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Stories Tagged "travel"

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John F. Lacey - National Park Conservationist (#1018)

posted on November 24, 2008 at 4:16 PM

John F. Lacey - National Park Conservationist  (#1018)
An introduction to Major John Fletcher Lacey, who in his time, was known far and wide as “the father of the American conservation movement.” 09:10 Read More »

William Temple Hornaday - Iowan who helped save U.S. buffalo from extinction (#427)

posted on November 24, 2008 at 4:15 PM

William Temple Hornaday - Iowan who helped save U.S. buffalo from extinction  (#427)
This 1994 video tells the story of William Temple Hornaday, an American credited with saving the buffalo from extinction. In the late 1800s, Iowa taxidermist William Temple Hornaday used what he learned from his career to save the lives of... 07:00 Read More »

1921 Boy Scouts' Adventure to Yellowstone (#214)

posted on November 19, 2008 at 5:52 PM

1921 Boy Scouts' Adventure to Yellowstone (#214)
In 1921, boy scouts from Clinton, Iowa had a big adventure - a road trip in Model T's to Yellowstone National Park. They were heralded as heros, winding through mountains on dirt roads, splashing through rivers without bridges, and even meeting... 09:42 Read More »

Out and About: Waverly, Iowa (#118)

posted on July 24, 2008 at 3:27 PM

Out and About: Waverly, Iowa (#118)
Out and About: Waverly. We'll feature the town with a world wide horse sale, college with a German history and a restaurant that also rings true to its heritage. 05:00 Read More »

Iowa Aviation in Smaller Airports (#168)

posted on July 18, 2008 at 11:42 AM

Iowa Aviation in Smaller Airports (#168)
Iowa Journal looks at the economic impact of general aviation in the state. 04:30 Read More »

Rivers as Recreation (Full Program) (#167)

posted on July 11, 2008 at 11:17 AM

Rivers as Recreation (Full Program) (#167)
Full Program: Examine the efforts to attract canoeists, kayakers and others to Iowa's rivers for recreation. 27:46 Read More »

Out and About: Adel, Iowa (#167)

posted on July 7, 2008 at 4:02 PM

Out and About: Adel, Iowa (#167)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels to Adel and finds out how a small town defines itself in the shadow of a metro area. 04:52 Read More »

Out and About: Fort Madison, Iowa (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 3:07 PM

Out and About: Fort Madison, Iowa (#130)
Fort Madison is named for a Fort and early trading place, which was in turn named for James Madison who became President in 1809. As Out and About correspondent Dan Kaercher's report explains, this old railroad town is getting back on track. Read More »

Out and About: Algona, Iowa (#122)

posted on December 20, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Algona, Iowa (#122)
It was first named Call’s Grove, for one of two brothers who founded it. One of their wives later named it Algona. It eventually became the county seat for Kossuth County, which is the largest county geographically in Iowa. As "Out and About”... Read More »

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)

posted on November 19, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)
Dan Kaercher goes to the Putnam Museum in Davenport, where a look back 500 years – even 2000 years - gives us a new perspective on the present. Located right along the Mississippi River, for many years, Davenport was at the crossroads of the... Read More »

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)
Visit Corning, another of Iowa's Main Street Communities as designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Named for Erastus Corning, a prominent 19th century New York state capitalist who earned great wealth and political office,... Read More »

Out and About: Orange City, Iowa (#110)

posted on November 7, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Out and About: Orange City, Iowa (#110)
There's more to Orange City, Iowa, than wooden shoes, Tulip beds, and Dutch windmills. The town of 6,000, best known for its spring Tulip Festival and winter Sinterklaas Day, has a strong economy. New businesses are coming to town, and existing... Read More »

Out and About: Des Moines, Iowa Art Scene (#108)

posted on November 1, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Out and About: Des Moines, Iowa Art Scene  (#108)
From artists to ordinary consumers to professional decorators, Des Moines features an active art scene. Correspondent Dan Kaercher takes us to a few traditional and not-so-traditional places where you can find art in the metro. Read More »

Out and About: Newton, Iowa (#104)

posted on October 18, 2007 at 2:04 PM

Out and About: Newton, Iowa (#104)
Maytag was not only part of Newton's history, but all of Iowa's. And while it may be gone, Newton is very much here and looking to its future. Out and About reporter Dan Kaercher visits some new and old places in the city that are attracting... Read More »

Out and About: Elkader, Iowa (#102)

posted on October 11, 2007 at 4:04 PM

Out and About: Elkader, Iowa (#102)
Iowa is not the homogeneous state that outsiders think it is. In fact, it boasts a character and a history that can sometimes even surprise Iowans. The community of Elkader, Iowa, is a case in point. It was named for Abdal-Kader, an Algerian who... Read More »

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