MRN Editor David Adam talks to the Zeke and Katie Cernea from Gem City Gymnastics about keeping kids active. TI-Trust sponsors the Muddy River Business Spotlight.
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Ashley, Bobby and Frankie talk about video gaming’s COVID recovery and how the ship has long sailed for riverboat gaming in Quincy. Frankie also wants to get ready for World War III.
Ashley and Brittany take in all the great tasting food at the Kohl’s Food Show.
Ashley Conrad tells Brittany Boll about losing her cell phone during the garage sale she hosted this weekend. Comedy ensues. Brittany then offers tips on retrieval and phone/password security.
Ashley Conrad talks to Janet Conover with the Safe and Livable Housing Committee about their upcoming workshops. Frankie Murphy Giesing then weighs in from a landlord’s perspective.
Frankie, Bobby and Ashley run the gamut on topics today…and enjoy some Spotted Cow in the process.
Ashley said it, Brittany hates it, but they still have a great conversation about the season and how to get by as summer as faded.
Ashley Conrad talks about Suicide Prevention Month and Bob Gough chats with Danielle Buss of CASA about their push for volunteers.
Ashley, Frankie and Bobby run the gamut of topics today and Ashley proves, once again, she doesn’t ‘sport’.
Ashley asks what Darren Bailey’s chances really are to become Illinois’ next governor and she chats with Jarid Jones about his local business ventures, including JustTasking and Quincy Axe Company.
David Adam talks to the president of Quincy University about this year’s big freshman class and updates us on other issues at the college.
MRN Editor David Adam makes a quick appearance as showrunner, then Ashley, Frankie and Bobby talk about recycling in Quincy.
Ashley Conrad talks about the upcoming Quincy Humane Society Mutt Strut and David Adam chats with Larry Brumbaugh about trees as the leaves start to fall.
Ashley gets you ready to head north to the Red Dog Saloon for the annual Fishing for Freedom fundraiser this Saturday in Meyer. We also tell you a little bit about this wonderful project.
Ashley is back from vacation and talks to Jordan Lenz of 2X4’s for Hope about their upcoming fundraiser this Saturday. Bob Gough talks to Randy Phillips about bringing the Stinson Summit to Quincy Regional Airport, also this weekend.
Brittany Boll joins Frankie and Bobby this week to talk about the passing of Queen Elizabeth and money for the Quincy Riverfront.
Ron Kinscherf interviews Robert J. Emery, author of America: Standing Strong about what the country has gone through over the last few years.
Bob Gough gets us ready for the opening weekend of the National Football League season by showing you where you can find the best grilled wings in town (Instant Replay) and where to stock up on beverages for tailgating or reclining (The Liquor Booth).
Brittany Boll is in the chair today and talks about hanging out in Hannibal at its Steampunk Festival and she chats with Don O’Brien of the Better Business Bureau about sports streaming scams.
Frankie, Bobby and Ashley continue the discussion on the employment situation. Good workers, bad workers, good bosses and bad bosses.
Bob Gough talks to the president of Culver-Stockton about the new school year and the challenges of higher education in a small college, small town setting.
Ashley talks about looking for workers…or workers looking for better jobs…or whatever it is that is keeping unemployment low, but so many employers saying they need workers.
Bob Daly of WGCA gets us ready for the Midnight Ride for Hunger to benefit Horizons Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry.
Quincy’s mayor talks about the push to expand Illinois 57 to four lanes south of the city and updates us on Quincy’s plans for recycling.
Ashley, Frankie and Bobby discuss the plan to eliminate some, but not all, student loan debt. They also kick around feeling safe in Quincy.
Ashley Conrad and David Adam discuss the tragic situation at the West-Central Illinois Correctional Facility in Mount Sterling and Ashley talks about millions of new road money wanted to transform those who enter Quincy from the west and the south.
Author Ron Kinscherf finds out what is new at the Quincy Public Library.
Ashley Conrad reminds us that mostly bad things happen after midnight and Bob Gough talks with Don O’Brien of the Better Business Bureau about charity scam artists.
Ulmus Academy now has its home in the former Adams Elementary School, but how will Quincy’s newest school look when it opens its doors on September 6?
Bobby and Ashley listen to Frankie talk…seriously, a good discussion on the process of how Quincy’s Sixth Street Promenade is coming to life.
Ashley talks to her daughter, Norah, about getting ready for the start of school and we preview this week’s Club Muddy.
Quincy teachers head to their classrooms to get ready for students later in the week and new superintendent Dr. Todd Pettit has a message for them. Ashley also talks to Scott Edlin about his Gem City Music Festival, which is set to rock Downtown Quincy this weekend.
Frankie, Bobby and Ashley discuss why the IRS needs more armed agents and aging gracefully.
Bob Gough talks to Ken Sparrow of Area Distributors about the company’s growth since he and his partners acquired the company in 2020. Business Spotlight is brought to you by Cason, Huff and Schlueter Insurance.
Ethan Weiman was diagnosed with a form of childhood cancer called neuroblastoma in July 2007. Ethan fought an amazing battle for 2 years. Ethan’s cancer was treated primarily at St. Louis Children Hospital, where he underwent several rounds of chemotherapy, surgeries to place central lines and remove tumors, a stem cell transplant followed by isolation, and radiation. The treatment also required hospital visits for scans, checkups, labs, and treatment of infections. During his initial hospital stay, a combination of watching the movie “Dreamer” and losing his hair prompted Ethan to ask for a cowboy hat.
Ashley Conrad talks about her dissatisfaction with our national leaders and how we might be nearing the zombie apocalypse and then chats with Bob Gough about how if we want Quincy to be a real river town, we need to fix a few things.
Ashley Conrad, Brittany Boll and Randy Phillips cross the river for an assignment and take a gun safety course with Practical Tactical.
Frankie, Bobby and Ashley try to put a bow on the Adams County Board controversy in an extended dance mix version of Club Muddy.
The Quincy YWCA is working to help with the housing situation in our community. Ashley talks to Maria Rench about that and the upcoming Voices for all Women gala.
Ashley, Frankie and Bobby talk about recycling, Target and whether a shopping cart is a trash can.
Ashley Conrad and David Adam kick around the idea of the World Freefall Convention actually making a return to Quincy’s Baldwin Field.
Ashley Conrad tells teachers to enjoy their last month of break and talks to Bob Gough about some new publications available from Muddy River Sports.
Ashley, Bobby and Frankie talk about famous people they have run into and unwinding after a long day.
Ron chats about the latest happenings at the Quincy Public Library.
Ashley is drooling over the hot new truck in town and she talks with directors of the Ulmus Academy, who plan to start classes right after Labor Day.
Bob Gough and Ashley Conrad host a hybrid version of Daily Muddy and Club Muddy because Bob isn’t a union-certified audio-visual specialist, even though he’s been doing this crap on and off for more than 30 years.
Club Muddy is an experiment of the human condition. Not for the frail or faint of heart. If you are easily offended, go listen to morning AM radio. NSFW…Rated R…Parental Guidance suggested. Just relax.
Center Square Illinois Associate Editor Greg Bishop talked to former President Donald Trump in advance of his planned rally in Mendon Saturday night.
Club Muddy is an experiment of the human condition. Not for the frail or faint of heart. If you are easily offended, go listen to morning AM radio. NSFW…Rated R…Parental Guidance suggested.
Ron Kinscherf talks to Victoria DeMent of the Quincy Public Library about a busy week ahead, including the library’s Juneteenth celebration.
We discuss upcoming fundraisers for the Quincy Public Library.
Katie Kraushaar makes her final appearance on Muddy River News representing the Quincy Public Library. She is moving to Quincy University’s Brenner Library. We wish her well in her career move and we hope to have her on again very soon.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library talks about a book being discussed TONIGHT at Village Inn and other good things going on at the library. Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without […]
Don O’Brien with the Better Business Bureau talks about cryptocurrency and what you should look out for.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library talks about activities for Week of the Young Child and two children’s books.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library discusses three books, including a children’s books that describes the life of one of the NBA’s earliest superstars — Elgin Baylor.
Katie Kraushaar from the Quincy Public Library talks about great reads for kids and adults and updates us on the latest programming at the library.
Steve is getting ready for racing and track food. We also talk about his son Geoff’s visit and why he didn’t come visit the Muddy River Ranch.
1900 hurricane that devastated Galveston, Texas and another on how beverages have shaped our culture.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library talks about a pair of books for Black History Month and also some great activities taking place at the library.
Muddy River News J. Robert Gough defends the honor of the fine thespians who have donned the cape and cowl of the Dark Knight who were besmirched by Steve Eighinger.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library talks about Jon Meachem’s book on John Lewis, the late civil rights leader and congressman. She also talks about how the super duper snow storm might affect QPL’s hours of operations over the next few days.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library talks about Anna Faris’s biography and a very busy February schedule at QPL.
Don O’Brien of the Better Business Bureau warns us about the latest scammers and scalawags.
The Taylorville Republican stops in for a chat with Muddy River News and talks about having a primary and could Quincy be the home for one of his district offices.
Katie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library gives us this years recommendations from the historic to new children’s books.
atie Kraushaar of the Quincy Public Library has some great recommendations for you regarding sustainability and two terrific children’s books.
Muddy River News begins a weekly look at what is going on at the Quincy Public Library. They have more than books and they are back fully open.
Steve Eighinger really doesn’t defend his “Prince is overrated” statement in this podcast.
The Muddy River News guys talk about digital media and give a glimpse of what’s to come in 2022.
Don O’Brien with the Better Business Bureau talks about scams to avoid while you are Christmas shopping…especially online.
MRN Publisher/GM Bob Gough chats with Muddy River Vibe writer Brittany Boll about the biggest bar night of the year.
When something is too good to be true…it usually is. That’s what Don O’Brien of the Better Business Bureau is here to tell us regarding Vehicle Service Contracts.
In 2017, Sami Bearden and two Quincy friends, Savana Santos and Sam Backoff, decided to head off to Nashville to pursue a dream. Their band, “Avenue Beat”, had performed locally and the three young ladies decided to see where their talents would take them. The band put out their first, and last, album last week. […]
Bob Gough and Steve Eighinger talk all things Bond as Daniel Craig takes his final turn as the iconic British superspy.
MRN Editor David Adam and his younger brother, Joel, take a few moments to remember the passing of their father, Bill Adam, who died Sept. 2, 2021. They remember his Johnny Bench catcher’s mitt he used to play catch, playing pepper in the backyard, Jart-O-Mania and eating corn on the cob.
*PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Not a real doctor. JRG What’s it like to be Steve Eighinger? All the fame? All the glory? All the money? (Kathy Eighinger asks “What money???) Take a listen of what it’s like when Steve Eighinger, Muddy River’s Minister of Culture/Doctor of Love just stops in to say “Howdy.”
MRN Editor David Adam talks about gymnastics with Zeke Cernea of Gem City Gymnastics. State of Play is brought to you by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
Muddy River News guys Bob Gough and David Adam decided to record their frustrations with the St. Louis Cardinals instead of just spouting them off alone in the MRN HQ.
MRN Editor David Adam talks to Quincy Country Club Golf Professional Gideon Smith about teaching and growing the game. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
Wrapping up an excellent work week on a high note. Give a listen.
MRN Editor David Adam talks tennis with Todd Willing, four-time Quincy City Tennis Champion and head professional at Quincy Racquet Club.
MRN Editor David Adam talks to Quincy Family YMCA CEO Jim Chamberlain about the Y’s mission and role in the community.
MRN Publisher/GM J. Robert Gough talks with Alicia and Dave Weiman about Ethan’s Rodeo, which is a decade old, but has moved across the river to the Marion County Fairgrounds in Palmyra, Mo.
MRN Editor David Adam talks with Jake DeCoster, who has coached swimmers in Northeast Missouri for 57 years. State of Play is brought to you by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
MRN Editor David Adam talks to Robert Bentley of Legacy Martial Arts about getting kids involved in the sport. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
MRN Editor David Adam talks to Chris Bockius and Tony Douglas about training and conditioning of young athletes. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
We are two weeks away from the launch of Muddy River Sports. Matt Schuckman discusses the new website, which launches August 16.
MRN Editor David Adam talks with Sara Janes of the Hometown Hitters, a youth travel volleyball club, about that sport and how it is changing. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
Don O’Brien with the Better Business Bureau talks to Bob Gough about what to watch out for when taking out student loans.
Muddy River News Editor David Adam talks youth soccer with Cody Smith of Quincy United. You can get your Quincy United gear at Tri-City Sports who, along with XCel Performance and Training, are the sponsors of State of Play.
Muddy River News Editor David Adam talks to Lori Vogel about youth softball. Lori pitched for Quincy Notre Dame and Illinois State and has been coaching and teaching pitching to area girls for years. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
Muddy River Sports (debuting August 16) Editor Matt Schuckman discusses his move to the Muddy River family.
Muddy River News Editor David Adam talks to Tom VanderBor with the Quincy Crusaders and Quincy Aces and Sean Dean with Quincy Little Devils about youth basketball. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
Muddy River News Editor David Adam talks to Mike Bruns, who has been working with youth sports in Quincy for 40 years. State of Play is brought to you by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.