Current co-host of the “Mornings with Mark and Sam” show on 97.9 KICK-FM. Mark is a graduate of the Conservatory at The Second City in Chicago and holds a degree in Acting from Northern Illinois University. Mark is also the host of “On the Mark”, an hour of honest sports talk every Saturday morning on News Talk 1070 KHMO-Am. His love for sports followed him from Chicago never missing an opportunity to watch the Bears, Bulls, Cubs, or Hawks. In 2022, Mark received the Missouri Broadcasting Award for Best Sports Personality Small Market. Mark enjoys time with his wife and family, history, and random facts. You can connect with Mark on Twitter @MarkHespen
Where’s Six Flags STL on the list of the “Best” Six Flags parks?
Spring is here and all across the midwest theme parks are beginning to reopen! If you are wanting to take a trip to a Six Flags location this year you might want to check out this travel website's list ranking all 23 of the Six Flags theme parks in the US. Where does Six Flags St. Louis land on the list...?
How Deep is Missouri’s Deepest Cave?
If you are planning on doing some cave exploring in Missouri this Spring you should check out the deepest cave in Missouri, you may be shocked by just how deep it is...
Here is the Best “Hole in the Wall” Diner in Missouri
There are great diners all over Missouri, but if you are truly looking for the perfect "hole in the wall" place then you need to head to the small town of Nevada, Missouri...
Hate Crimes hit an All Time High in Missouri
Why are hate crimes on such a dramatic rise in the Show-Me State? The numbers being revealed show that hate crimes have never been higher in Missouri, but what could be behind the dramatic rise?
Ready to Fish? Here are the Best Fishing Spots in Illinois
Spring starts Monday, and that means the fishing season is underway for many of us out there. If you are looking for the best places to cast a line this fishing season then check out this list of places we found from some outdoor experts!
Yelp claims they found the Best Pie in Missouri
March, 14th is "Pi Day" ya know, 3.14... So in honor of Pi Day, we want to celebrate with some Pie, and if you want the best pie in Missouri then you need to head to one special place according to Yelp. Here are the details...
You’ll Find a Party & Green Beer in St. Louis on St. Paddy’s Day
If you are looking to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Green Beer, Sports, and Live Music then you need to head to downtown St. Louis on March 17th!
Where is Missouri on the List of Best States for Camping?
Missouri has over 100 state parks, but is it one of the best states for camping? A list has come out ranking the best states for camping in the US this year, let's examine the list and try to figure out why Missouri is ranked where it is...
Missouri’s Best BBQ Restaurant is NOT in Kansas City…
Kansas City may be the BBQ capital of the USA but the best BBQ restaurant in all of Missouri is not in Kansas City, so where is it?
The Award for the Best Tourist Spot in Missouri goes too…
Missouri is filled with places that are destinations for tourists from around the World, but which spot in Missouri took home the award for best tourist spot in the Show-Me State?