7509 – A lost horse, Honor Flight and Sam Walton: My wife has questions!

7509 – A lost horse, Honor Flight and Sam Walton: My wife has questions!

In June of 1996 I brought the Holstein & Co. Morning Show to Illinois. That was 25 years ago this month.  Last June, after the show abruptly ended after 24 years, my wife Deb told me she wanted to interview me. I was intrigued — so we headed to my makeshift studio, I clicked record…

7508 – After you’ve checked ‘yes’ for organ donation – Becky Ames

7508 – After you’ve checked ‘yes’ for organ donation – Becky Ames

Becky Ames Becky Ames is a donation liaison with Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donor Network. In this episode we hear how many Illinois residents are in need of an organ transplant, and learn about the fascinating and compassionate work done by donation liaisons. Episode links To be an organ donor text HOPE to…

7506 – Thirty bids on one house with Matt Difanis

7506 – Thirty bids on one house with Matt Difanis

Matt Difanis Matt Difanis is one of Champaign-Urbana’s top real estate agents who’s made fair housing one of his passion projects. In this episode I talk to Matt about fair housing and the current real estate market — including a 30-way bid for a single home. Episode links Matt’s website: http://mattdifanis.com

Funeral Procession Route Announced for Officer Oberheim

Funeral Procession Route Announced for Officer Oberheim

From the City of Champaign: Officer Chris Oberheim will be laid to rest Wednesday, May 26, following a funeral service at the Maranatha Assembly of God Church. The funeral service is open to family, friends, invited guests, and first responders only. After the funeral service is complete, a law enforcement procession is projected to depart…

7505 – Hold my juice box and returning to Camp Drake with Jared White

7505 – Hold my juice box and returning to Camp Drake with Jared White

Jared White There’s some special about seeing a kid in a scouting uniform. Today it seems kids in sports uniforms are more common, but scouting is alive and well and has evolved to give kids a reason to show up and stay interested. And now that COVID infections have dropped, scout camping is back… so…

7504 – Officer Chris Oberheim, ‘domestic’ calls, and police academy students with Bruce Ramseyer

7504 – Officer Chris Oberheim, ‘domestic’ calls, and police academy students with Bruce Ramseyer

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Champaign police officer Chris Oberheim was shot and killed in the line of duty. In this special episode of the podcast I speak with friend and retired Champaign police officer Bruce Ramseyer about the day, how his students at the police academy reacted to the…