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Sept. 29, 2015 Former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Marsha Ternus to speak at 2016 National History Day in Iowa Kickoff Wednesday
Sept. 22, 2015 State Historical Museum receives highest national honors for preservation and interpretation of Iowa history
Sept. 18, 2015 State Historical Museum opening new Iowa caucus history exhibit Oct. 2
Aug. 17, 2015 Gov. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Reynolds Announce Iowa Culture App
July 14, 2015 Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs awards more than $2 million in grants that strengthen quality of life and cultural vitality in Iowa communities

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June 22, 2015 Department of Cultural Affairs announces retirement of State Curator Jerome Thompson
June 22, 2015 31 Iowa students earn top honors at 2015 National History Day contest
May 26, 2015 Cultural Affairs announces “Blockbuster Summer” at State Historical Museum
May 18, 2015 Iowa’s eight state historic sites open for travel and tourism season
May 17, 2015 Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs awards $38 million in state historic preservation tax credits
May 7, 2015 Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, University of Iowa and Iowa State University to launch ‘Arts Build Communities’ program
May 5, 2015 67 Iowa students win top honors at state history competition
Apr. 13, 2015 Gov. Branstad presents “Excellence in History” awards
Apr. 10, 2015 Western Historic Trails Center offers free movies and arts and craft programs for at-risk youth and families
Apr. 9, 2015 Department of Cultural Affairs art, historic preservation and author research grant applications due
Apr. 8, 2015 Third Annual Preserve Iowa Summit set for June 25-27 in Winterset
Mar. 2, 2015 State Historical Society of Iowa board issues call for nominations
Feb. 25, 2015 Spring Break at the State Historical Museum
Feb. 18, 2015 Applications for historic preservation and country school grants due April 30

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