We have all said the Pledge of Allegiance many times. But have you ever thought about what the words mean?
“Paul’s eyes rested upon Sweetheart’s hungrily, longingly. She wasn’t his sister!
The veteran to be honored by the Top of Iowa Quilt Club this month is Curt Cornell.
“It is true that waiting on cranky people in a hurry is about the hardest thing that a girl can do,” Anna Murphy told a reporter in 1909.
by Katie Wubben OWNER, pit stop printing
Loud noises coming from the front of the bank woke John Eldridge and his wife in Sully, Iowa, about 3 a.m. on January 30, 1920.


The Worth County Fair was held this past weekend and the weather cooperated with summer-like temperatures in the 80s and 90s. Pictured above: Karissa Heath takes first place in senior barrels with a time of 18.309, during the horse games held Thursday afternoon. More Worth County Fair photos and...
How many Iowa women could claim they had made a living as a cattle buyer and vaudeville performer in the 1900s? At least one—Ollie Northlane. Northlane was described as petite with a head of golden hair, only a bit over five feet tall and around 100 pounds in weight. Her physique was a topic of...
“I shudder to think what the economic condition of the country and of all other countries involved will be when this awful war is over.” Alice Beatle wrote to friends and family in Iowa from her post in Budapest, Hungary, in December 1914. And while Beatle expressed alarm about economic effects of...
“Fossils are the remains or traces of animals which lived in past ages of the earth. They show not only the types of life in those periods, but something about the conditions under which they lived,” Dr. Carroll Lane Fenton explained. The renowned geologist was lecturing at the University of...


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