• Recap of January Meeting in Scranton

    Posted on February 16, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    The quarterly meeting of the Iowa Lincoln Highway was held January 9, 2016 at the Scranton Community Center. Those in attendance were: Joyce Ausberger, Jan Gammon, Cathie Nichols, Van Becker, Alan Richards, Scott Berka, John Fitzsimmons, Dean Parr, Bob Ausberger, Jeanne Parr, Randy Winkelman, Bryan and Caron Osberg, Bill Scrivner, Connie Scrivner, Melinda Hinners, Ethel […]

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  • Carroll’s Merchant Park Redevelopment Park Project

    Posted on January 14, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    January 13, 2016 (Des Moines) At today’s meeting, the Vision Iowa Board approved $778,601 in Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grants to the Iowa Quilt Museum in Winterset, Dragoon Trace Nature Center in Ringgold County, the Garner Public Library, an aquatic center in Lake City, a splash pad in Bristow and sports complexes in Dike and […]

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    Interpretive Panel to be placed at Lion’s Tree Club Park along the Lincoln Highway

    Posted on December 15, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    AMES, IOWA – The Lincoln Highway Heritage Byway is proud to announce that two conservation interpretive signs will be installed in central Iowa sites as part of a Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) and Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grant. One of the selected locations to receive this interpretive panel is located near Grand Junction. Bob […]

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    Greene County Video

    Posted on December 8, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Greene County has created a video featuring the county’s attractions and Zack Jones 6×9 foot painting that currently hangs in the Greene County Medical Center’s new addition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSJKG9T1vdE

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    Annual Old-Fashioned Christmas in State Center

    Posted on November 5, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    The holiday season is approaching, and with it comes State Center’s 16th Annual Old-fashioned Christmas on Main, set for Friday, December 4. The events kick off early, at 8:15 a.m., with “A Christmas Carol”, a one-man show by actor Duffy Hudson, in the High School Auditorium; admission is free. The citywide celebration features holiday open […]

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  • Recap of October Meeting in Denison

    Posted on October 29, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    The Iowa Lincoln Highway Association met October 10, 2015 at Cronk’s Restaurant in Denison, Iowa with 21 people attending. Representative Steve Holt welcomed the group to Denison. He covers District 12 in the Iowa House and has lived in Denison since 2000. The minutes and treasurer’s reports were given and approved. Joyce Ausberger, treasurer, introduced […]

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  • Iowa Tourism Awards Along the Lincoln Highway

    Posted on October 29, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    On October 23, 2015 in Fairfield, Iowa at the 2015 Iowa Tourism Conference, the Iowa Tourism Office and Travel Federation of Iowa presented twenty-seven awards to outstanding members of the tourism industry. The following list were awards given to people and places on the Lincoln Highway: Outstanding Dining Business Rastrelli’s Restaurant, Clinton (Metro) Outstanding Individual […]

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    17th Annual Watson’s Fall Festival

    Posted on September 24, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Come celebrate the harvest season at State Center’s 17th Annual Watson’s Fall Festival on Friday evening, October 9, along the Lincoln Highway in downtown State Center. The celebration, hosted by the State Center Historical Society, the State Center Development Association, and State Center area businesses, runs from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and centers around the […]

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    THE LINCOLN HOTEL TURNS 100

    Posted on August 10, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    Written By Joe Goodlove, Cedar County Consul The Lincoln Hotel in Lowden, Iowa celebrates its 100th birthday this year. A Lincoln Highway gem featured in Brian Butko’s Greetings from the Lincoln Highway and Drake Hokanson’s The Lincoln Highway Main Street across America has served travelers on the Lincoln Highway since Celia Daehn Clemmens opened for […]

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  • Recap of July Meeting in Clinton

    Posted on August 10, 2015 by in Uncategorized

    The Iowa Lincoln Highway Association met Saturday, July 11th at the Pizza ranch in Clinton, Iowa. Fourteen people attended, including two guests. President Deb Rothmeyer called the meeting to order and after the group introduced themselves, the minutes from the previous meeting and the Treasurer’s report were approved. Several members gave shared their memories of […]

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