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
One of the Top 5 Hotel Bars in the US is in Illinois
Yelp put together a list of the best hotel bars in the United States and one of the bars at the top of the list is here in the Land of Lincoln. This bar is more than just a Bud Light and Wine bar...
The Best College Town in Missouri is NOT Columbia…
According to the experts, the best college town in Missouri is not Columbia, so which city in the Show-Me State is the best place to go to college?
The Award for the Most Sinful City in Missouri goes to…
Sin City is Las Vegas, but what is the most sinful city in the Show-Me State? The data has been collected and the experts say the most sinful city in Missouri is...
One of the World’s Best Places to Travel in 2024 is in Missouri
A city in Missouri was named to the list of the 50 Best Places to Travel in the World in 2024. Which city makes the list...?
The Most Affordable Winter Travel Destination is in Missouri
At less than $110 per night, there is a place in Missouri that celebrates the Holidays big time and won't bust your holiday budget, here are the details...
Here are the details on the St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade
The 39th Annual Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade comes to the streets of St. Louis again this Thanksgiving. Here are the details you need to know about the epic kickoff to the holidays in St. Louis...
Fox News thinks the Best thing to Discover in Missouri is?
Fox News put together a list of the 10 Best Things to Discover in the Show-Me State of Missouri, what made the list, and did they get it right...?
Travel Experts recommend taking a Trip to Chicago this December
If you are looking to take a trip this December you should consider heading to the Windy City according to one travel website. Why is Chicago on the list of places to travel to this December?
If you love Cats & Coffee there is a Café in Missouri for you
A brand new cafe opened in the Show-Me State and its goal is to serve great coffee with a side of feline attention, here are the details on the new Cat Cafe in Missouri!
An Airport in Western Illinois wants to become a “Space Port”
Imagine arriving at the airport with your bags packed to Florida, while the family next to you is packed for a trip to Space...this scenario is closer to becoming a reality than you think. An airport along the Mississippi River in Illinois wants to add a "Space Port" as space tourism is set to explode!