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21 Jul

Kilen: Oddball Iowa legends provide incentive for RAGBRAI breaks

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When pedaling a bicycle nearly a mile uphill, rewards are vital. Some prefer pie, beer or other nonsense. The refined bike tourists prefer cultural immersion: local oddball legends, large bulls, ...

21 Jul

What to do Tuesday night in Indianola

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This is Indianola's first experience as an overnight town. Hosting this many sweaty, thirsty and (sometimes) rowdy people in a town of roughly 14,000 for a night is no easy ...

21 Jul

The twister and the tent

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Faith Community Church in Red Oak was housing approximately 2,000 RAGBRAI'ers. In the early afternoon, a sudden dust devil pulled up several tents and one went airborne and landed on ...

21 Jul

Live from Michael Morain

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Cool tree in Orient. Impatiens grow in the middle.

21 Jul

Souvenir DVDs of RAGBRAI XXXVII

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aKvideo, Inc. is riding RAGBRAI and producing the Official Souvenir DVD. Look for them out there in the yellow t-shirts! They have a crew riding the route on a tandem ...

20 Jul

A Prescott man cheered #ragbrai

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A Prescott man cheered #ragbrai up a hill. “Almost there!” His T-shirt: Sarcasm – one of my many talents.

20 Jul

Live from Michael Morain

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Big White, a 3050-pound Charlais bull, spotted 1 mile west of Prescott. He’s going to the state fair. Owner: Craig Stalcup.

20 Jul

Water, water everywhere, and lots of things to drink

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Greenfield, Ia. – It was raining here on Monday afternoon when the bicycles started to trickle into the square, but there was a sense that this was merely the calm ...

20 Jul

Church dome in Corning

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Forget about loaves and fishes. Members of the Corning United Methodist Church prepared steaming vats of chicken and noodles and hundreds of pie to raise money for the dome that ...

20 Jul

Riding in pajamas

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Annika Power knows how to ride RAGBRAI in style: She wears her pajamas and gets other people to pull her. The 3-year-old from Bend, Ore., glided behind her parents’ tandem ...

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