Author Archives: Russ

UPDATE: Field of Dreams Game is on but with a team change.

UPDATE: Field of Dreams Game is on but with a team change.

(NBC Chicago) The Field of Dreams Game on Aug. 13 in Dyersville is still happening, and the White Sox will still be a part of it, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Chicago. But because the New York Yankees are no longer on the White Sox 2020 schedule — now reduced to just 60 games…Read more »

THERE WILL BE JULY 4th FIREWORKS IN THE LOO

THERE WILL BE JULY 4th FIREWORKS IN THE LOO

Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart announced on Saturday (6/6) via a Facebook video (below)  that the city will be lighting-up the sky next month to celebrate America’s 244th birthday. The 4th annual Mayor’s Independence Day Extravaganza presented by Main Street Waterloo will be held July 4 at 10 PM in the area of the Lost Island…Read more »

MAY-TALLICA CONCERT SERIES

MAY-TALLICA CONCERT SERIES

Every Saturday in May (and there’s 5 of them)at 7:00 p.m. we’ll broadcast a different, epic Metallica concert from different locations around the world.  The band has hand selected these as being among their best concerts! Here is a week by week playlist for the May-Tallica Concert Series:   5/2 Muskegon, MI – SETLIST Enter…Read more »

New Atreyu and Godsmack videos uplift us in difficult times

New Atreyu and Godsmack videos uplift us in difficult times

Yes, we’re in uncharted waters. Our lives have been unsettled and stress and anxiety levels are high.  People look for comfort, stress-relief and escape in their music and no radio format offers all of the above like a great Rock station.  With everything from angry metal to fuel your emotional release, to dark ballads that…Read more »

Marion Company Receives FDA Warning for Sickening Jimmy John’s Customers With Contaminated Food

Marion Company Receives FDA Warning for Sickening Jimmy John’s Customers With Contaminated Food

(CNN) — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a warning letter to the sandwich chain Jimmy John’s for food safety violations. Jimmy John’s is accused of putting contaminated clover sprouts and cucumbers on sandwiches sold in Iowa during November and December 2019. Twenty-two people have gotten ill from E.coli and salmonella from consuming the food.…Read more »

Big Iowa Department Store and Beloved CR Pizza Parlor Closing

Big Iowa Department Store and Beloved CR Pizza Parlor Closing

It’s that time of year I guess when we say goodbye to some local business hopefully to be replaced by something as good or better. The Corridor Business Journal reporting that retail chain Gordmans will close its Cedar Rapids, Coralville, and Davenport locations, which are all of its Eastern Iowa stores, this Spring. The Gazette…Read more »

Aerosmith create the BIG MOMENT at Grammy’s

Aerosmith create the BIG MOMENT at Grammy’s

  Awards shows are insufferable so I just wait for the bits to dribble out on social media.  Everyone seemed to agree that the pinnacle of the night was when Steven and Joe from Aerosmith rocked the place with Livin’ on the Edge. Then with the crash of a brick wall, morphed into their always…Read more »