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First Known Foam Finger Is From Iowa
hile it's not a "foam finger" this Iowa student was credited with the prototype for the famed sports digit. Steve Chmelar of Ottumwa created this papier-mâché finger for a high school event in 1971. The Ottumwa High School student made it out hardware cloth and papier-mâ…
Ottumwa, Iowa Is The Home of The First “Foam Finger”
hile it's not a "foam finger" this Iowa student was credited with the prototype for the famed sports digit. Steve Chmelar of Ottumwa created this papier-mâché finger for a high school event in 1971. The Ottumwa High School student made it out hardware cloth and papier-mâ…
Fast Facts About Iowa History
Iowa is a state that's rich in history. If you're like me and a bit of a history nerd then this March you are in luck. This month is Iowa History Month.

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