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Stuff to DO Saturday Into Next Week with Jeff Pitts

He's here and talking about "Stuff to DO in the Metro" it's Jeff Pitts our lifestyle correspondent from Cityview Magazine. From the Music of Queen to a junk event to Beer Can Alley and wrestling on Wednesday night to the Iowa Wolves basketball. He's got it all... 

The award winning 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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Jeff Pitts from Cityview with Stuff to DO!

Each week, at the end of the week, we leave the business news and dive into "Stuff to DO in the Des Moines Metro" with Jeff Pitts from Cityview Magazine. Here Jeff gives some Halloween History, we offer some Halloween "jokes", talk football, hockey, a pumpkin walk (have never before seen a pumpkin "walk") Hot Dog Night with the Iowa Wild, some culture with various theater acts and the Rebirth Brass Band at Stephens Auditorium in Ames.  Whew...click in and listen!

The award winning 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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Stuff to DO with Cityview and Jeff Pitts!

Each Friday Jeff Pitts, our lifestyle contributor from Cityview Magazine drops in to share with us "Stuff to DO in the Metro" this weekend into next week. Here we talk about the circus, Touchdown Tailgate in Cowles Commons, the Renaissance Faire, Big Al's BBQ, The Nutcracker, Spicy Fall Flavors, Books & Blankets and Halloween at The Fleur... Join us in the fun...

The award winning 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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The LPGA and the Solheim Cup

One of the biggest international golf events is the Solheim Cup Tournament and it's in Des Moines this week. Reports are that a record number of tickets, over 130,000 have been purchased to see the best female golfers in the United States compete against the best from Europe. We caught up with Jon Podany the Chief Commercial Officer for the LPGA at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club. Here we talk about the LPGA, the Solheim Cup and the economics of these events. It's all quite the business...

The award winning 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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Pure Prep Academy - Reaching Kids Through Basketball

When our friend Tiffany Menke from the Urbandale Chamber shares a story with us...we take it seriously. We had not yet heard of Pure Prep Academy but we're glad we made the connection. Meet Coach Chris Morrow and Owner/Coach B.G. Rigins the people behind this great program designed to model good behavior while teaching high-level basketball skills. It's really something we should all be proud of....

The award winning 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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Stuff to DO with Jeff Pitts and Cityview

He's back with his picks of Stuff to DO in the Metro! It's Jeff Pitts our lifestyle contributor from Cityview. Here he talks about Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, The Naked Magicians, The Relay for Life, the Baseball Hall of Fame and what to expect there. Next week it's Music in the Park in Windsor Heights with the Bob Door Blue Band, Valley Junction turns 30 and Cityview celebrates a birthday during Johnston Green Days! Listen in and then...GO! 

The award winning 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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Let’s Go to Kandango!

We first heard about Kandango at the Bike Expo this winter and asked Lori Murga to round up some friends and come in to chat about what the heck Kandango...is. With Lori is Kevin Knape and they share with us this really interesting bike ride in...Kansas.  Ready to roll!

The award winning 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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Stuff to Do with Cityview and Jeff Pitts

Each week our lifestyle contributor Jeff Pitts from Cityview comes by with his top picks of "Stuff to Do in the Des Moines Metro" and it's always quite a mix: From the Iowa Barnstormers to the Des Moines Spirngfest Horse Show to the Drake Relays, to Living History Farms to Beauty and the Beast and even fresh food at the Valley Junction Farmers Market opening! This is a fun segment...because sometimes ya just gotta. 

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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Iowa Wild Hockey - The Business with Todd Frederickson

Since 2013 when he was named President of the Iowa Wild Todd Frederickson has been busy in creating solid relationships between business and hockey. Here we talk about the sport, the thrill of winning, the players, the adjustments the front office has made regarding business sponsors and more. It's a wide ranging interview about the business of creating a successful experience for not only the fans but also the many business sponsors that generate the revenue necessary to maintain AHL Hockey in Iowa.

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 Kiwanis Basketball Jamboree

Each year the Metro Kiwanis Clubs band together to put on an entire day of high school basketball. It's all in an effort to raise funds for worthy causes. Today we chat with Conor O'Brien from the Des Moines Kiwanis who explains what you can expect and the cause they are sponsoring.

 

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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