This year marks the 100th year of the Iowa Butter Cow. Although long-time Butter Sculpting Queen Norma Duffy Lyon passed away in June, we can rest assured that the tradition of dairy-based medium in the art world continues. However, they still lag behind Illinois in ButterCow Webcam Technology, where one can log on and view the butter cow from the comfort of one's own home.
Of course, there's also a fundraiser for the Iowa Republican Party in which Iowans are bribed to support possible candidates before the field is set in some kind of side show that's supposed to mean something. What, I do not know, but the media seems to be intent on trying to figure something out.