The Brain started at KHAK as an intern back in 1995 and has called mornings home since 1999. He has worked with several morning show partners, including Courtlin since 2015. Despite getting up in the middle of the night, Brain loves having fun on the air every weekday morning! Brain and his wife Holly make their home in Marion and have three children, Chase, Carly, and Cayleigh. They also have a dog Rigby, and a huge cat Cora. Brain is a huge sports fan and loves his Hawkeyes, Packers, and Cardinals. If you see Brain out and about in Marion or anywhere in Eastern Iowa, say hello! We hear he's friendly!
Ryan "Brain" Brainard
NCAA Overturns Bad Call Against Iowa During Minnesota Game
The reversal was announced by the NCAA coordinator of officials.
An Angry Fan’s Letter to Iowa Hawkeye Football
I'm sorry, but I'm done watching Hawkeye football.
Iowa Cheerleader Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction After Flip [WATCH]
Fans got to see more than they bargained for on Satruday in Iowa City!
Iowa Man Shot and Killed By Police After Terrorizing Neighborhood
The man reportedly killed two dogs and was firing his gun outside.
Iowa Player Retires From The NFL Before Taking A Snap
He retired just three days into training camp.
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Wait until you see the proposed Iowa Top Golf facility!
After 28 Years New Information In Jodi Huisentruit Case Revealed
Could this lead finally lead to answers in the Jodi Huisentruit case?
Real Human Skull Found In Iowa Park
How did the skull end up in an Iowa park?
Video Shows Iowa Police Department Car Hitting Child [WATCH]
A four-year-old child is recovering after being struck by a police car on patrol.
See the Angry Skies that Appeared Over Iowa During Sunday Storms
Mother Nature put on quite a show on Sunday. High winds, lightning, hail the size of baseballs, and heavy rain. Much of it, we could do without. But in the storm's aftermath came something strange and beautiful. Clouds so puffy and peaceful that everyone just had to rush outside and get a picture!