Originally broadcast 07/22/2019
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Dennis Hart gives a rundown of Iowa news of the past week.
Some of the comments made by speech-makers at the "Lights for Liberty" rally held in Nevada Iowa last week, to bring attention to concerns over schedules raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at detaining and deporting people accused of remaining in the US without visas. The Story County jail has contracted to house people being detained and deported. Speakers included: Jamet Colton, Rick Exner, Maria Alcivar, and County Supervisors Lauris Olson and Linda Murken.
KHOI producer and reporter Joy Beadleston speaks with Grace McCunn, the remarkable teenager who has distinguished herself as a humanitarian and successful philanthripist, raising funds for the Blank Hospital in Des Moines. She was recently the subject of an award-winning film and recipient of U.S. Cellular's "The Future of Good" award for under 16 years of age. McCunn is planning the 3rd annual Amazing Grace Lemonade Race to raise funds on July 27.