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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Read Willie’s Response as The Q Shack Receives National Award

Credit card company Discover, announced that Willie Ray’s Q Shack won $25,000 from their “Eat It Forward program”. The program gives back to Black-owned restaurants across the country to help them bounce back from challenging circumstances during the pandemic. Willie Fairley, the owner has been giving out free meals to people impacted by the derecho in August –…read more »

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The Amish have come to help Cedar Rapids

In a post to her Facebook account Teresa Simmons Dutton wrote;  “So this happened today… Some Amish came from southern Iowa to help… they wouldn’t take money, and were glad to help.. the went house to house down the street.” It’s amazing watching a community come together to help each other.  Disaster, in a strange…read more »

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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 »



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 »

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