Trading Post

January 5th, 2016 by Jim Field

FOR SALE:  a dark tan recliner, purchased less than one month ago at Brymon’s for $450, asking $350.  Also 2 light tan cloth rocking chairs, best offer.  Also have a coffee table and microwave for sale.  Call 712-243-6772.  SOLD!!

FOR SALE: Digital point micrometer for precise measurments. Like new, in excellent shape, $100.  Call 712-249-4005.

FOR SALE: 1) Sectional Couch that has recliner on one end, hide-a-bed in the middle, and a chaise lounge on the other side. Light tan in color, used very little, soft material, $400. 2) 1996 Jeep Cherokee 4-wheel drive.  Everything works fine, runs well, few dents, Green. $1,650.  3) Flat front tube TV, 42″ to 50″, silver, comes with glass stand/shelving that fits it.  $70.  Call 712-304-4262 in Audubon.

(Podcast) KJAN 8-a.m. News, 1/5/2016

News, Podcasts

January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

More area and State news from KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.


Hamburger Soup (1-5-2016)

Mom's Tips

January 5th, 2016 by Jim Field

  • 1 lb. hamburger
  • 1 small onion, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup uncooked narrow noodles
  • 5 to 6 cups water
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 cup finely diced carrots
  • 1 cup finely diced potatoes
  • 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

Brown hamburger with onion; drain off fat.  Add noodles, water. bouillon cubes, carrots, potatoes and mushroom soup.  Bring to a boil; cover and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes.  Add salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce and simmer 5 to 10 minutes more.  Makes 6 to 8 servings.

(Diane Dea)

Area basketball scores from Mon., 1/4/16


January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson


Hawkeye Ten Conference
Lewis Central 61, Creston 45

Western Iowa Conference
IKM-Manning 54, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 46

Rolling Valley Conference
Madrid 64, Glidden-Ralston 52

Pride of Iowa Conference
Lenox 69, Diagnol 59


Hawkeye Ten Conference
Interstate 35,Truro 44, Creston 36

Western Iowa Conference
IKM-Manning 43, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 38

Rolling Valley Conference
Glidden-Ralston 41, Madrid 29

Corner Conference
Nishnabotna 43, Rock Port, Mo. 26
South Page 37, West Nodaway 27

Pride of Iowa Conference
Diagonal 47, Lenox 32
Mount Ayr 55, Clarke, Osceola 38

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 1/5/2016

Podcasts, Sports

January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.


Skyscan forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 1/5/2016


January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Today: Partly sunny. High near 35. S @ 10-20 w/gusts to 25.
Tonight: Mostly Cloudy w/a slight chance of freezing drizzle mixing w/snow after midnight. Low around 27. S @ 15-25.
Wednesday: A chance of snow and freezing rain before 9am, then patchy snow and freezing drizzle through Noon. Rain/snow mix possible after Noon. High 34. S @ 10-20. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Wednesday Night: A chance of rain and snow before midnight, then a chance of freezing drizzle. Low around 32. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain. High near 37. S/SE @ 5-10.
Thursday Night: Rain likely before midnight, then rain and snow likely. Low around 33.
Friday: A 50% chance of rain and snow. High near 36.

Monday’s High in Atlantic was 23. Our 24-hour ending at 7-a.m. today, was 7. Last year on this date we reached 18 for a High and -2 was the low. The All-time Record High in Atlantic on this date was 62 in 2012, while the Record Low was -26 in 2010.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning News & funeral report, 1/5/2016

News, Podcasts

January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The area’s top news at 7:07-a.m., w/KJAN News Director Ric Hanson


Iowa Cornerback Desmond King announces return for senior season


January 5th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Iowa cornerback and reigning Jim Thorpe Award winner Desmond King has announced he will return for his senior season.

King was a consensus All-American choice and had eight interceptions for the Hawkeyes this season. That mark tied the Iowa single-season record. It also tied for second in the nation and first in the Big Ten Conference.

According to The Daily Iowan, King told defensive coordinator Phil Parker and head coach Kirk Ferentz the news on Monday.

Ernst kicks-off her 99 County IA tour this Thursday


January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

A reminder today from the office of Iowa Republican U-S Senator Joni Ernst, that the Senator will kick-off of her 99 county tour of Iowa for 2016, this Thursday morning (1/7). Ernst will return to the Montgomery County Courthouse in her hometown of Red Oak to host a town meeting that begins at 8-a.m.  The event is open to the public.

ACSD to receive Collective Bargaining proposal


January 5th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Atlantic Community School District (ACSD) will hold an open session Wednesday afternoon. During the 4-p.m. meeting in the library at the Atlantic Middle School, the District’s Administration will receive the Non-Certified Collective Bargaining Unit’s initial proposal for 2016-17. No action will be taken. The District will present the Atlantic Education Association’s initial proposal at 5-p.m. Jan. 13th, in the Media Center at the Atlantic High School.