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Iowa's Simple Pleasures (#107)

Travel to Southwest Iowa for a baseball game played by volunteers; see amazing sculptures made from matchsticks in Gladbrook; relax in luxury while being one with nature at Honey Creek Resort State Park; visit a factory that makes kaleidoscopes in Pomeroy. Hosted by Dan Kaercher.

Clarinda A’s Baseball: Page County, Clarinda
Baseball is one of Dan’s favorite past-times. He took some time out on a pleasant summer evening while in Page County and went to the ballpark.

Matchstick Marvels: Tama County, Gladbrook
Patience is a virtue as this Tama County artist will tell you – and his magnificent creations will marvel both young and old alike!

Honey Creek Resort State Park: Appanoose County, Moravia
This next stop is an example of the private and public sectors combine their strengths in southern Iowa to create a great destination for all Iowans to enjoy.

Kaleidoscope Factory: Calhoun County, Pomeroy
Ever wonder how things are made? Dan traveled to Calhoun County to witness the making of a kaleidoscope!


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Tags: Appanoose County baseball Calhoun County Clarinda crafts Dan Kaercher Gladbrook Iowa IowasSimplePleasures kaleidoscopes matches Moravia Page County Pomeroy resort sports Tama County tourism travel


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