Pack The Knapp Pink

Pam Dixon and KIOA was out at Drake to help the Women's Basketball team Pack the Knapp Pink to help fight breast cancer.

Fleetwood Mac at Wells Fargo Arena

A fully-reunited Fleetwood Mac thrilled fans at Wells Fargo Arena

Iowa Bicycle Coalition

1/24/2015 - Jay and the KIOA gang were out at the Iowa Bicycle Coalition at Hy Vee Hall! They walked around and checked out all of the latest bike equipment, vendors and enjoyed some free beer and bacon samples!

Lebeda Mattress Factory: Urbandale

1/17/2015 - Pam and the KIOA crew had a great day at Lebeda Mattress Factory on 100th Street in Urbandale! Aside from the comfiest beds in town, Lebeda has fantastic deals on their American-made beds.

Flix Brewhouse at El Bait Shop

11/29/2014 - Maxwell spent the evening at El Bait Shop broadcasting live and giving away free movie passes to Flix Brewhouse. Flix Brewhouse is a movie theater, eatery, and brewery all in one! One lucky registrant will win free movies for an entire year!

Fireplace Superstore 11/15/2014

11/15/2014 - Foxy and the KIOA crew found a nice, warm place to hide from the snowy forecast at the Fireplace Superstore. This was the final chance for listeners to register for a Heat & Glo 36" Wall Mount Fireplace and Weber Tailgate Grill.

KIOA's Vets of Valor Presented by First Class Credit Union

11/11/14- KIOA's Vets of Valor helped raise over $18,000 to support Veterans through the Temporary Financial Assistance Program this Veterans Day!

James Taylor

11/01 - KIOA was the pre-show party for James Taylor at Wells Fargo Arena. The winners came up to the KIOA table and got their pair of tickets to the show. One pair of the tickets were front row

Fireplace Superstore 11/1/2014

11/1/2014 - Foxy and the crew hid from the 40 degree weather and warmed things up at the Fireplace Superstore. Listeners registered to win a 36" Wall Mount Heat & Go Fireplace and a Weber Tailgate Grill!

Fireplace Superstore 10/25/2014

Tim Fox and KIOA 93.3 joined the gang at Fireplace Store for some great prize giveaways and excellent food!

Car-X Ankeny

Foxy helped celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Car-X location in Ankeny. With 6 TV's, pulled pork sandwiches, and prizes (including four $250 Car-X gift cards), customers had a great time talking and watching football while they waited for their services to be completed. Stop on out at the new location at 2105 S. Ankeny Blvd!

Midwest Construction

Max and Pam were at the Midwest Construction Open House today. There were specials on windows and siding, and customers came to look at the Sun Rooms and pet the "unofficial mascot" Aggie.

Veridian Credit Union

KIOA's Alan White spent the morning at Veridian Credit Union in Ankeny for their Paper Shred Day. People didn't event need to get out of the car, as the team helped them shred unwanted confidential documents and donate unused computer equipment.

Puppy Up Walk

9/26 - KIOA joined the Puppy Up Walk at Grays Lake. The walk worked to benefit research for human and canine cancer. The event was full of tail-wagging dogs, venders, and a live band.

KIOA at the Murphy Towers Service Open House

08/28/2014 KIOA stopped out at the customer appreciation open house for Murphy Tower Service where they were having a raffle benefiting the Special Olympics of Iowa.

Congratulations Maxwell - 2014 Iowa Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductee

Our own Maxwell is a 2014 inductee into the Iowa Rock N Roll Hall of Fame!

Adam's Aquatics

8/23/2014 - KIOA was wagging tails at Adams Aquatics to commemorate its union with Diggity Dog. The event featured free pizza, cookies, and drinks. Pet owners were encouraged to bring in their furry friends and enjoy discounts across the store.


Foxy was broadcasting live from the Lebeda on Merle Hay Rd. for there incredible Summer Clearance Sale! Stop by the store before the end of August to take advantage of these great deals!

KIOA Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway: The Final Giveaway

7/26/2014 - Today was the day. Maxwell, Pam, and Tim Fox met with the KIOA Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway finalists to determine who would win the $5000 cash or the '89 IROC-Z Camaro Convertible. Congratulations to Mike Freeman for walking away $5000 richer and Shannon DeLouis for driving off with her new classic car!

July 19th Car-X

KIOA was out at Car-X of Des Moines giving away free pizza and having a good time.

Valley Junction Farmers Market

7/17 - KIOA brought the Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway to the Valley Junction Farmers Market.

5 & Diner

7/15/14- 93.3 KIOA was out at 5 & Diner for the car show and to enjoy some great burgers and fries on Tuesday evening!

Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway in Altoona

07/12/2014 - KIOA rolled into Altoona to give listeners a chance to qualify to be a Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveway finalist and free Northern Lights Pizza.

KIOA Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway: Window World

7/12/2014 - It was Customer Appreciation Day at Window World! Aside from the free food and great KIOA hits, Window World had the Window World Indy Car and the St. Jude Chopper by American Chopper on-site! Listeners also stopped by for a chance to qualify for our 1989 Camaro IROC-Z.

Bennigans Classic Car Show

07/09/14 - The cars were out on a gorgeous Wednesday evening, and Foxy helped people sign up for the Car-X Classic Car otr Cash Giveaway.

Clive Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway

July 5th, 2014- KIOA was out at Clive this afternoon with pizza to help promote and register some people to qualify to win either $5000 cash or a Classic Car.

KIOA Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway at Prairie Meadows

6/27/14 - Pam and the KIOA Crew were out at Prairie Meadows on Friday night to help register people for a chance at the KIOA classic car, as well as other major prizes to be given away towards the end of the summer.

Yankee Clipper

6/24/14- KIOA was enjoying Taco Tuesday at Yankee Clipper and was registering listeners for the Car Giveaway and a Shock Top Lemon Shandy Orlando Getaway!

Iowa Cubs

Maxwell, Pam, and the KIOA crew were hanging out at Principal Park this morning "playing hooky" and getting listeners signed up to win the KIOA Car-X giveaway car!

Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway at Ames Car-x

6-21-2015 – KIOA’s Car-x Classic Car or Cash Giveaway came to Cyclone country when they rolled into the Car-X in Ames. Listeners were able to enter to qualify to win KIOA’s classic car and also given Great Plains Pizza.

Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway - Ride to Remember

Hundreds of bikers braved the bad weather to support the cause in Ames. Hosted by the Alzheimer's Association, the 5th annual Ride to Remember raised money for those affected by Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. Iowa State University Head Football Coach Paul Rhoads was there to speak and give autographs, and the hour and a half ride was wrapped up with sunshine and good barbecue.

Ace Hardware in Altoona

6/21/2014 - KIOA celebrated the grand opening of the Ace Hardware in Altoona.

Car-X Classic Car or Cash Giveaway - Rendezvous on Riverview

Great music, great weather, and great food were the highlight of Rendezvous on Riverview. KIOA's '89 IROC-Z Camaro Convertible parked right next to the stage as Brother Trucker shook things up. Make sure to stop out for a different band every Friday this summer!

Johnston Green Days

Maxwell came to the Johnston Green Days with a new artist for our listeners to try and guess to win the KIOA Car-X Car!

Meskwaki Bingo Casino Cash or Car-X Giveaway

KIOA and Maxwell from the morning show visited Meskwaki Bingo Casino for a chance to register for our Cash or Car-X giveaway. We had our 89 IROC-Z Camaro convertible on display.

Cash or Car-X Giveaway - "Peace" Classic Car and Truck Show

6/15/2014 - Nothing says “Father’s Day” better than a good car show. KIOA took the '89 IRoc-Z Camaro Convertible over to Peace Evangelical Church on SW 14th St. for the 12th Annual "Peace" Classic Car And Truck Show. With door prizes, juicy hamburgers, great music, and 183 cars, this show was one not to miss.

Cash or Car-X Giveaway - Bondurant Laser Car Wash

06/14/2014 - KIOA's Cash or Car-X giveaway spent this beautiful morning at the Bondurant Laser Car Wash. Make sure you come in to our next stop for your chance to win!!

Cash or Car-X Giveaway - Car-X on 86th

06/14/2014 - Pam and KIOA's Cash or Car-X Giveaway came to the Car-X on 86th street. Listeners were given free Northern Lights Pizza and coupons to the Old Guys Car Show

Cash or Car-X Giveaway - Angelo's on 8th

06/13/2014 - The Gents rocked the patio at Angelo's and Pam showed off the Car-X Camero.

Car X Car and Cash Giveaway at DM Public Schools

06102014 People of all ages were out this morning lined up for the Des Moines Public School's job fair. They have positions open, including bus drivers, janitorial and line cooks. Kate Garner was on site with the KIOA giveaway car, a 1989 Camaro.

Cher with Cyndi Lauper at Wells Fargo Arena

Cher and Cyndi Lauper entertained a sold-out crowd at Wells Fargo Arena

Cash or Car-X Giveaway at Brass Armadillo

6/8/14 - The 1989 I-ROC-Z Camaro Convertible pulled in to the Brass Armadillo for the Annual Brass Armadillo Tent Sale. With free ice cream sundaes, jumbo hot dogs, and KIOA music, the listeners enjoyed the beautiful weather as they shopped for antiques and registered to take home the sweet set of wheels.

KIOA Cash or Car X Giveaway Stop at Brickstreet Market

6/7/14 - KIOA’s Car X or Cash Give Away cruised over to Bondurant’s Brickstreet Market where the cloudy skies began to clear. People were given able to guess the ‘Artist of the Day’ for a chance to enter to win a 1989 Camero. In addition, Brickstreet Market provided people ice cream sundaes, face painting, a dunk tank, and a watermelon eating contest.

Cash or Car-X Giveaway kick off!

6/7/14 - The Cash or Car-X Giveaway started off with a clash of thunder and lightning and was quickly a smash hit with KIOA listeners eager to get a glimpse at this year's car!

Classic Car-X Giveaway stop at Bondurant Laser Wash

6/7/14 - Maxwell and the Camero were out in Bondurant for the second stop of the Cash or Car-X Giveaway! Rain or shine (or in the case of Bondurant Laser Wash, shine) folks were eager to guess the KIOA Artist of the Day and try their hand at winning the beautiful car!

Vintage Bike Night at Angelo's at 8th

06/06/14 - KIOA was on hand for Angelo's on 8th's Vintage Bike Night!

Shock Top Lemon Shandy Orlando Giveaway Kick-Off!

5/29/2014 The first stop on our Shock Top Lemon Shandy Orlando Giveaway was Saints Pub in West Des Moines. If you would like to find out more locations for your chance to enter check out

Winefest - Iowa Lawn Party

Winefest Des Moines travels to the Jasper Winery for some wine, food, music and fun!


5/30/14 - Patrons at Angelos were treated to the sounds of Stan Pan and his steel drums, as well as food and drink specials while Maxwell and the KIOA team were helping people register to win tickets to the Eagles and other great prizes from KIOA!

Smokin in the Junction

5/25/14 - Valley Junction's annual Smokin in the Junction brought groups of all ages to taste some amazing BBQ, as well as listen to live music, take part in children's activities such as bounce houses, and much much more!

Angelo's on 8th

5/23/14- KIOA was out at Angelo's on 8th Friday for drink specials and half price appetizers! Listeners were also given a chance to register to win a pair of tickets to see the Eagles!

Angelo's on 8th - Party with Pam

05/16/14 - Angelo's on 8th was a happening place when Pam and her posse came by for drinks, pizza and fun!

Lebeda Spring Clearance in Urbandale!

Foxy was out broadcasting live at the Lebeda in Urbandale for their big Spring Clearance SALE!

Fenders Cycle Annual Open House

042614 - Cycle enthusiasts came from all over to Fenders Cycle Annual Open House on Saturday where everything was 10% off! Attendees enjoyed grilled food and beverages while shopping and were able to register at the KIOA tent to win a prize!

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: March 27


A look back on Hollywood headlines of years past.

in Entertainment

‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

in Entertainment

‘Empire’ co-stars spark romance rumors


Are Trai Byers and Grace Gealey more than just coworkers?

in Entertainment

Idris Elba could be the next ‘Star Trek’ villain


The in-demand actor is in talks to join the star-studded cast of the sci-fi franchise.

in Lifestyle

Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought


You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.