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RML Hosts Dan Kaercher for“Iowa's Hidden Treasures” Program

RML Hosts Dan Kaercher for“Iowa's Hidden Treasures” Program

Dan Kaercher, Iowa's Hidden Treasures speaker

Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine and Iowa Public Television host, discusses Iowa’s Hidden Treasures on January 8th at 1 pm in the Robey Memorial Library Community Room.

Dan Kaercher spent years traveling in almost every one of Iowa's 99 counties in search of close-to-home attractions and getaways to share with his loyal readers and viewers.  You'll be amazed to learn what surprises you don't know await right in your own backyard--Iowa.



Dan Kaercher is the retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living Magazine and host of "Iowa's Simple Pleasures" and other travel-related programs aired on Iowa Public Television and other public television stations nationally. A native of Council Bluffs, he graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, majoring in journalism. During his extensive, award-winning media career at Meredith Corporation in Des Moines, Dan served as a writer and editor for such publications as Better Homes and Gardens, WOOD magazine and BH&G Special Interest Publications. He spent 21 years as founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, published by Meredith. The popular regional publication focuses primarily on travel, food, home and garden information for readers in the 12 Midwest states ranging from Nebraska to Ohio, Michigan to Kansas (with Iowa at the heart of it all). Dan also hosted Midwest Living Radio Magazine, which aired on more than 100 stations in the region. He is the author of three books about the Midwest and Iowa: Best of the Midwest, Taste of the Midwest, and Parklands of the Midwest. Long a popular public speaker, Dan now spends his time primarily in Urbandale and Spirit Lake with his wife, Julie, their two children and two grandchildren