Tom Drake has been working in radio since 2010 in the Dubuque Market where he's been keeping people company in the afternoons and taking care of local audio production. He graduated from Wartburg College where he played Soccer and was active in music. In fact, he spent the early part of his 20’s as lead singer of the rock band Beyond The Silence; opening up for touring bands like Caroline's Spine, Royal Bliss, Saving Abel, Bobaflex, Smile Empty Soul, My Darkest Days, Sevendust, Buckcherry, Live, and many others. Tom stays active in the community by coaching youth soccer, and actively hikes with his family. He is an avid soccer fan supporting Manchester United, but also follows the Denver Broncos, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago White Sox.
Iowa DNR- Remove Your Ice Shacks by Feb 20th!
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging ice fishing enthusiasts to remove their ice shacks from state-owned lands and waters by February 20th.
Your Guide to Viewing the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse in Illinois
Calling all astronomy enthusiasts! Carbondale, IL is the place to be to see a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse on April 8th, 2024.
Why Have We Seen Record Breaking Fog Across Iowa?
Iowa faces an unprecedented bout of advection fog, disrupting daily life. Dense fog advisories impact 27 states, causing travel disruptions and accidents.
Reynolds’ Education Agency Overhaul in Iowa Sparks Controversy and Revisions
Governor Reynolds proposes significant changes to Iowa's Area Education Agencies (AEAs), focusing on special education services. Read about the revised proposal.
Over 300 Illinois National Guard Members Deploy to the Middle East
In a solemn and impactful ceremony at Wintrust Arena, over 300 Illinois National Guard soldiers and their families prepared for deployment to the Middle East as part of Operation Spartan Shield.
Iowa is Known for Its Quirky Fair Events – Here Are My 5 Favorites
Iowa fairs are truly celebrations that showcase our rich agricultural heritage, community spirit, and some of the "hillbilliest" events known to man (yes, I made up a word).
50 Years Ago, Bald Eagles Were Almost Extinct, but Now America’s Raptor Thrives in Iowa
The Iowa DNR works tirelessly on eagle conservation and their efforts have paid off.
Wisconsin DNR & MADD Take Aim at Lowering Staggering Snowmobile Fatality Statistics
Partnership between Wisconsin DNR and MADD promotes safe snowmobiling and raises awareness about impaired operation.
Iowa’s Current Drought is the Longest Since the 1950’s
Iowa faces its longest drought since the 1950s, worsening in a record 188 weeks, raising concerns for water scarcity and agriculture.
Who’s Got the Top Hot Dog in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin?
The best hot dogs in every state showcase iconic flavors, from Chicago's Superdawg, to Cedar Rapids' Flying Wienie. Discover your favorite Tri-State hot dog.