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Destination of the Day: National Luxembourg Day

St. Donatus may have just 135 permanent residents, but the town will be swelling to two or three hundred on Thursday (June 21, 2012) as folks honor their ancestors by celebrating National Luxembourg Day. Stop into Kalmes Restaurant (between 5pm and 8:30) for a buffet dinner of homemade treats and Luxembourgian specialties (ever tried triepen?) […]

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St. Donatus

Population (2010) 135 Introduction St. Donatus [dun-ae-tus] was founded by immigrants from Luxembourg and built on the backs of the farm economy, never getting too big for its britches. The village has a few attractions that merit a quick stop (including several stone buildings that date to the 1850s), but the real treats are the […]

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Iowa’s Great River Road

Views of the Mississippi River region from Iowa.

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