Emphasis - April 26th
9:46 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Lee County Health Department

(L-R) Rachael Patterson-Rahn, Melissa Calvillo, & Christine Van Berkum with the Lee County Health Department

Jason Parrott’s guests on Emphasis this week are Christine Van Berkum, Rachael Patterson-Rahn, and Melissa Calvillo.  They discuss some of the programs currently offered by the Lee County Health Department.

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Emphasis - April 19th
11:21 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Remembering Aldo Leopold

Poster for "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time."
Credit http://www.aldoleopold.org/

A nationally-known conservationist and writer will be honored and remembered in southeast Iowa next week.

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Emphasis - April 5th
10:46 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Sustainable & Conventional Ag Ultimately on Same Side

Field of Corn
Credit Discovery.com

This week on emphasis Western Illinois University professors Joel Gruver and Bart Gill discuss how agriculture as a whole has done in reaching out to the public. 

Doctor Gruver specializes in sustainable agriculture while Doctor Gill expertise lies more in conventional ag practices.

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Emphasis - March 15
9:58 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Volunteer Center of the Big River United Way

Barb Casady with the new Volunteer Center of the Big River United Way in Keokuk

Jason Parrott's guest on Emphasis, this week, is Barb Casady, who is the coordinator for the new Volunteer Center of the Big River United Way.

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Emphasis - Feb. 1
11:24 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Upcoming Art Exhibits

The "Budding Artists" exhibit at the Fort Madison Areas Arts Association's downtown gallery
Credit FMAAA

Jason Parrott’s guests on Emphasis are Brian Riggs with the Fort Madison Area Arts Association, Jerry Johnson with the Art Guild of Burlington and Debra Scoggin-Myers of the Mabee Art Gallery in Canton, Missouri.

They discuss what is on display at their particular galleries and some of the exhibits lined up for later in the year.

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