May 15, 2019
Earlier this winter, on a day when it was absolutely brutally cold out, a friend and I visited Kellerton in Ringgold County. We even drove a few miles outside of town to check out the Kellerton Grasslands, which is home to Iowa's only population of Prairie Chickens. Th...
March 19, 2019
If I told you there is a place in our state where you can go annually in April to watch and listen to the mating rituals of prairie chickens, would you believe me? I hope so...because it is true.
A few miles to the west of Kellerton, population 315 in Ringgold County, i...
March 18, 2019
There are a lot of towns the size of Tingley, population 184 as of the 2010 census, that do not have a cafe or restaurant where the community can gather for a good meal or a hot cup of coffee. However, that is not the case for this little Ringgold County farming commun...
March 4, 2019
Beaconsfield in Ringgold County boasts a population of just 15 people, as of the 2010 census.
Obviously, a new census will be taken next year but based on what I saw on my recent visit, I don't expect a big shift upwards or downwards. The town of Le Roy in neighboring D...
Periwinkle Place Manor 'Dead and Breakfast' in Chelsea is where history and mystery collide
September 24, 2019
A WPA era swinging bridge in Estherville spans the West Fork of the Des Moines River
August 26, 2019
Cinnamon Ridge Farms near Donahue seeks to educate the world about agriculture
July 29, 2019
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