President Barack Obama made his first campaign stop after Tuesday's presidential debate. It was here in Iowa on the campus of Cornell in Mount Vernon. As Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports, the president took the opportunity to continue his fiery critique of his opponent Mitt Romney.
In the 1920’s the Railroad wanted to build a line through Dallas, Iowa, but city elders refused comply with the railroad’s demands. Mr. Melcher of the railroad decided to found his own town just a mile south and the Dallas- Melcher rivalry was born. On today's "Talk of Iowa" we begin our summer series on Iowa towns with rivalries.