Month: April 2017

The Joseph Bettendorf Mansion

               All places have history. What deems that particular history important is largely subjective, depending upon the person who is…

The Final Word: The Clinton County Feud Over a Courthouse – and a Bell

              Have you ever been on the losing side of an argument? Not just any argument, but one that you…

Sitting in With the Iowa Lincoln Highway Association

                This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the quarterly meeting of the Iowa Lincoln Highway Association. As…

Healing Fire: The Explosion That Led to A Small Town Hospital

     August 30th, 1945 was just another day for most people. The Second World War had just come to an…