I have been a radio nerd since I was a junior in high school back in 1983. Since then, I have scared listeners by saying really strange things between songs. My guidance counselor predicted prison at an early age, so I consider my radio show as overachieving. The truth is that everyone that interacts with my radio show are the real stars as their calls, Facebook comments and occasional threats are funnier than anything I could ever come up with.
Illinois Town Experimenting with Drones as 1st Responders
Police departments around America are using technology in their efforts to fight crime. That's not new. However, the use of drones as a first response tool is new and is now being tested in an Illinois town.
This Midwestern Orphaned Squirrel Now Demands to be Scratched
Everyone deserves some perks and that includes squirrels apparently. I say that because there's a squirrel in the Midwest who was sadly orphaned that now has demands. Video proves that means getting scratched by his/her human.
Relax, The Doomsday Plane Flew Over Missouri & Illinois Last Week
I am serious when I say relax when you see this. Yes, it is true that the United States "Doomsday Plane" flew over Missouri and Illinois last week. No, you shouldn't worry about it at all. Seriously.
Illinois Man Stole Money, Bought Star Wars PJ’s, Headed to Prison
It rarely ends well when you decide to become a thief even if you're a Star Wars fan. That decision now has an Illinois man headed to prison thanks to his love of Star Wars and pajamas.
Missouri Farmer Shares Video of a Bobcat Stealing His Chicken
When you live in the rural areas of Missouri and have livestock, you know dealing with predators is a reality. That became even more real for a Missouri farmer recently who shared video of a bobcat who made off with one of his chickens.
Story of the Missouri Man Who Built a Time Machine & Disappeared
Some people dream of building a time machine. One Missouri man really did it and did one thing very few can claim. He disappeared.
Videos Show Huge Fireball Seen by Hundreds Over Illinois Friday
If you happened to be up early and outside Friday morning anywhere in or near Illinois, you likely saw a brilliant fireball that was reported by hundreds.
Watch a Small But Fierce Illinois Zoo Lion Practice His Roar
If there ever was a time when you wanted to make sure your sound is turned up, it's this one. A small but fierce Illinois zoo lion was caught on video practicing his roar.
Watch a Midwest Dude Catch a Massive Sturgeon with His Bare Hands
Do you have any good fish stories? I'd guess that yours (and mine) likely don't rival those of a Midwest guy who caught a massive sturgeon with his bare hands as a new video reveals.
St. Louis Man Dies in Badlands Taking a Social Media Challenge
This is sad on so many levels. A St. Louis man has died while taking a hike in the Badlands of South Dakota that was part of a challenge offered on social media.