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You can just tell by the weather. It's that time again. The Great Iowa State Fair is upon us. For most of us that means it's time for our annual trek to the east side of Des Moines to check out the big boar's you know what's and try not to step in any poop. The fair is a great time, but to make your trip even better and more likeable this year check out Weez's words for the week of 08/09/07. You may want to print it out and take it with you for referece. You know the heat will affect your brain and there is no way you'll remember it all.

The schedule for the Fall Festival is almost finalized. There is something for everyone no matter how young or old.† Don't miss a moment of the festivites!! Click to see what's happening when.

The Webmaster did a bad thing and didn't test the new upgrade.† It messed everything up.† He is being appropriately punished.† We think we have everything back in working order now and will try to never let such a silly thing happen again.† It's a good thing the backups were working correctly.† Now go and catch up on last weeks Words from Weez.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you couldn't help but notice that the race to be the next President has been heating up. Before you know it this glorious summer that has just gotten started will give way to fall and soon enough the Iowa Caucus will be here. Take a second and let us know who you would like to see running for President in 2008. We will post the results after the polls close that night, wouldn't want to affect the outcome!!
Saturday April 7th was one of the coldest days for an Easter Egg hunt ever.† The wind was blowing briskly from a northern direction, but someone let the word out that there would be free candy and the kids showed up in droves with reluctant parents in tow.† It was a rather festive event considering the weather, complete with a smiling Easter Bunny.† Fun was had by everyone and there was plenty of candy to go around.† Thanks to the Lions for sponsoring the event.† Check ou the for pictures of the event.
The Dexter Museum has announced it's Summer Schedule.† Beginning on May 5th and running through September 29th the Museum will be open from 9am-12am.† Stop in and see how things have changed.† There have been a couple of additions to the collection over the winter and some new items have been pulled out of the closet.† As always, it is open by appointment.† See the Museum page for details.
If you haven't heard already Punxsutawney Phil is predicting an early spring.†† Based on the weather we've been having lately and what is predicted for the days ahead, this is good news for all but the most loyal of winter lovers.† Have you noticed the geese flying around lately?† I can't decide if they are starting back north early or late heading south.† Personally, I can't wait for the first robin of spring to show up.