Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Deputy Lawrence McNaul has been tapped as the next chief of police in West Liberty. That's according to myiowainfo.com. McNaul will head up a six-person police department. A former chief deputy for the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office, McNaul begins his new post July 1st.


A concert to help cure Type 1 Diabetes is set for 7 on Wednesday night, June 26th, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 4th and Iowa, Muscatine. Musician Bill Turner tells us what to expect.

We asked Turner about the All Sax Band.

There is a free-will donation, and all proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

  

The Louisa County Historical Society will host its third annual Tractor Ride on Saturday. The group will leave from the Wapello Museum on Highway 61 at 9. Lunch along the way will be furnished with drawings for prizes at the conclusion of the ride. Danny Gipple says part of the route will be along the river levee and on the Great River Road all the way to Muscatine. Mac McGill says to expect to see lots of different makes and models of tractors moving at about 15 to 20 miles per hour, a lot faster then you would go mowing your lawn. For more information or a registration form to participate, call McGill at (319) 729-2281 or Gipple at (319) 523-8278.

  

Better Choices, Better Health. That's the title of some workshops to teach people how to take an active role in managing their health. They are 2 1/2 hours each and take place once a week for six weeks. They run from 9 to 11:30 in the morning this Friday, June 21st, through July 26th at Trinity Muscatine, 1518 Mulberry Ave. They are free for people over age 60. To register, call Generations Area Agency on Aging at (800) 892-9085, extension 209.

 

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