Martin Sullivan Equipment CEO Ben Rogers & COO Jim Haynes joined us on the WGIL Morning News.
Martin Sullivan Equipment started in Roanoke, Illinois in 1926. They recently acquired local John Deere dealerships from Mark Kleine and Kleine Equipment. They currently have 13 locations throughout central and west central Illinois.
Musician, singer, songwriter Paul Thorn will joined us on the WGIL Morning News.
Paul Thorn grew up in Tupelo, MS the son of a pentacostal preacher. A talented musician, he is an icon in the world of Americana music. Paul and his band were coming to Galesburg to play at the Fat Fish Pub. We talked with him about growing up in Tupelo, his music & influences, his family and his career.
Bob Nutzhorn, Galesburg Christian School Administrator Joined us to talk about the school’s 14th Annual Auction.
Galesburg Christian School is hosting their 14th Annual Auction, Saturday April 26, at Calvary Assembly of God Church on Linwood Road. The doors open @ 11am. This one of their two biggest fundraisers of the year. GCS Senior Administrator Bob Nutzhorn joined us on the WGIL Morning News to talk about the auction and some other events, as well as some changes in their pre-school program.
Stone Alley Books & Collectibles owner Ben ‘Stone’ Stomberg joined us to talk about World Book Night.
Stone Alley Books & Collectibles is one of 2,300 bookstores and libraries across America supporting World Book Night. It’s a campaign to provide free books to light or non-readers. We discussed this event as well as Free Comic Book Day with Stone Alley owner Ben ‘Stone’ Stomberg on the WGIL Morning News.
Mark Rudolph and Megan Kennedy of KCCDD joined us to talk about their 9th Annual Auction.
KCCDD will be hosting their 9th Annual Charity Auction this Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Galesburg. This year’s theme is “Spring Break in Florida”. CEO Mark Rudolph and Director of Development Megan Kennedy joined us with details on the WGIL Morning News.
Karen Brophy has run the Boston Marathon & is preparing for the New York City Marathon.
Today is Boston Marathon Day, one year after the tragic bombings. We talked with Galesburg native Karen Brophy about her experience running in Boston on the WGIL Morning News. Karen is foregoing the Boston race this year and is currently in training for the New York City Marathon. Included in her training will be a half marathon in Des Moines next weekend. She may return to Boston next year.
Peter Weber is a long time NHL color and play-by-play announcer with stops in LA, Buffalo and currently the television play-by-play announcer of the Nashville Predators. It all started here in Galesburg. He is a graduate of Costa and the University of Notre Dame. We talked with Pete about his journey as well as the NHL playoffs on the WGIL Morning News.