Dear Margo: We are a Big Time Radio Show in a small community in a town we will call "Boykato" (Not the real name) We have a great time and really get along on the air. We have had some of the top Authors/Athletes/Politicians/Actors from across the world. Here is our problem: We have never had a chance to interview Ann Landers Daughter...Can you help?
Margo Says: Dear Morning Blend....You are in luck! Margo Howard has a new book out called: Eat,Drink and Remarry...Confessions of a Serial Wife. And Margo IS ANN LANDERS DAUGHTER!
8:20 Spotlight this morning!
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A junior high football team fakes out the competition with a play called "The Ugly Kardashian." Bad sportsmanship?
Every Day Bias is the topic of today's "Spolight' Interview. Howard J Ross will join Don and Dan at 8:20 this morning. Mike Grimm MNN Sports Director will be on at 8:40 to discuss a huge pair of wins for the Vikings and The Gophers. It is 10 days away from the NHL regular season opener for the Minnesota Wild and "The Hockey Doc" Dr Jennifer Ashton will join Don and Dan at 9:40. You can catch the good doctor on ABC's Good Morning America/World News Tonight and The Dr's.
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Hello Dolly is the latest Show at Chanhassen Dinner Theater and Don and Dan will speak with Michelle Barber who Stars as Dolly Levi on "Spotlight" at 8:20. We will discuss the River Ramble at 9:15 and we will hear the latest from The United Way at 9:40.
Barry Wortel has Sports...Wendy Wilde with the News...Don Rivet driving the Bus and Dan McCargar playing Tetris Blitz on his Phone.
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North Mankato Mayor Dr Mark Dehen will be in studio this morning for his regularly scheduled monthly visit. Beer on Belgrade is this weekend and it looks like the weather should be great. The Mankato Marathon is less than a month away and we will talk with the folks from the Marathon at 9:15 and Baker Pam from Welsh Heritage Farms will be in Studio at 9:40.
Don Rivet Mankato's Morning Show Legend....Barry Wortel Mankato's Sports Legend...Dan McCargar Mankato's Legend in his own mind and Wendy Wilde KTOE's Legend in the making...the KTOE MORNING BLEND.
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I am the Site Manager for Loyola Volleyball...a job that covers everything that goes on at the game. Making sure that the Ticket Taker has her cash box and tickets and that they get into the safe at the end of the night. Making sure the concession stand is opened and staffed. Also taking care of the referees and line judges...plus announcing the starting lineups and the National Anthem. Add a little crowd control and cleaning up the building and closing it down after everyone leaves...and you have a busy night.
For those of you who have never been to a High School Volleyball match...or it's been a long time...things are very different. It used to be that you played the best of 3 games to 25...and you had to serve to score. Now it's the best of 5 with rally scoring...meaning there is a point on every serve. If the match is tied at 2-2: game 5 is the first team to 15pts...and they must as always win by 2 pts.
So a quick nite is 3-0 and everyone goes home in an hour or so. If you have 1 team that is better than the other...but not REALLY BETTER...it's 3-1 and maybe an hour and a half. But this season Loyola has played 5 games a bunch of times...which got me out of the door last night at 10:20. Earlier this season the Crusaders lost the first 2 games of the match...won the next 2...and then won game 5 (I.E. A Great Night) Last week they lost the first 2 games...won the next 2 to force a game 5 and lost. Last night..with St Clair...it was a back and forth battle...with Loyola winning the match 15-12 in game #5. The Crowd was in it to the end...and both teams had chances to win...everything you would want in a High School event. But just one question: Could we just once play 3 games and get home at an early time? Just asking.
See You on the Radio! Dan