Update Today with Maxine Sieleman

Update Today with Maxine Sieleman

Listen to ‘Update Today’ with Maxine every weekday at 8 AM and 5 PM

Maxine Sieleman lives in Des Moines, IA., where she hosts a weekday radio program called, “Update Today.” She interviews guests from various backgrounds, bringing an awareness to what is happening locally as well as nationally.

Maxine was a former deputy auditor for Madison County in Winterset, Iowa. She was a professional wedding co-coordinator for 18 years and recently served an Iowa State Senator as his clerk.

She helped begin the first Concerned Women for America of Iowa – an organization that was founded by Dr. Beverly LeHage and served their National Board of Directors for several years. She presently served on various local boards in the Des Moines area.

Maxine and her husband, Rod, have five married children, plus 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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in National

Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

in Lifestyle

Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk

Pistachios are seen after sorting at a processing factory in Rafsanjan, 1,000 kilometers southeast of Tehran September 23, 2008.

For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide.

in Lifestyle

Triathlons popular with middle-aged athletes

Runners and bikers compete in the 34th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, California June 1, 2014.

Triathlons, the swim-bike-run races of varying lengths, are scaling the bucket lists of many middle-aged athletes.

in Sports

Indianapolis Colts owner pleads guilty to intoxicated driving

James Irsay, owner of the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters March 17, 2014.

Billionaire James Irsay, owner of the Indianapolis Colts, was arrested in March after failing roadside field-sobriety tests.

in Sports

Phillies’ Cole Hamels, bullpen combine for no-hitter

Sep 1, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels (35) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Turner Field.

Cole Hamels set up a combined no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies as they beat the Atlanta Braves 7-0 at Turner Field in Atlanta.