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Listen on Your Smart Speaker

If you own an Amazon smart speaker, like the Echo or Echo Dot, you can listen to 1700 The Champ! First you need to enable our Skill. Here are easy ways you can do that: Say, “Alexa, enable the The Champ Des Moines Skill.” Visit the Skills section of your Alexa Smartphone App and search for…MORE

The Man He Didn’t Have To Be [VIDEO]

The Man He Didn’t Have To Be [VIDEO]

This video hits home for me in so many ways. I was raised by an amazing stepfather (Jon) and its impossible to put into words how much of an impact he’s had on my life. He’s had a profound influence on me both personally and professionally. He’s shown me unconditional love and support throughout my…MORE

NCAA BASKETBALL ON KBGG

Today’s Games on 1700 KBGG with the NCAA on Westwood One:   11 AM – Syracuse vs. Dayton 2 PM – Iowa vs. Temple 4 PM – Wrap Around Coverage 5:45 PM – Pittsburgh vs. Wisconsin 8:30 PM – UNI vs. TexasMORE

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NEWS YOU CAN USE 9-26-16: Governor Branstad has deployed the National Guard to help 13 counties struggling with flooding.  They’re also concerned about future flooding downriver. Clive’s city council gave the thumbs up to an updated strategic plan. The plan includes the 5-year goals the city come up with last year. More than 600 Evangelical…MORE

News You Can Use 12-14-15:

News You Can Use 12-14-15:

Governor Branstad enters the record books today as the longest-serving governor in U-S history – a record praised by Senator Chuck Grassley in the U-S Senate.  Today marks Branstad’s 7642nd day of service as governor. Ted Cruz is leading Republicans in the latest Iowa presidential poll by the Des Moines Register.  Cruz has 31 percent…MORE

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HERE’S WHAT’S HAPPENING IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD  9-30-16: Renewable energy was one of the focuses of Hillary Clinton’s speech yesterday in downtown Des Moines. The Democratic presidential nominee says Iowa is a trailblazer, particularly when it comes to wind energy and renewable fuels. Greater Des Moines is prominently featured in a Brookings Institute report as a…MORE