The Morning Line

Veteran KMA Newsman Mike Peterson presents The Morning Line each weekday morning at 7:35 on KMA 960, KMA-FM 99.1 or streamed here at The segment features interviews with key newsmakers from around KMAland bringing you up-to-date on the most relevant topics. Listen live or listen to archived shows below.

Archived Morning Line Segments

  • 9:59

Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves talks about issues with FEMA regarding disaster declarations and disaster aid, and his objections to the Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019

  • 9:00

Iowa Third District Congresswoman Cindy Axne stops by for her weekly visit, discussing a disaster reform act she co-sponsored that passed the House, plus a recent letter she authored dealing with a shortage of cancer drugs for children.

  • 9:12

Shenandoah Park and Recreation Director Chad Tiemeyer updates his office's move from Shenandoah City Hall to the Old Armory, and the drive to install new equipment at Priest Park.

  • 9:43

Mills County Public Information Officer Nick Johnson updates the county's recovery from the floods of 2019, including the home buyout program participation.

  • 9:32

Hamburg School Superintendent Dr. Mike Wells recaps Monday night's Hamburg School Board meeting, including discussion on an upcoming joint meeting with the Essex School Board, and preparations for and Iowa Department of Education site visit in December.

  • 10:41

Southwest Valley School Superintendent Chris Fenster reacts to the results of PPEL votes in the Corning and Villisca School Districts, and talks about the next steps in the proposed reorganization process between the two districts.

  • 10:42

Iowa Senator Joni Ernst recaps this year's 99-county tour of Iowa, and recent discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding levee repairs following the floods of 2019.

  • 10:30

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne discusses letters sent to eight government agencies demanding answers regarding delays in disaster relief funding coming to flood victims.