It was a quiet weekend in downtown Muscatine. Not because of a lack of people or activities, but because it became a quiet zone where Canadian Pacific trains no longer have to blast their horns at every crossing.
Thanks in part to the new tax law, earnings rose last year for HNI Corporation. The Muscatine-based maker of office furniture and fireplaces reports a profit of $2 per share in 2017, compared with $1.88 the previous year.
A Davenport man is charged with first degree murder following Tuesday's fatal shooting in East Moline. 29 year old Willie Minor is being held in the Rock Island County Jail with bond set at 5 million dollars.
After several years of planning, and two years of construction, the Muscatine Art Center is ready to celebrate the completion of its renovations. A ribbon cutting will be held Thursday afternoon at the historic Musser-McColm House.