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Winterset Celebrates John Wayne

WINTERSET, Iowa – It’s Wayne’s World this Saturday in Winterset.

The town is celebrating the official grand opening of the John Wayne Birthplace Museum, a $2.5 million project that has moved all things John Wayne from his small birthplace home across the street to a new, larger facility. 260 more words


John Wayne Birthplace Museum Opens this Weekend in Winterset

WINTERSET, Iowa – If you’re looking for something to do with the family this Memorial Day weekend, Winterset wants you to consider checking out its newest attraction. 99 more words


Winterset Man Killed in Highway 92 Crash

MADISON COUNTY, Iowa – A Winterset man was killed as a result of a two-car accident on Tuesday evening.

At around 5 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 2800 Block of Iowa Highway 92. 85 more words


Two New Museums Coming to Winterset

WINTERSET, Iowa — Winterset will soon receive two new attractions for tourism as one museum prepares to open and another begins early stages of planning. 278 more words


Man Sentenced to Federal Prison as County Updates Security Measures

WINTERSET, Iowa — Call it the ultimate wake-up call for Madison County officials.

After learning he would be spending a decade in prison on drug charges during a sentencing hearing back in March 2014, Cory Lee Daugherty pulled a handgun on the officers attempting to take him into custody. 280 more words


Items From Winterset Grave Sites Disappearing

WINTERSET, Iowa — A metro mother is speaking out after she said personal items left on her son’s grave site in Winterset were stolen.

“I come down last Sunday to notice things were missing, ornaments were missing stuff that his friends had left and this is the first time for him stuff has come up missing,” Brenda Jones of Ankeny said. 265 more words


Hy-Vee Set to Open Tuesday in Winterset

WINTERSET, Iowa – Residents of Winterset will soon have a Hy-Vee to add to their community when the store, located on John Wayne Drive, opens its doors to the public next Tuesday. 12 more words