What's An Impressionable Midwestern State To Do?

Inspiration: The Midwestern states cover a wide range of political direction -- from the still-burning progressive spirit of Minnesota, to the Koch-fueled small-government inferno of Kansas. This year, Kansas faced another year of $100+ million budget shortfalls but voted to allow guns in schools, hospitals, and mental health facilities. Minnesota, however, generated a $1.65 billion budget surplus and moved water quality issues... Read on...

Midwest Forecast: Heavy Chance of Thunder Rolling

Meteorologist Brooks wants you to know that infidelity, violence, police calls, or even tree damage may occur. Please use caution. Read on...

Super Quick Trip or Super QuikTrip?

A friend of ours in KC said they were heading to Des Moines, but "just for a super quick trip" Made us think of a multi-story convenience store. Read on...

Jen's Most Ingenious Plan Yet!

A large box arrived today, and once it was emptied of its contents, Jen saw OPPORTUNITY! 'Eh Girl. Read on...

.... And Now Ben is Getting in on that Action!

But he wrote, "Open First" on his box! First Man of Canada?! Hell Yes! Read on...

Over $4,000 Raised in Only 2 Hours!

CEDAR RAPIDS (May 11) - At our Planned Parenthood of the Heartland fundraiser in Cedar Rapids, we raised over $4,000 for PPH in about 2 hours! Woot woot. We will be hosting a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Great Plains in Kansas City on May 23!  Read on...

Rod Blum + KCRG Reporter + A Bunch of Kids (?) = Really Strange Interview

And if you're asking (like anyone would), "Why were there a bunch of kids there?" That is explained in the anchors' intro to this interview. And then if you're like, "But I don't have the hours and hours it takes for an in-depth political interview," you're in luck! This interview ended up being prrrrreeeettttttty short. PS: but the good news for... Read on...

RAYGUN Investigates the Girl Scouts: Beloved Organization, or Secret Hotbed of Amoral Subversion?!?!

This week, the Kansas City, Kansas Archdiocese severed all connection with the Girls Scouts of the USA. From this point forward in KCK churches and schools, there'll be no Father-Daughter Dance, no women's shelter fundraisers, NO COOKIES!  The KC Star reports that, last year, the Archbishop in St Louis urged priests to drop Girl Scouts, "saying the organization was 'exhibiting... Read on...