Checking out some of our favorite Midwest festivals

Tulip Time in Pella and Orange City, IA Celebrating Dutch ancestry and culture kick off our look at area summer festivals. Pella, Iowa, celebrates the 81st annual Tulip Time festival May 5-7. Parades, tours of the working windmill and great food are part of the events for the central Iowa community. We have visited Pella […]

Wild west show helps Nebraskaland Days celebrate 50th anniversary

Buffalo Bill Cody is credited with creating the “Wild West Show” concept. It combines rodeo and trick-riding skills in a circus atmosphere. In fact, some have credited Buffalo Bill with creating the modern rodeo. Buffalo Bill, a longtime North Platte resident, created his version of the show in 1882, when the city didn’t have any […]

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