June 1, 2018
One of the greatest comedians, entertainers, and television personalities to ever live was born in the southwest Iowa community of Corning in 1925.
Of course, I'm talking about Johnny Carson.
NBC's Tonight Show was built into a ratings powerhouse because of Carson. Succ...
May 24, 2018
Last Saturday, I managed to make it to two of the best named towns in all of Iowa: Coin in Page County and Carbon in Adams County. Both are tiny hamlets that have seen better days but each have several aspects that are worth celebrating.
In Coin, I visited the Buzzard D...
Periwinkle Place Manor 'Dead and Breakfast' in Chelsea is where history and mystery collide
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A WPA era swinging bridge in Estherville spans the West Fork of the Des Moines River
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Cinnamon Ridge Farms near Donahue seeks to educate the world about agriculture
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