I started out at KHAK as an intern back in 1996 and have been calling mornings home since 1999. A lot has changed since then, but I still love the job! There's always something new to talk about! And the KHAK listeners are awesome. They're loyal, and always willing to lend their opinion. My wife Holly and I make our home in Marion. We have three great kids that seem to grow every single day. Chase, Carly and Cayleigh keep us on our toes, but being a parent is the greatest adventure of all. I love working in country music, and at K-Hawk. The listeners have become like family members, and I look forward to spending many more years waking up eastern Iowa!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
UPDATE: Krispy Kreme Caves To Student Selling Donuts
A college student who bought Krispy Kreme donuts in Iowa and sold them in Minnesota has been told to stop.
Netflix Considering Tighter Password Restrictions
The days of sharing your password with three friends and several family members could be coming to an end.
Facebook May Remove ‘Like’ Counts From Posts
Facebook is testing a new mode where you won't get to see how many people 'LIKE' your posts.
Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ To Have Special Corridor Preview! [VIDEO]
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Cedar Rapids Man Stays Awake 55 Hours For Game Show!
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Packer Fans Mourn The Loss Of Bart Starr
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‘Potentially Dangerous’ Asteroid To Pass Earth This Weekend
An asteroid so big it has its own moon will fly close to Earth this weekend.
If You’re Over 30 You May Need A Booster Shot!
Thanks to the continuing measles outbreak, some adults may need to get an updated booster shot.
Burger King Trolls McDonalds With ‘Real Meals’
Burger King unveils 'Real Meals' for adults because not everyone is happy all the time!