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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our conversation with Mark Schneider, superintendent of Mid-Prairie School District, regarding their construction projects.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Superintendent of Mid-Prairie School District, Mark Schneider, to get an update on the district’s building projects

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss planting, the commodity market and southeast Iowa’s average rainfall with Washington County farmer Jim Cuddeback.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Kerri Bell, second grade teacher at Kalona Elementary School, to talk about a statewide contest two of her students placed first and second in.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Sue Rich, director of the Washington County Veterans Affairs Office, to discuss what led her to present a local World War II veteran’s Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal to one of his living relatives.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by 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 their successful crowdsourcing campaign they started to fence in land at Marilyn Farms to provide organic pasture for Kalona’s Amish dairy farmers.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 21st, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, the second half of our conversation with Brett Sorrells, Washington Police Officer and Search and Rescue Technician with the Star 1 Search & Rescue Team, regarding Storm, his human remains detection dog.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Brett Sorrells, Washington Police Officer and Search and Rescue Technician with the Star 1 Search & Rescue Team, to talk about Storm, his human remains detection dog.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Scott Allen, executive director of Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge, regarding their plans for the summer.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Scott Allen, executive director of Friends of Bunker Mill Bridge, to discuss what they have planned for this summer.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we discuss Kalona’s fiber optic infrastructure with Rory White, marketing director for Kalona Cooperative Technology Company, formerly known as Kalona Cooperative Telephone Company.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by the new park ranger at Lake Darling State Park, Zach Haworth, to discuss his experience working at state parks, what brought him to Washington County, and what’s going on at Lake Darling.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we continue our conversation with Michael Zahs regarding his tour. The local historian is currently traveling across Iowa screening films from the Brinton Film Collection.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Michael Zahs to get an update on his tour. The local historian is currently traveling across Iowa screening films from the Brinton Film Collection.

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In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Monday, May 11th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by State Representative Dave Heaton to discuss the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute. On Friday, he and another legislator announced that they had reached an agreement with Governor Branstad’s office and the Department of Human Services that keeps the facility open and state run.

In Touch with Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, May 8th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by casting producer with Los Angeles based Kassting Inc., Kristin Curtin, about a game show that will air on a major television network and why they’re looking to cast families and groups from Fairfield.

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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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