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Solar Car in the Hood

One day I’m in the park just minding my own business, actually working on setting up things for JunqueFest and I see this cool airplane looking car coming down the street.  Followed by a truck pulling a trailer and a bunch of college kids.  Of course I whipped out my smart phone and shot a quick video!

Follow the hashtag #sunrun2016 and the Iowa State students who built this solar polared vehicle, figured out how to finance it and tour it around Iowa to showcase.

I hear often “our downtown is dead, what can we do about that?” It’s a question many chamber executives ask in rural America. A Little History It used to be the county seat was where people came and did their shopping.  Women didn’t work outside of the home so shopping in their downtown was easierContinue Reading