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Walcott Truckers Jamboree Kicks Off Next Week

Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 35th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off next week on July 10th for three full days of everything trucking. The event will feature nearly 175 exhibits; a Super Truck Beauty Contest, Antique Truck Display; Iowa pork chop cookout; Trucker Olympics; carnival games; several free concerts: Chris Janson on July 10th courtesy … Read More
July 1, 2014

Cake Boss to Create Masterpiece for Iowa 80 Truckstop 50th Anniversary

When you are the World’s Largest Truckstop, you have to find a bakery that is up to the challenge of making a truly amazing cake. Carlo’s Bake Shop of Hoboken, New Jersey accepted that challenge and is creating a masterpiece cake for Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 50th Anniversay.  “Every great party always has cake.  We wanted to … Read More
June 25, 2014

IOWA80.COM to Release New Trucking Accessories Catalog Next Month

IOWA80.COM, the premier provider of trucking accessories in North America will be releasing a brand new 84 page catalog that boasts over 275 new items.  New lights, chrome and stainless exterior accessories, interior accessories, safety and compliance items and more are included. The new catalogs will be mailed to existing customers and also distributed at … Read More
June 24, 2014

Iowa 80 Truckstop & CAT Scale Award Grants

Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company have awarded its first round of grants to local organizations from the recently established Iowa 80 / CAT Scale Go Iowa Fund Grant Program. Iowa 80 Truckstop and CAT Scale Company established the fund through the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB).  The grant program provides … Read More
June 23, 2014

Dairy Queen / Orange Julius Now Open at Joplin 44 PETRO

  Joplin 44 PETRO, Joplin, Missouri, is pleased to announce it has now added a Dairy Queen / Orange Julius to its list of offerings at the food court.  The new Dairy Queen/ Orange Julius opened Friday, June 6th and offers a full line of ice cream products and fruit smoothies, as well as a … Read More
June 9, 2014

Iowa 80 Kitchen to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Opening Day with Menu Prices from 1964

Iowa 80 Kitchen, the 300-seat full service restaurant in the Iowa 80 Truckstop will be celebrating 50 years in business on June 4, 2014.  On that day, the restaurant is offering customers an opportunity to order from a special menu insert which features food items priced as they were on opening day in 1964. “Celebrating … Read More
May 30, 2014

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum Dedicates Flag During Ceremony Earlier This Afternoon

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum held a Flag Dedication ceremony today at 1:30 PM at the museum.  The 25’ x 40’ U.S. Flag is now flying proudly on the Museum’s newly installed 100-foot tall flagpole.  It is the largest known flag in the Quad City Area. American Legion Post 548 of Walcott, Iowa, performed the official … Read More
May 27, 2014

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum to Hold Flag Dedication Ceremony on Friday

Iowa 80 Trucking Museum will hold a Flag Dedication ceremony on Friday, May 23rd at 1:30 PM at the museum.  The 25’ x 40’ U.S. Flag will be flown on the Museum’s newly installed 100-foot tall flagpole.  American Legion Post 548 of Walcott, Iowa, will perform the official ceremony. The general public is welcome to … Read More
May 21, 2014

Iowa Tourism Industry Announces Epic Iowa Road Trip

April 25, 2014 (Des Moines, Iowa) — Beginning next week, a specially wrapped motorcoach will travel nearly 2,100 miles promoting more than 60 tourism destinations in 33 counties and 46 communities across the state in an Epic Iowa Road Trip. The effort, a partnership among the Central Iowa Tourism Region, Eastern Iowa Tourism Association, Western … Read More
April 28, 2014

Chris Janson Added to List of Walcott Truckers Jamboree Concerts

Iowa 80 Truckstop is pleased to announce Nashville recording artist and rising star Chris Janson will perform at the 35th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree on Thursday, July 10th at 7 p.m.  The concert is being sponsored by CAT Scale™. “Chris Janson is a singer/songwriter who can play multiple instruments and has great vocals. He has toured with … Read More
April 21, 2014
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