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  • What to look for Saturday

    It’s the final day of RAGBRAI XLII. Here’s a quick look ahead toward Saturday’s 69-mile ride from Independence to Guttenberg and the Mississippi River: MAP: Getting around in Guttenberg WEATHER: It will be sunny and warmer Saturday. No rain is expected as riders dip their front tires in the Mississippi River. High: 87° Low: 61° Wind: 5-10 mph SSE […]

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  • Chris Soules of ‘Bachelorette’ will be in Strawberry Point

    Chris Soules — the Iowan who appeared on TV’s “The Bachelorette” this summer and is the subject of a campaign for him to be declared the next star of “The Bachelor” — is scheduled to appear from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Strawberry Point fire and rescue fundraiser, representatives said. DES MOINES […]

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  • Goodies stand aiding family’s adoption fund

    OELWEIN, Ia. — Someday, Tyler and Miki Granberg can tell their future kiddo that RAGBRAI helped bring them together. The young Cedar Falls couple decided in April that they wanted to adopt a child, so they set up a stand to sell goodies on Tyler’s grandmother’s acreage just west of town. They said the adoption […]

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  • Video: Meet RAGBRAI’s royal family, the LeBeaus

    The LeBeaus are known as royalty in Iowa and for their funky socks. Read more about their patriarch here.  via RAGBRAI

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  • Team Sign Me scours RAGBRAI for autographs

    Westgate, Ia. — Pete Renss from Rochester, Minn., scurried into the library here and asked the librarian behind the counter to sign his white T-shirt. The librarian isn’t a celebrity. But Renss is a member of Team Sign Me. Each of eight riders has spent the week scouring the towns and farms along the RAGBRAI […]

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  • Why I RAGBRAI on a unicycle

    Jason Pardie, of Muscatine, will celebrate his golden birthday Saturday by unicycling into Guttenberg from Independence. The 25-year-old (for several more hours anyway) is tackling his sixth RAGBRAI on a unicycle. He rode the entire route in previous years, but this year joined the ride Friday, for his birthday weekend, because of a new job. […]

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