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Our Town Mount Vernon-Lisbon Preview
By Travis Bockenstedt, Our Town Producer
Join KCRG-TV9's Claire Kellet as she explores the communities of Mount Vernon-Lisbon. These two communities are working together to create a joint identity. We will go inside the group trying to make this happen.
And if you're interested in the history of Our Town Mount Vernon-Lisbon, tune join us as we get an inside look on the Emerson Journals. These Journals were kept by Helen Emerson, a local farm wife who wrote everything down about the community.
Our Town Mount Vernon-Lisbon is home to world class cuisine. Get a taste of the famous Lincoln Café as we talk with owner and chef, Matt Steigerwald. Across the street from the Lincoln Café is Baumans and Company. At this historic men's clothing store you can find more than a pair of slacks. The stores basement is home to Bauman's Coffee Club, a local hangout for the guys.
The community of Mount Vernon is celebrating the recent accomplishment of receiving a Main Street Award. This award provides Our Town Mount Vernon with funding and leadership to make good planning decisions relative to downtown's revitalization and future development.
Ending our tour in Our Town Mount Vernon Lisbon we learn about Cornell College's rich history and its ties to the community. Then we will visit Lloyd Table Company, one of the largest manufactures of chiropractic tables in the nation. Tune in to the KCRG TV 9 news at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and travel with us as we explore the communities of Dyersville, Amana, Mount Vernon-Lisbon and North Liberty this July.