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.
Valentine’s Day Statistics – I’m Still Not Sold
I recently ran across a website devoted specifically to Valentine's Day and how much "stuff" will plan to purchase. Prepare to be blown away!
Building a Better Community Through Volunteering
The Helpline Center is out with its list of new volunteer opportunities.
Could a Miracle Flu Drug Soon Be on the Way?
There's encouraging news out of Japan where a drug maker says it has developed a pill that can kill the flu virus in one day.
Apparently State Legislatures Everywhere Discuss Stupid Stuff
Every year when the state legislture convenes there are one or two bills introduced that make me scratch my head. Well, it's nice to know we're not alone.
Helpline Center Celebrating National 2-1-1 Day on February 11
February 11 may be an ordinatary Sunday to you and me, but to the folks at the Helpline Center it's much more than that. It's the day they celebrate 2-1-1 day.
Smile South Dakota – Your Teeth are Some of the Prettiest
The website Wallet Hub recently ranked all 50 states including the District of Columbia based on dental health - and South Dakota made the top 10.
South Dakota’s State Highways Rank among the Top 3 in the Country
According to a new report by the Reason Foundation, South Dakota's state highways are among the best in the country. In fact, we made the top three this year.
Businesses Being Warned about ‘Technology Distractions’ – What?
Do you think we're to the point where's there's actually too much technology available to people? Some at Microsoft think so.
Sioux Falls Mayoral Forum Scheduled for Thursday
If you're still undecided on who to vote for in the upcoming mayoral race, a candidates forum will be held Thursday February 8 at the Museum of Visual Materials.
Sue, the Tyrannosaurus Rex Found in South Dakota, Is Being Moved
Remember Sue, the Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil that was found in western South Dakota several years back? Well, she's being moved to a new home in Chicago.