Bill Riley Talent Search begins 59th Season

Staff Writer
Story City Herald

The 59th year of the Bill Riley Talent Search is underway with local shows being held across Iowa. Performers ages 2 to 21 are competing for a chance to bring their talent to the Anne & Bill Riley Stage at the Iowa State Fair.

In Story City, the talent search will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, during Scandinavian Days, at the Roland-Story High School auditorium. Contact Jill Brown for more information, at 515-450-3288 or

Performers include singers, dancers, musicians, magicians and more. Throughout the summer, Bill Riley travels the state to local shows to encourage participants and meet parents and teachers of the children.