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Rivers as Recreation in Iowa (Feature) (#167)

posted on July 7, 2008 at 9:57 AM

Rivers as Recreation in Iowa (Feature) (#167)
Before the floods and tornadoes hit Iowa, the legislature passed and the governor signed a $12 million appropriation to help communities improve and reinvigorate their riverfronts for economic development. The Iowa Journal will examine the efforts... 04:15 Read More »

Iowa's Health & Fitness Challenges (#127)

posted on January 9, 2008 at 8:53 AM

Tim Lane, Fitness Consultant for the Iowa Department of Health and part of the “Lighten Up Iowa” program, and Jim Hallihan, Executive Director of the Iowa Sports Foundation, discuss statewide issues relating to health, fitness and obesity with... Read More »

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Walkable Communities and Fitness (Full Program) (#127)
Full Program: Health experts say that 30 minutes of walking a day is as important as an apple in “keeping the doctor away.” Exercise can be life-enhancing even for those few among us who aren’t overweight. How do we keep enticing and encouraging ourselves to... 27:46 Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:29 PM

Legend has it a college president once implored his faculty to make the university into something of which the football team could be proud. The logic, if not the principle, is understandable. Athletics may be worth more financially to the... Read More »

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:28 PM

Discussion: The Economics of College Sports (#122)
Michael Gartner, owner of the Iowa Cubs baseball team, and president of the Iowa Board of Regents, and Tom Witosky, a reporter for "The Des Moines Register" discuss the economics of college sports with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)
Full Program: Stadium build outs, sky boxes, 7-figure coaching salaries, and lucrative TV and endorsement deals have become staples of big time college athletics. So too have recruiting scandals, and scholarships to academically and socially-challenged... 27:48 Read More »

A Visit with Shawn Johnson, West Des Moines Gymnast (#111)

posted on May 28, 2007 at 12:00 AM

A Visit with Shawn Johnson, West Des Moines Gymnast (#111)
Meet Shawn Johnson, the 15 year-old rising star of gymnastics, who recently won the Pan American Games' all-around gymnastics title. 07:09 Read More »

Outstanding Iowans (Full Program) (#111)

posted on May 25, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Outstanding Iowans (Full Program) (#111)
Full Program: In this episode of Assignment Iowa we introduce you to some outstanding Iowans. 27:50 Read More »

Matters of the Heart (Full Program) (#106)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Matters of the Heart (Full Program) (#106)
Full Program: How well are you caring for yourself, both physically and emotionally? We hear advice from experts in the fields of wellness, nutrition, and medical science. 27:38 Read More »

Fred Hoiberg: Extended Interview (Web Exclusive) (#106)

posted on May 21, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Fred Hoiberg: Extended Interview (Web Exclusive) (#106)
Producer Andrea Coyle sat down with Iowa’s most well-known heart patient to talk about the road from recovery to retirement, and his current life plan following this life-altering diagnosis. 25:42 Read More »

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)

posted on April 9, 2007 at 9:06 AM

Matt Hoover, Iowa's “Biggest Loser” (#108)
When Belle Plaine’s Matt Hoover was cast on NBC's “The Biggest Loser 2” the former 190-pound athlete had ballooned to a staggering 339 pounds. After losing a total of 157 pounds, he walked away with the grand prize of $250,000, but more... 05:32 Read More »

An Interview with Fred Hoiberg (#106)

posted on February 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

An Interview with Fred Hoiberg (#106)
After doctors found a serious heart defect during a routine insurance physical, Fred Hoiberg now calls himself lucky. 07:46 Read More »

Discussion: Cael Sanderson (#103)

posted on November 29, 2006 at 12:00 AM

Tim Johnson and Jim Gibbons sit down with Todd Mundt to discuss the prospects of ISU wrestling head coach Cael Sanderson. Read More »

An Interview with Cael Sanderson, Head Coach, ISU (#103)

posted on November 29, 2006 at 12:00 AM

An Interview with Cael Sanderson, Head Coach, ISU (#103)
New Iowa State University wrestling Head Coach Cael Sanderson sits down in a one on one interview with Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling host and former national champion wrestler and coach Jim Gibbons. Read More »

An Interview with Tom Brands, Head Coach, Iowa (#103)

posted on November 29, 2006 at 12:00 AM

An Interview with Tom Brands, Head Coach, Iowa (#103)
New University of Iowa wrestling Head Coach Tom Brands sits down in a one on one interview with Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling host and former national champion wrestler and coach Jim Gibbons. Read More »
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