Peterson Native Wins Miss Rodeo Iowa

An area native was crowned Miss Rodeo Iowa this past weekend.

Micah Barnes of Peterson gained the honor in the Miss Rodeo Iowa pageant in Fort Madison.

Micah graduated from Alta Aurelia High School in 2016, and went on to attend Buena Vista University. Micah’s father, Marty Barnes, is the owner of the Barnes PRCA Rodeo.



Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt

Kathleen “Kay” Schmitt passed away peacefully at her home on the afternoon of June 18, 2024, surrounded by her three daughters.

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