Hansen’s Dairy rolls out rare beef cattle breed

Mad Scientist Party & Trick-or-Treat Event

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is celebrating its 30th annual Mad Scientist Party & Trick-or-Treat event at its Mississippi River Discovery Center on Sunday, Oct…. Read the full story »

Award Winning Author Caroline Fraser in Iowa

Caroline Fraser will be speaking at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum on Monday, September 3, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Prairie Fires` website *WINNER OF THE 2018 PULITZER… Read the full story »

Grout Museum District Star Party

WATERLOO, IA – The Grout Museum District and the Black Hawk Astronomy Club will be holding Star Parties on the 3rd Saturday of every month now-September 2018 at Prairie Grove… Read the full story »

Maize Maze Closed

The Maize Maze is currently closed for the foreseeable future.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

A Special Visit

Clarion, Iowa –Travis Wenning is six years old, and already knows more about tractors than some adults.  Travis is a huge fan of Big Bud, known as the largest farm… Read the full story »

Carrie’s Prairie Day Camp

CHARLES CITY, Iowa — The National 19th Amendment Society will be hosting their annual Prairie Day Camp on the 1st Wednesday in August,  from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for… Read the full story »

Heartland Museum presents: A Tribute to Alvina

CLARION, Iowa – Heartland Museum will host “A Tribute to Alvina” at the Heartland Museum Community Room in Clarion, Iowa on July 21, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00pm.  The event… Read the full story »

Museum & Aquarium hosting Taste of Dubuque on August 2

Dubuque’s premiere summer event, Taste of Dubuque, presented by Collins Community Credit Union, returns to the campus of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on Thursday, Aug. 2. The… Read the full story »

Public Invited To Get Creative At Artist-in-Residence Workshops

WEST BRANCH, Iowa—The 2018 Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Artist-in-Residence (AIR), Heather Heckel, will be conducting two art workshops that are free and open to the public. Supplies will be… Read the full story »