Iowa 7th And Drake 20th In NET Rankings

Iowa is ranked seventh and Drake is 20th in the first NET rankings of the college basketball season. The NCAA Evaluation Tool replaced the RPI rankings as a way to judge a team’s resume. Read more

Dairy groups welcome new dietary guidelines

IARN — Newly released federal dietary guidelines will benefit dairy, even as work remains to be done, according to the National Milk Producers Federation. Miquela Hanselman, NMPF’s regulatory affairs manager, says, “Dairy is in a good place.” Read more

NASS conducts special survey on food marketing

IARN — Most farmers are familiar with the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Census of Agriculture that is taken by their National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) every couple of years. Right now, however, NASS is conducting a special survey called the 2020 Local Food Marketing Practices Survey. This special data is collected every five years and helps expand upon the high-level data the agency collects in the basic census. Read more

KIWA Marketplace For January 5th

KIWA Marketplace is on KIWA FM 105.3 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 9:15 am

Call during the program at 712-324-5377, text 712-324-2597, or email

All items and garage sales called/texted/emailed in will be added to this web page

For Sale:

4 player, 6 player, 8 player wahoo/aggravation board games. Hand made, sanded, stained, and painted. Come with marbles and dice. Call 712-578-1897

round bales of grass hay stored inside 712 348 1600

Jiffy 2500 series ice auger. 2 Eyoyo underwater cameras, one with 7 inch screen and one 9 inch screen. Phone 712-261-5666.

Craftsman 28″ snowblower 6 speed forward, 2 reverse – $500 — 712-348-5504

JD garden Tractor 420, 2 stage snowblower and 60 in mower deck — 712-230-0060

steel T posts – 712-441-7041



Dordt Men Roll In Win Over Dakota State

The Dordt Defenders never trailed in taking a 16-point win from Dakota State in non-conference men’s basketball Monday night, January 4 in Madison, South Dakota. Dordt scored the first eight points of the game and didn’t allow the hosts to get closer than eight for the final 30 minutes of the game in winning their fifth straight. Read more

Ronnie Bents

Ronnie LeRoy Bents, 69, of Salem lost his courageous three-year battle with cancer on January 1, 2021. Read more

U.S. raising tariffs on certain European imports

IARN — The U.S. government says it will raise tariffs on certain products coming into the country from the European Union. Those products include wines from France and Germany, as well as aircraft components. It is the latest move in a longtime battle between Washington and Brussels over aircraft subsidies. Read more