Metro CC, The Walking Tourists team to offer Midwest travel classes

Want to learn about day trips from the Omaha area? Maybe check out places where legends and celebrities called home in the Midwest? How about checking out some of the natural beauty we have in the region? These and more are the focus of a Midwest Travel class that we and Metropolitan Community College are […]

Matchstick art creations make Matchstick Marvels unrivaled

There are hobbies. And there ARE hobbies. Pat Acton of Gladbrook, Iowa, has taken hobby to a new level. He is a world-renowned matchstick artist. Say what? Acton, 62, started making matchstick models after college graduation. He started making small-scale models of churches, barns and windmills. He eventually graduated to larger scale models. The matchsticks […]

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