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Author: Tony Tone

GMCCI recognition night

The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted its annual recognition night and meeting on Tuesday, March 28 at Geneva Golf & Country Club in Muscatine. The evening featured local businesses being recognized for years of service along with individual honors for those going above and beyond. Three awards were presented, including Volunteer of the Year, which was presented to Aaron & Susan Eversmeyer, owners of River Rehabilitation Physical Therapy, for their work with the Muskie Boosters and other organizations. Lindsey Phillips, Director of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Muscatine County, was awarded the Young Professionals Award and...

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Off Air With Tony Tone: To my friend, Hayden

I have learned so much about friendship over the past few years since moving to Muscatine. I know it gets said a lot, but the people in this community are good. With the job that I have, I get to experience this firsthand on a semi-regular basis. We support each other in times of need and are there to lend a hand. On March 24, I had to drop something off for Cory and Kendra Daufeldt at their home here in Muscatine. Upon arriving I was greeted by their son, Hayden, who was sitting on the couch. It may...

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Five years later

Our oldest son, Henry, just celebrated his fifth birthday this past Monday, March 27. How quickly time goes by! Wow I remember the moment we walked into Unity Point Health here in Muscatine and began the process of getting my wife checked in. It started to feel real. I read a study that said millennials don’t feel like an adult until the age of 30. For me, it was 28. That’s how old I was when Henry came into the world and everything changed. The pregnancy and the nine months leading up to his birth were certainly real, but...

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Technology vs. Tony

Folks, it’s time for me to come clean about something I’ve been keeping from you all this time. Technology finally got the best of me last Thursday, March 16. That morning I was sitting at my desk replying to an email about radio station programming when the phone rang. It was a IT guy with a company that is working to improve how radio stations receive programming. Specifically, this gentleman was going to help me understand how it would be easier for us to get “Little Steven’s Underground Garage” on the air each week.   He had tried to...

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Off Air With Tony Tone: #OneMuscatine

By now you’re well aware of the EF2 tornado that hit Muscatine after 10:00 p.m. on Monday, March 6. The severe thunderstorm warning sirens went off, followed by the tornado warning sirens. My family, like many, fled to our basement for shelter and to wait out the storm. Little did we know the impact that the storm had on the Muscatine community and into the Quad Cities. Eighty homes were damaged from the tornado—80. Some homes were a total loss, perhaps the most chilling being on the corner of Oneida and League. Charlie lived in one side of the...

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Tue 19

Go Figure!

August 5 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 19

Carol Steinmetz: An Artists Spectrum

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - November 9 @ 5:00 pm
Tue 19

Go Figure!

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - November 28 @ 11:00 pm
Tue 19

Carol Steinmetz: An Artists Spectrum

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - December 2 @ 11:00 pm
Tue 19

FAST Testing

September 18 - September 22