Siouxland Public Media Interviews and Features

Weekday mornings at 7:50
  • Hosted by Steve Smith, Mark Munger, Ally Karsyn, and Mary Hartnett

We talk with the people in our community who are making art, news, music, and more. 

Cultural Continuum 6-22-18

2 hours ago

Watermelon, BBQ, and live music....sounds like summertime! Join Joanne Fox and Steve Smith for today's Cultural Continuum.

You got to love Carry A. Nation, a woman who listened when the Lord God almighty told her to uphold the law in Kansas and bring to an glorious end the miserable indecency of those who pedaled booze in utter disregard of the law.

Cultural Continuum 6-15-18

Jun 15, 2018

If you're reading this Friday, that means there are less than two Ice Cream Days left in Le Mars. Also there are kayak lessons, live theater, and trick roping demonstrations.

Coming up on The Exchange, we are broadcasting live from Gigi’s Playhouse in Sioux City, where families and experts are discussing how to create inclusive spaces for individuals with special needs.  We will talk about how to develop your awareness of how individuals with special needs learn and communicate, learn strategies to make your work with individuals with special needs more meaningful, and experience how to make your space accessible and inclusive to all need and ability levels.

JOIN A PANEL OF LOCAL EXPERTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION STRATEGIES

US Bureau of Land Management

You have to hunt to find it, but here and there along the way you’ll find stone markers, set down a century ago to memorialize a highway that for a couple of rowdy decades swept through the land not so far away, on its way to nothing less than the promise of the good life. It’s the Oregon Trail.

The first white folks to "do" the trail were the Whitmans, a couple of newlywed missionaries bound for eastern Washington. It was 1836. Mrs. Whitman's letters home were a marvel when they were published out east, sparking a romance for the west in hearts and minds all over this nation.

Cultural Continuum 6-08-18

Jun 8, 2018

There's lots of theater stuff, lots of outdoor stuff, even some outdoor, theater stuff plus On Stage Orange City returns and Ice Cream Days begins.

We talk about the 2018 Iowa Primary results with Jeremy Dumkreiger, Chair of the Woodbury County Democratic Party, and Suzan Steward, Chair of the Woodbury County Republican Party.

We talk about the 2018 Iowa Primary results with Jeremy Dumkreiger, Chair of the Woodbury County Democratic Party, and Suzan Steward, Chair of the Woodbury County Republican Party.

Cultural Continuum 6-01-18

Jun 1, 2018

The state primary is coming up next Tuesday on June 5th.  There are many state and local offices where there are multiple candidates competing for their party’s nomination.  In Northwest Iowa’s 4thCongressional District, there are three candidates running in the primary for a chance to take on longtime Republican Congressman Steve King of Kiron.  They are JD Scholten, Dr. John Paschen, and Leann Jacobsen.  King also has a Republican challenger, Cyndi Hanson of Sioux City.

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