Our Iowa Magazine
Welcome ...

It's fun! Upbeat! And different from any magazine you've ever seen! Welcome to Our Iowa, the magazine that celebrates all that's great about living in Iowa.

Basically, Our Iowa allows Iowans to "talk to each other". Reading each issue is like sitting at your kitchen table and chatting with new friends over coffee, all of whom have interests similar to yours.

There are jaw-dropping photos of our beautiful land as well as some in-depth features. But the bulk of each issue is conversational, light-hearted "Here's what I think..." contributions shared by Iowans... people just like you.

Also be sure to enter our Lucky I Contest and win thousands of dollars in prizes given away by advertisers each issue. It’s almost like getting paid to read the ads!

Sneak a Peek Inside this Issue...

Got It! Couple Finds Treasure Hunt Key.
Our latest clue helped steer these local searchers to the elusive hiding spot, and new John Deere lawn tractor with pull-behind wagon.

Then and Now.
Two men re-create the first time they were photographed together with their young sons at Lake Okoboji in 2002.

Says the Farmer to the Cedar Trees: "Get Off My Land!".
He shares his humorous disdain for the unwelcomed pests and his 40-year battle to make them go away.

The Prettiest Farm in Iowa.
Nothing symbolizes our state like proudly primped and painted farmsteads. This issue take a tour of Pete and Caron Horstman's elegantly landscaped farmstead in Lyon County.

Iowa Works: Milk Money
Yep, they got milk, tons of it. Plenty of ice cream and cheese curds, too, at this family-run, cow-to-countertop creamery.

It's Off the Press!
The fourth edition of our guide to Iowa's best rural diners directs you to a host of Ma & Pa restaurants we haven't listed before and includes even more $5.00 discount coupons, more than $1,000 worth.

Fine Shine!
An act of kindness reunited an Oakville man with his beloved high school Chevy Camero.

Country Characters: Game On! Let's head to the Basement!
That's where this Webster City collector displays more than 3,000 pieces of unique sports memorabilia from baseball mitts to bobbleheads.

Amish Farm Wife's Diary:
"I planted two cherry trees that came by mail today."

2019 Photo Contest
We'd like your opinion please ... tell us which one of these "Iowa Humor" photos you like best.

Fantasy Became Reality at Famed Field of Dreams
An inspiring baseball story.

In Every Issue

From the Editor

Let's Talk Weather

Iowa Eye-Catchers

What I Miss Most About Iowa

Country Characters

Cartoon Capers

Io-Ways…Photos Along Our Byways and Backroads

The Big Picture

Just for Laughs

From the Mouths of Little Iowans

Why I Came Back to Iowa

Focus on Iowa Photo Contest

Iowa Rewind

County Roundup/Meet Our Hawk-Eyes

Recipes They’re Proud to Share

Cristen's Kitchen: Cooking Tips and Time-Savers You Can Use

High on the Hog

My Favorite Ma & Pa Restaurant

We Hear Ya!


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