For 130 years, Arnolds Park Amusement Park serves up a summer of fun.   

From the historic wooden roller coaster called “The Legend,” to the log ride and midway games.

“I have my three grandkids with me and my daughter.”

Joan Negen visits with her family from Windom, Minnesota. 

“They have the rides for the kids close by and benches to sit on!” 

Grandma needs a spot to occasionally rest as she keeps up with a lively group.

REPORTER: “And, they enjoy this don’t they?” 

Yep, yep they do.” 

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Story written and told by Bob Protexter of Sioux City, Iowa and produced by Siouxland Public Media.

This is my father's flag; of Donald Homer Protexter. 

This is my father's flag in memoriam . . . of his dedicated and diligent service to the United States of America.

I have to write this because I knew he never would.

Architect of the Capitol

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee at 2:30pm ET today, as the investigation continues into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election. Sessions is expected to take questions about his recusal from the Russia investigation, his own meetings with Russian officials, and what if anything he knew about a private Oval Office meeting between President Trump and fired FBI Director James Comey.

I love Audiobooks.  Having someone read me a story, even as an adult, is one of my favorite things. I suggest you check out City of Thieves by David Benioff and narrated by Golden Globe winning actor Ron Perlman.

[David Benioff is an American novelist, screenwriter, producer, and co-creator of the HBO series Game of Thrones.  City of Thieves is a novel based on his grandfather’s stories about surviving World War II in Russia.]