WHO Radio News

WHO Radio News

Our expanded newscasts from 12pm and 5pm (weekdays only)... Show More

Episodes

March 23, 2020 12 min
Maxwell interviews Dave Kalwishky, an Iowa private pilot who lost over 250 pounds. Listen as Dave describes his amazing health journey. And Dave talks about the effects of the covid-19 crisis on the private and commercial airline business.
Share
Mark as Played
March 23, 2020 6 min
Maxwell chats with Ted Corrigan, interim CEO and General Manager, of Des Moines Waterworks about their throrough plans to manage our water treatment and supply during the covid-19 outbreak.
Share
Mark as Played
March 6, 2020 26 min
American Heart Association-Iowa, legislative agenda// Greater Des Moines Partnership, recruiting new employees// Des Moines International Airport-spring break travel & coronavirus// Special Olympics-Iowa upcoming events//
Share
Mark as Played
February 20, 2020 26 min
Iowa Department of Public Health-Quitline// Opportunity on Deck programs for youth// American Lung Association's Fight for Air Climb update// Younkers Rehabilitation in Des Moines hosting traumatic brain conference// Iowa DOT reminds drivers about REAL ID license deadline//
Share
Mark as Played
February 14, 2020 27 min
Dylan Lampe, Food Bank of Iowa// Caitlin Meader & Ariel Perry, Opportunity on Deck, Iowa youth program// Nola Aginer, Polk County Health child immunization trends// Craig Kaufman, City of Ames film festival study// Heather Johnson, American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb update
Share
Mark as Played
Maxwell interviews author, Rachelle Chase, about her book, "Creating The Black Utopia of Buxton, Iowa". Rachelle describes the fascinating history of this early 20th century coal-mining Iowa town where African Americans and Caucasians lived, worked and attended school together.
Share
Mark as Played
February 7, 2020 26 min
FFA in Des Moines and Ames// Iowa tax tips, from Iowa Department of Revenue and Iowa DNR// Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Iowa's Bowl for Kids// Mercy One West Des Moines plans new unit for mothers and babies//
Share
Mark as Played
January 30, 2020 26 min
Des Moines Area Community College, French chef exchange, Chef John Andres, Maura Nelson// John Fuller, Iowa Department of Revenue, tax season begins// Colleen Rogers-Messenger, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Iowa, Bowl for Kids Sake preview// Jessica LeCroix, Safe Kids Greater Des Moines, TV safety
Share
Mark as Played
January 24, 2020 26 min
Michael Moraine, Iowa Caucuses exhibit, State Historical Museum// City of Waukee plans an epic park// Di Findley, Iowa Caregivers Association's wage and benefits study// Scott Wendl, Iowa Realtors Association's 2020 predictions// Stephanie Shepherd, Iowa DNR reminding taxpayers to donate to the Fish and Wildlife fund//
Share
Mark as Played
January 17, 2020 26 min
Allison Peet, Mindfulness-based stress reduction at Unity Point John Stoddard Cancer Center// Dylan Lampe, Food Bank of Iowa 2019 record numbers// Dr. Caitlin Pedadti, Iowa Department of Public Health, flu update// Heather Johnson, American Lung Association -Iowa Fight for Air Climb//
Share
Mark as Played
January 8, 2020 26 min
Danielle West, LifeServe Blood Center// Adam Haselhuhn, Rally Against Cancer preview, John Stoddard Cancer Center (Des Moines)// Tabatha Gerdner, Iowa Department of Public Health, Quitline Iowa// Mike Fitzgerald, State Treasurer, Great Iowa Treasure Hunt
Share
Mark as Played
After 10 months of flooding in Iowa, hundreds of people still out of their homes, a flood damaged interstate only recently reopened, other roads and infrastructure still not repaired, at the end of 2019 comes the worst possible news: Iowans are being told to prepare for more flooding in 2020. WHO Radio News takes a comprehensive look at the indications for flooding in 2020, and what went wrong in 2019 that may lead to flooding a...
Read more
Share
Mark as Played
After a Vox writer praised the passing of AB5 in California, a gig economy law aimed at forcing companies like Uber to pay benefits to workers, she had no idea the law would also impact her own job.
Share
Mark as Played
Those who have tried to skip Iowa during their path to the White House, have been forced to skip the election, and now we can add Julián Castro to that list. Even historic national front runners have lost when they did poorly in Iowa.
Share
Mark as Played
Every week we do one inspiring internet insight. This week: Unde water. Enjoy this completely useless waste of time!
Share
Mark as Played
According to Gallup, Obama and Trump tied as the most admired man. How did this happen and what does it say about us as a country? Not a whole lot actually...
Share
Mark as Played
DreiBerge Coffee co-owner Andrea Cummings has made the decision to end paper to-go coffee cups, but is this sustainable effort, a sustainable business model? I ask if she's prepared for this decision to end her business.
Share
Mark as Played
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Domino's for raising their prices to Times Square New Year's Eve Partiers. But not only is he way off base, but he did the same exact thing!
Share
Mark as Played
Many are angry at anyone who would dare compliment Adele on her weight loss because it implies there was something wrong with her weight before. People actually skinny shame now.
Share
Mark as Played
January 2, 2020 26 min
Lance Henning, Habitat for Humanity in Des Moines// Joe Murphy, Iowa Business Council// Kaylee Barrias-Lain, Ames Electric Services// Kelly Reilly, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden//
Share
Mark as Played

Chat About WHO Radio News

Popular Podcasts

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction
Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction
Join CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta for the latest news about the coronavirus. He'll make sense of the headlines, speak with the experts and give you all the information you need to stay safe and healthy.
The Joe Rogan Experience
The Joe Rogan Experience
Joe Rogan's Weekly Podcast
The Daily
The Daily
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.