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Jan’s Tours

This week’s Featured Business:Jans Tours Logo

I love going to new places, seeing new things and meeting new people! That is why I’ve spent the last 14 years growing my bus tour business here in Prairie City, Iowa.


Jan’s Tours offers day trips, Overnight Excursions and Extended Trips all over the world. Check out her website below for a list of events.

To View Scheduled Tours Use These Links:

September 2015 Newsletter

June 2015 Newsletter

March 2015 Newsletter

Jan’s Tours Alaska 2015 Flyer

Jan’s Tours 2015 Flyer

Hours: by appointment

Address: 7275 Hwy 117 S, Prairie City, IA 50228

Phone: 515-994-2141

Contact:  Janice and Hugh Elrod



Prairie City Historical Society

This week’s Featured Member:PC Historical Society Logo

We are a group of volunteers working to not only preserve the history of Prairie City but to share that story with a new generation. Make an appointment to visit the museum, join us for Coffee Time or attend our Cemetery Tours offered during special local events.

Services: Historical Museum

Hours: Open by appointment

Coffee Time: Monday – Friday 7:30 am  – 9:00 am

Address: 109 S Main St,  Prairie City, IA 50228

Phone: 515-994-2818

Contact:  Karen Elrod



Prairie City Storage

This week’s Featured Business:PC Storage Logo

Prairie City Storage is a locally owned storage facility. With over 60 units for both commercial and personal use, Harold is thankful  to be helping those in our community during times of transition.

Services: Commercial and personal storage units

Hours: by appointment

Address: 106 N State St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Phone: 515-994-2171

Contact:  Harold Beyer


Prairie City Foods

This week’s Featured Business:PC Foods Logo

Kelly takes pride and joy in serving our community with his store on the Square. He has been in the grocery business for 35 years and still enjoys helping people with their produce, meat, dairy and dry good selections. If there is anything you can’t find, he is happy to place special orders!


Local grocery store providing produce, meat, dairy, beer and wine, household supplies and dry goods.

Hours: Monday -Saturday 7:30 am – 8:00 pm, Sunday 9am-7pm

Address: 120 E Jefferson St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Phone: 515-994-2436

Contact:  Kelly Schneider


City of Prairie City Celebration Committee

This week’s Featured Member, the City of Prairie City, chose to give the spotlight to the Celebration Committee behind our fantastic local events.

The PC Celebration Commission is excited to celebrate Prairie Days 2014 on June 27-29. We work closely with the PCBA to promote Prairie City and hope to see you on the square! To find out more about our Spring, Fall and Winter festivals visit us on Facebook and to volunteer contact us at City Hall.



Farmers’ Market Vendor – Donna Hansel

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Donna Hansel of Lazy Jersey Acres is a member of the Prairie City Business Association and a weekly vendor at the Farmers’ Market! She sells fresh vegetables from the farm, delicious baked goods, crafts, scarves, keychains, and wonderful homemade soaps, too.

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Address: Corner of Main St and Jefferson St in Prairie City, Iowa

Hours: 8:30 am  – 11:30 am every Saturday (from the 3rd Saturday in May to the 3rd Saturday in September)

Phone: 515-442-6014

Contact:  Donna Hansel



Chery’s Mat & Frame Studio

This week’s Featured Business:Cherys Logo

Why do I love to serve the Prairie City and Monroe communities? Because I love to preserve special items and know they are being enjoyed in homes and offices all around me! In my local framing shop, I can help protect your photographs, artwork, posters and much more!


Award winning custom framing, memory boxes, and restoration services.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Address: 112 E Washington, Monroe, IA 50170


641-259-2364 or 515-669-1854

Contact:  Chery Schmidt





Friends of the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

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FriendsAs a member of the PCBA we hope to increase awareness of the refuge and all it provides for the residents and families in Prairie City and the surrounding communities. Many special programs are offered and provide unique opportunities and experiences for all ages. Plan your visit to the refuge today!

Special Event: 2014 Concert on the Prairie – Save the Date – Friday, June 6, 2014

The concert will be given by Tropical Steel, Caribbean Steel Band. There will be a wine tasting at the Savannah Trail, along with guided walks on the trail. In the Visitor Center there  will be several Iowan artists and authors exhibiting their art and books. You must RSVP for this event by May 31st.


The Prairie Point Bookstore, located in the Visitor Center, is run by Friends of the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge.


Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 noon – 5:00pm

Address: 9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Phone: 515-994-3400

Contact:  Joan Van Gorp