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Buddy Holly Memorial

Haunted Iowa: The Buddy Holly Memorial

For those who are too young to remember, there was plane crash in 1959 in Clear Lake, Iowa that at the time had three big stars involved. They were Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, and Buddy Holly.  The tradedy gripped  many across the country at the time because of the popularity of the three. Northwest

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Chester Dean Gunderson

Chester Dean Gunderson, age 79, of Conyers, Georgia, formerly of Belmond passed away Tuesday October 28, 2014 at his home in Conyers. Funeral services for Chester Dean Gunderson will be held at 1:30 P.M. Sunday November 2, 2014 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Belmond. Pastor Alan Schulz will officiate. Burial will take place in


HCHS Holding Open House

Hancock County Health System is having an open house for the New Senior Life Solutions Program on the third floor of the hospital in Britt. The Ribbon Cutting will be at 3PM and the open house runs from 3:00PM to 6:00PM, September 16, 2014.  Help with Ribbon Cutting, take a tour, enjoy refreshments and register

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  • Professor says despite 2014 outcome, Iowa will be ‘purple all the way’ in 2016 October 31, 2014
    Two Iowa political scientists say Iowa has “unique” split-ticket voting patterns. Iowa State University political science professor Dave Andersen explains. “I’m new to Iowa and I grew up in New Jersey and in the northeast, where I’m used to seeing states track to one party or the other and Iowa is unique that you can have […]
    O. Kay Henderson
  • Cyclones 14th in AP preseason basketball poll October 31, 2014
    The Iowa State men are ranked 14th in the Associated Press preseason top-25 basektball poll. That’s the Cyclones’ highest preseason ranking since the 1996-97 season, when ISU was ranked 9th entering the season. It is just the fourth time in school history that the Cyclones have been ranked in the preseason top-25. Iowa State returns […]
    Dar Danielson
  • Teal Pumpkin Project seeks safe alternatives for kids allergic to candy October 31, 2014
    Halloween isn’t a very happy holiday for the estimated one in every 13 Iowa kids who have food allergies since they can’t partake in the annual ritual of gobbling piles of candy after trick-or-treating. A central Iowa woman has launched a non-profit group that aims to raise awareness of food allergies during this holiday and […]
    Matt Kelley
  • Police fire tear gas into Cherokee man’s home October 31, 2014
    A standoff in the northwest Iowa town of Cherokee ended early this morning, after a man barricaded himself in a home late last night and threatened to kill himself. Police arrived at the home of 35-year-old Joshua Lee Allender and saw him inside the house, though he refused to come out. Police say Allender showed […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor
  • West Union bus hits manure spreader, lands in ditch October 31, 2014
    A school bus collided with a tractor that was pulling a manure spreader in northeast Iowa’s Fayette County. The accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday west of West Union, near the intersection of O Avenue and 220th Street. A tractor driven by 55-year-old Brent Mitchell of Hawkeye was in the process of making a […]
    Radio Iowa Contributor

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  • Nevada farmers research sustainable corn stover harvest October 30, 2014
    NEVADA, Iowa – Corn stover may be an untapped and profitable renewable resource, if farmers are able to harvest it sustainably from their fields. A...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Meat labeling appeal unlikely until next year October 29, 2014
    Your browser does not support the audio tag. WASHINGTON – Last week the World Trade Organization found USDA’s mandatory country of origin labeling rule violates...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Brazil planting delays could support corn prices next year October 27, 2014
    DES MOINES, Iowa – It’s been too dry for much of October for farmers to get this year’s soybean crop in the ground, according to...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • IFB’s Hill: There’s a better way to label meat October 27, 2014
    Your browser does not support the audio tag. WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Go to a meat counter today and you’ll see that many cuts...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff
  • Colfax Sheep Auction: October 25, 2014 October 27, 2014
    COLFAX, Iowa – Fully 25 percent of the sheep at the last sheep and goat auction in Colfax were over 150 pounds in weigh. Of...
    Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network Staff

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