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Media Clips for the week of November 17, 2014

Omaha World Herald: Owner of Villisca Ax Murder House stunned that man stabbed himself there
Axe Murder House overnight stabbing
Taylor County dedicates Freedom Rock Saturday
Radio Iowa: Wisconsin man stabs himself at Villisca axe murder house
Des Moines Register:
Effigy Mounds hike inspires ‘The Burial’
Iowa Speedway announces full race schedule for 2015
Hotel at Living History Farms closed for renovations
Man stabs self at Villisca axe murder house
Blank Park Zoo giraffe dies
Iowa City Press Citizen:
Hoover to be remembered at Presidential Library and Museum
Remembering Hoover’s funeral, 50 years later
Lawsuit stalls work on Field of Dreams sports complex
Amana Church celebrates 300 years
Field of Dreams 25th Anniversary snags award
National Farm Toy Show brings farm enthusiasts to Dyersville
Sioux City Journal:
Dickinson County trails to receive upgrades
Lights, camera, Iowa: Book examines the way the state is portrayed in the movies
KNIA: Tulip Time committee preparing for new way to help visitors navigate Wisconsin man stabs himself at ‘Ax Murder House’ in Iowa
Ames Tribune: One year later, hotels stands grand
Harlan Tribune: Danish Windmill named Outstanding Tourist Attraction
NY Daily News: Paranormal investigator stabs self during visit to Iowa ‘Ax Murder’ house where 8 killed
Headlines & Global News: Villisca Ax Murder House leads to stabbing of paranormal investigator
UPI: Paranormal enthusiast stabs himself at Iowa’s ‘Ax Murder House’
Cedar Rapids Gazette: Exhibit honors Iowa’s Vietnam War veterans
Stabbing reported at Villisca Axe Murder house
Favorite zoo animal dies at Blank Park Zoo
WOWT: Stabbing at Villisca Axe Murder House
Inquisitr: Villisca Axe Murder House stabbing: ghost hunter stabs himself outside ‘haunted’ house
The Republic: Civil War reenactment in Keokuk coming to end; tourism officials decrease in actors
The Blaze:
‘Ghost hunter’ was reportedly part of a paranormal investigation at the infamous Villisca Ax Murder House when something terrifying happened
Mystery continues over why this paranormal ‘ghost hunter’ stabbed himself inside the infamous ‘Ax Murder House’ ‘Ghost hunter’ stabs himself at ‘Ax Murder House’ during paranormal investigation
Opposing Views: Ghost hunter stabs himself during investigation into Ax Murder House
The Stir: Ghost hunter mysteriously stabs himself while investigating haunted house
Metro: Ghosthunter stabs himself in the chest during creepy investigation
International Business Times: Man stabs himself at haunted house while ghost hunting Ghost hunter stabs himself during paranormal investigation
The Catholic Globe: Grotto of the Redemption named shrine
US Weekly: Video – Bachelor Chris Soules is haunted by voices in Field of Dreams-style season 18 promo
WKBT Lacrosse, WI: Officials euthanize giraffe at Blank Park Zoo
Quad City Times: Official euthanize giraffe at Blank Park Zoo
Ottumwa Courier: Veterans recognition, Freedom Rock dedication Tuesday
Creston News Advertiser: Union County Freedom Rock: A collage of honor

Media Clips for the week of November 3, 2014

Travel + Leisure: World’s Strangest Streets

KWWL: Field of Dreams 25th anniversary snags award

Ottumwa Courier: Eckman resigns from Convention and Visitors’ Bureau

WOWT: ‘Tourism Pro’ to lead Convention & Visitors Bureau

Business Record: A fondness for ‘good parties’ becomes a business

Omaha World Herald: Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau names new director

Canton (OH) Repository: Book highlights best-known haunted locales

KNIA/KRLS: Annual tulip planting underway in Pella

WQAD: Davenport and Dubuque voted among top riverfronts in America

Tampa Bay (FL) Times: Good times in Okoboji

NPR: Park Service construction damaged Native American burial sites
Clayton County Register: Effigy Mounds welcomes park officials from sister Costa Rican parks
Independence Bulletin Journal: Time well spent during ‘An Afternoon with Frank Lloyd Wright’
Cedar Rapids Gazette
Iowa Speedway announces USAC Silver Crown race
IndyCar returning to Iowa Speedway on July 18
ARCA shares weekend with IndyCar at Iowa Speedway
Des Moines Register
IndyCar unveils July date for 2015 Iowa Speedway stop
Hotel Pattee turns a profit (second story on this page)
Waukee’s school start dates put businesses in bind
Waukee school board approves Aug. 13 start date
Iowa City Press Citizen: UI partners with developer to rebuild art museum downtown
KCCI: Parents, businesses not on board with early start date
Spencer Daily Reporter: Lakeside council fields ‘Save the Cobblestone’ pitch
LaCrosse Tribune: Vesterheim hosts concert of Swedish-style music
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier: Cedar Falls honored by state tourism office
Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil: Pottawattamie County wins tourism awards
Nebraska City News-Press: New music show coming to Tabor
Mapleton Press: Monona County to get a Freedom Rock mural
Solon Economist: Council mulls ‘Freedom Rock,’ reviews 2014 budget