Stuart is the Director of Internet Operations at WHO-HD. He’s worked in this role since 1995 and was a part of WHO-HDs on-line efforts since the beginning of the project. Long time viewers would recognize Stuart from his Today in Iowa Sunday appearances on Computer Corner!

Before taking the reigns of, Stuart was a news photographer here at WHO. He began with the station in the summer of 1983 and worked as a news photographer until 1995 when he became webmaster.

Away from the station, Stuart is a private pilot and loves to spend his free time flying over central Iowa.

Recent Articles
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    St. Patty’s Fun In Downtown Parade

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Get your green on today and head down to the St. Patrick’s day parade downtown!  Iowa’s Irish sons and daughters will show off their pride alongside Irish musicians and bagpipes. The parade starts at noon.  Plan to get your spot early along Grand Avenue, between Ninth and 15th street. The parade will be followed with an after party.  You’ll find traditional Irish foods and live music at the Marriott downtown. Don’t party too hard.  The “Central […]

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    Cash Savers Coming To Town

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Now we know the fate of the final two Dahl’s stores. Monday it was revealed the two stores will become Cash Saver Food outlets. The two stores to become Cash Saver Foods are located at 4121 Fleur and 1320 East Euclid. D. G. S. Acquisitions, an affiliate of Associated Wholesale Grocers, plans to remodel both stores and make the change next month. So, what can you expect? Brush up on your math skills… Cash Saver follows […]

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    Water Works Suit Filed on Monday

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Water Works officially filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday. The suit is against three Iowa counties. Named in the suit are the Boards of Supervisors in Sac, Buena Vista and Calhoun counties as the trustees of ten drainage districts. The lawsuit accuses those districts of violating the clean water act. The water works is seeking damages for the harm it says was caused by the unlawful discharge of nitrates. Des Moines Water Works […]

  • Proposed Rules on Agricultural Drone Use Are Promising

    New guidance on drone use from the Federal Aviation Administration helps clarify drone use but the rules are only proposals not actual regulations. Drones have many uses including in agriculture.  But the FAA says they’re not legal for commercial use… yet. David Gieger explains more in this morning’s Agribusiness Report.

  • LiveWell Minute: Vaccinations

    It is important to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of disease. Vaccinations are the most effective weapons against diseases, working in 85 to 99 percent of all cases.

  • LiveWell Minute: Hip and Knee Replacement

    Each year approximately 773,000 Americans have hip or knee replacement surgery. Since the early 1970’s the surgeons of Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons have performed over 12,000 total hip replacements and more than 20,000 total knee replacements.

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    LIVE COVERAGE: Decision 2014

  • LiveWell Minute: Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program

    Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) cancer patients, ages 15-35, represent approximately 7 percent of all cancer diagnoses.  Survival rates for this age group have changed little in 20 years despite improvements made for children and older adults. Rachel Dow, Adolescent and Young Adult Program Coordinator says, “John Stoddard Cancer Center and Blank Children’s Hospital have joined together to create the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program.  Our highly skilled team is working to develop standards of excellence for diagnosis, treatment […]

  • John Stoddard Breast Cancer Accredited

    LiveWell Minute: Stoddard Breast Cancer Accreditation

    John Stoddard is the first cancer center in central Iowa to be granted the top-level, three-year accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancers, making it one of the nation’s top breast cancer care centers. Dr. Scott Hamling, The Iowa Clinic says, “Each year at John Stoddard we treat 1600 cancer patients, 300 of which are breast cancer patients. Being granted this accreditation means we have exceeded national standards and provide top-quality breast care right here in Des Moines.” […]

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    Livewell Minute: John Stoddard Commission on Cancer

    John Stoddard Cancer Center, part of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines continues to lead the way for Iowans and has been recognized for its quality cancer care.  As a 2013 recipient of the Commission on Cancer’s Outstanding Achievement Award, John Stoddard is the only cancer center in Iowa to have received this award and is in the top 15 percent of cancer centers in the United States. Seven standards form the basis of the Outstanding Achievement award and they are […]

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    LiveWell Minute: Stroke Detection

    A stroke is an emergency situation, and time is important. During a stroke, vital blood flow and oxygen is cut off to the brain. In the U.S., stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, killing more than 133,000 people each year, and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. Dr. Calvin Hansen, Neurology says, “Remember to act FAST to save a life and limit disabilities.  FAST stands for Face, Arm, Speech and Time.  Does their face droop on […]

  • KidneyStones_415

    LIVEWELL MINUTE: Kidney Stones in Children

    A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in a kidney when substances that are normally found in the urine become highly concentrated.  A larger stone may get stuck along the urinary tract and can block the flow of urine, causing severe pain or blood that can be seen in the urine. Dr. Ari Auron, Pediatric Nephrologist, Blank Children’s Hospital says, “Children with kidney stones may have pain while urinating, see blood in the urine, or feel […]


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