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Iowa's Simple Pleasures with Dan Kaercher

Spring Lake Roller Rink, Antiquing, Rastrelli's Restaurant, Heartland Museum (#205)

Spring Lake Roller Rink: Green County, Jefferson
Strap on a pair of skates and limbo on the historic open-air roller rink in Green County as Dan Kaercher learns it's not always easy to be mobile on wheels.

Antiquing: Pottawattamie County, Walnut
Join Dan Kaercher as he stroll's through an antique shopper's delight. Iowa's designated Antique City of Walnut boasts more than 15 separate antique shops in this town of 900 people.

Rastrelli's Restaurant: Clinton County, Clinton
The name Rastrelli has been synonymous with food since 1939 in the Mississippi river town of Clinton. Join Dan Kaercher in the kitchen as he learns what goes into some of the restaurant's signature dishes.

Heartland Museum: Wright County, Clarion
Join Dan Kaercher as he learns there is more to a stuffed teddy bear than a "hug". Creation of some teddy bears has reached a fine art, explains an Iowa teddy bear artist. And there is even a museum dedicated to that art in Clarion.
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Series Description: Dan Kaercher, founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, travels Iowa in search of hidden treasures and out-of-the-way places for Iowans to visit and explore right here at home.

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