Dan Skelton

Dan Skelton

As Farm Director for the KICD stations, I’m responsible for reporting the latest news of agriculture to our listeners. I stay on top of issues ranging from structural changes in the American livestock industry, to genetic engineering of crops and livestock, as well as the latest agricultural news from Washington and the effect it will have on the local farm community.

I was born and raised on a farm near Sioux Rapids. My wife and I own and operate that farm today, and it’s where we chose to raise our four children. I’m the only farmer on staff at KICD and that gives me a better understanding of what matters most to our listeners in the area of agriculture.

My goal with KICD is to broadcast timely market news and information that will help the listener make the best decisions for their own operation.


Local Headlines

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Governor’s Proclamation Extended

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Governor Terry Branstad has extended the State of Disaster Emergency...

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Sheldon Burglary/Theft

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A Sheldon kennel is broken into with a puppy stolen.

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July 4th Travel

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Many Iowans will be celebrating their freedom this coming holiday weekend by hitting the open highway for a road trip.

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Ruthven Couple Buys Bowling Alley

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A Ruthven couple has taken over ownership of Spencer's Bowling Alley.

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Lake Goers Warned of Swimmers Itch

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State fisheries biologist Mike Hawkins warns lake enthusiasts of the potential of swimmers itch.