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David Kroll Interviews Hailey Whitters

  David Kroll chats with Hailey Whitters . They talked about her Grand Ole Opry performances, singing with Trisha Yearwood and, of course, returning to her home state of Iowa to open for Phil Vassar. […]

The Big Country Cafe

Join us at the Big Country Café Monday thru Friday from Noon to 1PM on Big Country 103.1 We serve up the hottest Country hits in your lunch hour. What’s your favorite Country song? Let […]

David Kroll Chats Again w/ Cali Wilson

Cali Wilson from season 17 of NBC’s The Voice talks with David Kroll as she heads into the live shows on this season of NBC’s The Voice!. David and Cali have performed all over the country together […]


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RSS From the KBUR Newsroom

  • US long-term mortgage rates up for 6th week; 30-year at 6.7%
    Washington (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the sixth straight week, marking new highs not seen in 15 years. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reports that the average on the key 30-year rate
  • US economy drops at 0.6% annual rate from April through June
    Washington (AP) — Battered by surging consumer prices and rising interest rates, the U.S. economy shrank at a 0.6% annual rate from April through June, the government announced Thursday, unchanged from its previous second-quarter estimate. It marked
  • Jury awards millions to man exonerated of sex crime
    Johnson County, IA-  A Johnson County District Court jury has awarded $12 million to a man who was found guilty of a sex crime he didn’t commit. Radio Iowa reports that the jury heard six days of
  • Hike a Park Eden Park
    Burlington, IA- Des Moines County Conservation has announced the latest hike in their hike a park series. Hike a Park Eden Park will start on Thursday, October 20th to introduce visitors to this Louisa County Park. Des