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Two New Partner Sites Join Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is proud to welcome two new Partner Sites to the Heritage Area. There are now 112 Partner Sites designated to… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks to Offer Workshop on Interpretive Planning

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting the workshop, “Sowing Stories, Reaping Meaning: Developing an Interpretive Plan for Your Site,” on December 6 from… Read the full story »

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Volume 12 Issue 3

In This Issue… Federal Funding in Jeopardy for Silos & Smokestacks College Interns Learn While Preserving Important Stories Summer Camp lets Youth Discover Iowa’s Agricultural Heritage State Fair’s Family Farm… Read the full story »

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Hansen’s Farm Fresh Dairy

Designated as a SSNHA Partner Site in 2006, this family-owned farm just outside of Hudson, Iowa, has been part of the Hansen family since Jay Hansen’s ancestors emigrated from Germany… Read the full story »

Topics: Spotlight Site

Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest Winners

Northeast Iowa –Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area’s (SSNHA) Capture the Heart of America photo contest celebrates America’s agriculture story through agriculturally related photos from throughout the nation. This year’s… Read the full story »

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Vote for the “Best of Show” in the Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest

Northeast Iowa – The polls are now open at www.silosandsmokestacks.org to decide the “Best of Show” for the 2012 Capture the Heart of America Photo Contest. From October 29 through… Read the full story »

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Bus Grants Help Nearly 2,000 Students Discover America’s Agricultural Story

Northeast Iowa – Nearly 2,000 students from Northeast Iowa schools now have an opportunity, they may have otherwise missed, to learn firsthand about Iowa’s rich agricultural heritage. This year Silos… Read the full story »

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Federal Funding Gap for Silos & Smokestacks to Impact Northeast Iowa Communities

Northeast, IA – Federal funding for an important Iowa-based economic development, educational and cultural preservation entity could be in jeopardy; with a potential negative impact on countless Northeast Iowa communities… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks to Offer Workshop on Exhibit Design

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting the workshop, “Convey an Idea: The Power of Your Exhibit’s Central Theme,” on October 30 from 10… Read the full story »

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Photo Contest Celebrates America’s Agricultural Story

Waterloo, IA – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) preserves and shares America’s agricultural story through a network of partnerships in a federally designated 37- country region of Northeast… Read the full story »

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