Siouxland Public Media Interviews and Features

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Newscast, 4:32, Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jun 8, 2017

Siouxland Republican Congressman weighs in on former FBI director James Comey's testimony before a Senate Committee (in advance), a UNO professor is offering free lectures on the August 21st solar eclipse and Iowa's oak trees are being hurt by agricultural herbicides.

Newscast, 5:04, Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jun 8, 2017

Iowa's Fourth District Republican Steve King says he finds nothing troubling in James Comey's testimony to the a Senate committee today about his dealings with President Donald Trump, Iowa oak trees may be suffering because of herbicide use, and South Dakota will hold a special legislative session next Monday on the use of nonmeandering bodies of water on private land.

Newscast, 5:32, Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jun 8, 2017

Siouxland Republican Congressman Steve King says too much is being made of former FBI director James Comey's testimony to a Senate committee, a Sioux Falls area wind energy group wants to repeal new rules on where wind turbines can be placed, and  a UNO professor is offering free lectures on the August 21st full solar eclipse.

The Exchange, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Jun 8, 2017

Our Guests:

Molly Gill, Director of Federal Legislative Affairs FAMM

Gill works with policymakers, the media, and the public to promote sentences that protect public safety and that are humane, individualized, and fit both the crime and the offender. Molly, thanks for being with us.

Newscast, 5:32, Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

In the third day of the Beef Products Inc. defamation trial, an expert testified that it's finely textured beef was indeed food and not "pink slime," the first Democrat to announce a run for the 2018 gubernatorial campaign bows out of the race and an annual sculpture fest returns to downtown Sioux City tomorrow night.  

Newscast, 4:32, Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

A food safety expert testifies in defense of BPI in the third day of the "pink slime" defamation trial in Elk Point, an early entrant to the Democratic gubernatorial race bows out and Sculpt Siouxland returns to downtown Thursday night.  

Newscast, 4:04, Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Jun 7, 2017

A food safety expert testifies in the BPI trial that finely textured beef product is real meat and real food, the earliest entrant in the Democratic race for Iowa governor bows out and another gubernatorial candidate fails to get the chance to run all three primaries.

The Willa Cather Foundation

So it turns out, finally, that much of the trip you might take to Catherland, to south-central Nebraska, where Willa Cather grew up, tends to trace the life of one of her own central characters, Antonia Shimerda, from My Antonia, itself a hymn to the prairie. It’s as much about Antonia as it is about Willa.

Newscast, 5:04, Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Jun 6, 2017

The trial over the lawsuit against ABC News continues in Elk Point today.  The network accused Beef Products Incorporated of producing what looked like "pink slime' and calling it meat.  US Republican Senator Charles Grassley is questioning information about wait times at Iowa VA Hospitals and one-time Fourth District Congressional candidate Kim Weaver's claims about Iowa government backlash over her running against Republican Steve King are challenged.  Weaver is a state government worker.  

Newscast, 4:32, Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Jun 6, 2017

Western Iowa Tech Community College and Morningside College are working together to help students go from a two-year program to a four-year degree.  The schools made the announcement today at WITCC.