I started out at KHAK as an intern back in 1996 and have been calling mornings home since 1999. A lot has changed since then, but I still love the job! There's always something new to talk about! And the KHAK listeners are awesome. They're loyal, and always willing to lend their opinion. My wife Holly and I make our home in Marion. We have three great kids that seem to grow every single day. Chase, Carly and Cayleigh keep us on our toes, but being a parent is the greatest adventure of all. I love working in country music, and at K-Hawk. The listeners have become like family members, and I look forward to spending many more years waking up eastern Iowa!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
Cedar Rapids Woman’s Car And Wedding Dress Recovered
UPDATE: Cedar Rapids woman's stolen wedding dress and car have been recovered!
Wendy’s To Start Serving Breakfast
Soon you'll be able to add Wendy's to the list of restaurants that serve breakfast!
Why Are Cedar Rapids And Des Moines On The Cover Of Time?
Cedar Rapids and Des Moines are on a list of cities featured on the cover of Time Magazine. Both cities wish they weren't.
Cedar Rapids Native Cracks Up Panel On ‘America’s Got Talent’ [VIDEO]
Cedar Rapids native Andy Rowell wows the judges with some comedic karaoke!
‘Potentially Dangerous’ Asteroid To Pass Earth This Weekend
An asteroid so big it has its own moon will fly close to Earth this weekend.
Warming Weather Means Morel Season Coming To An End
The hidden fungi that sell for astronomical amounts are a delicacy enjoyed by many here in the Midwest.
Davenport Man Gets A Ticket After Catching HUGE Fish
A Davenport man is charged with 'noodling' after being photographed with HUGE catfish.
Legislature Trying To Ban Traffic Cameras…Again.
When it comes to traffic cameras, the Iowa Legislature will try again to have them banned.
Popular Midwest Retailer To Close Remaining Iowa Stores
A popular Wisconsin based retailer has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close it's Iowa stores.