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Clermont 160-acre homestead a labor of love

CLERMONT — Susan Kuennen Massman and Jim Massman bought a 160-acre farm in Clermont together late in life in 2010.

They spent many lo ... »

Grande dame

CEDAR RAPIDS — She has been one of the grandest ladies of Grande Avenue Southeast for these past 92 years.

A three-story brick house s ... »

The return of the front porch's popularity

MOUNT VERNON — When Ann Booth saw the grandiose front porch on a Mount Vernon turn-of-the-century home, she wanted it. So when the house went ... »

Country comfort

Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series showcasing two homes built in Vinton more than ... »

Historic Vinton home

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series showcasing two homes built in Vinton more than a cent ... »

Pleasing patchwork

SHUEYVILLE — It’s not that Kathy Bowersox’s garden is so much in a plot as it is in patches. It’s just kind of sprinkle ... »

Cherry on top

CEDAR RAPIDS — George Cherry is what you might call a casual gardener. And though he is a passionate gardener as well — creating a de ... »

A Midwestern garden

CEDAR RAPIDS — Melinda Myers, nationally known gardening expert, author, and television and radio host, will share her expertise on Midwest ... »

Home sweet home

SPRINGVILLE — It’s in the Crystal Creek development in rural Springville, in the rolling and sometimes wooded countryside that’ ... »

A lot with a little garden

CEDAR RAPIDS — There’s a lot of flower and vegetable gardening that you can do with a standard city lot of 50-by-140 feet. If you don ... »

Iowa City cohousing project moving forward

Iowa City is inching closer to having their first cohousing project.

The project, called Prairie Hill, was proposed by the Friends of Iowa C ... »

Salvaging history: Iowa City home part of parade Sunday

In the 1850s, a small stone house was built in the relatively newly-established state capitol of Iowa City.

That home’s limestone foun ... »

Wood planking, cornices, doors, windows, rafters, rusty radiators, clawfoot bathtubs. These items aren’t stocked on most store shelves.

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