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School Board Discussed Sale of Former AEA Building

During their regular meeting Monday night, the Creston school board discussed options for the former AEA building in Creston. It was suggested to tear it down and replace with additional tennis courts for SWCC.

Eventually, the board suggested to Superintendent Steve McDermott that the administration get in contact with SWCC to decide what will happen with the area.

Another Informational Meeting Held on Prescott/Creston CSD Merger

Just before the regular meeting of the Creston School Board Monday night, an informational meeting was held regarding the Prescott/Creston Schools merger. Superintendent Steve McDermott gave a handout to the attendees, and went through the basic information, if such a merger passed.

McDermott also explained the changes for tax levy rates at both Prescott and Creston, along with the existing staff at Prescott.

The next informational session is Monday, November 3. It will be held in Prescott, and starts at 6:30pm.

For the full story, listen to Claire's newscast here.

Union County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gives Update

Dennis Brown, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Union County, gave an update on the board's recent happenings. 

The Prairie Solid Waste area is currently under discussion as to who actually owns it. The supervisors are investigating so the proper owner can perform maintenance on the road.

Another topic discussed with Brown was CDL licensing for the Creston school's bus drivers. Superintendent Steve McDermott and Bob Beatty were in a recent meeting to discuss an easier way to license Creston's bus drivers.

Another topic was the GTSB grant Union County received. Brown says the $4,200 grant will be used to install cameras in the sheriff's cars.

You can hear much more information on all of this on Claire's newscast HERE.

Highway 92 Construction in Adair County

Scott Suhr, the District 4 Transportation Planner for the Iowa DOT gave an update on the road construction on highway 92 from the Adair/Cass county line to Greenfield.

He explains that it is in the middle stage of the process, and asks for the public's patience as the project gets completed.

KSIB - Your Country

On Friday, October 10, KSIB made the switch to country music format.  You will hear a few of your KSIB personalities on the air during our music times. All morning programming remains the same.

Monday through Friday - Music Times

Midnight to 6 AM    The Overnight with Jordan Armstrong

1 PM to 6 PM          Afternoon with Melinda Mackey

7 PM to Midnight    Your Country with Ben Walter


Midnight to 6 AM         Nonstop Country

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM    Melinda Mackey

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM   Ben Walter

7:00 PM to Midnight  Jordan Armstrong


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM  Melinda Mackey

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM    Ben Walter

7:00 PM to Midnight   Jordan Armstrong


Creston School 2014 Coronation Broadcast on KSIB

If you missed it or was unable to listen, you can listen to the entirety of the ceremony HERE.

KSIB's Own Gary Bucklin Inducted in Creston School's Hall of Fame

Gary Bucklin, a staple in southwest Iowa for nearly 30 years, will be inducted into Creston School's annual Hall of Fame Friday, October 3. Gary came to Creston in 1985, joined the staff of KSIB, and became Sports Director a year later.

Since that time, he has broadcasted for Creston football, basketball, and much more. In addition to his work at KSIB, he has done a lot of volunteering announcing at sporting events.

His work continues today, as he puts together an hour-long sports show every day called the Midday Report - weekdays at 11 AM here on KSIB. He calls coaches from all around the area and gives insightful interviews regarding the games coming up and previous games as well.

For more information, listen to Claire's piece on Gary. HERE

Football Broadcast Schedule

Oct. 24   Creston, O-M @ Atlantic            7:30pm

Daily Newscast with Claire Beverly

Did you miss today's newscast on KSIB?
Below is Claire's newscast from today, October 22.

Listen to today's newscast. Part one HERE.

Part two HERE

Catch our local newscasts at 6:30am, 7:05am, 8:05am, 12:15pm and 5:00pm!

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2014 Iowa Broadcast News Association News Excellence Awards.



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12:00 AM - 6:00 AM -- The Overnight with Jordan Armstrong

6:00 AM - 8:30 AM -- KSIB Morning Show
  news, weather, sports highlights, birthdays, funerals, & trivia
    with Ben Walter & Gary Bucklin

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM -- Trading Post
   call in to buy and sell with Ben Walter

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM --
   Monday & Thursday - The Grapevine
     community issues and events with Melinda Mackey
   Tuesday - Koffee Klatch
     lifestyle chat with Kathy Rieck
   Wednesday -- Radio Ranch
     agriculture issues with a local twist with Chad Rieck
   Friday - Level B
     outdoor living with Ben Walter

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - AgriTalk - The Voice of Rural America

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM -- The Midday Report
   news, weather and lots of sports with Gary Bucklin

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM -- The Afternoon with Melinda Mackey

5:00 PM - 5:30 PM -- KSIB Evening News

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM -- Your Country

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM --
   Monday - PRN Fast Talk
   Tuesday - NASCAR Live
   Wednesday - Wine Crush
   Thursday - MRN 360
   Friday - O'Reilly Pit Report

7:00 PM - 12:00 AM -- Your Country with Ben Walter

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SWCC Spotlight

The latest news from Southwestern, as well as a look at athletic competitions and general campus events coming up!

Thursdays at 11:45am on KSIB

October 16 SWCC Spotlight

October 9 SWCC Spotlight

October 2 SWCC Spotlight

September 25 SWCC Spotlight

September 18 SWCC Spotlight


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NASCAR Broadcast Schedule:

SUNDAY, October 19  12:00 PM
Geico 500
Talladega Speedway
Talladega, AL

SUNDAY, October 26  11:30 AM
Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Martinsville Speedway
Martinsville, VA


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