5:05 a.m. Orion visits with Bob Dinneen, President of the Renewable Fuels Association about the role of ethanol in cutting our dependence on foreign oil.
Max talks to Bryce Knorr, Senior Editor of Farm Futures magazine about the cost of fertilizer for the 2013 crop.
Crop insurance payments to farmers in this drought year will be double the previous record year. That’s what Keith Collins with National Crop Insurance Services tells Orion at the Farm Broadcasters Convention in Kansas City.
John Oncken, publisher of the AgriDairy Business Letter visits with Dean Montte, dairy calf producer in DeForest, WI
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
6:50 a.m. Installing a home security system can cost you thousands and require long-term contracts. Mr. Fix-It has details on a brand new system that will keep you safe,is wireless, and contract-free.
9 - 10:30 a.m. WGN Weekend with Bill Moller
9:15 a.m. Downers Grove native and national champion guitarist Muriel Anderson will be in-studio with Bill Moller to demonstrate the strange string instrument called the harp-guitar.
Northwestern at Michigan State
After Football (approximately 2:30) - 4 p.m. Garry Meier's Blabbin' Cabin
2:35 p.m. Get a jump on Black Friday when Garry Meier tells you where you can find an eight dollar slow cooker!
4:06 p.m. Koz and Memelo talk about a busy weekend in college football and where Notre Dame stands in the BCS after today’s game. Plus discussion of the NHL lockout and your chance to win prizes during Touchdown derby!
6:08 p.m. One more week till the crown! Find out which teams are punching their tickets to Champaign and a possible championship with Jordan Bernfield and Justin Wiener on Preps Plus Chicago.
11:45 p.m. The holidays are a time to celebrate and eat too much and - unfortunately - get into nasty arguments. But don't worry because family therapist Rhonda Faulkner joins Pete McMurray to help you figure out how to survive your tribe AND stay out of jail.
2:05 a.m. Bill pigs out on an organic burger, then he calls Steve Dale all the way in Mexico to find out why it's not good to feed your dog Thanksgiving food.
3 -4 a.m. John Williams
3:05 a.m. John Williams learns about the next big thing in board games and visits with Reverand Corey Brooks who is setting up a tent city for Thanksgiving.
4 -5 a.m. Brian Noonan