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...
One of Monopoly's iconic game tokens is going to be replaced, and gamemaker Hasbro wants you to decide which one it will be. Votes can be made through February 5th on Monopoly's Facebook page, with all of the tokens up for possible
banishment -- the car, thimble, boot, Scottie dog, battleship, hat, iron and wheelbarrow. Ballots are cast for which piece the voter wants to save. As of last night (January 9th), the wheelbarrow was in the most trouble, with only three percent of the "save" votes, followed by the iron and the boot,which were tied at six percent. The Scottie dog was in the lead with 33 percent of the "save" vote, followed by the car with 15 percent. Also up to voters is which new piece will replace the one that's dumped, from the choices of a helicopter, diamond ring, robot, cat and guitar. The new Monopoly with the updated game pieces will hit stores later this year. This isn't the first time Hasbro has changed the classic Monopoly tokens. Three of the game's original ones, a purse, lantern and rocking horse, were replaced in the 1950s by the Scottie dog, wheelbarrow and a man on horseback.