I was born in Davenport, Iowa and arrived in a cold, dark new world where a Barbra Streisand album was #1 on the charts and disco was in its heyday. After growing up in Maquoketa and graduating from UNI, I’ve been in radio off and (mostly) on since 2000. I’ve been in the Cedar Rapids area since 2006 and have been having a blast being part of the KRNA air staff since late 2012. My favorite KRNA artists are Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Van Halen & Tom Petty.
ZZ Top’s ‘Eliminator’ Turns 35
The eighth studio album from this trio from Texas was released on March 23, 1983, and is the band's most commercially successful album
Bill Recreates Classic Rock Album Covers (Part 1)
KRNA's Bill Hahn pays tribute to Pink Floyd's 'Animals' with a toy pig, a piece of string, and some smelly Cedar Rapids smokestacks
Ferentz Haters Should Shut Their Yap
Hayden Fry is still remembered fondly around these here parts. The beloved former Iowa football coach led the Hawkeyes for two decades (1979 - 1998). You can cruise down Hayden Fry Way in Coralville, and you can celebrate all that is Hawkeye at "FRYfest" late every summ…
Random Memories of Shark
He was weird. But it was a good weird. He was random. Quirky. He was loved.
LeBron James Settles Wager, Wears Cubs Gear (PHOTO)
LeBron James arrived to Friday night's Cavs game against the Chicago Bulls in a full Cubs uniform. He did so to settle a World Series wager with his former teammate Dwyane Wade. The bet was simple. Wade picked the Cubs to win their first World Series in 108 years...
Cubs A Big Part Of Many Lives (PHOTOS)
You could say it's a bunch of overpaid athletes that you don't know playing a kids game. But it is crazy how this team is such a big part of so many people's lives
Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers’ Market This Weekend
Summer is flying by. As if we needed more proof, there are only two Downtown Farmers' Markets remaining in Cedar Rapids this year. Yes, it's become a tradition around here, and it's back this weekend! This Saturday from 7:30 to Noon, Downtown CR is the place to be...
Random Acts Of Visual Art – Part 1 (PHOTOS)
It's nice to wander around Cedar Rapids and see art. This first installment features sculptures and paintings located within a couple blocks of KRNA's studios.
Me & The “American Gothic” Duo (Part 10)
Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” duo will be hanging out in the Cedar Rapids area for the rest of the summer. These two go by the names "Mike & Rosie", and are sponsored by Rockwell Collins. They're down by the river (as Chris Farley once said)
Me & The “American Gothic” Duo (Part 9)
Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” duo will be hanging out in the Cedar Rapids area for the rest of the summer. I saw this particular duo hanging out on the west Cedar River bank.