Tag: Long Grove

Episode 39: The Robbers Who Should Have Quit

In 1921, a former newspaper editor and a barber decided to rob a bank in rural Iowa. Expecting little resistance,…

The Robbers Who Should Have Quit

Some people just don’t know when to quit. Granted, that’s a trait that we normally admire. The sports team that…

Episode 5: The Giant of Scott County

Sometimes the smallest things can ide some of the biggest stories. Or, in this case, the legend of a man…

The Long Grove, Iowa Bank Robbery of 1921

The morning of December 15, 1921 was just another winter morning in Long Grove, Iowa. The business district at the…

Little Stone For a Big Man: The Giant of Scott County, Iowa

If you were to peruse a history of the small town of Long Grove, Iowa, you are very likely to…