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Railroad Heritage Project

Jan 3, 2023

Individuals and members of several organizations in Dunlap, Iowa have recently sparked a fresh interest in the community’s oldest entity – the railroad. “It all started with a neglected set of stairs,” shared Jill Schaben, Executive Director of the Dunlap Community Development Corporation. Boyer Valley FFA students in Dunlap sought a community service project. “I’d driven by these concrete steps on many occasions and the state of the railing and stairways bothered me. I asked Becky Berens, . . .

StoryWalk

Jan 3, 2023

Have you ever heard of a StoryWalk? A StoryWalk is a series of permanent signs that house pages of books, which can easily be swapped out. Over the course of a quarter mile or so, people can read the entire story. There are some community members (parents/grandparents) in Dunlap who are interested in adding a StoryWalk around the City pond. They have received approval from City Council and now just need to raise funds. They are writing grants and seeking donations. Full sponsorship for an individual sign is $350, but . . .