Mugs in the Morning

Here are the latest interviews from Mugs in the Morning, as heard every weekday from 8-9 AM on 1240-AM/106.1-FM.

Wednesday, July 15th: George Haws with Community Connections joins the show to talk about Tobacco Free Nebraska and preview the upcoming Doggy Dash. 

Wednesday, July 15th: Shawn Jacobs with the National Weather Service in North Platte joins the show to re-cap this weeks severe weather, and highlight the coming forecast. 

 

Monday, July 13th: State Senator Mike Groene joins the show for his weekly legislative update. 

 

Thursday, July 9th: Dan Hudson, Chief of Police for the City of North Platte joins Tristen for our monthly Chat with the Chief. 

 

Wednesday, July 8th: Amanda with the Bridge of Hope joins the show to preview a local fundraiser this weekend with a local business. 

 

Tuesday, July 7th: Samantha Geisler Sports and Events Specialist with the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau discusses a few fun events coming to the area soon. 

Tuesday, July 7th: Kate Marshall with the University of Nebraska Extension Office joins the show to highlight the upcoming Lincoln County Fair. 

 

Monday, July 6th: Senator Groene stops in for his weekly legislative update. 

 

Thursday, July 2nd: Tristen re-airs a recent phone interview with Pete Ricketss, Governor of the great state of Nebraska. 

 

Wednesday, July 1st: Joe Sukraw of Hope Embraced stops in to give us the latest on the nonprofit head quartered in Lincoln County. 

 

Tuesday, June 30th: Hector and BJ owners and operators of The Cedar Room join the show to discuss North Platte’s newest restaurant. 

Keep up to date on the latest with The Cedar Room by following them on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/thecedarrmNP/. 

 

Monday, June 29th: State Senator Mike Groene joins the show for his weekly legislative update. 

 

Thursday, June 25th: Ryan Purdy, President of Mid Plains Community College calls in to the show with our monthly update on MPCC and a board meeting re-cap. 

Thursday, June 25th: Caroline Sabin with Family’s First Partnership joins the show to provide our monthly update on Family’s First Partnership. Caroline also helps Tristen introduce a new segment coming to KODY. Beginning tomorrow we’ll have a daily Project Connect Spotlight. Learn more by listening to the interview below. 

 

Wednesday, June 23rd: Savannah, John and AJ from the Parlor Tattoo Studio join us to discuss their grand opening this Saturday. 

Wednesday, June 23rd: Dalene Skates and John Hales with North Platte Habitat for Humanity join the show to discuss a fun event coming in early July!

 

 

Monday, June 22nd: State Senator Mike Groene stops in for his weekly legislative update. 

 

Thursday, June 18th: Candidate for North Platte City Council, Mark Woods joins us to discuss his candidacy to represent Ward 4. 

 

Wednesday, June 17th: Tristen had a chance to catch up with Lt. Governor Mike Foley while he was in North Platte earlier in the week visiting the businesses participating in the Nebraska passport program. The Lt. Governor also highlighted some of the support available for small businesses in the state. 

Wednesday, June 17th: Steve Nelson the President of the Nebraska Farm Bureau calls-in to discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on Nebraska Agriculture. 

Wednesday, June 17th: Erin Hulscher with the Alzheimer’s Association joins Tristen to discuss the longest day event. 

Wednesday, June 17th: Amanda Koubeck the Donor Recruitment Account Manager for the Midwest Region of the American Red Cross joins the show to share some exciting news moving forward for donors. 

 

Tuesday, June 16th: Julie Peterson, Field Crops Entomology Specialist with the West Central Research & Extension Center. 

Tuesday, June 16th: North Platte City Councilman Ty Lucas joins the program to re-cap recent city news and highlight tonight’s city council meeting. 

 

Monday, June 15th: Dwight Livingston, Mayor of the City of North Platte stops in to discuss a book that he and the City of North Platte were recently mentioned in. 

Monday, June 15th: State Senator Mike Groene stops in for his weekly legislative update. 

 

Friday, June 12th: Luke Kaufman, Announcer of the North Platte Stockyards Second Annual Bucking Battle & Bash. 

 

Thursday, June 11th: Dan Hudson, Chief of Police for the City of North Platte stops in for our monthly Chat with the Chief. 

 

Tuesday, June 9th: Shawn Jacobs with the National Weather Service in North Platte gives an update on last nights severe weather and the chances for severe weather in the coming days. 

Tuesday, June 9th: North Platte Public School Director of Finance Stewart Simpson and Board of Education Member from Ward 3, Mark Nicholson stop in for an update on last night’s Board of Education Meeting. 

 

Monday, June 8th: State Senator Mike Groene, with his weekly Legislative Update. 

 

Thursday, June 4th: Mark Woods, Candidate for North Platte City Council discusses his candidacy. 

Thursday, June 4th: Gary Person, President and CEO of the North Platte Area Chamber and Development Corporation discusses a number of things with Tristen. Including the Quality Growth Fund, COVID-19 and local business. 

Thursday, June 4th: Andy Butler, Head Coach of the FNBO Nationals discusses the upcoming season.

 

Wednesday, June 3rd: 4-H Extension Educator with the University of Nebraska- Lincoln discusses the impact of COVID-19 on local 4-H projects and local fairs. 

Wednesday, June 3rd: Wendi Stover with Community Connections.

 

Tuesday, June 2nd: Lincoln County Commissioner 2020 Chairman and District 3 Representative Bill Henry discusses the re-opening of the Lincoln County Courthouse. 

Tuesday, June 2nd: Lisa Burke with the Lincoln County / North Platte Visitors Bureau to discuss the latest in tourism in the state of Nebraska. 

 

Monday, June 1st: Rob Janas a concerned North Platte citizen comes on to discuss a local issue. 

Monday, June 1st: State Senator Mike Groene with his weekly legislative update. 

 

Wednesday, May 27th: John Hales, Candidate for Mayor of North Platte discusses his candidacy and how he will campaign moving into the general election season. 

Wednesday, May 27th: Joe Sukraw with Hope Embraced gives a monthly update on the local non-profit organization. 

Wednesday, May 27th: Brenda Aufdenkamp, Extension Educator with the University of Nebraska joins to program to discuss some exciting classes coming soon. 

 

Thursday, May 21st: Cassandra Larreau-Bailey with the Alzheimer’s Association gives an update on the North Platte Walk to End Alzheimer’s. 

 

Thursday, May 21st: Ryan Purdy, President of Mid-Plains Community College gives an update on last nights board meeting. 

 

Thursday, May 21st: Brandon Kelliher, Candidate for Mayor of North Platte recaps a busy primary election season and discusses his campaign moving into the general election. 

 

Wednesday, May 20th: Anthony with Cody Park Rides and Concessions introduces himself as the new general manager of North Platte’s largest park. 

 

Friday, May 15th: Brandi Lemon from the West Central District Health Department gives us a COVID-19 update for the area. 

 

Wednesday, May 13th: Executive Director of NEBRASKAland Days, David Fudge gives an update on this years festival. 

 

Wednesday, May 13th: Brendan Lynes with North Platte Catholic Schools discuses his new job duties as long time Activities Director Mark Skillstad will retire at the end of the school year. 

 

Tuesday, May 12th: Candidate for Mayor of North Platte Brandon Kelliher discusses his candidacy. 

Tuesday, May 12th: Dr. Ron Hanson and Mr. Matt Pederson stop in for a recap of North Platte School District’s recent Board of Education meeting. 

 

Monday, May 11th: Lonnie Parsons, candidate for Mayor of North Platte discusses his candidacy. 

Monday, May 11th: State Senator Mike Groene provides his weekly legislative update. 

 

Thursday, May 7th: Brandon Kelliher candidate for Mayor of North Platte discusses his candidacy and holds a Q&A to discuss local issues with Lincoln County voters. 

 

Thursday, May 7th: Caroline Sabin gives an update on Families First Partnership. 

 

Wednesday, May 6th: Father Josh Brown Pastor of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in North Platte discusses how the Catholic Diocese of Grand Island is confronting COVID-19. 

Wednesday, May 6th: Andrew Lee discusses his candidacy for Mayor of North Platte. 

 

Wednesday, May 6th: Keith Allen with the Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership discusses how he and his organization help veterans facing difficult times.

 

Tuesday, May 5th: Andrew Lee discusses his candidacy for Mayor of North Platte. 

Tuesday, May 5th: Lisa Burk with the North Platte / Lincoln County Visitors Bureau gives her monthly update. 

 

Monday, May 4th: State Senator Mike Groene gives his weekly legislative update. 

Monday, May 4th: Candidate for Mayor of North Platte Lonnie Parsons discusses his candidacy. 

 

Thursday, April 30th: President and CEO of the North Platte Area Chamber and Development Corporation Gary Person discusses COVID-19 in Lincoln County and the impact the virus has had on local business.

Thursday, April 30th: Mayor of North Platte Dwight Livingston joins Tristen to discusses the hiring of a new city manager and the challenges of hiring during the outbreak of COVID-19.

 

Thursday, April 30th: Brandon Kelliher discusses his candidacy for Mayor of North Platte. 

 

 

 

Wednesday, April 29th: Andrew Lee discusses his candidacy for Mayor of North Platte. 

Wednesday, April 29th: Brenda Aufdenkamp an Extension Educator with the University of Nebraska. 

Wednesday, April 29th: Linda Logsdon, Executive Director with the Women’s Resource Center discusses the 2020 virtual Walk for Life. 

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 28th: Andrew Lee, candidate for Mayor of North Platte. 

 

Thursday, April 23rd: Starla Lower, with North Platte Subway discusses Subway’s partnership with Feeding America. 

 

Thursday, April 23rd: President of Mid-Plains Community College, Ryan Purdy and Lauren Grabau, Director of Marketing and Public Information join Tristen to discuss how the college is continuing to battle COVID-19. Mr. Purdy also gives an update on the recent board meeting. 

 

Thursday, April 23rd: Brandon Kelliher, candidate for Mayor of North Platte discusses his campaign to become North Platte’s next mayor. 

 

Wednesday, April 22nd: Brandon Kelliher, candidate for Mayor of North Platte. Click on the link below to hear our Q&A with Kelliher including some North Platte voters present to the candidate. 

Tuesday, April 21st: Andrew Lee, candidate for Mayor of North Platte. 

 

Monday, April 20th: Lonnie Parsons, candidate for Mayor of North Platte. 

 

Monday, April 20th: Our weekly update with State Senator Mike Groene. 

 

Friday, April 17th: Brandi with the West Central District Health Department gives a local update on COVID-19. 

 

Thursday, April 16th: Brandon Petersen, educator with North Platte Public Schools. Mr. Petersen gives detailed information about the masks he is printing with a 3-D printer to help health care providers during the COVID-19 crisis.

 

Thursday, April 16th: Brandon Kelliher, Candidate for Mayor of North Platte gives us more information from his play book, which details his vision for the city is elected as it’s next mayor. 

 

Wednesday, April 15th: City Councilman Andrew Lee, Candidate for Mayor of North Platte discusses his vision for the city if elected.

 

Tuesday, April 14th: Stewart Simpson, Director of Finance with the North Platte School District and Board of Education member Iva Mitchell join the program to re-cap the monthly Board of Education meeting. They also provide details on the merger of Buffalo and Lincoln Elementary Schools. 

 

Tuesday, April 14th: North Platte Mayoral Candidate Andrew Lee on his vision for North Platte if elected as it’s next mayor. 

Friday, April 10th: North Platte Mayoral Candidate Brandon Kelliher, Q&A with Kelliher

 

Thursday, April 9th: University of Nebraska Extension Educator, Randy Saner discusses cow-calf branding admits COVID-19

 

Thursday, April 9th: Candidate for Mayor of North Platte, Brandon Kelliher

 

Wednesday, April 8th: North Platte Area Chamber and Development President, Gary Person discusses SBA Paycheck Protection Program and their Technical Assistance Grants.

 

Wednesday, April 8th: North Platte Chief of Police Dan Hudson with our monthly Chat with the Chief. Chief Hudson provides a recap of a crime from March of 2020. The Chief also discusses COVID-19 in North Platte and social media safety. 

 

Monday, April 6th: North Platte Mayoral Candidate Lonnie Parsons

 

Friday, April 3rd: Lincoln County Senator Mike Groene, Weekly Update

 

Thursday, April 2nd: North Platte Mayor Candidate Brandon Kelliher

  • Here’s an interview with City Council Candidate Mark Woods. Mr. Woods is running to represent North Platte’s 4th Ward.
  • Here’s our weekly update with State Senator Mike Groene. Senator Groene provides a detailed update on last week’s passage of funding to address COVID-19.
  • Below is an interview with Lonnie Parsons, candidate for Mayor of North Platte. Mr. Parsons shares his vision for the city of North Platte and goes into further detail on how he would like to handle the local housing issue.
  • Here’s our weekly update with State Senator Mike Groene.
  • Lonnie Parsons, candidate for the Mayor of North Platte stopped in on 3/16/20 to discuss his campaign.

 

  • Below you can find our weekly update with State Senator Mike Groene.

 

  • Here’s an interview with Brandon Kelliher, Candidate for Mayor of the City of North Platte.

 

  • Below is a special edition of Mugs in the Morning with the Flat Rock Irregulars.

 

  • Below is an interview with City Councilman Andrew Lee. Councilman Lee shares his vision for the City of North Platte and a few of his campaign platforms as he runs to represent the city as it’s next mayor.

 

  • Here’s an interview with the North Platte Concert Series in which we discuss their upcoming show at the Fox Theater in North Platte, starting ‘Sons of the Pioneers.’

 

  • Below is our weekly Legislative update with Lincoln County State Senator Mike Groene for the week of March 9th, 2020.