Truckers know federal requirements mandate rest periods. But where would you rather stop? Along the shoulder of an exit ramp? Or at Waspy’s, where we offer an array of services and home comforts and are “More than Just a Truck Stop.” The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sets hours-of-service rules for truckers. Take advantage of the amenities offered at our Waspy’s locations during your off-duty hours. Waspy’s has two Iowa locations – Audubon and Templeton. Audubon The Audubon location sits... View Article
Who knows the history of Waspy’s? This week we want to know if you know when Waspy’s opening date was for our Templeton location? What Year Did Waspy’s Open? On our Facebook page this week, we asked people to vote on Waspy’s opening date for our Templeton location. We had 14 votes for 2016 and 50 votes for 2017. The Answer Is… Waspy’s opened our first location in Templeton, IA on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. Did you guess the right... View Article
We are impressed by our customer’s knowledge about Waspy’s! Last week we asked about Blue Grass Inn & Suites. This week we wanted to test your knowledge about Waspy’s. What Is Waspy’s Slogan? On our Facebook poll this week, we asked people if they knew what our slogan is? Here are the results! The Answer Is… Waspy’s slogan is “We’re More Than Just A Truck Stop“. Waspy’s offers fuel, car washes, food, large parking spots, an RV waste station, a... View Article
Whaddya know about Waspy’s!? Our new blog series will answer fun facts about the business. Each week we will post a new question on our Facebook page and our followers can guess. Check out this week’s question! How Many Hotel Rooms Does Blue Grass Inn & Suites Have? This week we asked our followers to vote on how many rooms Blue Grass Inn & Suites has. The Answer Is… Blue Grass Inn & Suites has 36 hotel rooms! We offer... View Article
May 13, 2019 – The Feed Mill Restaurant hosted one of the Cyclone Tailgate Tour stops. We had a great turnout of Cyclone fans and enjoyed a fun day! Check out some of the photos from the great event.
Pictured left to right: Jeff Cranston, Director, Raccoon Valley Electric Cooperative; Dennis Kennebeck, Director, Raccoon Valley Electric Cooperative; Brady Boell, Director, Raccoon Valley Electric Cooperative; Mike Naig, IA Secretary of Agriculture; Doris Handlos, Waspy’s Truck Stop; Lawrence Handlos, Waspy’s Truck Stop; Beth Handlos, Waspy’s Truck Stop; Steve Seidl, Director, Raccoon Valley Electric Cooperative; Jim Gossett, CEO, Raccoon Valley Electric Cooperative; and Rand Fisher, President, IADG. Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), on behalf of Iowa’s rural... View Article
Fall is the season to enjoy colorful leaves, smell delicious pumpkin pie, and the start of the holiday season. Yet, for drivers, fall is also the season that brings a lot of risks on the road. So how do you stay safe on the road this fall? We’ve prepared a list of fall driving safety tips so you can stay safe on the road during the season. Watch out for animals. Fall is the deer mating season, therefore they are... View Article
Read more about how Beth Handlos turned one dream job for a lifelong passion in the article below from the Daily Times Herald! Read article here!
Considering 2018 came in a blink of an eye this year, the Waspy’s Truck Stop Audubon, Iowa location will be here before we know it. With plans for it opening late summer of 2018, there is still a lot that needs to be done. But, the progress of the truck stop has been phenomenal. Considering this location is much bigger than the Templeton, Iowa location, with a total of 16 acres, there are many amenities that this location will consist... View Article
Are you heading South to Interstate 80 in Iowa? No matter whether you are taking a road trip, on a truck route, or on your way to work, a stop in Templeton, Iowa is a great pit stop option for you for many reasons. Food, hotels, car wash, coffee, whatever your reason for wanting to pull off the interstate, Templeton, IA has it all. We have compiled a list of some great pit stops in Templeton, IA that you may want... View Article