Maestro Joseph Guinta was our special guest this morning just after the 8:30 news.  There are still a few tickets available for the Des Moines Symphony's "New Year's Eve Pops: The Hit Men".  The concert is December 31st at 8PM.  The Hit Men are former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and The Shondells and more.  For tickets, call 515-280-4000 or go to

Suku Radia of Bankers Trust surprised Van this morning with a beautiful gift basket and more at 6AM.  Aren't surprises fuun this time of year?

Tomorrow on Van & Bonnie, we'll be broadcasting live from the Crystal Studios at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, while Iowa Select Farms will be handing out free pork loins while they last.  We'll begin at 5AM and go until 9AM or until 3500 per family.  We are hoping to get these into the hands of needy families.  Thank you for your help.  Enter thru the E. 33rd and E. University fairgrounds entrance and follow the signs.  We'll see you there!

Enjoy the warmer temps today and tomorrow!