Roger Riley

Multimedia Journalist

Multimedia Journalist

Recent Articles

  • COMBINING INTERESTS: Pedal To Petals

    Posted on: 12:44 am, June 7, 2013, by

    This weekend the metro area will be combining two interests – bicycles and gardening. The second annual event, Pedal to...
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    Courtesy: DM Botanical Gardens
  • RUNNELLS SINKHOLE: Residents Concerned

    Posted on: 4:02 am, June 6, 2013, by , updated on: 02:40pm, June 6, 2013

    Residents in Runnells are concerned about a sinkhole opening up near a home. It’s not the first time the town...
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    sink hole
  • IOWA MINES: Reclaiming Old Coal Mines

    Posted on: 2:13 pm, June 5, 2013, by , updated on: 02:32pm, June 5, 2013

    Iowa contractors are hoping to turn Marion County eye sores into something useful. “This is the remnants of surface coal...
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    coal mines
  • PICA VOLUNTEERS: Keeping Ft. Dodge Beautiful

    Posted on: 2:34 am, May 23, 2013, by

    If you happen to be around Fort Dodge Thursday you might just see a group of people in blue shirts....
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    pica
  • FUNNEL CLOUD: Spotted In State Center

    Posted on: 10:29 pm, May 20, 2013, by , updated on: 02:02pm, May 21, 2013

    There was some wild weather in central Iowa Monday night, thankfully no tornadoes, but several reports of funnel clouds were...
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    funnel cloud
  • RIDING HIGH: Legend Coaster Gets Facelift

    Posted on: 3:49 am, May 17, 2013, by , updated on: 10:26am, May 17, 2013

    A few years ago, a northwest Iowa amusement park was saved from being torn down, now it's being saved from old age.
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    coaster
  • VEISHEA ART: ISU Fountain Unveiling

    Posted on: 2:20 am, April 19, 2013, by , updated on: 02:21am, April 19, 2013

    Just in time for Iowa State’s VEISHEA, an old piece of art is getting a new life. “We’re known for...
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    cow fountain isu
  • IDEA MAN: New Tech May Bring New Jobs

    Posted on: 10:30 am, April 17, 2013, by

    In 2007, Iowa governor Chet Culver began the Iowa Demonstration Fund. The fund’s goal is to help Iowa companies bring...
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  • OLD PARK: Community Playground To Be Dismantled

    Posted on: 8:30 pm, April 5, 2013, by

    Over the weekend Ames residents will say goodbye to a longtime neighborhood playground. The old Roosevelt Elementary school is being...
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    roosevelt playground
  • GLUTEN FREE: Celiac Expo Comes To Metro

    Posted on: 2:48 am, April 4, 2013, by , updated on: 02:40am, April 4, 2013

    It seems more and more people in Iowa are suffering from celiac disease. It’s a condition that affects what you...
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    gluten free
  • WINTERSET HY-VEE: Businesses Displaced

    Posted on: 1:37 pm, March 21, 2013, by , updated on: 01:39pm, March 21, 2013

    Winterset is seeing a wave of commercial building. Last year the Madison County town saw a new Fareway store open,...
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    Winterset Still
  • GRAN TURISMO: Iowa Track Possible Inspiration

    Posted on: 5:38 am, March 15, 2013, by and , updated on: 08:56am, March 15, 2013

    They say imitation is the best form of flattery. So, if it could, an old Iowa race track should be...
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