John Schultz
Photo Credit: John Schultz/ The Quad City Times

While I was an intern at the Quad City Times, I wrote this feature on the Junior Bix, a kid’s event that is held annually as part of the Quad-Cities Bix.

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Wapello teacher makes duck calls by hand

While on my internship at the Quad City Times, I was able to visit small town Wapello, Iowa to talk to a local teacher who hand makes duck calls. Brandon Brown is no ordinary school teacher. He works seven days a week at home inside his garage, where he works closely with his work equipment. My story got picked up by the Associated Press wire and was distributed nationwide. The Des Moines Register was one of the newspapers that shared my article.

photo credit: Beth Van Zandt/Muscatine Journal

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