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Maquoketa Caves State Park

There is almost nothing I like more than being outdoors. Working in my garden or taking a walk in the woods. I feel myself recharge when I am outside.The music of nature is the greatest and most calming music ever made. 53 more words


Iowa opens season with win over Northern Iowa

Iowa has won 16-straight games over in state rival Northern Iowa with their lastest win 31-23 at Kinnick Stadium.  Iowa scored twice on the ground and through the air.  52 more words


New Event Calls Attention to Drug Overdose Deaths in the QC

Dozens of people are walking across the Centennial Bridge to raise awareness.

On Saturday, August 30th, 2014, the 1st Quad Cities Overdose Awareness Walk took place. 198 more words


Iowa DNR: Ups & Downs During 2014 Boating Season

The 2014 boating season is starting to wrap  up and officers on the water say it was an up and down year.

According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, there have been 27 boat accidents statewide so far. 114 more words


Extra patrols out for holiday weekend

Labor Day weekend is historically one of the most dangerous times out on the roads, that’s why authorities are out in full force; cracking down on drunk driving. 120 more words


Local apples just about ready for picking

ST.ANSGAR, Iowa – It may still technically be summer, but fall will be here before you know it. That means it’s gearing up to be a busy time for area apple orchards. 141 more words


Why Sorenson will go to jail and Perry won't

Iowa State Senator Kent Sorenson pled guilty this week to Federal charges that are likely to send him to prison. The influential Tea Party Senator accepted $73,000 from the Ron Paul campaign in 2012 to shift his endorsement from Michele Bachmann to Paul in the Iowa Caucus. 1,072 more words