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The Fletcher - Restaurant of the Week

Meet Rob Fair who runs The Fletcher of Ankeny. We ask about the unique name, the food, the atmosphere and more. It's all here in the back-story of a restaurant open seven days a week for lunch and dinner and a Happy Hour Monday - Friday from 2pm to 5pm.  The Fletcher the Insight on Business Restaurant of the Week! 

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Why “Loud is Losing” with Kyle Sexton

Our friends from the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the Ankeny Chamber of Commerce and the Ankeny Young Professionals brought marketing strategist Kyle Sexton the the Metro for a presentation about your best consumers, marketing and putting those two factors together to...win. Here we talk about what a marketing strategist does and some of the high points from his presention. If you have anything to do with marketing a product or service...you might want to listen! No, there is no "might" about this...

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Eat, Play, Love Des Moines - Stuff to DO with Sheryl Tessier!

Grab your calendar and let's talk Eat, Play, Love Des Moines with Sheryl Tessier as she highlights some great things to do in the Greater Des Moines Metro. From eats to beats she has a list of STUFF to DO that will get you out of the house. Things like a Lunar New Year Celebration, to a Chili Cookoff, the Fire and Ice Winter Pub Crawl, Wines and ice fishing...(really?). Listen in!

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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The Issue of Caregiving in Iowa - It Impacts Each of Us

With us, for a return visit, is John Hale from the Hale Group based in Ankeny. He has spent a decade working on caregiving issues in Iowa and his professional opinion is that we are in crisis. During this extended interview (some of which was recorded AFTER our broadcast time ran out) we detail the issues from the perspective of the person being cared for, the family caregiver and the paid caregiver. Each are impacted by the sorry state of health care in Iowa. Have a listen and learn...and then get active.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Whiskey House - Restaurant of the Week

Brand new in Ankeny it's the Whiskey House our Restaurant of the Week. Here we chat with owner Uriah and mixologist Blake about what you can expect at this the newest restaurant and watering hole in the Greater Des Moines Metro...fun stuff.

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:05pm on AM-940, FM-104.5 and in HD at 103.3 HD2. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Ann Porter on A+ Home Health Care from Ankeny

Our guest is Ann Porter a Registered Nurse who saw a need for personal home health care and, several years ago, launched A+ Home Health Care based in Ankeny. Ann talks about the the home health care demand, why she entered the business and breaks down the many services available. An especially important conversation for care-givers and family members.



 Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Dave Thompson and The Urban Grill to Ankeny

It is one of the most popular restaurants in the Western Suburbs...The Urban Grill has a great story and we sat down with owner Dave Thompson so he could share it with you...and his move to Ankeny this week! Listen in...Our Small Business Spotlight shines on Dave Thompson. 

Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.




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Colin Panzi on Metro Real Estate and Housing Issues

Our guest is Colin Panzi from Re/Max Real Estate Concepts. We met at a recent agent gathering and asked him to come on the Business News Hour to give his overview of the housing market in the Greater Des Moines Metro. He's also the leader of a "team". We asked what that was all about and why it seems to work so well.  Meet Colin:


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. You can catch us at 5:05PM on AM-940, FM-104.5 or in HD at 103.3 HD2. It is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with The Business News Hour on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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Classic Carpet Cleaning - Small Business Spotlight

Our Small Business Spotlight shines on Steve Nelson of Classic Carpet Cleaning based in Ankeny. We love sharing the stories of business people who work hard and get ahead. Steve shares some carpet cleaning secrets and why, for him, this business is so rewarding. Here's our conversation:


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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The Art of Shauna Humrich

Speaking of Women in Business, we reached out to our friend Shauna Humrich when we learned the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship employee was involved in a project to photograph historic landmarks in Des Moines and Polk County. Along with that she has an interesting art exhibit going on now at the Ankeny Art Center. Here is that conversation.


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only business broadcast in the Des Moines Metro and a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more, here is our Facebook Page.
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