Tomorrow, Tuesday Jan 21 the Iowa Caucuses will be held state wide. Muscatine County Republicans will all meet at one location, West Middle School, while the Muscatine Count Democrats are spread out across the County at 12 separate sites. US Senate Candidate Joni Ernst visited Muscatine recently, and has a message about the Iowa Caucus.

There was one plea Friday and one sentencing in Muscatine County District Court.

Eighteen-year-old Zachary Kenneth Morse of Muscatine pled guilty to three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, each a class "D" felony. Morse will be sentenced February 28th.


Twenty-year-old Terry Dean Thomas of Muscatine was sentenced on one count of indecent exposure, a serious misdemeanor. Thomas was sentenced to 90 days of jail, 10 years of supervised release as if on parole and will be required to register as a sex offender.

Last Friday morning at Muscatine High School Principal McGrory presented to teachers, staff, and about 50 parents his vision and goals for Muscatine High School, some goals include increase students participation in the ACT test and decrease MHS's dropout rate.


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