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Wilton Clothes Closet open Feb. 6

    The Wilton Clothes Closet will be open Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 9 a.m. until noon at the former Eastern Iowa Light & Power offices in the 600 block of East Fifth Street.     A variety of … more

24th annual Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Festival Jan. 26-28

    The Muscatine Arts Council will host the 24th annual Eagles and Ivories Ragtime Festival from Jan. 26-28 at various locations in Muscatine. The weekend will include world-class ragtime and … more

Prairie Hills under new management

CEDAR COUNTY – Prairie Hills in Tipton, an established Assisted Living and Memory Care Community located at 219 South Cedar Street, is now under the management of Senior Housing Management, located … more

Herbert Hoover site accepting artist applications

WEST BRANCH — Herbert Hoover National Historic Site seeks artists for the national park’s Artist-in-Residence Program. This year, the park is looking for an artist who will create content that … more

MVF to host first St. Patrick’s Day party

DAVENPORT – Top bands playing a variety of music, skydivers dressed as leprechauns, a great selection of good food and plenty of green beer. All of that will be part of a two-day St. Patrick’s … more

Iowa STEM director to serve one-year national STEM assignment

DES MOINES – Jeff Weld, executive director of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, has accepted a one-year role with the National Science Foundation and the University of Northern Iowa. In … more

Human trafficking awareness events

DAVENPORT – Family Resources’ anti-human trafficking program Braking Traffik will host several events throughout January for Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Events include presentations of the … more

Wilton Jam the Gym Jan. 12 vs. Durant

    The Wilton Athletic Boosters are hosting a Jam the Gym night at the Wilton High School on Friday, Jan. 12.     The boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will be hosting Durant, with the … more

Fareway now tobacco-free workplace

MUSCATINE – Fareway Economical Food Stores, a large Midwest grocery company with one store in Muscatine County, announced that it will implement a tobacco and nicotine-free policy on Jan. 1, 2018. … more

Cuba photography exhibit at Hoover museum

WEST BRANCH — Herbert Hoover National Historic Site presents a special exhibit, Cuba - Photographs from the Streets of Havana and Vinales. One of the United States closest neighbors, Cuba has been … more

Parkinsons Support Group to meet Jan. 11

    The Muscatine County Parkinsons Support Group will meet on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Muscatine County Extension Office, 1514 Isett Avenue, Muscatine. Social time is from 3:30 to 4 p.m. At 4 … more

R.I.A. to host financial workshop

    On Jan. 9, 2018 from 6 to 7 p.m., R.I.A. Federal Credit Union will be conducting a workshop to help educate people about how to make smart financial decisions in 2018.     An expert from … more

Club News: Dec. 28 edition

Liedertafel Ladies     The Liedertafel Ladies Social Club met on Dec. 14, with a lunch at 11 a.m. Report prepared by Marcia Losing.     It was voted on that the current officers be … more

Oakdale Cemetery annual meeting notice

    The annual meeting of the Oakdale Cemetery Association of Wilton, Muscatine County, Iowa, Inc. will be held on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at 9 a.m. at the Wilton Meal Site.     One member will … more

From the shelves of the Durant Library

    The Durant Library will again have the bookmobile stopping in Durant starting Jan. 11 and 25, it will be stationed in the parking area in front of the library from 4 to 4:30 p.m.     The … more

Ernst nominates Brisker to Air Force Academy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a combat veteran and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, announced today that she has nominated 41 Iowa students to be considered for … more

Milestones announces care coordination benefit changes

    The recently announced Nov. 30 AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc. withdrawal from the IA Health Link managed care program will affect not only Medicaid beneficiaries but also contracted providers. … more

Lowden's Proesch nominated to Air Force Academy

WASHINGTON – Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley has nominated 44 Iowa students to be considered for appointments to the U.S. service academies.     “These young Iowans who want to enter the academies … more

AN Club News: Dec. 14 edition

American Legion Post 584     Commander Roger Bender called the Dec. 5 meeting to order at 7 p.m. with seven members present. The previously decided date for the rib dinner will not work as our … more

MAAA hires new CEO

    The Board of Directors for Milestones Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) is pleased to announce the hiring of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Becky J. Passman who joined the agency recently. … more
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