Coe College http://iowapublicradio.org en Summer Series: Community Rivalries http://iowapublicradio.org/post/summer-series-community-rivalries <p>In the 1920&rsquo;s the Railroad wanted to build a line through Dallas, Iowa, but city elders refused comply with the railroad&rsquo;s demands.&nbsp; Mr. Melcher of the railroad decided to found his own town just a mile south and the Dallas- Melcher rivalry was born.&nbsp; On today&#39;s &quot;Talk of Iowa&quot; we begin our summer series on Iowa towns with rivalries.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 18:27:36 +0000 Charity Nebbe 4470 at http://iowapublicradio.org Summer Series: Community Rivalries