Live For The Drive

LIVE FOR THE DRIVE is a fast-paced news, sports, talk and information show featuring Dick Rice and Colin Schowe. With local news, sports and weather on the half hour, plus listener favorites like Athlete of the Week, the Dave Ramsey Money Makeover Minute, entertainment news, Off the Cuff, funeral annoucements and more, it's a show you won' t want to miss.

KLPW is pleased to add a new feature to Live for the Drive--local and national sports talk with listener call-ins. This segment airs Monday through Thursday at 5:45. On Friday, it's "Captain Don" Grahl of the J & W Cycles Outdoors show talks hunting, fishing and the great outdoors at 5:45.

Dick Rice is a military veteran and graduate of Washington High School who got his start at KLPW in the 1960's. From there, he went on to run the Washington Chamber of Commerce and continued his career ascent. Dick brings a wide variety of knowledge and experience on a host of topics and also serves as KLPW's afternoon news director.

Colin Schowe is a 2007 graduate of Washington High School and 2011 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. Colin also serves as a sports color commentator and sportscaster for KLPW. He brings a lot of expertise and knowledge on both local and national sports.

Tune in to Live for the Drive, weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • Monday 4-6pm
  • Tuesday 4-6pm
  • Wednesday 4-6pm
  • Thursday 4-6pm
  • Friday 4-6pm

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

5 days 16 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. Spencer is the Ace of the pitching staff with a 4-0 record. He has given up just one run this season and currently sports an earned run average of .33. Spencer has allowed 11 hits in 21 innings but no extra base hits. He has struck out 16 while walking two for a strike out to walk ratio of 8.1.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 1 hour ago

Recently released statistics show that immigration to the United States has accounted for 82% of the population growth over the past 8 years.

This may be an alarming fact to a number of people, especially conservatives who do not trust President Obama on this issue. The fact is, however, that this trend has been going on for decades.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

Evil: The Root Cause of Terror - 03/27/2015 - 11:28am
Mandatory Voting? - 03/20/2015 - 11:29am

SPORTS CORNER

8 hours 32 min ago

The Wild established the upper hand in a back-and-forth series with a 4-1 win over the Blues at the Scottrade Center. After the Blues took an early lead, the Wild reeled off four goals. Marco Scandella tied it in the first, and then Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu lit the lamp in the second to put Minnesota up for good. Charlie Coyle iced the cake in the final period, and Devan Dubnyk made 36 saves as the Wild lead the series, 3-2.