Brinton Film Festival Set for July 30-31 in Ainsworth

AINSWORTH, IA—The Brinton Film Festival, Iowa’s longest-running film festival, will be held at the Ainsworth Opera House July 30 and 31. Historian Michael Zahs will be showing Brinton films and magic lantern slides. “I think this festival may be the only festival in the country that shows only pre-1908 films,” he said. The Brinton Collection…

Leadership Washington Class Celebrates Graduation

WASHINGTON—July 14 was Graduation Day for the 2020-21 Leadership Washington class.  Activities began at 8 a.m. at the Washington airport where class members got aerial views of the  city thanks to volunteering local pilots. Then they were briefed on the operations of the airport by  Airport Manager Mike Maxted and Airport Commissioners Kevin Erpelding and…