Duane Kraayenbrink

News Director

712-274-6406 ext. 1259


Do you know the history behind the fireworks ban in Iowa... and many other states? You can hear the story at the Clay County Heritage Center in Spencer. You will also find mammoth bones, baseball lore, and more. The center is now entering the fourth year in their new facility. Recently, FM90’s Duane Kraayenbrink visited with Executive Director Cindy McGranahan, who spoke about their exhibits, and about their big baseball celebration this summer, featuring an appearance by Hall of Famer Rod Carew.

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The Pearson Lakes Art Center in Okoboji is a popular place for Lakes visitors and residents as well. KWIT/KOJI’s Duane Kraayenbrink visited with Lakes Art Center Director Tim Hoheisel, who spoke about his background and the mission of the Art Center.  

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The Dickinson County Nature Center in Okoboji has something to offer everyone, from year-round residents to weekend visitors. Duane Kraayenbrink recently visited with Kiley Roth, community relations coordinator.  

Steve Warnstadt: The state universities, the three state universities, Iowa, Iowa State, and Northern Iowa, have understood that they need to be providing services in northwest Iowa. So last year they established the Northwest Iowa Regents Resource Center, which is a collaboration between those three and the two community colleges in northwest Iowa.