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The Kokopelli Bike Shuttle with Eric

It's something new for the Greater Des Moines Metro it's the Kokopelli Bike Shuttle and BYOB means...bring your own bike. Here we spend some time with professional driver Eric Riedinger about this service that is becoming very popular among the growing number of cyclists in the Metro. If you enjoy cycling, music and fun think Kokopelli a cool dude even though he's over 3,000 years old. 

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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Singapore and Des Moines Home Buying with Sock Spearman

Every so often we offer up a remastered-rebroadcast of an interview segment that was downloaded often by our listeners. They have judged the interview to be worthy of a rebroadcast during the Business News Hour. That is the case with this interview with Sock Spearman from ReMax Real Estate Concepts. We talk a bit about her native Singapore and then dive into home buying in the Greater Des Moines Metro. 


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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The Hotel Business with Troy Thompson

He's spent nearly three decades in the hospitality industry and currently serves as the Director of Sales at the Holiday Inn and Suites based on Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines. We talk with Troy Thompson about the changes in the industry, what he does to help meeting planners and more. Listen in: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. 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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Are You Intercultural Enough for Your Business?

Here is a fascinating conversation about our global economy and how, if you have not mastered intercultural skills, you may be falling short. Joining us from Tero International is our friend Deborah Rinner. Join us as we talk about common errors and how you, and your business, can better learn how to become a multi-cultural expert...for business and your personal life. 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. 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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The Home Guarantee with Sock Spearman

Our guest is Sock Spearman a native of Singapore who now works as a realtor with Re/Max Real Estate Concepts. We talk a bit about the wonders of Singapore and then launch into a conversation about her home purchase guarantee an exclusive way in which sellers can get an immediate purchase of their home. Have a listen... 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. 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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Heritage Clubs International with Ted Nelson

Bank Clubs...those efforts at relationship marketing that many community banks do to not only market their services but also extend the personal relationship with customers. Heritage Clubs International started here in Iowa back in 1980 and now extends to 33 states. We visit with Ted Nelson the Executive Director of HCI about the business of bank clubs, the challenges they face and the future. Here is that conversation:


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines and is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more fun, here is our Facebook Page.


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Cycling in Iowa with Mark Wyatt

There is an amazing truth regarding the economic impact of bicycling in the State of Iowa and who can better speak to that than Mark Wyatt of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition. Here we talk about the impact cycling has on business, local communities, licensing or taxing bicycles, urban cycling, safety issues and what the Iowa Legislature might do to help improve Iowa's standing as a "Bike Friendly State". (We've fallen from 5th in the nation to 24th).  Here is that conversation: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines and is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more fun, here is our Facebook Page.
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The Story of Honey Creek Resort with Todd Bordenaro

The website for Honey Creek Resort is stunning, the photos are amazing and it is a true jewel just outside of Des Moines. We wanted to learn more about this public resort that has a very commercial feel...yet...not.  Todd Bordenaro came by to give us the back-story about Honey Creek and, we're sold.  Gotta go!  Here is that conversation: 


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full service advertising agency based in Des Moines and is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more fun, here is our Facebook Page.
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Passionate Soccer Love with Tanya Keith!

To suggest that Tanya Keith likes soccer is a major understatement. Tanya is passionate about following the game and she's been to every World Cup since...maybe when the ball was invented? She's recently released her new book, Passionate Soccer Love a story about her travels to far flung areas of the world to watch "her sport".  Here is our conversation.


Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is heard Monday - Friday from 5PM to 6PM on 1350-KRNT, Des Moines.  Connect with us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour and, for more fun, here is our Facebook Page.
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