Iowa: Field of opportunity. It's true, but we're more than fields and farmers, right? We're more than flat and void of lakes and recreation? Wait, are we actually even those things?

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I was inspired to examine some of the myths folks, even natives, believe about their own state. My main inspiration came from an article I saw published on one of our sister stations in Texas posted an article about that state (thank you Aaron Savage!)


So, let's delve into the top 10 myths folks have about the corn-covered Hawkeye State, shall we? Maybe some of these you yourself believe, maybe a couple of these are going to be totally new to myths to you. Whatever the case maybe, let's get rollin'. No tractor necessary.

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