KILJ 105.5FM:
DAILY: all times approximate, depending on commercial/programming load

KILJ’S Mornings have all the information you need to start your day. John & Theresa bring you the weather… local, state, and national news… ag news, school lunch menus, area events, and Community Conversation – all mixed with some fun to keep your morning flowing smoothly. Simulcast on KILJ AM 1130 until 8am…

KILJ News Director Theresa Rose keeps you on top of the local news scene in Southeast Iowa. If it’s happening in our listening area, KILJ does our best to bring you the information on newscasts, through interviews, Forum programs, Breakfast Clubs, and Community Reminders.

Radio Iowa News follows all there is to know in the state of Iowa…Westwood One News covers the nation and the world with a watchful eye…and the Brownfield Network covers Ag News For America.
For a complete schedule of KILJ’s News coverage, click on the NEWS tab for our NEWS BROADCAST SCHEDULE.


Sports Director John Kuhens has been describing the action of area sporting events on KILJ since 1970.  Daily reports keep you informed on the action coming up, results and sports stories from around the area.  State sports news compliments our coverage from Radio Iowa and national updates from ABC Sports….KILJ broadcasts live play by play year round…from area high schools to college coverage of the Iowa Wesleyan Tigers- John, often flanked by color commentator and stats man Kent Bennett- call every basket, touchdown, field goal, winner and result.  KILJ also brings you the Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa State Cyclones and MUCH, MUCH more on KILJ AM and FM and

SUCCESSFUL FARMING: Mon-Fri between 6 & 6:15am
Derived from Successful Farming magazine, the largest, paid-circulation farm publication in the country. The radio magazine is naturally aimed at a farm and ranch audience. But Host, Darrell Anderson does a great job of making makes the shows interesting to the nonfarm listener, as well.

OFA: Mon-Fri between 6:10 & 6:30am
A daily check of all the wisdom of the Old Farmer’s Almanac, packaged neatly in a quick radio broadcast. You’ll be amazed and entertained by what you’ll hear!

THE DAILY DOSE: Weekday mornings Mitch Anthony brings you motivation and inspiration with a story to start your day.  Tune in around our first newscast to get motivated for a great day.

IOWA ALMANAC: Weekday mornings, Iowans can learn more about the great state in which we live.  Discover unique buildings, cities and citizens of the Hawkeye state.  You can listen to Iowa Almanac around our first newscast of the day.

The Breakfast Club gives local events the spotlight, and raise awareness of the event/activity, or newsworthy event everyone should know about. A feature of KILJ News, this interview segment plays in prime simulcast time (when scheduled) Monday through Friday between 7 & 9am. Have something Breakfast Club worthy? Call us, at 319-385-8728 for more information, or to set up a Breakfast Club interview!

FYI: Mon-Fri (7-10am when scheduled)
FYI’s (For Your Information) are a paid, long form commercial and interview that gives local businesses or organizations a 5-10 minute window to discuss their services, new services, and events at their establishments. Want to learn more? Call KILJ at 319-385-8728, or e-mail for information.

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS: (Noon -1pm – during school year)
News Director Theresa Rose visits with area Superintendents for information from our area school districts.

MIDWEST OLD THRESHERS SHOW: (Thursdays 1:15pm March through November)
Terry McWilliams, John Dunnegan and other guests discuss the events and activities at Midwest Old Threshers, and at McMillan Park.

MONEY ON MONDAYS: (Mondays 9am)
Financial Advisor, Dan McCabe from Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in Mt Pleasant gives insight to the financial world and money trends, along with occasional guests from the world of finance.

Financial Advisors, Dan McCabe of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in Mt Pleasant give a mid-day look at the financial markets to keep you informed.

BROWNFIELD REPORTS: (M-Sat, various times)
The Brownfield Network, providing Ag News For America – gives ag market news and information, current prices, trends, and more for our ag listeners.

ISU EXTENSION REPORT (Thursdays, Noon hour)
Henry, Des Moines, and Louisa County Extension specialists talk about topics from money, to family, food, and more.

FOCUS: (Sunday following Noon Newscast)
Join KILJ News for an interview with the folks behind the area events, causes, and activities that are important to our area.

HOMETOWN HEADLINES: (Following KILJ’s Morning Report News 7:30 – 8:30am)
Reporters from our local communities fill us in on the happenings in their hometowns and the surrounding areas.

Hort Highlights
Airing Mondays around 6:45 am and during the noon hour, Hort Highlights provides tips and tricks for your garden. The program airs spring through fall and also offer Christmas programs as well.

EMPOWERMENT 15: (M, T, T, F at 12:45pm)
Pastor Monte Knudsen from Faith Christian Outreach Church shares 15 minutes of effective insight, and the word of God to empower, equip, and imrove your life.

Each Sunday, KILJ FM brings you the live worship service from the New London Presbyterian Church. Summer hours are from 9:30 – 10:30am. Winter hours are from 10:30 – 11:30am.MUSIC &

THE SPOKEN WORD: (Sundays, 6:30am KILJ AM & FM, along with special holiday programming)
Music and the Spoken Word has become the world’s longest-running continuous network broadcast. Every week since 1929, young ears, aging hands, and anxious eyes have looked for the Music and the Spoken Word broadcast. And while the times and technologies have changed, the essence of this broadcast has remained the same. It’s a beacon of hope that steadies troubled hearts and brings upon joy.

Each Sunday, you’ll hear the preaching ministry of Pastor Mike Hess of Calvary Baptist Church in Mt Pleasant. The Calvary Connection… connecting the riches of Christ, with the realities of life.

A Second Look at Sports radio program was started over a decade ago to connect the dots between sports and the Scriptures. It features interviews with Christian athletes from the high school level to college and professional levels. Hosted by former Pastor and Chicago Cubs scout, Dwight Allen.

The Lutheran Hour, airs weekly on 1300 stations and the American Forces Network. Airing nationally since 1930, the The Lutheran Hour is one of the world’s oldest continually broadcast Christ-centered radio programs. From the show’s early years to today, it continues to bring God’s changeless Word and offers comfort and hope to millions.


Sundays at 11:30 am, tune in to listen to a rebroadcast of the church service.  Pastor Mark Youngquist leads the church in worship.


Airing every Sunday afternoon on 105.5 FM.  Tune in to listen to your favorite Christian artists and a positive, encouraging message.  Listen to Dave Bennage from 1 to 7 pm as he plays a great mix of Christian music.


Listen at 7 pm on 105.5 FM for the sermon from First United Methodist Church of Mount Pleasant from Pastor Deb Stowers.