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RI County family raises first legal hemp crop

Gage Thompson

February 20, 2020

RURAL ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, ILL. Nolan Jolly has been in his hemp field since the sun rose, as one of Illinois’ 601 first, legally permitted hemp farmers. There’s a distinct skunky aroma in the air. Sledgehammer in his gloved...

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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