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Discussion: Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (#173)

posted on August 27, 2008 at 3:20 PM

Discussion: Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (#173)
Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa. "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 10:00 Read More »

Gambling and Iowa's Economy - Davenport Talks (Full Program) (#172)

posted on August 22, 2008 at 5:37 PM

Gambling and Iowa's Economy - Davenport Talks (Full Program) (#172)
Full Program: The Iowa Journal broadcasts live from the spot where gambling in Iowa started, Davenport. Gambling money is still coming into the state's coffers, but at what cost? Have we saturated the market with gambling? 27:46 Read More »

Iowa News Analysis: A Davenport Perspective (#172)

posted on August 22, 2008 at 3:52 PM

Iowa News Analysis: A Davenport Perspective (#172)
The Iowa Journal broadcasts live from the spot where gambling in Iowa started, Davenport. Our News Analysts are: Mark Ridolfi, Editorial Page Editor/Quad City Times, and John Beydler, QC Online editor, columnist/The (Moline) Dispatch/The Rock... Read More »

Discussion: Gambling and Iowa's Economy - Davenport Talks (#172)

posted on August 22, 2008 at 12:42 PM

Discussion: Gambling and Iowa's Economy - Davenport Talks (#172)
The Iowa Journal broadcasts live from the spot where gambling in Iowa started, Davenport. Gambling money is still coming into the state's coffers, but at what cost? Have we saturated the market with gambling? 12:00 Read More »

Gambling in Iowa - From Davenport to Council Bluffs (#172)

posted on August 21, 2008 at 2:21 PM

Gambling in Iowa - From Davenport to Council Bluffs (#172)
Iowa Journal explores the history of gambling in Iowa - starting in Davenport in 1991. Gambling money is still coming into the state's coffers, but at what cost? Have we saturated the market with gambling? 05:00 Read More »

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Feature) (#173)

posted on August 19, 2008 at 11:31 AM

Storm Water Management - Flood Prevention (Feature) (#173)
Two-thirds of the water reaching Iowa's landscape goes directly to rivers, streams and lakes often causing flooding the likes of which were seen this summer in much of Iowa "The Iowa Journal" will explore flood prevention measures, such as... 05:00 Read More »

Out and About: Waverly, Iowa (#118)

posted on July 24, 2008 at 3:27 PM

Out and About: Waverly, Iowa (#118)
Out and About: Waverly. We'll feature the town with a world wide horse sale, college with a German history and a restaurant that also rings true to its heritage. 05:00 Read More »

Rivers as Recreation (Full Program) (#167)

posted on July 11, 2008 at 11:17 AM

Rivers as Recreation (Full Program) (#167)
Full Program: Examine the efforts to attract canoeists, kayakers and others to Iowa's rivers for recreation. 27:46 Read More »

Out and About: Adel, Iowa (#167)

posted on July 7, 2008 at 4:02 PM

Out and About: Adel, Iowa (#167)
Out and About Correspondent Dan Kaercher travels to Adel and finds out how a small town defines itself in the shadow of a metro area. 04:52 Read More »

Out and About: Fort Madison, Iowa (#130)

posted on January 16, 2008 at 3:07 PM

Out and About: Fort Madison, Iowa (#130)
Fort Madison is named for a Fort and early trading place, which was in turn named for James Madison who became President in 1809. As Out and About correspondent Dan Kaercher's report explains, this old railroad town is getting back on track. Read More »

Out and About: Algona, Iowa (#122)

posted on December 20, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Algona, Iowa (#122)
It was first named Call’s Grove, for one of two brothers who founded it. One of their wives later named it Algona. It eventually became the county seat for Kossuth County, which is the largest county geographically in Iowa. As "Out and About”... Read More »

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)

posted on November 19, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Davenport, Iowa (#113)
Dan Kaercher goes to the Putnam Museum in Davenport, where a look back 500 years – even 2000 years - gives us a new perspective on the present. Located right along the Mississippi River, for many years, Davenport was at the crossroads of the... Read More »

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)

posted on November 15, 2007 at 10:04 AM

Out and About: Corning, Iowa (#112)
Visit Corning, another of Iowa's Main Street Communities as designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Named for Erastus Corning, a prominent 19th century New York state capitalist who earned great wealth and political office,... Read More »

Out and About: Orange City, Iowa (#110)

posted on November 7, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Out and About: Orange City, Iowa (#110)
There's more to Orange City, Iowa, than wooden shoes, Tulip beds, and Dutch windmills. The town of 6,000, best known for its spring Tulip Festival and winter Sinterklaas Day, has a strong economy. New businesses are coming to town, and existing... Read More »

Out and About: Des Moines, Iowa Art Scene (#108)

posted on November 1, 2007 at 9:04 AM

Out and About: Des Moines, Iowa Art Scene  (#108)
From artists to ordinary consumers to professional decorators, Des Moines features an active art scene. Correspondent Dan Kaercher takes us to a few traditional and not-so-traditional places where you can find art in the metro. Read More »
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