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

  • 10:32

Nebraska City City Administrator Grayson Path recaps Monday night's Nebraska City City Council meeting, including action on a loan request from a local industry, and on the city's fiscal 2020 budget.

  • 8:55

Page County Emergency Management Coordinator Kris Grebert discusses PageComm's potential relocation to the former Clarinda United Methodist Church's education building, and updates the operations of the county's emergency communication system.

  • 10:35

John Davis, interim president of Tarkio Technical Institute, talks about the former Tarkio College's reopening scheduled for January after receiving certification from the Missouri Department of Higher Education.

  • 9:42

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Bill Schafer, candidate for the Iowa 3rd Congressional District's Republican nomination, discusses why he's running for Congress, and his stance on important issues.

  • 8:39

Ernie Robinson, Shenandoah VFW Post Sr. Vice Commander, and Page County Veterans Affairs Executive Director Janet Olsen talk about the response to the new Veterans Museum, and the work of the county's veterans commission.

  • 9:01

Rock Port R-2 School Superintendent Ethan Sickles discusses the start of the 2019-2020 school year, the impact on this past spring's flooding on students, families and instructors, and the state of the district's facilities.

  • 10:05

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne recaps her latest ag forum with former Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey, updates the negotiations regarding USMCA, and reacts to the news that some military dollars are being diverted to the border wall.

  • 9:34

Iowa Western Community College President Dr. Dan Kinney talks about enrollment numbers for the just-concluded summer semester, and projections for the fall, 2019 semester enrollment.