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Iowa History Center Co-Sponsor of Dan Barry Talk March 30 in Des Moines

The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-organized by the Iowa History Center at Simpson College and the State Historical Society of Iowa. A pre-talk reception with drinks and refreshments begins at 5:30 p.m. A book signing will follow the program. Books will be available for purchase from Beaverdale Books. More…

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…

Veteran Alex Grimm Finds Success Continuing at Simpson

“The staff at Simpson College has been incredibly helpful and knowledgeable on my options and opportunities with the GI Bill,” Alex Grimm said. “But more than that, I have always felt like I was part of the Simpson community, and I take pride in seeing the growing number of veterans pursuing a higher education as well as choosing this veteran friendly college.” More…

Prairie Project To Show Iowa Land The Way It Used To Be

The prairie, which will be planted this month, will contain four different sections, along with an area of grass maintained for kids in the community to sled on in the winter. The variety of plants in each section will attract different types of insects and increase the biodiversity in the area. The first time it will be in full bloom will be the spring of 2018. More…