United Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt talks to Shawn about the recent school board meeting, as well as new and upcoming construction projects for the school district.
Sean Cavanaugh of Warren Achievement Center tells us about recent events at WAC, recent flooding in day program building, and a proposed grant for updated equipment.
Sam Jennison of the Drake Restaurant in Burlington talks to Shawn about the recent flooding of the restaurant and its imminent reopening.
Amy talks to Shawn about the upcoming Market Alley Music Days happening tomorrow, June 13
The Monmouth Area Professionals talk to Vanessa about their respective businesses and their upcoming After Hours event on Thursday, June 13.
Tina Canada, Diabetes Education Coordinator at OSF Holy Family Medical Center, talks to Vanessa about the upcoming events coming up at the hospital.
Brett Peterson, Sales Manager, Joel Simpson, Sales Professional, and Adrian Bahena, Sales Professional, discuss their Father’s Day savings at Kunes Country of Monmouth on the WRAM Morning Show.
Oliver Owen, Regional Director of Family Video in Iowa and Illinois, and Bobby Cutcher, Store Manager of Monmouth and Galesburg stores, discuss business and how Family Video is selling CBD products at their locations now.
Knox County Area Partnership President Ken Springer discusses the third installment of ‘Our Economy Update’ in July. He also highlights the upcoming Knox County CEO Program for the next school year.
Joe Tait, a Monmouth College Grad and former voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Indians, stopped by the studio for a very special morning interview.
Cathy and Keely talk about CRP signup and the current state of the crops in the surrounding area.
Amber Wood, Community Relations Specialist at OSF Healthcare Holy Family, Stacey Dutton, Senior Community Manager for Relay for Life, and Sara Vancil the Event Lead, discuss the upcoming Relay for Life event at Sunny Lane field.
Kathy Shoemaker, Communications Coordinator at Western IL Home Health Care, discusses an upcoming blood drive on the WRAM Morning Show.
Mayor Rod Davies, City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, Director of Community Engagement Ken Helms, and Director of Public Works Andy Jackson, highlight the recent Monmouth city council meeting on the WRAM Morning Show.
Front Nine Foundation Board President C.C. Wilcox tells us about the Foundation’s first annual Charity Fundraiser in Galesburg on June 10.
Brain Postin, Jared Kunkle, & Gina Long – Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau & Compeer Financial – 5/31/19
Brian Postin of Compeer Financial, President of the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Jared Kunkle, and Warren-Henderson Manager Gina Long discuss cover crop and taking prevent plant, as well as upcoming events to take place with the Farm Bureau.
Monmouth Rotary member Trevor Davies talks to Vanessa about their upcoming Barbecue Pork Chop Dinner at Immaculate Conception School in Monmouth.
Area farmers meet to discuss late planting due to wet field conditions.
Area farmers meet to discuss late planting due to wet field conditions.
District Supervisor Rick Beckwith updates us on Fareway Foods opening in Monmouth and how you can be a part with open interviews on June 5th on the WRAM Morning Show for our Local Business Spotlight.
Darcy Thorp, Marketing Director at Seminary Village, and Katie Hull, Physical Therapist Assistant at Bounceback, discuss the important and assistance the Big and Loud program has on Parkinson’s patients on the WRAM Morning Show.
Executive Director Krystine Gilbert highlights upcoming events at the Buchanan Center for the Arts, including their production Play On! and summer classes on the WRAM Morning Show.
Steve Glasgow discuses his time at Monmouth College and the education he received for our Monmouth College local spotlight.
Keynote speaker Joseph Bratcher, Lieutenant for the Monmouth Police Department, gives a speech at the American Legion in Monmouth for the annual Memorial Day Service.
Monmouth Fire Chief Casey Rexroat reminds us of safety tips to keep in mind when firing up the barbeque grill and other upcoming events with the fire department on the WRAM Morning Show.
Susan Van Kirk, local author, discusses her new book and upcoming chances for book signing opportunities in the Monmouth Community on the WRAM Morning Show.
Chris Gavin, President of Midwest Bank, discusses the upcoming informational meeting live from the Monmouth VFW for our local farmers and highlights the expansion the bank has done.
Gary Pullen, Co-director of Teddy Bear, highlights their upcoming fundraiser event in August, featuring Felix & Fingers Dueling Piano Show on the WRAM Morning Show.
Nancy Mowen, Director at Jamieson Community Center, catches us up on all things happening at Jamieson Center, including Summer Meals, volunteering, Senior Meals, and more.
Cathy talks to Mike about upcoming deadlines for the National Resources Conservation Service, including the sign up for the upcoming Conservation Reserve Program.
Members of 353 Court, President Erik Reader and Acquisition Specialist Michael Thompson, and City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher and Community Engagement Director Ken Helms, discuss the City of Monmouth downtown revitalization process and the different stages of the town will go through for this project.
City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher and Community Engagement Director, Ken Helms, highlight what was discussed at the recent city council meeting on the WRAM Morning Show.
Ron Moore, local farmer and American Soybean Association, reports on the planting season, trade, markets, and the Market Facilitation Program on the WRAM Morning Show.
Stacy Brown of Bridgeway talks to Vanessa about the recently-passed Wellness Summit and talks about the importance of talking about mental health during Mental Health Awareness Month, which is taking place in May.
Missie Shepherd of Way Insurance talks health insurance coverage and specifically the Part D plan on the WRAM Morning Show.
Candy Conard the Warren County YMCA and Amber Wood of OSF Family Medical Care talk about the organizations’ upcoming event, the Kids Health and Safety Day, as well as Conard’s recent retirement announcement.
Superintendent for Monmouth-Roseville School District #238, Ed Fletcher, talks about the upcoming high school graduation, and potential implementation of place-based education.
The program for the month of May, lead by Doug Dennison, is the United High School BOOST Program.
Troy Coziahr, Manager at Bayer Agronomy Center, talks about the state of Warren County fields after recent rains and tells Vanessa that it is not time for farmers to panic just yet.
Executive Director for United Way Jeannie Weber and Amber Wood of West Central Leadership talk to Vanessa about the new Little Library initiative being assembled in the Warren County area.
Ken Springer of the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development talks to Mike about upcoming KCAP events for the week.
Research Specialist Krista Swanson talks to Vanessa about the impact of the trade war going on between the United States and China and how it will affect Illinois soybean farmers.
Monmouth College President Clarence Wyatt and Duane Bonifer, Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, highlight the upcoming commencement ceremony for Monmouth College on Sunday May 12th.
Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt discusses all things United and highlights the topics discussed at the recent monthly board meeting on the WRAM Morning Show.
Amber Wood, Community Relations Specialist at OSF HealthCare Holy Family, and Doug Cruce, Open Table-West Central Illinois leadership team, discuss what the Open Table Mission is all about, how you can become involved, and highlight the upcoming Table Member Commitment gathering on May 21st.
Marketing Coordinator at Warren Achievement Center (WAC) Sean Cavanaugh catches us up on all things happening at WAC on the WRAM Morning Show.
Brett Peterson, Sales Manager at Kunes Country of Monmouth, highlights their upcoming Mothers Day Celebration on Saturday May 11th on the WRAM Morning Show.
Jeannie Weber, Executive Director of the Warren County United Way, discusses their upcoming event in June to honor the late Julie McVey, a former member and teacher, with Little Libraries and a virtual race on the WRAM Morning Show.
Lew Steinbrecher and Ken Helms of the Monmouth City Council talked to Vanessa today about last night’s city council meeting, including new development proposals and much-needed repairs to Harlem Avenue.
Kelsey Litchfield, Marketing Member and Engagement Manager at the Galesburg Chamber of Commerce, highlights upcoming events including the Local Elected Officials Luncheon on Monday May 13th on the WRAM Morning Show.
Local business spotlight on the WRAM Morning Show. Hamilton discusses Bob’s TV and Home Furnishing’s 60th Anniversary and deals throughout the month of May.
Doug Price of Cottage Rehab and Sport Medicine discusses the knee this month and how surgery is not always the answer, physical therapy can help with your pain, on the WRAM Morning Show.
Stacy Rucker, Director of Corporate and Leisure at Carl Sandburg College, tells us about upcoming events taking place during the summer at the College.
District Conservationist for the National Resource Conservation Service Cathy Froelich, tells us about upcoming deadlines for equipment funding and the Conservation Stewardship Program.
Theater Director Melissa Agar, Doug Dennison of the Voice Program, and actors in the MRJH Theater Department talk about their new spring play, The Devil in Sherman Marsh, along with the actors telling us their favorite play they have performed in so far.
Erin Buckmaster of the Knox County Humane Society discusses their upcoming Eastminister Dog Show Fundraiser on Sunday May 5th. For more information, visit https://knoxcountyhumanesociety.org/.
Children’s Librarian Danielle Morrison talked with Shawn about the upcoming Summer Reading Program for the Warren County Public Library, as well as an upcoming Mother’s Day event.
Sean Cavanaugh, Chairman of the Buildings and Grounds Committee for the Warren County Board, and Michael Fries, Director of Architecture at Klingner and Associates, discuss the recent audit of the Warren County jail and what needs to be addressed.
Dan recaps the past week in Fighting Scot athletics and previews the upcoming week on the WRAM Morning Show
Region F Assistant Director for the Western Illinois Special Olympics Jennifer Davis talks to Vanessa about the 46th annual Spring Games, which will be held Saturday, May 4.
Monmouth College alum Dan Cotter discusses his new book, The Chief Justices: The Seventeen Men of the Center Seat, Their Courts, and Their Times.
Deedra Mannon, Handivan Coordinator, highlights how business has been and how they serve the Galesburg community on the WRAM Morning Show.
Manager Gina Long and President Jared Kunkle give a Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau update on the WRAM Morning Show.
Jamieson Community Center Director Nancy Mowen catches us up on all the great things happening at the center on the WRAM Morning Show.
Captain Rod Riggs with the Galesburg Police Department and Jovanie Wallace, Prevention Specialist at Bridgeway, discuss their upcoming prescription drug takeback event on Saturday April 27th at Hy-Vee on East Main and National Boulevard in Galesburg.
Executive Director Vanya Peterson and Independent Living Advocate Carrie Bewley, discuss their new vision grant they have received to serve individuals at no cost.
Krystine Gilbert, Executive Director at the Buchanan Center for the Arts, highlights all the exciting upcoming events to take place with the Buchanan Center on the WRAM Morning Show.
Stacy Brown, Vice President of Behavioral Health Services at Bridgeway, discusses the upcoming Discover Wellness Summit and what those in attendance can expect on the WRAM Morning Show.
Owners Carol and Irv Haase share the history of Haase Embroidery and how they are looking for a new owner. They will remain open during the entire process.
Erin Buckmaster, Director at the Knox County Humane society, offers tips to protect your pets from the heat and highlights their upcoming Eastminster Dog Show on May 5th. For more information, visit https://knoxcountyhumanesociety.org/.
World-renowned keynote speaker Kevin Hines has dedicated his life to spreading the message of hope and recovery after surviving his suicide attempt of jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Workshop topics will include mental health, substance use, medical, holistic, and a variety of other topics. Workshops will be an opportunity for the community to choose how they define their wellness and offer them new ideas and skills to try. For more information, search Discover Wellness Summit on Facebook.
Missie Shepherd of Way Insurance discusses recent changes to the Affordable Care Act and talks with Vanessa about the complexities of the health insurance market in the United States.
Monmouth-Roseville High School Chorus Director Kevin Ferry, and MRHS Performance Arts President Nicole Trego, discuss recent events with MRHS band, as well as a fundraising opportunity for Magical Singers to sing the National Anthem at Busch Stadium on June 6
Live from Security Savings Bank, part two of the Economic Forum broadcast on 1330 AM/FM 94.1 WRAM.
Live from Security Savings Bank, part one of the Economic Forum broadcast on 1330 AM/FM 94.1 WRAM.
74th District Representative Dan Swanson discusses policies in the State of Illinois, including the graduated income tax, legalization of marijuana, and more.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich and Conservation Technician Keely Egelhoff discuss state cost share money, deadlines, and the revamped newsletter on the WRAM Morning Show.
Mayor Rod Davies, City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, and Community Engagement Director Ken Helms highlight the topics discussed at the recent Monmouth City Council meeting on the WRAM Morning Show.
Clinic Manager at Cottage Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Doug Price discusses balance and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and how physical therapy can help address the issues on the WRAM Morning Show.
Dorothy Ricketts, Vice President of Security Savings Bank, discusses scams and how to protect yourself from becoming a victim on the WRAM Morning Show.
Superintendent Jeff Whitsitt highlights the topics discussed at the recent board meeting on the WRAM Morning Show.
Executive Head Start Director Mary Reed and Family Services Lisa Medina-Foshay highlight the West Central Head Start program and their upcoming Art Show open house on May 2nd.
Marketing Coordinator Sean Cavanaugh and intern Sergio Hernandez update us on what is going on at the Warren Achievement Center, including fundraising for the construction of a new day program facility.
Our April School Spotlight was Monmouth-Roseville High School and the Teacher of the Month was Ben Eaton. Courtesy of the Regional Office of Education, Lackey Monuments, and MTC Communications.
Diabetes Education Coordinator Tina Canada, highlights upcoming events including Healthy Meals on a Budget, Be Well, and the Diabetes Support Group monthly meeting.
Superintendent Ed Fletcher recaps the recent board meeting, which included discussion on their Student Support Specialists, dual-credit courses, and the implementation of random drug testing at the high school next year.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich discusses a bacterial outbreak at Citizen’s Lake and some upcoming deadlines on the WRAM Morning Show.
Guest Conductor Vlad Vizireanu shares his back story and upcoming piece “Tragedy and Triumph” with the Knox Galesburg Symphony at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday April 13th.
Pattee Executive Director Kellen Hinrichsen discusses the timeline of events for the upcoming second annual Great Nicola Magic Festival at the Warren County History Museum on April 26th and 27th.
President of the Knox County Area Partnership for Economic Development, Ken Springer, highlights upcoming events including an open house for the Knox County CEO Program and a signing day for the Galesburg Vocational Program.
Michelle Holschuh Simmons, Tammy LaPrad, Jennifer Dickens, & Craig Vivien – Monmouth College Education Department – 4/5/19
Members of the Monmouth College Education Department discuss new initiatives to change in education and the shortage of teachers.
Monmouth College Phi Delta Theta fraternity members, Yovany Zarat and Bryan Peters, Philanthropy Chairman, discuss their upcoming philanthropy events with proceeds benefitting the Safe Harbor Domestic Violence Center in Galesburg.
Author Rick Warren discusses his novel ‘The Scarlet Plan’ and an upcoming book signing on April 6th at the AmericInn.
Monmouth Police Chief Joe Switzer discusses road safety and moving over and slowing down for others stopped on the side of the road.
Director of marketing and PR at MTC Communications Rachel Kerns, discusses the new Crowd Fiber Platform the company is working on expanding into surrounding communities.
Sam Jennison of The Drake on the WRAM Morning Show.
District Conservationist Cathy Froelich discusses fish sales, volunteer opportunities, and cost shares with the Natural Resource Conservation Service on the WRAM Morning Show.
Vice President of Behavioral Health Services at Bridgeway, Stacy Brown, talks about the upcoming Discover Wellness Summit on April 26 along with the importance of mental health for farmers.
Mayor Rod Davies, City Administrator Lew Steinbrecher, and Director of Informative Technology Ken Helms, highlight the recent city council meeting topics, including the 2019-2020 budget on the WRAM Morning Show.