a very special prayer indeed

“Saint Jude, Hope of the Hopeless, Pray for Us” The St. Jude Prayer is a very special prayer indeed. St. Jude was one of the Twelve Apostles, and in the Catholic Church he is the patron Saint of lost causes. The Epistle of Jude in Bible is filled with encouragement to keep the faith and…read more »

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oh, Sandy

Sandy was one of my guests this morning. Sandy is a very well-mannered terrier-pitbull mix who obviously had some training from a previous owner. 1 year old, 50lbs, vaccinated and chipped: $120. If you or someone you know is interested in bringing Sandy home, contact the Central Nebraska Humane Society 308-385-5305read more »

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Franzman welcomes Central Nebraska Humane Society

Billy is a 1 year old yellow lab that loves the snow and loves people, he loves children and other animals…as far as I can tell, he loves EVERYTHING. Check out the video and if you or someone you know is interested in bringing him home, contact the Central Nebraska Humane Society 308-385-5305read more »


2 ways to boost your mood

How’s this for an easy way to boost your mood? According to a study from the University of Alabama, spending just 20 minutes in a park or green space makes you happier. And you don’t even have to exercise in the park. You just have to be there. (Ya might wanna wait until the temperature…read more »


Library plans free spring break programs

The Grand Island Public Library will offer free programs for youth over spring break. Activities kick off Friday (3/8) with a movie for children and teens at 2:30 p.m. The movie is rated PG and lasts about 90 minutes; call for the title. The Grand Theatre will provide popcorn. Programs for PK-5 students will be…read more »


Here’s something I bet you didn’t know

This information came to me inside my utility bill and I felt compelled to share it because I think it’s information that few of us have. I will paraphrase the letter: A sea hawk called a Western Osprey is an impressive looking raptor that resembles a bald eagle — In the wild, ospreys have very…read more »


Franzman Island Mornings 5:30-10am

My name is Franzman. I previously worked for numerous daily newspapers, designing advertising and writing copy for clients and although I liked it, I knew there was somewhere else I wanted to be. I knew it was a place that did not require a tie or dress slacks. I’ve never been a dress slacks kinda guy.

Eventually, I started a career in broadcasting that continues to make me happy every day.

If I had to do something else, I truly don’t know where I’d be…maybe an Andrew Dice-Clay impersonator. Thanks for listening!