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WLN Conference

The Women's Leadership Network's 2014 Conference is Wednesday, September 10 from 8-4 at the Grand River Center. The theme this year is "Lead Yourself First....Stand Out! Keynote speaker is Karyn Ruth White with breakout session speakers that include Dr. Eckhart, Pati Gallogly, Joey Taylor and more. For all the info, log onto

KAT Perkins of The Voice

Top 5 finisher on season six of TV’s “The Voice,” Kat Perkins is bringing her strong vocals to a performance at the Mississippi Moon Bar.She has performed alongside acts such as Bon Jovi and The Foo Fighters.Perkins also fronted her own award-winning Minneapolis rock group, Skitzo.Get your tickets for the November 21st concert, log onto by KAT FM and KWWL.

Treasures of the Tri-States Calendar

Are you proud of the photos you take? KAT FM wants your best photos to put on the 2015 Treasures of the Tri-States calendar. Send your best shots in a jpeg or PDF to Your picture could be included on the calendar. Entry deadline is August 31. calendars will be distributed in November.

Des Moines Staycations

Congratulations to Heather Eastlick and Samantha Lange, winners of the Staycations in Des Moines. Thanks for registering to win at!

A Gift for your Anniversary!

Submit your Anniversary at and include an address for your chance to win with Sunset Ridge Winery. Weekly winners will be chosen to receive a bottle of wine and a pizza from Sunset Ridge. Tasting room is open every Wednesday thru Sunday with Live Music every Sunday from 4-7. Sunset Ridge Winery just 5 minutes north of Dubuque on highway 52.

Severe Weather

Count on KAT FM to keep you and your family safe! Listen for the latest in weather including up to the minute Watches and Warnings from the National Weather Service, the KAT FM News Room and Weather Tap High Def Radar. When Severe Weather strikes, count on KAT FM.

Mercy Medical Center

Join Mike and Lisa and Mercy Medical Center every Friday morning at 7:40. Learn how the food you eat can benefit your overall health. Mercy Medical Center Dietitians will explain how proper nutrition can help you maintain a healthy weight, heart and lower cholesterol. Don't miss the details this Friday Morning with Mercy Medical Center and KAT FM.

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Birthdays & Anniversaries

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  • tommy and mara garner - 20 years!!
  • Birthday

  • morgan hoyer
  • bonnie roussel
  • trudy hefel - 50 something
  • sammy sahm - 15
  • luke bonert - 40
  • neil weiss
  • rachel schmitt - 16 years old
  • devon mullner - 23
  • katelyn egan - 12
  • rachel schmitt - 16 years old
  • julie bassler - 63
  • maddie heitkamp - 10
  • martha papke - 40
  • dave hefel - 59
  • david irish - 60
  • matthew bandy - 15
  • katelyn egan - 12

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News and Weather

Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A former Iowa lawmaker who switched his support from one presidential candidate days before the 2012 caucuses has pleaded guilty to federal charges. Federal officials say Kent Sorenson got "under-the-table payments" before he changed loyalties. Sorenson had been Michele Bachmann's state chairman but later threw his support to Ron Paul.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa House committee will review a state program that provides grants to crime victims. It will question staff members from the attorney general's office at a hearing next month. A spokesman for Attorney General Tom Miller says the program was managed responsibly.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Supreme Court is hearing from attorneys, judges, and law professors on whether to let attorneys from in-state law schools skip the bar exam. Supporters of the idea say it will reduce law students' debt by letting them work sooner, while opponents say the bar exam is important in weeding out people who aren't prepared to practice.

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - An Indiana man paddling down the Mississippi River to raise money for breast cancer research says his kayak has been vandalized ...

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Stay tuned to hear these songs in the next 22 minutes:

  • Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
  • (Keep Feeling) Fascination - The Human League
  • No More Words - Berlin
  • Mexican Radio - Wall Of Voodoo
  • Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins

This Week's Top Songs

  • Believer - American Authors
  • Girls Chase Boys - Ingrid Michaelson
  • Rude - Magic
  • Maps - Maroon 5
  • Am I Wrong - Nico & Vinz
  • Love Runs Out - One Republic
  • Ain't It Fun - Paramore
  • Stay With Me - Sam Smith
  • Classic - Mkto
  • A Sky Full Of Stars - Coldplay

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