WintersetIt is pretty much business as usual at City Hall. The growth of our “little” city, nuisances, and pit bulls seem to be taking up most of the time. I am still waiting on an official announcement from McDonald’s that they intend to build, but nothing yet. Hy-Vee – who knows? I guess they are waiting for a couple of […]
I-35 HOSTS WINTERSET TO OPEN 2013 FB SEASON
Winterset opens the football season on the road Friday at Truro to take on the Roadrun-ners of Interstate 35.A total of 16 seniors are on the Husky squad, including Brandon Allen, Jake Baur, Rob Clifton, Drue Coffman, Christian Darr, Marcus Drey, Alex Forgy, Warren Holder, Justin Knight, Andy Lambert, Austin Motsinger, Shaun Navin, Conner Roach, Allen Shahan, Tanner Speer and […]
Have any of Truro residents gone down Main Street and seen all the lovely flowers that are planted in tubs, or hanging from the light polls or on a Shepherd hook? They are beautiful. Also some changes made to the front of Dick and Carla Burhans’ business looks really sharp. I also noticed a big change in the look of […]
PIONEERS REMEMBERED: HERITAGE, CENTURY FARMS NAMED AT ISF 2013
special to the Madisonian. A Madison County Heritage Farm and a pair of Century Farms were recognized at the 2013 Iowa State Fair. Pictured, from left, are Iowa Farm Bureau President Craig Hill, Deborah Taylor, Denny Busch, Bryan Taylor, David Taylor and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.
THE BRIDGES MOVIE HEADS TO BROADWAY
The best-selling novel and hit movie “The Bridges of Madison County” one of Winterset’s claims to fame, is slated for Broadway. The world premiere was held at the Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) in Williamstown, Mass., earlier this month.The original intent of the WTF was to utilize the Adams Memorial Theatre at Williams College as a summer theater program with a […]
WHAT’S NEW AT YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY?
VAN METERWhat lovely hot weather we are having. The after school kids still enjoy being outside a lot. We try to make sure they drink a lot of water. The after school kids have still been making items for our troops overseas. This week we will be doing some fun things for labor day. The after school time runs from […]
ANOTHER BOUNTIFUL HARVEST
Madisonian photos, Dave Braga.
LOCAL CHEF TAKES BLUE IN SPAM CONTEST
Lisa Alessandro, owner of Anything Sweet & More, entered her Warm SPAM, Turkey, Bacon and Ranch Wrap in this year’s adult division of the Great American SPAM Championship at the Iowa State Fair – and took home first place and a blue ribbon.Her first time winning the SPAM contest, Alessandro’s recipe will now move to the national competition judged by […]
ROSEMAN BRIDGE FEATURED
Roseman Covered Bridge will be featured on the obverse of the 2013 festival coin.The souvenir coin should be available in about three weeks.It will be the fifth time Roseman Bridge has been featured on the festival coin. It was first featured in 1975 as the sixth coin in the first series, and then again in 1983 (Series II, No. 4), […]