Donn Emis returned to KMZU/KAOL in March of 2010 as Sports Director and came to Carrollton in part to spearhead the process of launching 1430 Sports KAOL as an all-sports station.With KAOL up and running Donn moved into an afternoon role on KMZU for several years. In 2013 he returned to mornings, a gig he had held on The Farm from 1988-1994. Donn keeps you company weekdays from 6 until 10 a.m. Donn is glad to be back in the area where he grew up (Corder, MO and a Higginsville High School graduate)…after being in Northwest Arkansas since 1998. Donn has been married to Judy (for 39 years) and has 3 daughters (Krista, Erin and Moriah) and one granddaughter (Jadyn). His parents (Glenn and Dorothy Emis) still live in Corder.
KMZU “MORNING CHALLENGE”
(“Kansas City Plaza Christmas Lights” Week)
The last Royals player to throw the switch to light the Country Club Plaza was who?
(Alex Gordon-2014) (This year it was Jack Sock-Pro Tennis player)
The last Chiefs player to throw the switch to light the Country Club Plaza was who?
(Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones (Actor now)-2010)
The KCP&L Plaza Lights come on at 5pm daily and go off at what time?
Since 1930…The Plaza Lights have been turned on every year except one. Name the year they were not turned on.
(1973-President Richard Nixon called for curtailing the use of Christmas lights to reduce dependence on Foreign Oil)
The first lights on the Plaza for Christmas were actually strung across the doorway of the first Plaza building in 1925. A 6-foot strand of…how many colored light bulbs?
(16-Suydam Building-renamed Mill Creek Building)