The United Way of Muscatine has met its fund-raising goal. According to the United Way’s website, the organization has raised enough money to impact 27,000 lives this year.

Don’t put the snow shovel away just yet. A winter storm is headed this way, expected to arrive later this week. Accumulating snow is expected but the amount depends on how the storm tracks.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety plans to simulate a severe weather event and major crash today in Des Moines. It’s to show the high-tech future of emergency response for police, fire and EMS.

Trinity’s Spirit of Women program will present its second annual “Day of Dance,” from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23rd, at the RiverCenter in Davenport. The day will feature a variety of dance performances and demonstrations as well as well as free blood pressure checks, body mass index testing, health risk assessments and a health fair. It’s free.

Nominations are open for the 2013 Iowa Farm Environmental Leader Awards. The award recognizes the efforts of Iowa’s farmers as environmental leaders committed to healthy soils and improved water quality. Nominations are due by June 15th. For more details, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s leprechauns. Kelly's Irish Pub in Davenport will host its ninth annual St. Patrick's Day Festival in March. And they say one of the highlights will be Skydiving Leprechauns.


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