Van Harden has been an institution in Iowa radio for 50 years and he wrapped up his legendary career on Friday on Newsradio 1040 WHO.
Van went into the Iowa Broadcasters' Association Hall-Of-Fame in 2019 with Bonnie Lucas and received a ton of fanfare as he said goodbye on the air over the last few weeks.
You can hear all of Van's final show. Here's Hour 1, including Emery Songer and Andy Petersen:
Hour 2, including Kevin Vinchattle and amazing stories of crazy shows:
Hour 3, including Ambassador Terry Branstad and Bonnie Lucas:
And Hour 4, including Mark Allen and Van's final farewell:
There's never been anyone with a career like Van Harden and his legacy will always press on at WHO Radio and in the state of Iowa.