Friday, February 26, 2010
The Tripoli Shrine Circus has returned to Milwaukee this weekend, we had your final chance to win tickets. Also this weekend is Horicon Bank's Taste of Fond du Lac, and wouldn't you know we had tickets for that too. Find more weekend activity at k107.com.
Raenell Halbur stopped in with details on the upcoming Fond du Lac Ag Showcase. The farm-friendly-fun returns to the Rec Building at the FDL Co. Fairgrounds on March 6.
Our final visit was from movie man Tony Meade talking new releases. This week, Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan team up for Cop Out (directed by the big fat Kevin Smith), and Timothy Olyphant stars in a remake of the 1973 horror flick The Crazies. Click on k107.com for a list of movies and showtimes presented by Fox Valley Wellness Center.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Weekend Buzz took us on a tour of February's last stand in the South Valley. Jeanne Wagner from The Paine talked "Wacky Weavings" in the Family Discovery Gallery, and we hit the other highlights, including the Boys & Girls Club's Reach for the Stars event, Springs Fling, and Taste of Fond du Lac. Surf over to the K107.1 Community Calendar for more details.
Hairspray comes to the Milwaukee Theater next month and cast member Daniel Bentley (he plays Gilbert) joined us to talk about the show. Catch the adventures of pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad with FREE tickets from K107.1 now through March 5.
Brian Carter gave us the rundown on Lenten seafood specials. Click here for the full list or give Mr. C a call at 517-TUNA.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
The magic of the Tripoli Shrine Circus returns to Milwaukee's U.S. Cellular Arena this weekend. We're making winners of family 4-packs all this week!
Dr. Jeff Junig took time out of his busy schedule to talk "feelings" with us in the studio. Like the feeling you have while out in public with a big, manly mustache? Not quite. More like making sense of feeling overwhelmed and converting it to a practical 'set' of feelings -- mad, glad, sad, etc. Find Dr. J online and in person in downtown Fond du Lac.
Winter skin can be irritating for most, but downright dangerous for diabetics. Dr. Janis Roszler discussed ways to enjoy the cold weather without the worry. Click here to get the facts and be prepared before your next excursion into the great outdoors.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Nick 'n Willy's New Release Tuesday finds a few DVDs worth your time on the shelf today. Matt Damon stars as The Informant!, Cameron Diaz hesitates to open The Box, Robert DeNiro hopes to find out that Everybody's Fine, and the great Bull Shannon returns in Night Court: Season 3. Musically, pick up new releases from Johnny Cash (!), George Jones, Alkaline Trio, and The Wolfman soundtrack.
Dr. Peter Pronovost is on a quest to change healthcare from the inside out. He joined us with the story of how he found a simple way to save countless lives, as detailed in his new book, Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals. Get the facts at the doc's website and find the book now in stores.
TV-certified braniac Dr. Daniel Amen chatted about his breakthrough approach to harnessing the brain's power to improve your body's overall appearance and function. His latest work, Change Your Brain, Change Your Body, helps you navigate your noggin and identify the unique areas in you that need improvement.
Springs Fling returns to UW-Fond du Lac this weekend, benefiting St. Mary's Springs Academy. Just $40 gets you in for all the fun this Saturday night. Click here for more.
Monday, February 22, 2010
Megan Del Debbio from the Oshkosh Public Museum stopped in with a look at their new exhibit, Snapshots of History: Oshkosh 100 Years Ago. See the development of the historic city on the water in more than 50 panoramic photographs. Check out the museum website for more details, and see the exhibit on display now through May 23.
Friday, February 19, 2010
Lyndsey Parker from Yahoo! Music joined us for another in-depth chat about American Idol. It's down to 24...who got lucky? who got screwed? Keep up with the drama at Lyndsey's blog and every Friday with Jon & Mary in the Morning.
Hops & Props returns to the South Valley on March 6. Matt Miller gave us the tasty details and a few tickets to give away. Click here for a look at the fun coming to the EAA AirVenture Museum next month.
Our final guest for a Friday was Tony Meade with a look at today's new releases. Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Martin Scorsese once again for Shutter Island, and Ewan McGregor is The Ghost Writer (in limited release). Check out movies listings and showtimes presented by Fox Valley Wellness Center at k107.com.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Weekend Buzz took us through the hotspots in another South Valley weekend. Don't forget the BIG fun happens at Kearns Motor Cars "Cash for Junkers" sale today through Saturday at the Fond du Lac Co. Fairgrounds.
K107.1 is once again a proud sponsor of Horicon Bank's Taste of Fond du Lac, coming February 28. Listen for your chance to win tickets now though the big day, and click here to get your menu planned out.
Dr. Kathy Magliato took us through her new book, Healing Hearts: A Memoir of a Female Heart Surgeon. February is Heart Health Awareness Month, and over 41 million women in the U.S. are currently living with some form of heart disease. That shocking number can and needs to be reduced. Pick up the book now in stores.
The Boys & Girls Club is hosting their 2nd annual Reach for the Stars Celebrity Auction on Friday, February 26. Just $50 gets you a tasty dinner and a chance to win great prizes while bidding on items donated by Peyton Manning, Robin Yount, Betty White, Clint Eastwood, and more. Call Dan at 920.924.0530 for details and tickets.
Also happening next weekend is the always festive Springs Fling at UW-Fond du Lac. Jeff Cox from Wine Maniacs chatted about some of the lovely offerings available on Saturday, February 27. Call Jennifer at 920.948.7621 for details and tickets (this is a recording).
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Our girl Mary returned from her Valentines Day/Presidents Day/Fat Tuesday vacation and went right into the dentist's chair at Mauthe & Associates. We checked in as she got the gas and then the cosmetic procedure on her teeth. Click back to this blog in the next week for Mary's before and after photos, and find more info on getting your own work done at Dr. Mauthe's website.
Another winner off to see Think Floyd at the Weill Center in Sheboygan next month. America's premiere Pink Floyd tribute band plays one big show on March 20. Tickets are now on sale and great seats are still available (but only if you're willing to sit on the dark side of the moon).
Authors/brothers Chip and Dan Heath joined us to talk about leaving your comfort zone. Their new book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, puts the focus on you to generate the change in your life rather than continuing to rely on outside sources. Especially helpful when it comes to your underwear.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Nick 'n Willy's New Release Tuesday gave us a full dose of what's new today in movies and music. On DVD, Gerard Butler is a Law Abiding Citizen, Chris Rock has Good Hair, and the long-awaited Small Wonder: Season 1 hits stores. You can also check out new album drops from Wu-Tang Clan, Solas, Matthew Ryan, and Story of the Year.
Entertain children of all ages with help from grandma! Author (and experienced granny) Sharon Lovejoy shared the secret of getting through to today's plugged-in youth and gave us a look at her new book, Grandma's Bag of Tricks: Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars. It captures all the fun of hanging with grandma without the old lady smell.
K107.1 Numerologist Tania Gabrielle crunched the numbers as they relate to the John Edwards scandal, the tragedy in Haiti, and various other world events. What do your numbers say about your future? Visit Tania online and sign up for her FREE Celebrity Numerology Newsletter.
Monday, February 15, 2010
NY Times bestselling author Temple Grandin joined us to chat about her newest book, Animals Make Us Human. The follow-up to her groundbreaking Animals in Translation is now in stores. You can also catch the new film Temple Grandin starring Claire Danes airing all month on HBO.
K107.1 Psychic Medium Susan Anderson made her monthly visit and took your phone calls regarding life, love, business, and the dearly departed. If you weren't able to get through or would like a more in-depth reading, click here to find Susan and her daughter Christine online.
Friday, February 12, 2010
Thursday, February 11, 2010
Weekend Buzz took us on a romantic tour of the South Valley, including the opening of "A Colorful Collection" at The Paine. Surf over and click on the K107.1 Community Calendar for more info and events.
Former FBI agent Noah Boyd joined us with his new novel, The Bricklayer. Based on his real-life experiences tracking serial killers over a 20 year careeer, Boyd tells the story through the eyes of the hunky Steve Vail. Look for the book now in stores and online.
Day 4 of Valentine's week made TWO winners of a lovely Botanicals bouquet for their sweeties, and we also chatted with dating expert Dr. Diana Kirschner about her new book, Love in 90 Days. Find your very own true love as Dr. K guides you through men/women behavior patterns, tips for online dating, and more.
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Day 3 of Valentine's Week and another lovely bouquet given away from Botanicals on Main. Call Patrick NOW to take advantage of free delivery this Friday.
In other VDay news, Dr. Luisa Dillner joined us with the scoop on uncovering "love by the numbers." Her book, You Can Count on Cupid, guides you through your entire love life...from first date to seven year itch to forever after. Awwwwwww....
Greg Campbell gave us an inside look at his new book, Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History. The perfect crime, the imperfect getaway. Get the book and more from Greg online.
The DNR's lead sturgeon biologist Ron Bruch stepped into our little studio-shanty and gave us the history of sturgeon spearing on Lake Winnebago. The 2010 season opens this Saturday. Click here for a list of new rules and regulations (and a possible Bloody Mary recipe or two), or get Ron's daily newsletter by e-mailing him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Business strategist Larry Myler joined us with tips on how to make yourself Indespensible by Monday. Learn the profit-producing behaviors that will help your company and (more importantly) yourself. Larry is online and his book is now in stores.
Day 2 of Valentine's Week made another winner of a lovely Botanicals bouquet and welcomed author Amy Spencer to the show. Amy has written an "optimistic guide" to finding your perfect match called Meeting Your Half Orange. Study the 6 phases for planting the seeds of success for love and be ready for Valentine's Day 2011.
Julie Wilson from Shut Up and Dance stopped in with a great gift idea for The Big V Day...dance lessons! Get details and sign up by letting your mouse do the cha-cha over to Julie's website.
Monday, February 8, 2010
K107.1 Fitness Guru Lynn Roethke from Club Olympia gave us tips to stay motivated and keep those New Year's resolutions for a change. Visit Lynn online or in person on Camelot Drive in Fond du Lac.
We're getting Comfortably Numb all this week with your chance to win tickets to see Think Floyd USA at the Weill Center in Sheboygan. America's premiere Pink Floyd tribute band plays one show on Saturday, March 20.
We kicked off Valentine's week (wait, it's a whole week now?) with tickets to Love is in the Air presented by the Fond du Lac Community Theater this weekend and made our first winner of "A Bouquet A Day" from Botanicals Floral Studio. Consider this your 6 day warning that Cupid will be climbing down your chimney this Sunday.
Friday, February 5, 2010
Dr. Jan Hoistad got us an early prep for Valentine's Day with her latest book, Romance Rehab: 10 Steps to Rescue Your Relationship. Turn conflict into creativity and work together to bring back the spark. Click here for more tips.
Consider this your FINAL REMINDER that the first annual Fond du Lac Brewfest happens tomorrow at the Fond du Lac Co. Fairgrouds Expo Building. Over 60 microbrews from across the state under one roof and advance tickets just $25 at k107.com.
Tony Meade wrapped up our Friday with a look at what's new at your local cineplex. A chrome-domed John Travolta sends greetings From Paris with Love and Channing Tatum romances Amanda Seyfried in Dear John. Click on k107.com for a full list of area movies and showtimes presented by Fox Valley Wellness Center.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Weekend Buzz took us around the South Valley for big February fun, including Fond du Lac Brewfest on Saturday and more family activities at The Paine. Click on the K107.1 Community Calendar for all the info.
Dr. Mary Jane (actual name) Minkin joined us with breaking news in pregnancy testing. Know sooner and get more accurate results! Visit the doc online for more.
Pursapalooza 2010 comes up Thursday, February 18 and the fabulous Miss Kay stopped in with the details. Tickets are now on sale for a full evening of fashion, food and entertainment at 920.926.1414. Proceeds benefit the Volunteer Center of Fond du Lac County.
Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Patterson gave us a look at his new book, The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street & Nearly Destroyed It. A fascinating read for nerds and non-nerds alike, now available in stores and online.
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Disney on Ice makes the first of two stops in our area this weekend at the U.S. Cellular Arena in Milwaukee. We've got your chance to win tickets all this week, and then next week listen for your tickets to the show when it moves to the Resch Center in Green Bay.
K107.1 pet-spert Dr. Ann Sosalla joined us to help celebrate February's Pet Dental Health Month. Cure problems with halitosis in your doggie or kitty (or hamster?) and make them the envy of the neighborhood. Get more with Dr. Ann at Companion Animal Care in the FDL.
Our final guest was Spinal Tap fan Kevin Miller from the Windhover Center for the Arts in downtown Fond du Lac. What's BIG this month at the Windhover? Find details and purchase tickets online.
Tuesday, February 2, 2010
Shinedown plays the Brown Co. Arena in Green Bay next Tuesday, February 9 with special guests Puddle of Mudd and Skillet. We made our first big winner of floor seats this morning -- keep listening all week for your next chance to win with K107.1.
UPDATE: Jimmy the Groundhog in Sun Prairie DID NOT see his shadow, meaning an early spring for those of us in Wisconsin. That's more like it..
Clarky Davis, the K107.1 Debt Diva popped in with tips on saving money on Valentine's Day. Stay frugal & fabulous by focusing on homemade gifts, memories, and having that romantic dinner at home instead of overpaying for bling, candy, flowers, and dining out. Just be aware of the consequences if you decide to take this route.
Oscar nominees were announced this morning. Check out a full list with our website entertainment partners at E! Online.
Monday, February 1, 2010
We kicked off February by helping Angel and Maranda from Snap Fitness kick off their annual Biggest Loser competition. While your initial thought may be, "wow, Jon is a total lock to win that thing," it actually refers to weight loss, not social status. Click here for more details or stop in to either Snap location in Fond du Lac.
The first ever Fond du Lac Brewfest comes to the FDL Co. Fairgrounds this Saturday. Over 60 Wisconsin micro-brews, food, live music, and more. Get tickets in advance for just $25 at k107.com and keep listening all this week for your next chance to win.
Dr. Christopher Mohr from Men's Fitness Magazine joined us with the 4 nutritional advances most likely to end heart disease in America. Thanks to scientific breakthroughs, we're well on our way to reducing the number of deaths brought on by heart attack or stroke. Put down the Ding-Dong, pick up the apple, and find more online.