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KJAN Heartbeat Today

Listen each weekday morning at 7:30 am as Jim Field visits about something that may have an impact on your life.  You’ll enjoy interviews about the people, places and events that make the Nishna Valley a special place.  If you missed a show you can listen to it here.  Have suggestions for a show topic?  Let us know!

Heartbeat Today 05-02-2022

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May 2nd, 2022 by Chris Parks

Chris Parks speaks with Jackie Sampson about the renaming of the Trojan Relays to the Bruce Henderson Invitational. She shares details about his legendary career and the honors that will be handed out Monday.

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Heartbeat Today 04/29/2022

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April 29th, 2022 by Jim Field

Chris Parks speaks with some of the top graduating seniors from Griswold High School: Anna Kelley, Lydia Greiman, and Hayden Smith.

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Heartbeat Today 04-28-2022

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April 28th, 2022 by Chris Parks

Chris Parks speaks with Freese-Notis Meteorologist Dan Hicks about the outlook for the spring planting season.

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Heartbeat Today 4-27-2022

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April 27th, 2022 by Jim Field

Jim Field visits with graduating seniors Eyon Steffensen, Elly Peters, Lane Spieker and Paige Jensen of CAM High School.

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Heartbeat Today 4-26-2022

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April 26th, 2022 by Jim Field

Jim Field visits with McKenna Sick and McKenna Rose, two of the top 2022 graduating seniors from Riverside High School.

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Heartbeat Today 4-25-2022

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April 25th, 2022 by Jim Field

Jim Field visits with Riley Smith about his journey from Griswold High School and a part-time job at KJAN, to Northwest Missouri State and now a reporter and digital media expert for the Iowa Agribusiness Network.

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Heartbeat Today 4-22-2022

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April 22nd, 2022 by Jim Field

Jim Field shares some information about volunteering through ISU Extension and Outreach.

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Heartbeat Today 4-21-2022

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April 21st, 2022 by Jim Field

Jim Field visits with author, historian and documentary producer Jeff Stein, who will present the program, “From the Battlefront to the Homefront: Iowa Broadcasters Go to War,” Sunday, April 24 at 2:00 pm at the American Legion Memorial Building in Atlantic.  Jeff will also provide historical audio clips from Iowa war correspondents.  Here are a couple of examples:

Herb Plambeck V-E Day, May 15, 1945:

Jack Shelley on Guam after Atomic Bomb drop August 11, 1945:

And, here is the interview with Jeff:

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Heartbeat Today 4-20-2022

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April 20th, 2022 by Jim Field

Jim Field visits with Bob Harris about the rapid growth of the Southwest Iowa Fishing Team.

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Heartbeat Today 04/18/2022

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April 18th, 2022 by Chris Parks

Jim Field speaks with Ken Moorman about the upcoming Friends of the Atlantic Public Library book sale.

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