Airing of the Quilts is April 28; fundraiser planned

The Iowa Quilt Museum will play host to a community-wide event featuring the display of hundreds of quilts on Saturday, April 28. From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., quilts will be on display in four covered bridges, inside and on the porticoes of the historic county courthouse, in local businesses’ windows, and on clotheslines, porches and fence rails throughout the community.Visitors to […]

Nau receives Presser award

Winterset High School graduate and junior at the University of Northern Iowa School of Music, Sam Nau, is the recipient of The Presser Foundation Undergraduate Scholar Award.   Instrumental students in their junior year who meet the requirements to participate, compete in a semi-final competition.  Five students are selected from those participants to perform in the finals competition in the Spotlight […]

Kathryn Farlow, Winterset

Kathryn Farlow, 95, of Winterset died on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at West Bridge Care and Rehab in Winterset with her loving family by her side.A Memorial Gathering will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 26, at West Bridge Chapel, West Bridge Care and Rehab in Winterset. Burial of the cremated remains will take place later this year.Kathryn […]

Farm bill should be bipartisan effort

Dear Publisher:Folks in rural Iowa are well aware of enormous opportunity the Farm Bill represents for economic growth. Renewal of this traditionally bipartisan bill is a chance to make adjustments that can directly make or break Iowa’s family farms and, in turn, their communities. But the bill does more than that – it also reauthorizes SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance […]

Around Town

Genealogy meeting – The Madison County Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday, May 1, 7 p.m. in the Winterset Public Library Meeting Room. Museum collection specialist Lindsey Smith, of Exhibitsmith, will show us how to organize and preserve our family photos, plus give some useful tips to help us identify and date our mystery photos. This program is free and open […]

Kathryn Farlow

Raising the flag

Members of the Winterset VFW Post 8142 and American Legion Post #184 presented and raised the colors at Giffin Field. The flag-raising was special for the first little league baseball games of the season, on Monday, April 23.Veterans Tim Pierce, Gary Walker, Delbert Trevillyan, Bill Hackley, Charlie Hannon and Steve Chandler were present. Four veterans stood as color guard while […]

Quilt near Bennett Cabin

Mayor’s Blog

WintersetIt sure is nice to see the green grass – not sure I am looking forward to all the mowing but so is the change in seasons. My sister, Karla, moved to Florida to get away from the winters – their four seasons are cool, warm, hot, and hot and humid.I received a call last week to tell me the […]

Barbara Clayton