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Give a Good Night’s Sleep to Someone Who Needs It

Tell us why you, or someone you know and care for, need a bed. 8 beds will be given away by Dubuque Mattress on October 2nd. All mattresses are supportive twin, full, or queen foundation sleep sets. Have your story heard today. Join in giving as Dubuque Mattress pays it forward to those in need. All names and contact information will be held in complete confidence.  This is not a prize giveaway – this is to give someone who needs it a good night’s sleep.

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Iowa Derecho Relief

There is help needed in Eastern Iowa, as cleanup and recovery continue from the Monday, 8/11 Derecho storm.  Most of the below information is for Cedar Rapids. If you know of any other community efforts, email that to us, and we’ll include it on this page.  (theriver@radiodubuque.com)  Or call 563-690-0800

Keep an eye on a Facebook page that is dedicated to resources needed HERE

Monetary donations can be made through https://iowagivingcrew.com/

Volunteers should text 319-432-9754 with their availability and whether you are looking to make deliveries, do wellness checks, work at the site, or debris cleanup.


  1. Volunteers (All day, especially Late afternoon/evening)
  2. Tarps
  3. Coolers
  4. Flashlights/Solar Powered Lights
  5. Battery Operated Lanterns
  6. Non-perishable Food Items
  7. Extension Cords
  8. Toiletries (body wash, hand soap, shampoo/conditioner, hand sanitizer, deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste)
  9. Pre-made Meals/Sandwiches
  10. Large Trash Bags
  11. Paper Towels
  12. Batteries
  13. Canned Meat
  14. Cleaning Supplies

Donations may be dropped off and supplies can be picked up at 5001 1st Ave SE 106A, Cedar Rapids.

All of Us Dubuque

Weekend in the Country

Weekend in the Country with host Craig Orndorff

Sundays from 8:00am to 10:00am and 8:00pm to 10:00pm

A fast-paced two-hour voyage through time. Each episode spotlights one memorable week in Country Music between 1975 and 1999.

Craig counts down that week’s Top 20 Country hits, direct from the Billboard Country charts.

And his timeline trivia and pop culture nuggets really bring back the memories!

Kids in the Community

View events in our community for kids!

Nashville Music Minute

101.1 The River presents the Nashville Minute with Fitz at 10:40am and 3:40pm weekdays. A 60 second backstage pass to the Music City’s latest buzz, news and stories that not only come from Nashville, but directly from the stars themselves.