A Forty-Year-Old Cold Case, Troy Price Resigns, And Stories Of Flood Resilience In Vinton

Feb 14, 2020

On this "News Buzz" edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer speaks with a variety of guests about the week's latest news stories. This episode includes interviews about the trial of a forty-year-old cold case in Davenport, the resignation of Troy Price as the chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, and bills that have made headway in the Iowa statehouse.

Also on the program, stories of flood resilience from Vinton, a groove into the weekend with IPR's Studio One host Mark Simmet and our winter coach series with native Texan and new IPR talk show producer Matt Alvarez continues on a frozen lake in eastern Iowa.  


  • Kate Payne, IPR Eastern Iowa Reporter
  • Chris Larimer, Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Paul Schmitt, PhD candidate at the University of Iowa English Department
  • Katarina Sostaric, IPR Statehouse Reporter
  • Mark Simmet, IPR Studio One Host