Ben Kieffer starts off the show with IPR's Grant Gerlock to give the latest news from a federal judge who decided to put the state's mask mandate ban on hold. Later, Dr. Eric Dyken discusses the latest news and research on sleep disorders.
John Paluska had just arrived in New York City to start his freshman year of college in September, 2001. Soon after watching the World Trade Centers collapse, Paluska volunteered to search for survivors, clear debris and recover human remains.
Joel Bolger, a Coon Rapids native and University of Iowa College of Law graduate, recently retired as Chief Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court. Host Ben Kieffer speaks with Bolger about his Iowa roots, his life as a judge and the logistics of
The University of Northern Iowa President on the challenges of starting a new school year while COVID-19 infections are on the rise. Then how two Des Moines non-profit organizations prepare for Afghan refugees inbound for Iowa.
Host Ben Kieffer speaks with political scientists Rachel Caufield of Drake University and Jim McCormick of Iowa State University about the collapse of Afghanistan, and the U.S. House passing a $3.5 trillion budget plan.
Drug overdoses have soared during the pandemic to become the worst overdose crisis in U.S. history. Host Ben Kieffer hears personal stories of addiction and talks with representatives of organizations trying to prevent overdoses.
Host Ben Kieffer speaks with political scientists Sara Mitchell of the University of Iowa and Wayne Moyer of Grinnell College about the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban seizing control of the capital city of Kabul.
Ben Kieffer speaks with specialists and pork producers regarding the state of California's Proposition 12 law that goes into affect on January 1. Then Iowan Shawn Vodenik shares his experiences from his deployment in the Middle East as part of