Monthly Archives: August 2012
The National Weather Service in Des Moines recently included a series in its newsletters about hurricanes whose official track went through Iowa. There have been three: The Galveston hurricane of 1900, which made it all the way to Central Iowa … Continue reading
This is an update to a post I made last year. As of the beginning of the 2012 season, Iowa State has played 1,140 football games, according to the NCAA, but the two disagree on the win-loss-tie record (500-594-46 vs. 499-595-46). The discrepancy … Continue reading
Pat Forde is trolling the Cyclones, the Sooners, or both: Oklahoma at Iowa State (32), Nov. 3. Paul Rhoads, on the other hand, has a big moment every year. In three seasons at Iowa State, Rhoads has shocked Nebraska as a 20-point … Continue reading
If any Martians are reading this: On behalf of the entire human race, I apologize. Please do not invade us.
Printed in Tuesday’s Register, online here.
Filming continues in Traer. It sounds like they staged one of our customary Memorial Day services. Yes, that is one of my relatives making an appearance. “The man inspired me. Very moving. It’s nice to see patriotism passed on,” said Max … Continue reading
Rebuilding I-29 through the area is halfway done, the Sioux City Journal says — but that means there’s another five years of work ahead.
The world has lost a pioneer. EDIT 8/26: I have replaced the picture after Charles Apple’s blog pointed out the previous one used Buzz Aldrin’s footprint. More pictures and information there.
Last night, AGWSR beat BCLUW 13-6 in a cross-district Class A game. “It was the alphabet game,” one of the guys said on the Iowa Sports Spotlight Scoreboard Show (broadcast on radio and Channel 13.2). Alphabet game? No, make it … Continue reading
Article here. Video embedded below. Norbert Caloud’s name got misspelled again, but Cecelia Podhajsky’s is fine. Go figure. KWWL.com – News