The winner of this year’s state Poetry Out Loud competition didn’t make a lot of noise. Dakota Meyer is a student at the Iowa School for the Deaf. Today on Talk of Iowa, Charity Nebbe talks with Meyer about his performance. She also sits down with the superintendent of the Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School to learn about education for deaf and blind students in the state of Iowa.
What's your definition of a hero? Someone who puts themselves in harm's way? Someone who acts selflessly? Today on "River to River" we speak with four Iowans who have done something extraordinary and are being honored by the American Red Cross of Greater Iowa as "Heroes of the Heartland."