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My name is Mark Shaffer and I started at KFJB/KIX101.1 in June 1989. In 1988 I graduated from the University of Northern Iowa...
The Ragbrai riders ride on.
Today is day 5 of Ragbrai.Todays journey is nearly 66 miles from Mason City to Waverly.Towns along the way include:Nora Sprin...
Iowa court gives green light to solar energy deals
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a solar energy company can sell electricity directly to businesses a...
Scientist gets World Food Prize for wheat advances
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A crop scientist credited with developing hundreds of varieties of disease-resistant wheat adap...
Scientists find mammoth bone in southern Iowa
OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — A group of scientists have found a mammoth bone at a dig site in southern Iowa's rural Mahas...
Univ. of Iowa will live stream commencement events
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is offering live streaming on its website of all 10 commencement ceremoni...
Facebook moves ahead with Iowa data center plans
ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Facebook is announcing plans to build a second giant data center in Altoona before the first cente...
Capitol power outage slows start to Tuesday action
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A power outage at the Iowa Capitol Tuesday morning shut down chamber voting machines, microphon...
UNI official doubts laptop was source of ID theft
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — University of Northern Iowa officials doubt one of the unencrypted laptops noted in a state au...
Swan Racing partners with 50 Cent's SMS Audio
Swan Racing has partnered with rapper 50 Cent's company SMS Audio.SMS Audio manufactures headphones and audio products. T...
Environmental group touts Iowa's solar capability
~ DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A new report by an environmental group says Iowa ranks 16th in the nation for the amount of solar p...
UNI develops app to improve speech disorder
~CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - The University of Northern Iowa has developed an app aimed at improving a speech disorder. The &quo...
Super Bowl again to be streamed live online
~ NEW YORK (AP) - The Super Bowl will again be streamed live online. Fox said Wednesday that it would offer free access to al...
No. 11 Iowa State beats Texas Tech 74-48
~ No. 11 Iowa State beats Texas Tech 74-48Eds: APNewsNow. No. 11 Iowa State 74, Texas Tech 48. AMES, Iowa (AP) - Hallie Chris...
Iowa company sues Google over copyrighted photo
~DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A Des Moines company is suing Google and demanding it remove a copyrighted photo from a private blog...
Scores for 1-9-2014
Junior college basketball:Men: MCC 66 Kirkwood 51Women: Kirkwood 78 MCC 49College basketball:M:Indiana State 77 Drake 73UNI 8...
NJ officials plan to avoid 'Super' power failure
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - With the memory of last February's Super Bowl power outage front and center, officials have ...
Marshalltown PD Use Community Information Service
The Marshalltown Police Department are pushing for the community to utilize a program that will alert users of emergency situ...