RAGBRAI’s biggest liar tells riders he had founded Marble Rock

  Marble Rock — It’s not every day you meet someone who founded a town. It wasn’t Thursday, either. But that didn’t stop local liar Bill Wentworth from telling hundreds of RAGBRAI visitors that he had founded Marble Rock — you know, back in the 1800s. The old-timer sat in a lawn chair next to
-> Continue reading RAGBRAI’s biggest liar tells riders he had founded Marble Rock

Drone spies on RAGBRAI at Marble Rock

http://ift.tt/1ny6imW   Marble Rock — In one sense, RAGBRAI is just an overgrown parade, so riders are accustomed to being watched. But they felt more watched than usual here, under the curious buzz of local Bill Bucklen’s remote-controlled drone. The $1,300 Chinese quadricopter spun its four propellers up to 300 feet next to the road,
-> Continue reading Drone spies on RAGBRAI at Marble Rock

Lost cash? Mason City police may have it

Mason City police say a “fairly large amount” of money was turned into the department Thursday morning. To claim it, the owner must describe the container and the approximate amount inside. The main phone number for Mason City police is 641-421-3636. via RAGBRAI http://ift.tt/1z8JcHA