New owners of the Hotel Pattee in downtown Perry were introduced Wednesday evening, Jan. 17, at a reception at the hotel. They are Tom and Vickie Maxwell, entrepreneurs from the Edwardsville, Illinois, area.  The 89-mile Raccoon River Valley Travel passes nearly in front of the hotel, and most trail users regard the hotel as one of the most important amenities on the trail. More details are in a news story below here.

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Scott Sumpter, along with updates on huge trail projects, will highlight RRVT banquet Feb. 24
West Des Moines, Iowa, 23 January, 2018

The banquet, to be held at the Marriott Hotel in West Des Moines, is like "a family reunion" of the Iowa bicycling community, one organizer says. Sumpter, one of the state's best-known bicyclists and self-described "lead mule" at, will deliver an "ice-breaker" message and a reflection on cycling. And we'll celebrate one of America's best rec trails with a social hour, outstanding meal, trail updates, and silent & live auctions. Tickets are on sale now. ...

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