“Free house” sign attracts attention near Blairstown; home will be given away to move for Highway 30 widening project

Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan BLAIRSTOWN – Loren Dostal remembers the one that got away. The solid, two-story farmhouse was demolished to make way for a road-widening project in east-central Iowa. “It was a really nice, square house in really nice shape,” said Dostal, of Dostal Construction and Excavating in Toledo, noting that power lines in its […]