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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss human trafficking with State Senator for District 39, Kevin Kinney. The senator dealt with human trafficking firsthand while serving as a lieutenant with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kevin Kinney, State Senator for District 39, to discuss a bill he floor managed and allowable growth.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Mark Smoot, a reserve deputy for the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office and treasurer of the Southeast Iowa Blue Knights, regarding motorcycle safety. May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. For today’s program, we’re joined by Mark Smoot, a retired coast guard, reserve deputy for the Wapello County Sheriff’s  Office and treasurer of the Southeast Iowa Blue Knights, to discuss motorcycle safety.

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Posted: Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss legislation that could pass yet this session and the budget process with State Representative for House District 78, Jarad Klein.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we’re joined by State Representative for House District 78, Jarad Klein, to discuss school funding and allowable growth.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Dylan Schrock of Kalona. The Mid-Prairie High School senior recently won the Iowa Egg Council’s “Decadent Dessert” baking contest held in Ames.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Pacman, member of Iowa’s chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse, regarding how they help empower victims of abuse.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month. For today’s program, we’re joined by Pacman with Bikers Against Child Abuse. We’ll focus on what their mission is, what they do to help abused children and the results of a study that looked into the effectiveness of what they do.

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Posted: Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Chuck Geertz, founder and president of Washington County based English River Outfitters. In this segment, we’ll focus on the programs the veterans non-profit offers to the servicemen and women returning home and what they’ve heard from veterans who have taken advantage of the programs.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Chuck Geertz, founder and president of Washington County based non-profit English River Outfitters, to discuss what they do for veterans and what fundraisers, like the one being held on Saturday, allows them do.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the final portion of our conversation with Phil Forbes, owner of Marilyn Farms and supply chain director for Farmers Creamery, and Sara Rissi, marketing manager for Farmers Creamery brand Kalona SuperNatural, dealing with a crowdsourcing campaign they’ve started to help increase their production of organic milk.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, part two of our conversation with Phil Forbes, owner of Marilyn Farms and supply chain director for Farmers Creamery, and Sara Rissi, marketing manager for Farmers Creamery brand Kalona SuperNatural, regarding the Kickstarter campaign they’ve started to help increase their production of organic milk.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, April 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined Phil Forbes, owner of Marilyn Farms and supply chain director for Farmers Creamery, and Sara Rissi, marketing manager for Farmers Creamery brand Kalona SuperNatural, to discuss a Kickstarter campaign they’ve started that aims to increase their production of organic milk.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with author, filmmaker and songwriter Bill Jamerson, who is presenting his program “Dollar-a-Day Boys,” a musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps, at the at the Oakland Mills Nature Center and Washington Library today.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we’re joined by author, filmmaker and songwriter Bill Jamerson, who will be presenting “Dollar-a-Day Boys,” a musical tribute to the Civilian Conservation Corps, at the at the Oakland Mills Nature Center and the libraries in Kalona and Washington.  

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

For today’s program, the second half of our conversation with Ed Malloy, mayor of Fairfield, regarding his city’s certification as a Blue Zone Community.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we discuss Wellman’s community garden with one of its organizers, Beth Shetler.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with creator of the blog Forgotten Iowa, Cody Weber, a Fairfield resident, about his project.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

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

For today’s program, we’re joined by Cody Weber, photographer and creator of the Forgotten Iowa project. Weber is traveling to and taking pictures of Iowa’s 947 towns. He’s starting in Southeast Iowa and has taken pictures of several communities in Washington, Louisa and Henry counties.

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