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This bell was given to Westmar College for perpetual care by the Hoskins Evangelical United Brethren Church of Hoskins, Nebraska when it closed in 1979. Also given to the college were funds to establish the Hoskins Memorial Fund. The tower was mov…
Lest We Forget
The USS Stark (FFG-3)
was an Oliver Hazard Perry Class
guided-missile frigate named for
Admiral Harold Rainsford Stark
Launched : May 30, 1980
Commissioned: Oct. 23, 1982
Middle East Deployed 1984, 1987, 1991 &
The Bell AH-1 Cobra helicopter was the world's
first dedicated armed attack helicopter.
Due to its speed, armament and maneuverability
it proved itself a powerful combatant
during the Vietnam Conflict.
The two-bladed single engine chopper
The CGM-13 Mace
is a container-launched
tactical surface-to-surface missile.
Development began in 1954 with the
first launch in 1956.
Launched from a mobile trailer or
hardened bunker, it used a solid fuel
booster rocket for initial accel…
Ida County Veterans Memorial
This small subwatershed was a pilot project of the Little Sioux River Flood Preservation Project. It was the first organized subwatershed in Woodbury County. The project was supervised by the Woodbury County Soil and Water Conservation District an…
The sculpture commemorates Siouxland's extraordinary response to the crash of United Flight 232 on July 19,1989.
It depicts the rescue of three-year-old Spencer Bailey by Lt. Col. Dennis Nielsen of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Tactical F…
In 1804-1806, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the Corps of Discovery on an epic journey. Charged by President Thomas Jefferson to find a water route to the Pacific Ocean through the newly acquired Louisiana territory, they mapped t…
On August 21, Tuesday, 1804, Lewis and Clark wrote: "We set out verry early this morning and proceeded under a Gentle Breeze from the S.E . . . Passed Willow Creek (Perry Creek) Small on the S.S (Starboard Side) below a bluff of about 170 feet h…