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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...
Sprint ending sponsorship with NASCAR after 2016 season
Sprint has informed NASCAR it will not extend title sponsorship of the top Sprint Cup Series beyond its current contract, whi...
LeRoy Test Post
This is a test post for LeRoy's Blog.I can add a poll.I can add a video.
Iowans to use smartphone app to show driver's license
Transportation officials sayIowaresidents will soon use a smartphone app to show their state driver's license.The state D...
Facebook launches Altoona data center
Facebook has officially launched a data center in centralIowa.The social media giant opened its doors Friday to showcase its ...
Iowa restaurant offering rewards to no-cell customers
A northwestIowarestaurant is offering its customers an incentive to put away their cell phones and talk to each other.Sneaky&...
Company told to stop offering test drives.
The Iowa Transportation Department has told Tesla Motors to stop offering test drives.The department said the test drives wer...
News from the Marshalltown Speedway.
The Marshalltown Speedway will be hosting an event called the World NationalsThursday, Friday and Saturday. The event feature...
Netherlands king to attend ethanol plant opening
EMMETSBURG, Iowa (AP) — The king of the Netherlands plans to visit Iowa next month to attend the grand opening of a nor...
Digital replica of Iowa Constitution is online
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A digital replica of the Iowa Constitution is now available online for public viewing.Secretary...
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...
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