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Exhibit of Michael Adams Photography Featured in Farnham Feb. 20-March 23

“I love film,” Adams said in his artist’s statement. “I love its depth, granularity and challenge. Film cameras are old friends and they have a heft that is comforting. And when one is shooting film there is a tendency for one to be self-editing and judicious with resources. So it came as a bit of a surprise to me, someone who views the analog world as this mythic wondrous place, to find such pleasure in iPhone imagery.” More…


Simpson Student, Family Collect $20K on “Family Feud” Show

“During designated commercial times, Steve Harvey would tell the audience about his life stories, which was awesome to hear about,” Tyler Smaha said. “Also, he took a lot of time to get to know each family beforehand, which made it easier to be comfortable and natural on stage for filming.” More…


Iowa History Center is Given Collection of Antique Maps

The maps, part of the Center’s recent Iowa and the Midwest exhibition of antique maps, were a gift of David Yepsen, former Des Moines Register political reporter and recently retired director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. More…