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9th Annual Jessica Peine Memorial Ride & Music Festival

September 17th, 2019

Celebrate life and help spread Organ Donation Awareness in Muscatine this weekend! The 9th Annual Jessica Peine Memorial Ride and Music Festival returns this Friday Sep 20 and Saturday Sep 21, which helps spread Organ Donation Awareness and supports Jessica Faye’s Closet. This year’s event is being held in honor of Organ Donors Austin Gainuss, Nick Hartman and Devin Estabrook. The fun kicks off on Friday night with live music at Missipi Brewing Co. (107 Iowa Ave. Muscatine). Admission is just $5.   Friday Night’s Lineup: 6 – 6:45 p.m.      Vann Britt 7 – 7:45 p.m.     ... Read More

Get Krazy at Kartoon Karnival!

May 17th, 2019

Spend your Saturday afternoon with some cartoons! Tommy’s Movies for Littles will be transforming Sunrise Galleries (114 E 2nd St. Muscatine) into a Saturday Kartoon Karnival this Saturday May 18. Come enjoy old-fashioned Saturday Kartoon Karnival Matinee with Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Superman, Daffy Duck and more! Tommy and his staff will be serving up fresh popcorn, candy and soft drinks. Tickets are just $5 at the door. Showtime is at 2 p.m. and seating is limited. So get there early! For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2472033686179842/.  Read More

Muscatine Salvation Army’s Annual Dinner Helping Raise Funds for KidZone Day Camp!

May 16th, 2019

Come spend a magical evening filled with fun and memories, while helping raise funds for local children! Muscatine Salvation Army is hosting their Annual Dinner and KidZone Fundraiser this Friday May 17 at Geneva Golf & Country Club (3100 Bidwell Rd. Muscatine). Doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. This year’s event will include fun and exciting additions that will help ensure Muscatine kiddos have a great summer camp experience. There will be entertainment including illusions and magic from TB Mentalism, information from Camp Director, Eric Yerington as well as testimonials... Read More

YPN Muscatine Kicks Off the Summer This Thursday!

May 15th, 2019

Calling all Young Professionals in Muscatine, it’s time to Kick-Off the Summer! The Young Professionals Network (YPN) will be hosting a Kick-Off the Summer party at Pete’s Tap (1820 Angle Street Muscatine) this Thursday May 16 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Come enjoy the outdoors, wings, yard games and of course – networking with other young professionals! YPN will be providing door prizes and every person in attendance receives a drink ticket! In addition to having some outdoor fun, YPN will be collecting items for Flickinger Learning Center. Items needed include Back to School items, office supplies... Read More

It’s National Siblings Day!

April 10th, 2019

Ah… National Siblings Day. The day that comes once a year when brothers and sisters all over put aside their differences and acknowledge each other through thoughts, words and pictures. Mothers and Fathers have had their days of recognition for a long time. So why not round out the appreciation holidays by including those individuals who shared so many childhood memories with you? National Siblings Day was founded by native New Yorker Claudia Evart in 1995, to honor and celebrate siblings.  After losing her two siblings early in life in separate accidents, she knew how important siblings could... Read More

An Epoch Ending for GPS This Saturday

April 5th, 2019

Are you ready to party like it’s 1999?! Reminiscent of the Y2K scare almost 20 years ago, the U.S. global position system (GPS) satellites will be encountering a ‘week number rollover’ this Saturday Apr 6. This rollover will set back the current GPS systems to 1999, which could be cause for some interesting issues. When we think of GPS, the handy little cell phone application that helps us get wherever we need to go, might be the first thing that comes to mind. However, GPS signals play a much larger part in our everyday lives that we don’t even notice.  GPS signals are utilized in almost... Read More

All You Need to Know This St. Patrick’s Day

March 15th, 2019

When we think about St. Patrick’s Day, we imagine parades, corned beef and cabbage, clovers and of course- GREEN BEER! But what is the real story behind this fun-filled holiday? First fun fact? St. Patrick wasn’t even Irish. He was born in Roman Britain sometime in the 5th century (the actual date has been greatly disputed). His given name at birth was Maewyn Succat. At age 16, Irish pirates invaded his family’s home. Maewyn was kidnapped, taken to Ireland and enslaved. Those green beers are already sounding more refreshing, right? The young man that is now known as St. Patrick eventually... Read More

International Women’s Day Is A Thing?

March 9th, 2019

As you were scrolling through your phones or computers yesterday, you may have noticed it was International Women’s Day. I personally have been a woman for quite some time now and was completely unaware of this magnificent opportunity to celebrate my existence, until now. Anyone else? I was even more shocked to find out that the day of observance was initially organized in New York back in 1909. What?! It turns out the earliest Women’s Day observance, called “National Woman’s Day,” was held on February 28, 1909, in New York, organized by the Socialist Party of America... Read More

Goodbye Winter Blues!

March 6th, 2019

Are you done with winter? Are these long, dark and unnecessarily cold days giving you the Winter Blues? Well, have no fear. There is light at the end of the tunnel! Both figuratively and literally. You don’t need a doctor or scientist to tell you it can be hard to keep your spirits up after months of being stuck indoors, due to snow and cold temperatures. Even if you are an outdoorsy winter person, the shortened days and lack of sunshine can still have an impact on your psyche. By this time of the year, the number of Midwesterners who don’t want warmer days are definitely dwindling day by day.... Read More

Death and Taxes, Are They Both Really That Certain?

March 3rd, 2019

Eccentric founding father Benjamin Franklin once wrote in a letter from 1789, “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This quote has been referred to repeatedly for the past 230 years. And while it may ring true to most, there have probably been just as many undiscovered tax evasion cases as references to his famous words. Still haven’t heard of any eventual death evasions, even though the jury is still out on Walt Disney. The morbid reality we all live with every day, is that our physical existence here is temporary. We know this. While I’m sure the number... Read More

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