Admittedly, I’m not a big reality TV show fan, but I watched this season of “The Bachelor” to see how Iowa would be portrayed on the small-screen. Then, “American Idol” came along with a few Iowa connections, including one contestant who made the Top 12, and now, Top 11. As spring rolls around to keep […]
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Last Iowan standing on American Idol and...
I’m not as concerned to whom Chris Soules might propose in the final episode of “The Bachelor” as I was with the TV show’s portrayal of Iowa. Dubbed as the corny “Prince Farming,” the show seemed destined for the stereotypical hay bale and flannel shirt depiction of our home state, but fortunately, that hasn’t come […]
Sneak peek at Other Bachelors of Arlingt...
A friend who tried to get VIP tickets to “Cocktails with Chris” said they sold out the minute they went on sale last week. Hy-Vee, which is sponsoring the fundraiser, said no more VIP tickets will be issued – I’ve heard just 50 were made available – but as of last check, there still appeared […]
Other Bachelors of Arlington to hit the ...
CEDAR RAPIDS – Tickets go on sale Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, for an event that fans of “The Bachelor” won’t want to miss. Hy-Vee is holding a fundraising event on Thursday, Feb. 12 at the Cedar Rapids Marriott featuring this season’s “Bachelor,” Chris Soules, of Arlington, Iowa, as well as The Other Bachelors of Arlington, […]
Iowa’s “Prince Farming” set for romance
With a name like “Prince Farming,” expect seed corn caps, twangin’ music, rides on tractors that most farmers no longer use and images of row upon row of corn when Iowan Chris Soules begins his turn as “The Bachelor.” Season 19 of the “reality” dating show begins Monday, Jan. 5 on ABC. If you haven’t […]