obituary http://iowapublicradio.org en Many Newsmaking Iowans Die in 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/many-newsmaking-iowans-die-2013 <p>We lost many Iowa newsmakers in 2013.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer remembers them in our annual obituary show.</p><p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:24:50 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 34470 at http://iowapublicradio.org Many Newsmaking Iowans Die in 2013 Remembering the Legendary Johnny Orr http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-legendary-johnny-orr <p>Legendary Cyclone basketball coach Johnny Orr passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86. Today on Talk of Iowa, we remember Coach Orr.</p><p>Host Charity Nebbe talks with Bryce Miller, Des Moines Register Sports Columnist, Jim Hallihan, former assistant coach for ISU Basketball, Bump Elliot, former Athletic Director at the University of Iowa, and Jeff Hornacek who played for Orr and is now Head Coach of the Phoenix Suns. We also hear stories from listeners.</p><p></p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:03:29 +0000 Charity Nebbe 34373 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering the Legendary Johnny Orr Remembering Iowans Who Passed Away in 2012 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/remembering-iowans-who-passed-away-2012 <p>2013 is nearly upon us, and as we get ready to usher it in, we pause to look back on 2012 and some of the lives lost in the past year.&nbsp; Today, we air our obituary show.&nbsp; Join us to remember Iowa soldiers killed in Afghanistan, public figures, educators and others.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:53:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Katherine Perkins & Rick Fredericksen 12707 at http://iowapublicradio.org Remembering Iowans Who Passed Away in 2012