On May 14th, The Waukee Area Historical Society received the 2014 Loren Horton Community History Award. The annual achievement is presented by the State Historical Society of Iowa Board of Trustees, for an outstanding contribution to community history through a local history project, related to a Museium, Library, Archives, Historic Preservation or Education Activity. The award was for the recently dedicated Shuler Coal Mine Museum and History of Waukee project located in the Waukee Library. The award was presented to the Waukee Area Historical Society Governor Terry Brandstad and Lt. Governor, Kim Reynolds.