The three were romance novels about a farm...

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MHS students participate in All-State Music Festival

The Iowa High School All-State Music Festival celebrated their 71st year. Muscatine sent 17 students to participate in band, orchestra, and choir. Seery Awbrey is a junior soprano who will be making the trip to Ames for the first time. “The rehearsals with my group...

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