Van Meter holds one of Iowa's own cryptozoological mysteries, the Van Meter Visitor. 100 years ago a creature was reported that defies explanation, and to this day it is one of the best stories to stumble across if you have time.
Do monsters exist? What drives them? Why do they frighten us?
Unfortunately, no new information is likely to surface about the visitor. Its tales are relegated to the sands of the small town library holding newspaper