Jason DeRusha "DriveTime with DeRusha": On your drive home, get caught up on the day's headlines thru Jason's unique lens. Newsmaking guests on the biggest stories, engaging topics for fans to call in & participate with, and Jason's commentary, humor and
Hour 1 of DriveTime with Derusha hosted by Henry Lake has some conversations about a proposal to ban ski-masks in certain public places, and a situation where teachers and administrators are fighting back against higher administration decisions.
Hour 3 of DriveTime with Derusha hosted by Henry Lake features a discussion about a store in Alabama that sells all of the forgotten luggage airlines find, if you have trouble having the same name as a famous person and your scariest travel experiences.
Hour 2 of Drivetime with DeRusha, hosted by Henry Lake features a talk about Florida State and some arguments being made around the College Football Playoff. Later on Macalester Basketball Coach Abe Woldelassie and standout guard Caleb Williams join Henry in studio to talk about their team.
Jason and Laura begin the final hour recapping a controversy involving Powerball numbers and birds supposedly getting high. Then we dive into today's DeRush Hour News Headlines as a deer stand has turned into a drive thru lefse location, best looking restaurants in the metro and blue messages vs. green messages for the iPhone and Android users. After that, we talk to WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak about the phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis, which you can see just north of the metro. Finally we weigh in on the George Santos mess in Washington with a vote impending tomorrow.
There is a lot of buzz about the light show taking place in the sky tonight - meteorologist and Director for Meteorology for WCCO television Mike Augustyniak joins to tell you everything you need to know about tonight's Aurora Borealis in the sky.
Always great to talk barbecue on Drivetime and we talked to Chris Leibel who runs Smokey's Pub and Grill out of East Bethel. We talked all everything from running his restaurant to the art of smoking ribs for today's edition of DeRusha Eats. Then we sweetened things up with the Star Tribune Cookie Contest Winner Catie Fesko in the studio discussing her new found fame and even got her Christmas cookie recommendations. Finally, we talk about millennials moving out of the city during the pandemic, now they are starting to regret it.
Joining Jason in studio for a Thursday edition of DeRusha Eats is Chris Leibel, Owner of Smokey's Pub and Grill. We get his story on how his business started, operating a restaurant through COVID, the art of smoking ribs and more!
Recent polls have shown that Trump is trailing Biden 45% to 42%, neck and neck with Biden for the 2024 presidential running. With that said, we take your calls and texts on who you would vote for. Then we talked to Robb Bader, President of Bader Development about the new Waterbury, West Lake's newest microneighborhood. Then DeRusha responds to the Sports Illustrated story regarding Deion Sanders, the new Sportsperson of the Year of 2023.
We chatted with Robb Bader, President of Bader Development about a new stunning addition to the Minneapolis area with the addition of Waterbury, West Lake's newest microneighborhood. Bringing a new look and feel to the Minneapolis area when it comes to luxury apartment living.
Twin Cities Pride has asked for a meeting with the Vikings after QB Kirk Cousins appeared on a Focus on the Family podcast - an organization TCP says is actively anti-LGBTQ. Is Kirk responsible for their actions? Is this anything the Vikings need to be concerned about?
Hour 2: Jason talked with former Iowa TV meteorologist Chris Gloninger about leaving that job due to death threats over climate change coverage. Then he talked with Dr. Bill Lindeke from the U of M about why he thinks turnstiles at LRT stations are a bad idea.
Chris Gloninger used to be the chief meteorologist at a TV station in Des Moines, IA. He was hired, in part, to talk about the effects of climate change on Iowa's agribusinesses. But after a particularly specific death threat he decided to leave that job. He joined Jason to talk about his career and what he's moved onto.
Hour 1: Jason talked about Don Samuels' comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar on a recent podcast. Then attorney Joe Tamburino discussed a series of legal issues with him, including the lawsuit filed by some Minneapolis businesses against the city over George Floyd Square.
Our legal analyst, attorney Joe Tamburino, joined Jason to talk about the lawsuit from several businesses against the City over their handling of George Floyd Square. Plus, what responsibility to the Feds have in the Derek Chauvin stabbing? And will Marvin Haynes get his conviction overturned?
Hour 3: A jam-packed hour as Jason and Laura talked about kids and college house rules. Then on the DeRush-Hour: a treasure found in Forest Lake. Jess Myers talks about the Wild firing Dean Evason. And Alec Lewis previewed the Vikings and Bears.