Current co-host of the “Mornings with Mark and Sam” show on 97.9 KICK-FM. Mark is a graduate of the Conservatory at The Second City in Chicago and holds a degree in Acting from Northern Illinois University. Mark is also the host of “On the Mark”, an hour of honest sports talk every Saturday morning on News Talk 1070 KHMO-Am. His love for sports followed him from Chicago never missing an opportunity to watch the Bears, Bulls, Cubs, or Hawks. In 2022, Mark received the Missouri Broadcasting Award for Best Sports Personality Small Market. Mark enjoys time with his wife and family, history, and random facts. You can connect with Mark on Twitter @MarkHespen
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One City in Missouri makes the List of the 50 Most Obese Cities
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You’ll Find a Party & Green Beer in St. Louis on St. Paddy’s Day
If you are looking to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a Green Beer, Sports, and Live Music then you need to head to downtown St. Louis on March 17th!
2 of the Best Irish Pubs in the US are in Illinois
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The Award for the Best Cakes in Missouri Goes to…
If you have a craving for cake then you need to order a cake from this incredible cake shop in a small Missouri town, it is so good it won the award for Best Cake and Desserts in the Show-Me State!