Hi, my name is Chad McKenzie. I host the Main Street Café, mornings on 1140 KSOO, along with News Director Beth Warden. I’m considered one of the “old farts” in Sioux Falls radio. I’ve been waking people up in the tri-state area since 1984. I spent my formative years growing up on a small farm just outside of Chester, South Dakota. After deciding that wasn’t my cup of tea, and realizing I had the gift of gab, I enrolled at South Dakota State University, where I went on to graduate and land a radio job in Sioux Falls and I’ve been here ever since. Back in the 1990’s, I also did weather for KELOLAND Television. It was then I realized radio was my true love. Whenever I have any free time, you’ll find me either on a golf course with friends, or riding motorcycle down a two-lane country road.
Despite What You May Have Read, the Power Will NOT Be Going out This Weekend
Despite what you may have read or seen online, the power will NOT be shut off this weekend, even though the military will be training for such an attack.
‘Fake News’ Being Added to the Dictionary
How entrenched is the term 'Fake News' in our everyday lives? So much that it's being added to the next print edition of the Collins Dictionary.
Mall of America Plans to Be Closed on Thanksgiving
If you're gong to be in the Twin Cities area on Thanksgiving, don't plan on sneaking away to do some shopping at the Mall of America. They're closed that day.
Starbucks Is out with Its 2017 Holiday Cup
Starbucks has unveiled its holiday cup for this year and unlike past years, this one is pretty tame - as in very little color. But that's how it's suppose to be.
It Could Be a Tough Road Ahead for Soybean Farmers
Because of recent findings the FDA is wanting to take heart benefit claims off all packages containing anything that lists soy as an ingredient.
Four Finalists Named to Head up the School of Mines
The state Board of Regents has named four finalists for the presidency at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City.
Building a Better Community Through Volunteering
Here are the new volunteer opportunities available this week through the Helpline Center.
Town of Hartford about to Get One More Eating-Out Choice
Folks living in Hartford who like to eat out are about to get one more choice to choose from. A family-friendly sports bar has announced plans to open up.
Rapid City Man Working to Pay Tribute to Area Vets
A Rapid City man is organizing a project in which banners will be hung throughout the city in recognition of those area men and women who served in the military.
My Go-To Website for Fun Halloween Recipes
If you're hosting a Halloween party this year, or attending one, I ran across the best website ever for Halloween-themed recipes. You need to check it out.