Cheryl Mullenbach

The Iowa Stories series produced by Cheryl Mullenbach and published on Saturdays at IowaWatch has ended. You can keep up with Mullenbach’s latest efforts and view some of the series stories on her website:

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  1. I am writing a paper and came across the fact that Iowa City is called the Athens of the West. Can you tell me why Iowa City received this nickname?

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