Cory Kennedy, Nicole Bruce and Nikki Stahr joined us in the studio this morning just after the 8:30 news.  The Iowa Games Mud Run is coming up June 21st at the Cownie Soccer Complex (along the river) on the southeast side of Des Moines.   Cory tells us this is a beginner's Mud Run and you can save $5.00 if you register today.  Register at  Burst Your Thirst is a web-based competition tracing water consumption and minutes of physical activity.  Teams of 2 to 10 Iowans compete by reporting their weekly total in an effort to accumulate points and move their team up the challenge leaderboard.  The competition runs from June 16th thru July 25th.  Sign up by going to and click on "Join Today" to register your team.  If you would like to volunteer to help with the Mud Run, go to or call 1-888-777-8881.  If you're interested in volunteering for the Summer Iowa Games, go to

Just after the 8AM news, Erica Peck, an actress with the Civic Center show, "We Will Rock You", joined us in the studio.  Erica is an actress from Canada and this is her first time in Des Moines.  She thinks the Des Moines audience "rocks"!  In fact, she puts us in her top three!  The show features more than 24 of Queen's biggest songs including "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", "We are the Champions" and "We Will Rock You".   The show is running thru June 15th at the Civic Center.  Get your tickets at the Civic Center ticket office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at

Be sure to get your kids registered for the AE Lemonade Stand where your child can earn up to $3,000 for their educational fund!  Also, if you make the best homemade ice cream...check out our homemade ice cream contest.  You'll find both registrations on the home page of on the right-hand side of the page!

Enjoy the day....Jeriann gave it a "10"!