Videos 2017

Reclaiming Iowa's Abandonded Coal Mines
May 31, 2017 | 9 min

Southern Iowa was once home to hundreds of surface coal mines. Today, there are efforts to clean up the deserted mines and reclaim the ground that was once rich with coal.

Whiterock Nature Conservancy
Jun 7, 2017 | 8 min

Natural science experts and the public come together for a BioBlitz day at Whiterock Conservancy near Coon Rapids to explore the area and help identify some of the species found there. From kids capturing frogs to adults analyzing soil, it’s a fun learning experience with a purpose.

Bee on a flower
May 24, 2017 | 6 min

The future of Iowa agriculture and ecosystem may hinge on the health of it's pollinators. Meet the people helping to ensure these vital species continue to thrive.

Market to Market (December 29, 2017)
Dec 29, 2017 | 27 min

The winter weather is no wonderland as cold consumes the U.S., and a look back at the common thread of the biggest stories of 2017. Market analysis with Elaine Kub.

Trump inauguration
Dec 29, 2017 | 5 min

2017 may be the worst year for natural disasters. Through early October, 15 weather events each racked up a $1 billion bill and that’s before including California’s wildfires. Meanwhile on the floor...