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
Chicago named a Top Vacation Spot for Baseball Fans
Opening day is almost upon us and if you are a giant baseball fan you need to take a trip to one of the baseball capitals of the world...Chicago!
Why is St. Louis, Missouri Suing Kia and other Car Companies?
Apparently, St. Louis is joining a list of cities that are suing Kia and other car companies, but why are they doing this?
Combs, Wallen, & more Country Concerts in Illinois this Year
What are the biggest concerts coming to Illinois this year? We know the biggest names in Country Music Luke Combs, and Morgan Wallen will be in the Land of Lincoln in 2023, but who else is coming?
A new Law could let Non-Citizens Become Cops in Illinois
Are you in favor of letting non-US citizens become police officers? A new bill in Illinois would allow for that to happen...
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...?
Could the state of Illinois Ban Declawing Cats?
There is a proposed bill going through the state legislature of Illinois that would ban declawing cats in the state. Do you think this is the right thing to do, and when could this bill be passed?
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...
Could Illinois be Lowering the Legal Drinking Age?
There is a report about an Illinois lawmaker who may be trying to LOWER the legal drinking age here in the Land of Lincoln...How low do they want it to go, and is this a good idea?
See the Kelce Brothers Podcast Live in Kansas City
Tickets go on sale this week to see Travis and Jason Kelce recording their podcast LIVE in Kansas City! Here are the details you need to know about this unique experience...
Why you shouldn’t just “Flyover” this city in Illinois
A travel website compiled a list of great cities you should actually visit that are in "flyover" states, and one of the cities on this list is here in the Land of Lincoln and it deserves to be on this list!