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Winterset Police Officer Describes Near Miss With Wrong-Way Drunk Driver

WINTERSET, Iowa — Winterset Police Officer Christian Dekker’s life may have flashed before his eyes.

“As he got closer, all of the sudden, I could hear my radar get louder and louder which means someone is getting faster.” 346 more words


2016 RVTV Route Announced

The 2016 RVTV Route has been announced, plan accordingly.

The party starts Monday, Sept. 5 in Winterset and ends on Friday, Sept. 9 in Bondurant. 43 more words


Iowa Quilt Museum Opens in Winterset

WINTERSET, Iowa — The Iowa Quilt Museum has opened on the square in downtown Winterset.

The project began when some local residents thought a quilt museum would be a good thing to have in the town. 260 more words


The Bridges of Madison County (Pt. 2)

I’d scheduled my Saturday appointment in Des Moines early enough to spend the afternoon visiting the three covered bridges I’d missed a couple of weeks ago.  974 more words

Bridges Of Madison County

Road trip to Winterset, Iowa

Sunday, May 22, was a beautiful spring day for viewing a couple of the covered bridges existing around Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. These bridges are famous because of a popular movie associated with them, titled Bridges of Madison County.

The Bridges of Madison County (Pt. 1)

I woke up early Saturday morning with an appointment in Des Moines scheduled in the afternoon, so I decided impulsively to drive an extra 20 miles to Winterset to see the famous… 485 more words

Bridges Of Madison County

Inmate Caused Thousands of Dollars in Damage to Cell

WINTERSET, Iowa — The Madison County Jail is left to pick up the pieces and the bill after an inmate heavily damaged his cell.

Officials say 41-year-old Shawn Edward Laird, of Knoxville, was arrested for an incident that happened at the end of February. 358 more words