It's hard to believe it's been over 25 years since I started delivering the news at KOEL-AM! We have seen and heard a lot of changes over that time. Many friendly voices/faces have come and gone. And on a personal note, for my wife and I, it has been nearly 40 years of wedded bliss, both of our daughters are grown and gone, and the family continues to evolve. And I still take a little time each year to play tennis, take pictures (most of them during our vacation, to scenic midwest destinations), cheer on the Packers, watch a few movies, and attend an occassional rock concert with my best friend: my wife! Thanks to all of you faithful listeners over the years; I hope to be your morning (radio) companion for years to come!
Standoff in NE Iowa, Prompts Lockdown of 2 Elementaries
A Dyersville man faces charges for a standoff in Dubuque, which closed down 2 nearby elementary schools.
Area Woman Charged with Harboring Runaway S.C. Family
A fugitive South Carolina family apparently had some help from a Northeast Iowa woman, who is now facing charges.
Speeder Arrested for 102 mph in a 55 Zone
Authorities have arrested an Oelwein man for OWI, and also for speeding 102 mph in a 55 mph zone.
Missing South Carolina Family Found in NE Iowa
A missing and exploited child from South Carolina, along with her parents, have been found in Winneshiek County.
Help Needed to Put Up American Flags Before Memorial Day
Assistance is being sought for erecting American flags at an Oelwein cemetery, before Memorial Day.
NE Iowa SUV Driver Collides with SW Wisconsin Boat
A Ridgeway motorist collides with the side of a boat, being towed by a pickup.
Anniversary of Deadly Tornado Outbreak
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the May 15th, 1968 tornado outbreak that killed several people in Northeast Iowa.
Charles City Police Solve Burglary, Recover Stolen Tools
Shortly after receiving a report of an overnight burglary, Charles City Police found the stolen merchandise.
Authorities Looking for Burglars in Winneshiek County
In the wake of numerous burglaries, authorities remind residents to always lock homes and vehicles.
Man Dies in Farm-Related Accident in Johnson County
An Eastern Iowa farm accident has taken the life of a Wellman man.