I started out at KHAK as an intern back in 1995 and have been calling mornings home since 1999. A lot has changed since then, but I still love the job! There's always something new to talk about! And the KHAK listeners are awesome. They're loyal, and always willing to lend their opinion. My wife Holly and I make our home in Marion. We have three great kids that seem to grow every single day. Chase, Carly and Cayleigh keep us on our toes, but being a parent is the greatest adventure of all. I love working in country music, and at K-Hawk. The listeners have become like family members, and I look forward to spending many more years waking up eastern Iowa!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
Early Morning Accident Kills Four in Northeast Iowa
Snow and ice-covered roads appear to be the cause of the deadly accident.
Iowa Goodwill Stores Will NOT Accept These 10 Items
Thinking of de-cluttering? Sorry...Goodwill won't accept these items.
Iowa City Restaurant Expanding To Closed Pita Pit in Coralville
The now-closed Pita Pit in Coralville will soon have a new occupant!
Eastern Iowa Steakhouse Closing Its Doors After 41 Years
An Eastern Iowa steakhouse will be shutting down soon.
Why I Fear For The Future of Iowa’s Public Schools [OPINION]
Will Iowa's new private school tuition plan leave public schools high and dry?
Iowa City High Alleges Ref Made Racist Statement Towards Coach
The alleged incident was part of an ugly game on Monday night.
Arrest Made in Des Moines Shooting That Killed Two Students
An arrest has been made in the shooting that left two teenagers dead and one adult seriously wounded.
Police Say Missing Marion Man Was Involved In An Accident
Police confirm a missing Marion man was seen later on the day he disappeared.
Iowa Restaurant Honors Brock Purdy With His Own Pizza
Find out where you can order the 'Purdy-licious' pizza!
Midwest Barn Hides The Mother Load Of Classic Cars [VIDEO]
How can so many amazing cars be in one place?