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Emery Songer and Alex Mac host this fun all-Iowa podcast highlighting the Hawkeye State's biggest attractions and hidden gems.... Show More

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about their trip to Backbone State Park and what they will be doing next weekend when they are there. They also outline some of the cool events happening over the next couple of weeks on "What's Up in Iowa." They chat with Marblelympics commentator and Fort Dodge native Greg Woods about the end of the big YouTube series on the "Jelle's Marble Runs" channel and the controversy at the Iowa Speedway over... Read more

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about their next trip to Backbone State Park in Northeast Iowa and what they plan to do when they get there on June 29. They also tell you how you can win a lake trip prize pack with the help of Scheel's All Sports in West Des Moines. The guys also outline some of the cool events happening in Iowa this weekend.

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about the final decision on where they will spend their TRYOWA lake trip. They also tell the listeners how to get ready for a big lake-themed giveaway involving SCHEEL'S ALL SPORTS in West Des Moines. Michael Admire from Drake University and Andrew Downs from 1460 KXnO rejoin Quiz on the Cob as Alex looks for revenge!

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac continue to prepare for their June trip to an Iowa lake. They have narrowed it down to either Lake Okoboji or Backbone State Park for their trip and need the listeners and social media followers to vote to decide which one wins. The guys also talk about their Memorial Day Weekends and what they have coming up this weekend. In "What's Up in Iowa?" they talk about the Iowa Mennonite Relief Sale at the Johnso... Read more

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac have a heart-to-heart with the audience and explain why once again they did not go to Adventureland this past weekend. They outline the future of the show with a brand new partner: Scheel's All Sports. They give you plenty to do this holiday weekend with "What's Up In Iowa?" and WHO-TV Sportscaster Mark Freund joins the show to take a whack at "Quiz on the Cob."

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May 14, 2019 37 min

Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about their rescheduled trip to Adventureland. As a part of "What's Up In Iowa?" they talk with Andrew Peterson, who goes through some of the paranormal stories that are his favorite in his filmmaking and photography experience to celebrate "Halfway to Halloween." Andrew hangs around and goes up against Alex Mac in "Quiz on the Cob."

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about their unlucky Kentucky Derby. As a part of "What's Up in Iowa?" they chat to Ben Gislason from the Des Moines Buccaneers about the USHL and how it fits in Iowa with five of the league's teams around the state. They also talk about the Iowa Barnstormers, Iowa Wild, and several Mother's Day events. Ben faces Alex in another edition of "Quiz on the Cob."

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about how they didn't get to go to Adventureland Park because of the bad weather and when they are hoping to get there. They talk about the big events happening around the state and interview Iowan Greg Woods, who commentates the Marblelympics from Jelle's Marble Runs YouTube channel. They play Quiz on the Cob with Michael Admire from Drake University.

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April 24, 2019 21 min

Emery Songer and Alex Mac finish their chat with Adventureland's Molly Vincent about the direction of the park in the future. The guys also tease their appearance at Adventureland on April 27th and how you can win tickets to go yourself!

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk with Adventureland's Molly Vincent about the history of the theme park and how it has evolved over the last forty years. They also talk about their latest Adventureland ticket giveaway on Instagram. As a part of "What's Up In Iowa?" they chat with Lola's Hot Sauce CEO Taufeek Shah and give the flavors a try. 1460 KXnO's Andrew Downs joins the show to take on Alex in another edition of "Quiz on the Cob... Read more

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac reveal their newest adventure coming up at the end of April and how you can be a part of it. As a part of "What's Up In Iowa?" they preview the new season of "Game of Thrones" with Professor Gary Arms from Clarke University and why the show has ties to the state of Iowa. Broadcasting legend Van Harden joins the show to challenge Alex in "Quiz on the Cob."

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac drop some hints at where they'll be heading later this month for their next TRYOWA adventure. They talk with Melinda Farnsworth with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Central Iowa to talk about the 4th Annual Cues for a Cure pool tournament among other events in the state. 1460 KXnO personality Sean Roberts hops on the show to play "Quiz on the Cob."

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac recap their trip to the American Gothic House, Ottumwa, and Oskaloosa over the weekend. They go through the big events happening around the state of Iowa this coming weekend, including an event in Spencer called "Rock'n Bac'n Brew'n" which involves craft beer and bacon. And the guys debut a new game and are joined by Maxwell Schaeffer.

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Emery and Alex Mac spend a day at the American Gothic House and Center in Eldon, Iowa. The TRYOWA Guys talk with Administrator Kelsy Westman in this live edition about the significance of the house and its location in Eldon. Kelsy also talks about her time at the University of Iowa, how she got into museum studies, and her goals for the future.

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac talk about who is wearing the dress in their reenactment of the American Gothic painting, what activities they will partake in on their roadtrip this coming weekend, and what pitstops they will make on the way there. Greg Edwards from Catch Des Moines joins the show to talk about the basketball tournament in town this week as part of "What's Up In Iowa?"

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This week on TRYOWA, Michael Morain from the Iowa Historical Society and Museum tell us the significance of the American Gothic House from an architectural viewpoint and what we can expect on their March 23rd trip to Eldon. Nick Kuhn from The Hall joins the show to talk about his venue's St. Patrick's Day Weekend party and we highlight some of the other celebrations around Iowa. And Maxwell from Z100 in New York attempts to guess t... Read more

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Emery Songer and Alex Mac introduce their brand new podcast about Iowa's biggest attractions and hidden gems. They announce their first road trip at the end of March to the American Gothic House in Eldon and their plans for that, including an interview with Kelsy Westman of the American Gothic House Center. They also take a look at what's happening this weekend in the state, including an interview with Naomi Kueter from the Mont Re... Read more

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February 27, 2019 59 sec

Hosts Emery Songer and Alex Mac explain their new podcast, showcasing Iowa's biggest attractions and hidden gems.

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