Contact Us

Chris Carson

Longtime music fan, I didn't catch the radio bug till college up at Winona State University in Minnesota. After that, well as they say, the rest is history. Once radio gets in your system, there's nothing else you can think of doing. And I'm glad that road has landed me here in Cedar Rapids. I'm not a born Cedar Rapidian, but am a Chicago burbs implant. First radio gig was doing mornings on Soft Rock KREZ in Cape Girardeau, MO, so being back on the format is a welcome home. Since that start though, I've become a father of 2 (9 yr old daughter Mikayla and 5yr old son Nathan), and husband to an amazing wife, Lauren, for 12 years (my HS sweetheart). We also have a cat, although we're dog people at heart. Besides here and Cape Girardeau, I've also in small town Illinois, and have been on almost all formats, including Country, Classic Rock, "Oldies", and Pop stations, but like I said before, being on KDAT is like a return to my roots. I love being a part of closing out your workday and getting you home to relax and unwind.
Wesley Hitt / Jonathan Daniel / Al Messerschmidt - Getty Images
Wesley Hitt / Jonathan Daniel / Al Messerschmidt - Getty Images
[

Linn County’s Favorite NFL Team Is…

As an Iowa import, I've come to discover choosing an NFL allegiance in this area is a mixed bag, and somewhat hotly contested.  While Green Bay, Chicago, or Minnesota seem to be the top choices, there always a couple other teams thrown in the fray.  Well, a new survey done by Facebook has put the debate to rest.  Linn County's favorite NFL team is...

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News
Thinkstock
Thinkstock
[

Before Hitting The Road Tonight, Read This!

As much as you might try to avoid it, it's almost inevitable you might have to drive as the kids are out trick or treating.  Whether it's coming home from work a bit late, a quick run to get more candy, or carting the kids around from neighborhood to neighborhood, there's some overlooked habits you might want to check yourself on.

Read More

Category: Articles Tags:
Little Superhero
[

Think You Know Who Iowa’s Favorite Superhero Is?

No surprise, some of the top costumes this year include superheroes.  From Ninja Turtles, to Guardians of the Galaxy, all all Marvel/DC Characters in between.  So a survey was done to find out the favorite superhero by state, and we gotta say, the results we somewhat surprising.

Read More

Drinks toasting across table.
Thinkstock
[

The Best Week Of The Year In Cedar Rapids is Here!

How many times have you driven by a restaurant and thought, "Wow, I'd really like to try that place out but I'm not sure." It's hard to commit to taking a risk on some place new. Plus you never know if it'll be to pricey, or if you'll even like it. But yet every time you turn around, you keep seeing new restaurants. That's why I love this week!

Read More

Category: Articles, Events, Local News Tags: ,
Terry Swails
Terry Swails
[

Cedar Rapids Welcomes Its Newest Weatherman, Terry Swails

A good weather forecast can make all the difference sometimes.  For that reason, we're pretty excited to hear the news from CBS 2 and FOX 28, that lifetime Iowa weatherman, and Iowa's most experienced broadcast meteorologist, Terry Swails, is joining our weather partner as their Chief Meteorologist.

Read More

Category: Articles, Local News, News Tags:
CR Police car
[

Cedar Rapids Bank Robbery Update: 2 Men Arrested, Others Still At Large

Between April 28th and July 7th, there were 8 bank robberies reported in Cedar Rapids.  One of these robbers was caught May 2nd, after fleeing the scene.  Another pair was caught June 26th after fleeing the scene. Now today, the Cedar Rapids Police and the FBI report that 2 more men have been arrested in connection with 3 of the other robberies.

Read More

Category: Local News, News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://krna.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 94.1 KRNA quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 94.1 KRNA quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!