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Decorah couple's plans to build a replica of Kinnick Stadium are now drawing national attention

Posted: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 1:29 PM
Kinnick Stadium (Photo courtesy of the University of Iowa)

Don't look now, but plans by Decorah residents Reed and Sandy Carlson to build a replica of Kinnick Stadium as a house in a residential area of Iowa City are beginning to draw national attention.

The story from an Iowa City city council meeting was first reported by newspapers in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, then picked up by television stations in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, Davenport and Des Moines.

Now the sports website Bleacher Report has posted a story ( and one of the major TV news networks--ABC--has now covered the story as well:  The ABC story includes a video.