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Field of Dreams Reschedule info for 2021

Field of Dreams Reschedule info for 2021

COVID Canceled the 2020 Field of Dreams game between the White Sox and Yankees that was supposed to be played in Dyersville and is now tentatively scheduled for Aug. 12, 2021. Major League Baseball made the announcement Monday, however plans depend on the status of public health next summer.  Ticket availability will be evaluated in…Read more »

Mountain Lion Wandering Around Hiawatha

Mountain Lion Wandering Around Hiawatha

Right off the bat I will say the picture is of my domesticated lion, Shay Nay Nay because, like the Loch Ness monster, there is no good image of the lion wandering around Hiawatha… and everybody should know what a badass cat I have. According to The Farmer’s Daughter Market Facebook page, the big pussy-cat was seen…Read more »

WICKED GOOD SUBS ARE COMING TO MARION

WICKED GOOD SUBS ARE COMING TO MARION

Jersey Mikes is with out a doubt one of the BEST chain sandwich/sub shops out there; better than most Mom & Pop’s too.  And they’re opening one in Marion on Carlson Way by the Pizza Ranch and Quick Star.  They have a grille which means steak and cheese subs (Homer Simpson gurgle), and hot chicken selections,…Read more »

Read Willie’s Response as The Q Shack Receives National Award

Read Willie’s Response as The Q Shack Receives National Award

Credit card company Discover, announced that Willie Ray’s Q Shack won $25,000 from their “Eat It Forward program”. The program gives back to Black-owned restaurants across the country to help them bounce back from challenging circumstances during the pandemic. Willie Fairley, the owner has been giving out free meals to people impacted by the derecho in August –…Read more »

The Best Video of the Derecho So Far

The Best Video of the Derecho So Far

YouTuber Mrmbb333 uploaded a stunning video taken from what looks like a security camera outside his house in Cedar Rapids.  This is the best video I’ve seen so far and pretty much mirrors what we saw live on Monday August 10th.Read more »

The Amish have come to help Cedar Rapids

The Amish have come to help Cedar Rapids

In a post to her Facebook account Teresa Simmons Dutton wrote;  “So this happened today… Some Amish came from southern Iowa to help… they wouldn’t take money, and were glad to help.. the went house to house down the street.” It’s amazing watching a community come together to help each other.  Disaster, in a strange…Read more »

UPDATE: Field of Dreams Game is on but with a team change.

UPDATE: Field of Dreams Game is on but with a team change.

(NBC Chicago) The Field of Dreams Game on Aug. 13 in Dyersville is still happening, and the White Sox will still be a part of it, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Chicago. But because the New York Yankees are no longer on the White Sox 2020 schedule — now reduced to just 60 games…Read more »