Nauvoo

Mississippi River
3:26 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Proposed Nauvoo-Montrose Ferry Delayed

Credit Belissarius / Wikimedia Commons

The ferry planned to cross the Mississippi River between Nauvoo, Illinois and Montrose, Iowa will not make its maiden voyage this summer as planned.

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March 18 Primary
9:29 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Nauvoo-Colusa Schools Again Seek Tax Hike

The Nauvoo-Colusa School District is living up to the saying, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

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Emphasis – October 19
11:37 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Smithsonian Exhibit in Nauvoo

Kim Orth with one of the displays in the Smithsonian Institute's traveling Journey Stories exhibit
Rich Egger

Rich Egger’s guest on Emphasis is Kim Orth, Executive Director of the Nauvoo Tourism Office. They talk about the traveling Smithsonian exhibit Journey Stories and the accompanying local version of the exhibit.

The local exhibit can be seen in the Nauvoo Tourism Office, 1295 Mullholland Street. The national traveling exhibit is housed next door.

Orth said the local exhibit focuses on four groups that played key roles in Nauvoo’s history: Mormons, Catholics, Germans, and Icarians.  

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