Russ is a professional Radio Gypsy who’s decided to make Eastern Iowa his home. Russ says “I love Rock Radio and working for one of the country’s best rock stations makes coming to work every day too much fun”. Being the geezer of our staff, Russ brings a head full of historical knowledge of the artists and lots stories of bad behavior.

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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

(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 »

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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 »

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