Chris Coleman of the Better Business Bureau joined us this morning just after the 8:30 news to announce the winners of the BBB Integrity Awards.  The 2014 honorees include Brad VanWeelden Company of Des Moines, Gratias Construction of Clive, Pioneer Communications of Waterloo, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines, and The Rasmussen Group of Des Moines.  There will be a luncheon to honor them...the public is invited.  The event is Thursday, April 24th, 11:45AM at the Downtown Marriott.  Tickets can be purchased by calling Madeline Storey at 515-243-8137 or by going online to  

Bishop Richard Pates joined us just after the 8AM news.  The topic of course was Easter.  Also the Bishop just returned from a meeting with religious leaders in Iran.  We learned some very interesting things about that meeting of the minds as well. 

Brian Stickel of the Knoxville Raceway joined us in the studio just after the 7:30 news to promote opening weekend of racing...April 19th!  It's the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series Season Opener plus 305's KCCS #1.  It's also Pella Motors Race For Your School Night, Lion's Club Night and Free Kids Night!

Congratulations to Robert Aller on winning the Cellular Advantage tablet this week.  We had a chance to talk to Robert on the air this morning just after the 6:30 news.

Be sure to check out the video below on saying goodbye to the old Younkers building downtown as well as footage from the old Younkers Tearoom.

Tomorrow on Van & Bonnie...more Glenn Miller Orchestra tickets to give away!

Have a great day!