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.


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 »


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 »

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