6:00a- Today in Rock History
6:50a- Impossible Trivia ($10 Ickey Nickel)
7:25a- Sioux City traffic update
7:35a- Z-98 Sports
7:35a- Sports Trivia ($20 Firehouse)
7:50a- 98-second News from KTIV with Sara Te Slaa
8:20a- Z-98 Sports
8:35a (Thurs)- Mick from the Chesterfield
8:50a- 98-second News from KTIV with Al Joens
9:00a- Nine O' Clock Rock block
I was asked to “offer-up” some personal information for this page, so you, the reader, can learn more about me (note-taking is recommended as there may be a quiz at the end). I was born a poor black man, no wait, that’s Navin R. Johnson from “The Jerk” (favorite movie). Actually, I was born an Air-Force brat at the Air-Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO. In typical military fashion, we moved almost every year until my father retired from the service. I spent almost all of my “growing” years in Wisconsin. Stops along the way include Waukesha, Sheboygan Falls, Eau Claire, and La Crosse, although most of the time was in Green Bay. Yes, I’m a Packer fan. At one time, I lived about six blocks from Lambeau Field, and I went to Vincent T. Lombardi Jr. High. I now have dogs named Vince, and Lombardi, only because my wife refused to let me grace my baby daughter with the middle name of Lombardi... High school was followed by a year at UW-River Falls where I did everything but go to class (it’s no wonder I was asked not to return for my Sophomore year. The letter read something like, "We suggest you pursue something different at this point in time..."). From there, it was off to Brown Institute in Minneapolis to “study” radio (like there’s a lot to study!) For me, the radio road has gone through Carroll, Algona, and Emmetsburg (all in Iowa) before my stay here in Sioux City, where I’ve been since 1998.
-I bleed Green & Gold, so I enjoy this link a lot. You might too...
-The Roller Dames kick ass. Check out the gals here!
-The nickname is Chopper. So, of course, I fit in with bikers, and some of the nicest ones I've ever met belong to the Independent Riders for Children and Charities. They ride all the time, plus do great things for their communities. Their motto is 'Helping out where we can, doing what's right, making an impact'. They live up to it too! There's an event coming up soon, so check them out...
Pigs are being given toys to play with in their pens -- because apparently happier pigs make tastier pork. The toys are
part of a country-wide project funded by the British Pig Executive (BPEX) to improve conditions for pigs. Anxious pigs release more of the stress hormone cortisol, which affects muscles and so the quality of meat. Pork from stressed pigs is paler and softer. BPEX welfare co-ordinator Dr Nina Wainwright said: "Stressed pigs are likely to start biting tails, and sometimes ears, of other pigs and one of the main causes of stress is a lack of things to bite at."