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John Wayne's Daughter Endorsing Donald Trump for President

WINTERSET, Iowa — GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump was endorsed by the daughter of John Wayne on Tuesday morning.

Aissa Wayne met trump at the John Wayne Birthplace and Museum in Winterset. 255 more words


Authorities Investigating Inmate's Death

WINTERSET, Iowa – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate was found unresponsive in his jail cell Wednesday night.

Officials say 33-year-old Joshua Lee Barker was taken by ambulance to the Madison County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 100 more words


Ben Carson Discusses State of Presidential Campaign

WINTERSET, Iowa — A few months ago, Ben Carson was the man to beat in Iowa and the rest of the nation on the Republican ticket. 84 more words


Winterset Adds Commercial District to National Register of Historic Places

WINTERSET, Iowa –The town of Winterset is already known nationwide as the home of John Wayne’s birthplace and the Bridges of Madison County. Now, the town is recognized for another reason. 264 more words


A Pilgrimage

Since I was already in Iowa for the IOIA training, I checked to see how far Winterset was from Des Moines. Winterset IA, is a small town about forty minutes away from Des Moines. 332 more words

Farming The Dream

One Fine (October) Day in southern Iowa

One Fine Day is a series inspired by my favorite now-defunct Chicago Tribune column of the same title. The posts in this series are short, sweet, sometimes themed, and always a charming snapshot of a city. 450 more words


ATV Accident Injures Winterset Man

MADISON COUNTY, Iowa — A Winterset man is hospitalized after crashing his four-wheeler.

Tuesday, Madison County sheriff’s deputies were called to a farm field in the 2500 block of Bittersweet Avenue on reports of an accident. 49 more words