VIDEOS 2012

California High Speed Rail Gets Underway
September 28, 2012 | 00:08:09

The idea of riding a train at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour has long been a dream of many around the world. While common in Europe, Japan, and China the idea has been slow to take root...

Kenny Salwey, The Last River Rat
September 20, 2012 | 00:08:46

Known as the "Last River Rat" Kenny Salwey spent a large part of his life on the backwaters of the Mississippi River. Today he shares life lessons wi...

Lake Okoboji Yacht Club, Iowa
September 20, 2012 | 00:05:38

Over the past three decades, sailing participation has decreased dramatically. But a youth program on Lake Okoboji hopes to create a new generation o...

Blue Green Algae
September 20, 2012 | 00:05:17

The 2012 drought wreaked havoc on agriculture in the Midwest but it's also hit our state's water quality in some dramatic ways.

Market to Market (September 21, 2012)
September 21, 2012 | 00:27:46

Presidential candidates duke it out on trade policy – particularly as it relates to China… U.S. farm policy authorization expires in days, but Congress...

Market Plus: Virgil Robinson

Market Analyst Virgil Robinson discusses the volatile commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

Distillery Uses Locally Grown Corn For Spirits

Corn is, by far, America’s most abundant grain. Despite the worst drought in half a century, U.S. farmers will produce an estimated 10.7 billion bushels...

September 21, 2012 | 00:28:45

Former Comptroller of the United States David Walker and Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert Bixby discuss possible solutions to issues related...

Big Creek State Park, Polk County, Iowa
September 20, 2012 | 00:04:33

Big Creek State Park main lake is the 5th most visited body of water in Iowa. While Big Creek Lake offers a wide variety of aquatic activities, it is...

Iowa Outdoors (#205)
September 20, 2012 | 29 min

In this episode, we go sailing on Lake Okoboji, find out why nearly three quarters of a million people visit Big Creek State Park each year, learn how...