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TV show host to discuss “extraordinary destinations” at Mason City library


This news story was published on July 10, 2015.
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Dan Kaercher

MASON CITY – Explore “Iowa’s Hidden Treasures” with IPTV host, Dan Kaercher, on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 2pm in the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library. The former Midwest Living editor-in-chief has traveled to most of Iowa’s 99 counties and will introduce you to some extraordinary destinations! This FREE program is part of “ESCAPE THE ORDINARY”, the library’s summer program for adults, but is open to the public. Please contact the library at 6+41.421.3668 with any questions.

Dan Kaercher is the retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living Magazine and host of “Iowa’s Simple Pleasures” and other travel-related programs aired on Iowa Public Television and other public television stations nationally. A native of Council Bluffs, he graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, majoring in journalism. During his extensive, award-winning media career at Meredith Corporation in Des Moines, Dan served as a writer and editor for such publications as Better Homes and Gardens, WOOD magazine and BH&G Special Interest Publications. He spent 21 years as founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, published by Meredith. The popular regional publication focuses primarily on travel, food, home and garden information for readers in the 12 Midwest states ranging from Nebraska to Ohio, Michigan to Kansas (with Iowa at the heart of it all).

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2 Responses to TV show host to discuss “extraordinary destinations” at Mason City library

  1. Till Licker Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2015 at 11:36 am

    I might not go.

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 11, 2015 at 7:59 am

    This sounds like a great event to attend at the library.