dayton http://iowapublicradio.org en Shepard Family Lobbies for Kidnapping Bill http://iowapublicradio.org/post/shepard-family-lobbies-kidnapping-bill <p>The Shepard family from Dayton Iowa and their friends and supporters came to the capitol &nbsp;to lobby for tougher penalties for kidnappers.&nbsp; 15 year old&nbsp; Kathlynn</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;Shepard&nbsp; died at the hands of a kidnapper last year, and lawmakers say a stronger law&nbsp; might have prevented the tragedy.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 20:34:21 +0000 Joyce Russell 35282 at http://iowapublicradio.org Shepard Family Lobbies for Kidnapping Bill Top IPR Reporter Picks of 2013 http://iowapublicradio.org/post/top-ipr-reporter-picks-2013 <p>2013 has been a busy year for Iowa Public Radio's news team. Today on River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with reporters and correspondents about some of the most meaningful and challenging stories they covered. It's a "reporter's notebook" edition of the show.</p><p>Here is a list of the full features heard on today's show:</p><blockquote><p>January 10 - <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/post/undocumented-immigrants-university">Undocumented Immigrants at University</a></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:24:40 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Emily Woodbury, Joyce Russell, Rob Dillard, Amy Mayer, Durrie Bouscaren, Clay Masters, John Pemble & Dean Borg 34194 at http://iowapublicradio.org Top IPR Reporter Picks of 2013 Body found, suspected to be that of Kathlynn Shepard http://iowapublicradio.org/post/body-found-suspected-be-kathlynn-shepard <p>A body found in the Des Moines River is suspected to be that of abducted 15-year-old Kathlynn Shepard, according to the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. An autopsy will be conducted this morning to confirm identification.</p> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 05:52:22 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 22109 at http://iowapublicradio.org Body found, suspected to be that of Kathlynn Shepard