The Ole Youngster, and KIOA, celebrated 40 years together on Monday afternoon February 6, 2006.
Pictures of the celebration Feb 6, 2006
A big Youngsy smile!
Steve Karlin Interview - unedited audio track (with out-takes)
Dic being himself permission granted from KCCI
First Hour Highlights
Youngsy's 40th opening montage.
A salute from "The Boss." Ed Cristian CEO of Saga Communications.
Dolph Pullium talks about the KIOA High Hoopers.
Dick Vance, Dic's program director at KSO. He Brought Dic into the business.
2nd Hour Highlights
Some Poetry in Motion - Johnny Tillotson
Governor Bob Ray
Kevin Cooney from KCCI
Freddie "Boom" Boom" Cannon
Dic's Daughter Jennifer. Dic didn't recognize her voice at first
3rd Hour Highlights
Peter McLane, the guy who hired Dic at KIOA
Bunch of Good Guys Steve Mathews, Jay Weise, Rick Elkin, Lee Githens, Mike Pace
Todd Kim, former KIOA newsman and Mr. Polly
Charlie Martin, worked at KSO with Dic
DesMoinesBroadcasting.com was there. Ray Dennis tells Youngsy story
Governor Terry Brandstadt
4th Hour Highlights
Dic doing news - He did a little bit of everything in the station
Jim Michaels - One of the great KIOA Good Guys
Dic's Brother Larry - He even sounds a little like Dic
Why there is no "k" at the end of "Dic"
KIOA Good Guy Sandy Shore - Now the voice of Disney
KIOA Good Guy Terry Rich
John Pascuzzi - Movie critic and long time friend of Dic's
KRNT's Steve Gibbons - Dic's Uncle Stevie
Tony Lornio - Producer and Director of Dic's Anniversary Salute show
Polly's comments and wrap-up
Audio cuts and pictures presented by permission of Saga Communications and KIOA
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