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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2015 Beach Blast Off Concert

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Arnold’s Park, IA (KICD)– The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association (IRRMA) announces a “Beach Blast Off” concert. Andrea Weisenmeyer…

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Chicken Barn Workers Sickened

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Workers in a chicken barn under quarantine become ill.

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Spencer Avenue Of Flags Volunteers Requested

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Volunteers are needed to assist with Spencer's Avenue of Flags.

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Ed Funding Issue

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As lawmakers struggle to resolve the state budget, a new conflict has sprung up about how much new money to give schools in the 2016-2017 school year.

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Fireworks Bill Passes House

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It would be legal to sell and set off fireworks in Iowa if a bill that cleared the Iowa House last night becomes law.