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Oh say, it’s hard to see

Daniel Salazar

November 21, 2019

By Daniel Salazar That is the question. Over the last three years the country has seemingly become more and more divided in its thinking. Americans are now more than ever going to extremes in their politics. Since the Ron...

Mental health funding cuts slice deep

Gage Thompson

November 21, 2019

By Gage Thompson The Eastern Iowa Mental Health and Disabilities Board recently made the tough decision to cut around $1 million from its 2020 budget. This comes after the mental health and disabilities federal budget for 2019 forced the closure of several s...

Kitchen showdown

Yasmine Cruz

November 21, 2019

By Yasmine Cruz On Nov. 7th the Calumet staff had the chance to take a look at the Scott Community College culinary program. After the hour-long drive, we arrived at the culinary program building. Once inside, we got to meet with chef and instru...

From factory worker to chef

Daniel Salazar

November 21, 2019

By Daniel Salazar Terrie Van Zuiden is in her second year as a Culinary Lab assistant for Scott Community college culinary program. For Thanksgiving Terrie was used to cooking for over 40 people, but after people kept ha...

Nature enthusiast joins MCC

Yasmine Cruz

November 19, 2019

By Yasmine Cruz Zachary Sperstad is an MCC graduate returning to teach biology. Sperstad is originally from Wilton, having spent his entire childhood there before graduating and attending University of Northern Iowa. He decided t...

Muscatine police Capt. Steve Snider talks pot

Gage Thompson

November 5, 2019

A Q&A interview with Muscatine Police Capt. Steve Snider By Gage Thompson Cannabis legalization is about one month away in Illinois. In Iowa however, the law stays the same. "... If you intend to use it you’d better u...

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