In the unbelievably mild weather of Saturday, Dec. 2, we encountered these happy bicycle riders on the south edge of Jefferson on the Raccoon River Valley Trail. They're Nate Wright, a native of Jefferson now living in Tucson, AZ, and his son Luca, 6. Not far behind was Grandpa Bill Wright, now of Lake Panorama. “We’re headed to Bunker’s Dunkers!” said Nate.

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WOW! A $366,000 grant means "Connector" construction can start!
Perry, Iowa, 11 October, 2017

The State Recreational Trails Grant, announced Tuesday, Oct. 10, by the Iowa Department of Transportation, brings the total raised to about $2 million for the 9-mile trail that will link the Raccoon River Valley Trail (in Perry) to the High Trestle Trail (in Woodward). It will allow the construction of the first 1.5 miles of the route in the 2018 season. This will eventually connect two of the most popular rec trails in the nation. ...

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