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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Deb Bellmer, breast cancer survivor and one of the organizers of the Breast Friend Angels 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk taking place next month in Kalona. The event is being held in memory of Jem Bender and Wanda Cain who recently lost their battle with breast cancer. All the proceeds will go to the breast cancer organizations Richland Pink Party and Especially for You.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Kalona’s city administrator, Ryan Schlabaugh, concerning this weekend’s Downtown Celebration.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Ryan Schlabaugh. Kalona’s city administrator, to discuss the Kalona Downtown Celebration coming up on Saturday.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Marty Bunge to discuss the Courage Ride. The Washington County bike ride, now in its tenth year, is a fundraiser for the research of sarcoma, a type of cancer.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our discussion with Russ Forbes, president of the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce, focused on the Lone Tree Fall Festival.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Russ Forbes, president of the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce, to discuss this weekend’s Lone Tree Fall Festival.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our discussion with Ed Raber, director of the Washington Economic Development Director, focused on a recent Iowa Department of Transportation meeting he and county officials attended and spoke at.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Ed Raber, director of the Washington Economic Development Group, to discuss an Iowa Department of Transportation meeting he recently attended with local officials.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our discussion with Jeff Whetstine who is currently raising money for what will be called the Kathy Whetstine Fitness Trail in honor of his late wife.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Jeff Whetstine who has started a fundraising campaign to finance the construction of a trail in Wellman that will be called the Kathy Whetstine Fitness Trail in honor of his late wife who passed away last month after being hit by a car while running in June.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chris Finnell, mayor of Winfield and member of the Winfield Betterment Group, regarding the group’s Mudwolf Mayhem and Hero’s Run races on Saturday.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today;s program, we’re joined by Chris Finnell, mayor of Winfield and member of the Winfield Betterment Group. We’ll discuss the group’s event on Saturday, the Mudwolf Mayhem and Hero’s Run, and what its members are setting out to do.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Jen Weidman, social worker with Washington County Public Health, to discuss a new vision testing requirement for some students.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, August 7th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Roth with the Kalona Historical Village to discuss the patriotic display which features many uniforms and pieces military memorabilia provided by Washington County residents.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Columbus Community School District’s new superintendent and secondary principal, Gary Benda.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Gary Benda, the new superintendent of Columbus Community School District. We’ll discuss his past experience, changes within the district, and the financial constraints small school districts in Iowa are currently facing.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our discussion with Fay Vittetoe, member of Friends of Lake Darling and chair of the fundraising and development committee, regarding the Friends’ last meeting. We’ll also get her thoughts on the proposed visitors center and museum focused on Jay N. Ding Darling, the man the lake is named after.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Fay Vittetoe, member of Friends of Lake Darling and chair of the fundraising and development committee, to discuss the Friends’ last meeting.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Steven Spangler, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Iowa, to discuss tonight’s blue moon.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Nancy Adrian with the Brighton Chamber of Commerce to discuss the proposed Ding Darling Visitors Center.