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Photo Donn Apr 2015 KCDonn on the air April 2015

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) 

MONDAY 11/28/16

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)

TUESDAY 11/29/16

The last Chiefs player to throw the switch to light the Country Club Plaza was who?

(Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones (Actor now)-2010)

WEDNESDAY 11/30/16

The KCP&L Plaza Lights come on at 5pm daily and go off at what time?

(3am)

THURSDAY 12/1/16

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)

FRIDAY 12/2/16

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)

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