Submitted by afannet on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 15:59
ATLANTIC – The Atlantic Community Promotion Commission (CPC) approved $680 in funding during its Thursday meeting to help pay for Historic Route 6 Signs.
According to the funding request, the funds would be used “to provide (Historic Route 6) signage within the Atlantic City limits. U.S. Route 6 is the longest transcontinental highway in the U.S., and it goes through Cass County, including Seventh Street in Atlantic.
Submitted by afannet on Sun, 02/23/2014 - 18:35
This week's edition of Then & Now goes to Walcott, Iowa. One of the more interesting sights in Walcott is “Castle Hall” Built in 1905, the designer intended to replicate the Balmoral Castle, an old Norman stronghold in Scotland. When first built, the metal panels that cover the framework were gray. Beneath the tower is a basement dungeon that was once the subject of much speculation. Originally the home and business of Doctor Henry Schumacher, his residence was on the second floor, while the pharmacy was on the main floor. Quite the eccentric, Dr.