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Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI)

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1 Volunteer opportunities
Northern Iowan 106:58, p.4
7/2/2010 Brief look at opportunities to volunteer in the local area.
2 Sports and events complex attracts crowds to UNI
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.13
11/1/2008 Highlights of recent activities on campus from July 2007 through June 2008; 427,000 attended events in the Dome, McLeod Center, and the West Gymnasium; another 112,000 attended events in GBPAC; photo.
3 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI committee to announce recipients of July 25 Lance Armstrong Foundation fundraising event
Public Relations News Release 2007:354, p.1
1/7/2008 A news conference is scheduled for January 10.
4 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI a financial success
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.3
11/13/2007 RAGBRAI visit raises $8500 for local cancer programs and $45,000 for community betterment projects.
5 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® a financial success
Public Relations News Release 2007:281, p.1
11/9/2007 The 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI was one of the most successful in the event's history.
6 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI committee announces free concert tickets for returning National Guard battalion
Public Relations News Release 2007:71, p.1
7/23/2007 The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee will be giving away 200 tickets to the returning Iowa Army National Guard 1st Battalion for the Blues Traveler concert July 25.
7 Cedar Falls and UNI team up to host RAGBRAI on July 25
Morton--Jennie M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:61, p.1
7/20/2007 Over ten thousand bike riders will stay overnight July 25 in Cedar Falls. UNI will serve as the main staging area; photo.
8 Photo opportunity: special RAGBRAI bicycle sculpture and archway installation, July 23
Public Relations News Release 2007:68, p.1
7/19/2007 Andy Shimek and a crew of UNI employees and committee volunteers will be installing an archway made of found bicycle parts and a 12 by 9 foot bicycle July 23.
9 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI committee announces street closings, traffic changes for July 25 event
Public Relations News Release 2007:56, p.1
7/11/2007 The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee announced its plans for closing streets and traffic changes during RAGBRAI.
10 Photo opportunity: "Live Large Fridays" -- July 13 and 20
Public Relations News Release 2007:54, p.1
7/11/2007 Eighteen local businesses are encouraging employees to wear Cedar Falls RAGBRAI "Live Large" T-shirts each Friday until RAGBRAI comes to town.
11 Greetings!
Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)
Northern Iowa Today 91:2, p.Inside front cover
7/1/2007 President Allen greets alumni and talks about the work at hand; photo.
12 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI committee offers special "ticket and T-shirt" deal for benefit concert
Public Relations News Release 2007:32, p.1
6/27/2007 The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee is offering a special "ticket and T-shirt" deal for the Lance Armstrong Foundation concert Wednesday, July 25.
13 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI committee announces July 25 concert event at UNI benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation
Public Relations News Release 2007:19, p.1
6/13/2007 The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee announced plans for an event benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation.
14 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee to announce July 25 Lance Armstrong Foundation fundraising event at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:14, p.1
6/12/2007 A news conference is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13, to discuss RAGBRAI.
15 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI--news conference postponed
Public Relations News Release 2007:10, p.1
6/8/2007 The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee news conference has been postponed until Wednesday, June 13.
16 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee to announce July 25 Lance Armstrong Foundation fundraising event at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:6, p.1
6/6/2007 A news conference is scheduled for Friday, June 8.
17 Official Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® Live Large t-shirts now available
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/30/2007 Official Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® XXXV Live Large t-shirts are now for sale at area locations.
18 Local food vendors and housing hosts needed for Cedar Falls RAGBRAI overnight event
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
5/17/2007 The 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI planning committee is inviting local for-profit and non-profit organizations and businesses to apply to be food vendors July 25, 2007.
19 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI planning committee to host town-hall meeting April 29
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/11/2007 The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI committee will discussing plans for RAGBRAI's overnight stay July 25.
20 2007 Cedar Falls RAGBRAI planning committee named
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/6/2007 More than 30 community members have been named to lead committees involved with hosting RAGBRAI; list of members.
21 KUNI publishes RAGBRAI murder mystery
Farrell--Jennifer (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 96:15, p.14
10/19/1999 Murder mystery novel "16,000 Suspects: A RAGBRAI Mystery" compiled the work of seventeen Iowa authors; photo.
22 KUNI to release second murder mystery novel
Campus News Network 10:5, p.2
10/11/1999 KUNI will release "16,000 Suspects: a RAGBRAI Mystery", its second murder mystery and third book since 1997; seventeen Iowa authors contributed to the book; photo.
23 RAGBRAI set to pedal through Cedar Falls
Groe--Sara
Northern Iowan 94:60, p.1
7/17/1998 RAGBRAI bicycle riders will make an overnight stop in Cedar Falls July 23, 1998.
24 CEEE welcomes RAGBRAI to Cedar Falls with solar bikes and ovens
Public Relations News Release 1997:402, p.1
7/16/1998 RAGBRAI riders will arrive in Cedar Falls July 23. UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education will provide entertainment and refreshments for the bikers.
25 RAGBRAI comes to town July 23
Campus News Network 8:21, p.1
7/6/1998 Schedule of events.
26 UNI joins RAGBRAI to aid in recruiting students
Sievers--Kristen M. (Class of 1991)
Northern Iowan 86:48, p.19
3/30/1990 Team of UNI riders will compete.
27 UNI to form RAGBRAI team; gearing up for the Great Race
Funcke--Jill A. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 86:34, p.8
2/2/1990 Ken Jacobsen is organizing a UNI group to ride in RAGBRAI.
28 RAGBRAI riders thank UNI for help
Terrones--A. J. (Touche)
Northern Iowan 86:2, p.2
9/8/1989
29 World's largest neon sculpture, RAGBRAI grace campus in July
Northern Iowa Today 17:2, p.6
9/1/1989 17th RAGBRAI reaches campus; sculptor James White presents "Square Wave--Aere Perennius"; photo.
30 Square wave-aere perennius.
Public Relations News Release 1989:589, p.1
8/2/1989 The world's largest neon sculpture, "Square Wave-Aere Perennius, covered nearly three acres of the campus. Artist James White tries out the neon fixtures attached to each of 144 white nylon tents making up "Square Wave."
31 Square wave-aere perennius.
Public Relations News Release 1989:590, p.1
8/2/1989 "Square Wave" featured pulsating purple light emitted at dusk from neon fixtures attached to each of the 144 nylon tents.
32 Square wave-aere perennius.
Public Relations News Release 1989:587, p.1
8/2/1989 "Square Wave-Aere Perennius" was the creation of artist James White, and proved functional as well as artistic. Scott Saunders, Des Moines native, was one of 9,000 bicyclists who took part in RAGBRAI last week.
33 Square wave-aere perennius.
Public Relations News Release 1989:588, p.1
8/2/1989 Square Wave was created by Arizona artist James White, and provided entertainment and shelter on July 27 for many of the 9,000 bicyclists who took part in RAGBRAI. Square Wave covered nearly three acres of ground west of the UNI-Dome athletic field.
34 Bicyclists take campus tour
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.3
7/28/1989 Tour route.
35 Public display of neon sculpture tomorrow
Kittrell--Catherine
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.1
7/28/1989 Will be on display after RAGBRAI riders leave; photo.
36 RAGBRAI riders leave today; motorists urged to use caution
Huffman--Elwin
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.3
7/28/1989 Route for riders leaving town.
37 Riders are saddened
Huffman--Elwin
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.3
7/28/1989 Terri Benson, killed several weeks ago, planned to ride on RAGBRAI.
38 Riders in high spirits after long day
Lilledahl--Jeanne (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:65, p.4
7/28/1989 RAGBRAI riders talk about their ride.
39 Square wave-aere perennius.
Public Relations News Release 1988:580, p.1
7/28/1989 Nate Gottschalk spreads a sleeping bag among the 144 white nylon tents with neon fixtures attached which made up the world's largest neon temporary sculpture, "Square Wave-Aere Perennius."
40 RAGBRAI rolls in Cedar Falls -- look for an overnight sensation.
Public Relations News Release 1988:570, p.1
7/24/1989 "Square Wave-Aare Perennius" is almost ready, the bands have been scheduled, food is on it's way, and a great time is guaranteed for all the cyclists who make it to Cedar Falls.
41 Neon sculpture built for RAGBRAI
Huffman--Elwin
Northern Iowan 85:64, p.1
7/21/1989 Work underway on "Square Wave" by James White; description of the work.
42 "So you say 10,000 are coming for overnight?...No problem!"
Public Relations News Release 1988:568, p.1
7/20/1989 Cedar Falls and the University of Northern Iowa have been working together to make sure the needs of bikers are met. Concessions and entertainment are a major undertaking. Bikers will need a campsite, bike repairs, showers, restrooms, phones, and water.
43 "Square Wave-Aere Perennius" and the RAGBRAI overnight in Cedar Falls.
Public Relations News Release 1988:563, p.1
7/20/1989 Details on, the worlds largest neon sculpture, to be on exhibition in Cedar Falls. Included: Maps of Campground, Shuttle Bus Service, Planning a "24-city" for 10,00, entertainment for campers, traffic plans and a special public viewing of the sculpture.
44 Musical extravaganza planned for 'RAGBRAI' stop in Cedar Falls.
Public Relations News Release 1988:565, p.1
7/20/1989 Tentative entertainment schedule. Home grown Cedar Falls talent will highlight the entertainment planned for RAGBRAI XVII.
45 RAGBRAI' caravan to depart metro area July 28.
Public Relations News Release 1988:566, p.1
7/20/1989 Map of street that will be used during RAGBRAI. Extra caution should be part of your travel plans Friday morning as more than 7,500 bicyclers and an entourage of support vehicles will depart from the Cedar Falls Waterloo metro area.
46 Saturday night event to feature 'square wave' neon sculpture.
Public Relations News Release 1988:567, p.1
7/20/1989 Special viewing of the world's largest neon sculpture -- "Square Wave-Aere Perennius" is scheduled for residents of the metro area and surrounding communities.
47 Square Wave-Aere Perennius.
Public Relations News Release 1988:569, p.1
7/20/1989 The largest existing neon sculpture in the world. It's Latin meaning "more lasting than bronze." Square Wave was created by James White, a professor of sculpture at Arizona State University. MET Shuttle Service and Campground map included.
48 World's largest neon sculpture to grace University of Northern Iowa campus.
Public Relations News Release 1988:564, p.1
7/20/1989 "Square Wave-Aere Perennius" has been commissioned by the University to create a unique environment for participants in the 17th annual Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, during the bikers' overnight stay in Cedar Falls.
49 Thinking of RAGBRAI expedition? Try a bike club!
Public Relations News Release 1988:558, p.1
7/17/1989 Cathy Roberts will be one of the thousands on this year's ride, and says there are definite benefits to going on the ride as part of a bike club.
50 "Square Wave-Aere Perennius."
Public Relations News Release 1988:559, p.1
7/13/1989 Square wave built for "Overnight Sensation" stop by RAGBRAI. The world's largest neon sculpture, to be erected on the University of Northern Iowa campus. It will consist of 144 white, tent like structures, each 18 feet deep and 12 feet high.

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