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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by superintendent of Highland School District, Chris Armstrong, about the school board’s special meeting tonight and what led to the consideration of building a new elementary school.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Tim Knutson, one of the organizers of Chief Wapello Days, to discuss this year’s celebration.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chad Dolan, Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist stationed at Lake Darling.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chad Dolan to discuss Lake Darling’s current swimming advisory and what led to the blue-green algae blooms. Dolan is the Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist stationed at Lake Darling State Park.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Renea Pickard, the new director of the Kalona Chamber of Commerce.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chuck Geertz, president and founder of the veterans non-profit English River Outfitters, to discuss the organizations’s Motorcycle Jamboree being held in Brighton this weekend.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Keota farmer and member of the American Soybean Association Board of Directors, John Heisdorffer. Topics we’ll discuss include the Trans-Pacific Partnership and grain prices.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by John Heisdorffer, Keota farmer and member of the American Soybean Association Board of Directors, to discuss the growing season and things he’s looking out for.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Mindy Seiffert  with Kalona based Open Gates Business Development Corporation to discuss the future of the former Kalona Cheese Factory. Open Gates’ entity Kalona Creamery purchased the building on Highway 1 in May.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, conversations with Republican State Representative Dave Heaton and Democratic State Senator Rich Taylor regarding the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Robin Rich, member of the Wayland Fourth of July Celebration planning committee, to discuss what they have planned.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Tom Buckwalter, president of the Wellman Chamber of Commerce, to discuss the city’s 4th of July celebration.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Dave Hobscheidt, a Vietnam war veteran and one of the individuals behind the Keota Veterans Memorial.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by WACO Superintendent Darrell Smith to discuss his retirement.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Trek Fest with Ken McCracken, president of the Riverside Area Community Club, the group that organizes the annual event.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chad Simmons who is currently recovering from injuries he sustained when a tornado hit his mobile home in rural Henry County on Saturday. He joined us by phone from his room at the University of Iowa Hospital.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chad Simmons. Simmons is currently recovering from injuries he sustained when a tornado hit his mobile home in rural Henry County on Saturday. He joined us by phone from his room at the University of Iowa Hospital.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with State Representative Dave Heaton regarding the 2015 legislative session.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, State Representative Dave Heaton shares his thoughts on what was and what wasn’t accomplished during the 2015 legislative session.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Melanie DeVore, organizer of the Swinging Bridge Festival in Columbus Junction. The day long event celebrating the city’s historic bridge is entering its second year.