Lee Kline's Iowa Notebook

Lee Kline's Iowa Notebook

Lee Kline has been telling great stories on Iowa's legendary WHO-AM 1040 for more than fifty years. Listen to him live on Friday's at 12:45pm.

Episodes

September 15, 2017 7 min
Lee tells the amazing story of Herbert Williams, whose heroism went unknown to his family. Also, how did you experience the great solar eclipse?
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From Pearl Harbor to 9/11, Lee recounts where he was for America's darkest hours
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September 1, 2017 5 min
Learn about author, poet, and Iowa farm boy James Hearst
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August 25, 2017 6 min
Lee tells us about a family in Southestern Iowa that's been in America since the 17th Century
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August 18, 2017 7 min
Lee gives credit to those who went big for the large vegetable competitions
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August 4, 2017 6 min
Hear a song by Iowa songwriter Greg Brown about many Iowans' favorite annual tradition: a trip to the Iowa State Fair
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July 28, 2017 5 min
Lee recounts the story of Gary Pickard, who rode all of RAGBRAI at age 83
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July 21, 2017 4 min
Lee talks about the story behind the richest man in the world, who is really just a kid from Omaha
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July 19, 2017 5 min
Float down the lazy river of reminiscence
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July 14, 2017 7 min
Lee roams into the topic of the lesser known species of bison
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July 11, 2017 4 min
Lee honors the memory of America's first space orbiter
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July 7, 2017 6 min
Sometimes something is so big you can walk right by it and miss it
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July 5, 2017 5 min
Hear the stories of some of the Iowans who fought in WWII
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Listen to the Eastern Iowa Brass Band as they perform on the National Mall for the 4th of July
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June 30, 2017 7 min
we take a trip to little Brooklyn IA, the Community of Flags
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June 30, 2017 8 min
Learn about some of the history of one of the farmer's most important tools
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June 30, 2017 8 min
On St. Patrick's Day, hear a wonderful rendition of the old Irish classic.
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June 30, 2017 5 min
Last time Lee interviewed a winner of the bean growing contest, now he finds out about how to grow the most corn.
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June 30, 2017 4 min
At one time, major seed companies would have contests to see who could get the best yield from their products. Here Lee interviews the winner of one of the bean growing contests.
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June 30, 2017 8 min
The conclusion of former hostage Tom Sutherland's speech at Iowa State University about what life was like in captivity
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