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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Free Grant Programs Information Session

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is hosting a Free Grant Information Session on Monday, July 8, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Silos… Read the full story »

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Discover Iowa’s Agricultural Heritage During Iowa Museum Week

Northeast Iowa – Discover Iowa’s agricultural heritage at more than 70 museums throughout Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage (SSNHA) Area during Iowa Museum Week, June 9-16, 2013. On May 13,… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Offers Workshop on Creating Storytelling Signs and Exhibits

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) will be hosting the workshop, “Turning Stats & Stuff into Stories.” Taught by SSNHA staff, participants will learn fundamental concepts… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Receives $7,000 from Blue Diamond Farming Company

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has received a $7,000 donation from Blue Diamond Farming Company, in Partnership with Pioneer-DuPont. Farm owners, Benjamin and Lisa Riensche… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area Hosts Summer Day Camps

Northeast Iowa – This summer, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) is offering day camps for children in grades 4-7. Throughout the summer, campers will spend each Tuesday traveling… Read the full story »

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Motor Mill Historic Site

A short drive down a windy gravel road southeast of Elkader, you’ll find a living monument to Northeast Iowa’s agricultural heritage. Nestled within the Turkey River Valley, a six-story tall… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Announces 2013 Golden Silo Award Recipients

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) honored the best in agricultural heritage preservation during the Annual Golden Silo Awards Luncheon, Wednesday, April 3 at the Black’s… Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Receives $50,000 Grant from Land O’Lakes Foundation

Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Land O’Lakes Foundation to help fund the Heritage Area’s 2013 communication and… Read the full story »

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Continuing Resolution Reinstates Federal Funding for Silos & Smokestacks!

According to a statement by the White House Press Secretary, H.R. 933, the “Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013” was signed into law by President Obama on late Tuesday, March 26…. Read the full story »

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Silos & Smokestacks Announces People’s Choice “Site of the Year” Finalists

Northeast Iowa – Each year, Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) celebrates the best in heritage development by presenting Golden Silo Awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate… Read the full story »

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