YSS / My Name Is Rachel Corrie

January 8, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 01/08/2014
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This program contains two interviews describing the work of Youth and Shelter Services (YSS) and its history. There is also information about the play "My Name is Rachel Corrie" to be performed in Des Moines, Friday, January 10, and Saturday, January 11, at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on Sunday, January 12 at Des Moines Onstage, 2124 Grand Ave.

Bald and Golden Eagles

December 30, 2013 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 12/30/2013

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Bald Eagles have become media sensations through the power of the Internet. Learn about the Decorah eagle cam from its originator, Bob Anderson. There is additional information about the Philippines eagles. Bob’s Raptor Resource Project plans to grow an interest locally to save their national symbol from extinction. Ric Zarwell from Lansing, Iowa explains Golden Eagles and a national survey that indicates a positive trend in their overwintering status in Iowa and along the Upper Mississippi Refuge.

County Reporters

December 18, 2013 - 7:00am -- ron

Join Us for the KHOI Winter Celebration Party

December 9, 2013 - 7:00am -- ron

KHOI volunteers and board members will be going on the air to raise money for KHOI operations on December 10 and 11. There will be an open house throughout the day with refreshments. This beautiful framed print on art canvas of the Decorah Eagles by Iowa Artist Larry Zach will be on display at KHOI, and will be given as a thank you gift to the first donor contributing $1,000 or more to KHOI operations.

Festivities will culminate with the KHOI Winter Party tonight, Wednesday December 11 from 5:30 – 9:00 PM

Please join us to share friendship, food and warm drink, and to congratulate the hard-working pitchers for a job well done.

Community Service Awareness Program

December 4, 2013 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 12/04/2013
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Local Talk kicks off the Community Service Awareness Program, hosted by Kay Puttock, with coverage of Heartland Senior Services, which serves elderly adults in all of Story County with meals, activities, adult day care. Listen to Heartland's director, Elizabeth Beck, describe the amazing new "Combi Oven," which a Story County Community Foundation grant allowed them to purchase. This oven, which does everything but chop the vegetables, will allow Heartland to expand its meals program. Later in the hour, reporter Greta Anderson and guest Wendy Herrick interview Beza Threads founder Josiah Carter, who has partnered with an organization in Ethiopia working to free child slaves and provide them job training. Beza Threads sells scarves made by former slaves directly through its website and through "scarf parties" thrown by people inspired by the cause.

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