The Young Historical Museum is a one-of-a-kind place along the Great River Road. The house and its contents were given to the City of Bellevue by Joe and Grace Young who made a small fortune in the hardware business. They were avid collectors of antique furniture, China, figurines, teapots, and just about any damn thing they […]
Canada Goose and Goslings spotted near Bellevue, Iowa (April 2012). See more Pictures of the Day here.
Last week, The Atlantic published an opinion piece about life in Iowa written by New Jersey-born Stephen G. Bloom, I had a hard time getting through the whole article, because I don’t generally read fiction, especially when it is cloaked as respectable reporting.
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Comments From Readers
“If you are planning to take the Great River Road along the Mississippi River…be sure to take along these new travel guides by Dean Klinkenberg… Actually, the books are entertaining to read without leaving your chair.”
–Becky Sisco, Big River Magazine, Jan/Feb 2010.
“Hey, Just found, read and finished your Lansing to Le Claire. Being a 78 year old that has followed the Mississippi, up and down, all my life, I thought I had little more to learn about the cities, villages and crossroads along the river. Not So! Absolutley loved your book. Great history, great descriptions, great humor. Just top notch!
Thanks for the great writing.
–Don Staats, Onalaska, Wisconsin