Tom Drake has been working in radio since 2010 in the Dubuque Market where he's been keeping people company in the afternoons and taking care of local audio production. He graduated from Wartburg College where he played Soccer and was active in music. In fact, he spent the early part of his 20’s as lead singer of the rock band Beyond The Silence; opening up for touring bands like Caroline's Spine, Royal Bliss, Saving Abel, Bobaflex, Smile Empty Soul, My Darkest Days, Sevendust, Buckcherry, Live, and many others. Tom stays active in the community by coaching youth soccer, and actively hikes with his family. He is an avid soccer fan supporting Manchester United, but also follows the Denver Broncos, Chicago Bulls, and Chicago White Sox.
Biologists Working to Stop the Catastrophic Spread of a Rare Strain of Rabies to Iowa & the Midwest
This discovery has triggered a rapid emergency response, with wildlife biologists converging on the Midwest from as far as Vermont and New Hampshire.
Although Thanksgiving Meal Costs Are Down in Iowa, They’re Still High.
Iowa's Thanksgiving dinner takes 4.5% drop in cost for 2023. Despite this, expenses remain 25% higher than pre-pandemic levels.
Speeders Beware! Dubuque City Council Approves Speed Cameras
Dubuque City Council greenlights automated speed cameras, citing enhanced road safety. Concerns raised include financial impact and potential disparities.
Don’t Feel Bad About Eradicating Iowa’s Top 5 Nastiest Invasive Pests
Discover the top 5 invasive species threatening Iowa's ecosystems, from the Spotted Lanternfly to the Emerald Ash Borer. Learn their risks and prevention measures.
Dubuque’s Holiday Lights Recycling Program Brightens the Future
Dubuque's Holiday Light Recycling Program offers 3 convenient drop-off points, to keep Dubuque beautiful and sustainable.
Midwest Battle! Iowa Beats Illinois as Most Competitive – Wisconsin More Laid Back
A Solitaire Bliss survey reveals the variations in American competitiveness. Midwestern states exhibit diverse competitive behaviors, with Iowa ranking highest.
Iowa’s Worst Ranked City to Live in Has Poverty Rate Over 25%
It's ranked as the worst city due to high poverty, low incomes, and property values.
Iowa’s Mississippi River Museum Continues Growth with New Campaign in Dubuque
Discover the Mississippi River Museum's transformation in Phase 1. Updates to the Discovery Center, including otter exhibit expansions, the Driftless Area, and endangered species.
Iowa Bar Now Offering THC Infused Cocktails
Des Moines, Iowa's Bellhop Tiki bar offers a unique twist with THC-infused "green drinks" in four flavors, catering to diverse patrons seeking non-alcoholic alternatives. Join their "It's 420 Somewhere" happy hour.
This Small-Town Iowa Restaurant is Not ‘Blind’ When It Comes to Flavor
An honest review of this charming restaurant. With menu items like the Jacked Mac Burger and Funnel Cake Fries, it was a real treat for my birthday lunch at the Blind Pig in Monticello, IA.