New England Hill Town in Siouxland, Linn Grove

20 Nov

Tucked into the hills of northwest Iowa is a small community that struck me as a small place out of New England or northern Arkansas. The small community of Linn Grove sits among a small forested, hilly area. It’s lovely, and a nice little place to get away from a larger community and a chance to walk about and talk with locals who have lived here a number of years. A grain elevator is probably the most active business, especially during fall harvest, but there were a couple of other enterprises I came upon while visiting the community with a friend that were delightful. Surprises while out and about seeing Iowa is always fun and much better than sitting at home thinking about the winter that will soon be here.

Jerry Mennenga

Sioux City, Iowa

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