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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 »

Discussion: The Economics of RAGBRAI (#103)

posted on October 16, 2007 at 1:33 PM

Brian Duffy and TJ Juskiewicz are the staffers of “The Des Moines Register” who are entrusted with administering the newspaper’s annual great bike ride across Iowa which, of course, is better known as RAGBRAI. The event is perhaps the best... Read More »

Overview of the Economics of Fairs and Festivals (#103)

posted on October 13, 2007 at 4:33 PM

Overview of the Economics of Fairs and Festivals (#103)
Even though Iowans are hard working, they do enjoy having fun. With more than 2000 festivals in the state each year, there's never a lack for entertainment. David Swenson, of Iowa State University, says economists look at these events with an... 03:49 Read More »

RAGBRAI: The Economic Impact (#103)

posted on October 13, 2007 at 1:33 PM

RAGBRAI: The Economic Impact (#103)
The Register's annual bike ride across Iowa (RAGBRAI) has a unique economic impact. Economist David Swenson talks about how this 'festival on wheels' helps Iowa's small towns. Read More »

Iowa Film Industry (Full Program) (#109)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Film Industry (Full Program) (#109)
Full Program: It's clean, it's renewable and it's lucrative. Can Iowa claim a piece of the global film industry? From a filmmaker's perspective we are joined by Steve Schott, one of the producers of the recently opened "The Final Season," and Bruce... 26:44 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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