Lindsay O’Neill


Lindsay O’Neill has been one half of the Morning Show on 97.3 for seven years now in Des Moines! She moved to Central Iowa from Illinois to attend Iowa State University, and has been a proud Cyclone fan every since! She has a mind of her own and loves to share it…providing listeners with the fun they are looking for on their drive to work.


What’s your favorite TV show of all time?
Friends! I can relate anything or any conversation back to an episode of Friends…Seriously, anything…

What’s the one piece of clothing you could not live without?
Jeans…one good pair of dark wash, skinny jeans goes a long way!

What’s your favorite thing about country music?
That it’s easy to sing along to!

What’s your favorite animal?
I am not really an animal person…I can’t say I could actually pick one.

What’s the last thing you took a picture of?
My son, Jack, outside of Jack Trice Stadium!

What was on your favorite T-Shirt as a kid?
I had this awesome American flag shirt where the main part was red and white striped and the arms were blue with stars! It was very 90’s and had an awesome hood! I got it from a garage sale and would still wear it if I could…(I still have it!)

What Web site do you go visit when no one is watching?
Web MD. I admit it, I am a self-diagnoser.

What sign are you?
Scorpio…I don’t know what that means though…

I am saving up for_____________?
I am constantly saving…I hate spending money! But I would say our next big purchase will be living room furniture!

Were you a good student growing up?
I was actually quite the teacher’s pet and a pretty good student…I always talked too much in class according to my teachers (go figure!).
Where did you grow up?
I was born in Minnesota (Go Twins! Go Vikings!), moved to Springfield, Missouri for most of my childhood, and then moved to a suburb of Chicago for my teenage years!
What made you get into radio? 
I had no interest in college, but my mom told me I had to go. So…I thought “What do I like? Country Music. How can I make that a career? Radio. Ok, I will go into broadcast Journalism….done.” And that is about how much thought that went into it…luckily I think I am pretty good at it!
Before you were old enough to know better, what did you want to be? 
As a kid I always wanted to be famous…Actress, singer, dancer. As I got older, all I wanted to do was have babies and be a stay-at-home mom!
What can most people do that you cannot? 
Sleep without a television on or ride an elevator without freaking their freak!
Who would play you in a movie of your life? 
According to a recent quiz I took online…Jennifer Lawrence.
What could you do if asked to perform a stupid human trick? 
I can flip my eyelids inside out.
What 5 things are always in your fridge? 
Beer, Butter, Beer, Bagels, Beer
If you had 1 super hero power, what would it be? 
Transporting…I would love to close my eyes and transport to anywhere I want to go!
What is the #1 song on your ipod?
That’s tough. I would probably go with “The Chair” by George Strait or “Shameless” by Garth Brooks
If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? 
Probably the Iowa State Cyclones winning some sort of National Championship in something! (Obviously…in the future!)
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? 
I would love to learn to knit!
When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? 
I am a working mother of a 2-year-old and an infant, and have a husband who likes to be on the go all of the time…I don’t get any free time.
Cone or milkshake? 
Cone…actually that sounds good right now!
Beach house or mountain lodge? 
I like both, but with a mountain lodge I would have to clean up a lot less sand!
What makes you laugh til you cry/pass out? 
Dinners with my family…absolutely hilarious!


Lindsay’s Medication Of Choice
Click Here – Hilarious!



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Lindsay’s Recipes!!


Buffalo Chicken Dip (Courtesy Of Lindsay’s Aunt Vickie)

2 Blocks Cream Cheese
1 Cup Ranch
5 oz. bottle of Hot Sauce (I Use Frank’s)
2 Cups Shredded Chicken (cooked)

Mix all together and heat over stove or in crockpot. Serve Warm and Enjoy!


My Husband’s Favorite Taco Casserole (Courtesy Of My Old College Dorm Neighbor – Emily)

1 1/2 – 2 Lbs. of Ground Beef
1 Cup Sour Cream
1 Can Tomato Sauce
1 Taco Seasoning Packet

1 Pkg Shredded Colby Jack or Mexican Cheese
I Tube Crescent Rolls

3/4 Bag Doritos

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Roll Out crescent rolls to completely cover bottom of greased 9×13 pan.
Brown and drain the ground beef in a skillet. Add sour cream, tomato sauce and taco seasoning and mix together.  Pour mixture over crescent dough. Sprinkle cheese over top.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Crush up Doritos and add over top for 5-10 more minutes or until browned.



Oreo Balls (Courtesy Of My Aunt Carmie & Cousins Amanda, Krysten & Taylor)

1 Pkg Oreos
1 Block Cream Cheese
1 Pkg Almond Bark (Milk or White Chocolate)

Crush up entire package of Oreos. Mix with entire block of softened cream cheese. Melt Almond Bark according to directions on package. Roll Oreo/cream cheese mixture into ball and dip into melted Almond Bark until covered. Put finished balls on wax paper to let harden!



Homestyle Chicken Casserole

3-4 Chicken Breasts Cubed
3 cups frozen hashbrowns
1 container french fried onions
6 American Cheese slices
1 Can Cream of Chicken soup
3/4 cup Milk (I Just use a soup can full)
1 can of corn

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a casserole dish mix hasbrowns and half the container of french fried onions. Unwrap cheese slices and lay on top of hashbrown/onion mix. Put cubed chicken breasts on top of cheese. Mix soup and milk together and pour mixture over everything else.

Cook for 25 minutes.

Drain corn and pour into casserole and mix everything together.

Cook for 25 more minutes.

Put rest of french fried onions over the top and cook for 5 more minutes.

It’s super good, easy and heats up really well for leftovers…I have also subtituted leftover turkey for the chicken, peas for corn, other types of frozen potatoes for hashbrowns…etc (GET CREATIVE – and then tell me what you did!)



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