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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Marion and Rich Patterson
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Travel May. 28, 2023 5:00 am1d ago
Off season Black Hills activities include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, wildlife observation, snowmobiling and enjoying peaceful views.
Travel May. 21, 2023 6:00 am8d ago
Effigy Mounds National Monument and Earthmoving Legacy Center shows the evolution of earth-moving.
Sports May. 5, 2023 12:20 pm24d ago
Ax throwing is gaining in popularity in Eastern Iowa and around the country.
Travel Apr. 2, 2023 6:15 am57d ago
Indiana’s Fair Oaks Farms offers a modern look at farming all year round
Travel Mar. 5, 2023 6:30 am85d ago
The newly renovated Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum reopened in July 2021.
Home & Garden Feb. 3, 2023 3:08 am115d ago
Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home fits into the landscape and appears to have a stream rush underneath.
Travel Jan. 6, 2023 5:07 pm142d ago
Although interesting places are scattered around town, five form the core. The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, Old Abilene Town, The Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad, the Dickinson County Heritage Center, and The Greyhound Hall of Fame and Museum are clustered together just a mile from the Interstate.
News Dec. 4, 2022 11:53 am176d ago
At least 12 Iowa colleges or junior colleges and many high schools have teams or clubs. These include Jefferson, Xavier and Kennedy high schools in Cedar Rapids. Coe College has a cracker jack team. So do Wartburg, William Penn, Upper Iowa and Simpson.
Travel Sep. 6, 2022 5:00 am265d ago
A visit to the 49th state gives railroad and nature enthusiasts a delightful way to penetrate the wilderness in comfort on the Alaska Railroad.
Travel Jul. 11, 2022 6:00 am322d ago
We wove our car through pines and spruces until the twisty gravel road abruptly ended. The view ahead was so …
Travel May. 12, 2022 6:00 am382d ago
National Hobo Museum and the annual National Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa, welcome everyone to experience history.
Recreation May. 14, 2022 5:08 pm379d ago
Exciting river runs are within day trip range of the Corridor. All that’s needed is a kayak or float tube, moderate experience and a drive to Manchester or Charles City. Both towns feature whitewater parks.
Travel Apr. 22, 2022 7:00 am402d ago
People claim that America’s best engineering project was the Interstate Highway System that makes driving fast. Others counter that the massive roads destroyed regionalism by spawning gauntlets of chain restaurants and hotels.
Sports Jun. 29, 2022 10:06 am334d ago
You can slow down and get a great workout in while kayaking, rowing or directing a canoe
Outdoors Mar. 21, 2022 1:17 pm434d ago
Iowa is an ‘epicenter of opportunities’ for ‘rock hounding,“ which can be a link to human history