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What would you do if you were married to a potential killer? In Fiona Barton’s debut novel, The Widow, she tackles this exact question.

Before his demise, Glen was the number one suspect in the abduction and potential murder of two-year-old Bella Elliott, who was kidnapped from her front lawn –years ago, much to the dismay and heartbreak of her mother.

One of my all-time favorite stories is J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, so I take it to heart when someone was to add to the story. Peter Pan, while amazing, let me with a lot of unanswered questions.

How did Peter get to the island? Who taught him to fly? Where did the pirates come from? How did Peter and Tinkerbell meet? Why, if fairy dust allows people to fly, is Peter the only one who can fly without it?

Abe Stage Songwriter Spotlight - Stop Motion Skeletons

Jun 16, 2017

Sioux City band, Stop Motion Skeletons, discuss their musical influences, songwriting process, and how they came up with their band name. 

"It's really hard to write music over already written lyrics. It's so much easier to write a melody that you really like and then listen to it over and over and over until you get lyrics to it," explained Shawn Fertig, the band's lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist.

Following the award-winning success of her debut novel, The Good Thief, author Hannah Tinti returns with her second novel, another atmospheric and intricately suspenseful saga centered on a vulnerable child under the care and guidance of an outlaw.  Today, I’m recommending The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti. 

Newscast, 5:32,Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King blames liberal groups for creating the atmosphere that lead to today's shooting of a fellow congressman, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints a head of human services and West Nile Virus returns to South Dakota.  

Newscast, 4:32, Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Fourth Disctrict Iowa Congressman Steve King says he's outraged by the shooting today of a fellow congressman, Nebraska is once again exporting beef to China, and South Dakota has it's first case of West Nile Virus for 2017.

Newscast, 5:04, Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints a new head of the Iowa Department of Human Serivces, Nebraska is once again exporting beef to China, and South Dakota has it's first case this year of West Nile Virus.  

Newscast, 4:04, Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

Northwest Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King blamed groups who have been protesting President Donal Trump for creating an atmosphere that made today's shooting of a Louisana Congressman likely to happen, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints a new head of the troubled state department of health and human serivces.   

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Iowa is dealing with an ongoing economic crisis, with a steady decline in projected state revenues.  Republican Governor Kim Reynolds said at her weekly press conference yesterday that the decline will force Iowa government to borrow $50 million from a state economic emergency fund.

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“By statute I do have the authority to transfer up to 50 million from the fund without calling back the legislature.  So we’re hopeful that we can manage the remaining budget within that amount.”

Disability Group Sues Iowa's Governor

Jun 14, 2017

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Six Iowans with disabilities have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kim Reynolds, over the state’s shift to a privately run Medicaid program. Siouxland Public Media’s Mary Hartnett has more.

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