Category Archives: Iowa History

Tough Times.. A Muse

  The following story comes from the June/July 2016  issue of Our Iowa.  It is a magazine “written by Iowans for all who love Iowa.”  DM ________________________ Molly Nichols who now lives in Wray,  Colorado, tells about growing up on a … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Wake

It happened the  Fall of 2012.  The first time I  read a  poem  that  I instantly connected with. Heck, it was the first time I’d ever connected w/ a poem, period. I mentioned recently, I live in the Hinterlands far … Continue reading

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“Iowa Apples The Best”

      I’m  working on a local history project.   Friday I was in the  library looking through old microfilm going back to 1869.  The following article caught my eye:  Iowa Apples The Best         It caught my eye because my wife … Continue reading

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