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Contests & Winners

McDonald\'s Winner

McDonald's Winner

Kody Hanson is one of our lucky winners of a FREE McDonalds Egg McMuffin every week for a year!


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Nathan Miller who won a $50 Walmart gift card!


McDonald\'s Winner

McDonald's Winner

David Thorsheim is one of our lucky winners of a FREE McDonalds Egg McMuffin every week for a year!


Hunters Impossible Trivia

Hunters Impossible Trivia

Win a Subway Sandwich from Subway every Monday thru Friday with Ron Hunters mind bending trivia.

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McDonald\'s Winner

McDonald's Winner

Jean Christenson is one of our lucky winners of a FREE McDonalds Egg McMuffin every week for a year!


McDonald\'s Winner

McDonald's Winner

Jen Tolbers is one of our lucky winners of a FREE McDonalds Egg McMuffin every week for a year!


Backyard BBQ

Backyard BBQ

Congratulations to Doug Wrolson who was the big winner of the BBQ party! Thank you to all of the sponsors for donating prizes.


Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Cargill for winning 1st place!


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Harper Charboneau who won a $50 Walmart gift card!


JAY GAMES

JAY GAMES

Jay Paul will play a game with you Monday thru Friday and Probably cheat to help you win a Great prize and have fun along the way!

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Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to The Marketing Plant of Albert Lea for winning 3rd place!


Green Mill Birthday Show

Green Mill Birthday Show

Listen Every Monday through Friday for the Green Mill Birthday Show. If your birthday was emailed, called in or sent by snail mail you'll be eligible to win One Complimentary Medium, One-topping Pizza. DINE IN ONLY.

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Anniversary Show

Anniversary Show

Call in, email or snail mail Anniversaries to Power 96 for a chance at a great prize from Cinemagic Theatres and The 112 on Broadway.

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McDonald\'s Winner

McDonald's Winner

Jody Hanson is one of our lucky winners of a FREE McDonalds Egg McMuffin every week for a year!


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Miguel Oritz Jr. from Albert Lea who won Dinner & Show for 2 at Chanhassen Dinner Theatre!


McDonald\'s Winner

McDonald's Winner

Ed Groeneweg is one of our lucky winners of a FREE McDonalds Egg McMuffin every week for a year!


Community Involvement

Freeborn/Mower County Spotlight

Freeborn/Mower County Spotlight

Every week local servants are interviewed sharing information about Good causes, fun happenings or events going on in our communities. Tune in for the Mower Cty. Spotlight Tuesdays at 11:05 am. Tune in for the Freeborn Cty. Spotlight Thursdays at 11:05 am.
If you know of an event or would like to share yours please email us at the link below

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Christmas in the City of Austin

Christmas in the City of Austin

Power 96/KQAQ had a great time once again at Austins Christmas in the City Kickoff and talking to kids about what Christmas means to them and what they're asking Santa for Christmas. You can view photos by clicking on the link below.

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Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Appreciation

Ron Reule FC veteran service officer, presented Power 96 & KQAQ a certificate of appreciation for supporting veterans and their families.


Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair

We'll see you at the Freeborn County Fair next year!


Safe and Sober Campaign 2015

Safe and Sober Campaign 2015

Another successful year for our Campaign Towards Zero Deaths which was held on November 23rd.. Thank You to all the sponsors...Liquor Depot for providing the adult beverages, Green Mill for the pizza, Perkins for the goodies and to Deputy Hable with the Freeborn County Sheriff's Office for putting up with our designated drinkers. Please remember...Don't Drink and Drive! You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Play Day at the Pool 2015

Play Day at the Pool 2015

The 6th Annual Play Day @ the Pool was Friday July 10th!!! You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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2015 Albert Lea Homecoming Parade

2015 Albert Lea Homecoming Parade

The parade was held on September 23rd in downtown Albert Lea. You can check out all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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KAAL Rochester Studio

KAAL Rochester Studio

Anna Rahn & Ron Hunter toured the new KAAL Rochester studio in Jan. 2016!!


Parades

Parades

You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Breakfast on the Farm 2015

Breakfast on the Farm 2015

KQAQ & Power 96 had a live broadcast with Linder Farm at the 2015 Breakfast on the Farm on Saturday June 20th at Reiland Dairy/Troy & Chris Sukalski farm. Tons of fun, great Breakfast! You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Senior Nights 2015

Senior Nights 2015

Senior Nights 2015 was held 4/27-5/11. Graduates from surrounding High Schools ran Power 96 from 6pm-8pm each week night! Thank you to everyone who sponsored senior nights. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Thank You to everyone who donated school supplies for our 2015 Annual Stuff the Bus Event which was held July 22nd in Albert Lea and July 23rd in Austin. Thank you also to the wonderful businesses that sponsored the event. You can view photos by clicking on the link below.

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2016 Austin Home & Vacation Show

2016 Austin Home & Vacation Show

The 42nd Annual Austin Home & Vacation Show 2016 DATES HAVE BEEN SET! March 18-20 at the Packer Arena. Click on link below for 2015 pictures!

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Hotel Halloween Carnival 2015

Hotel Halloween Carnival 2015

Thanks for coming to our 10th annual Halloween Carnival which was held Sunday Oct. 25th from 1-3pm!! Thank you to everyone who helped support this event. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Secret Santa

Secret Santa

A total of $1,835 in Gift Cards were collected with POWER 96 & KQAQ’s Secret Santa promotions. Two very deserving families will be selected from the letters submitted and contacted by the Salvation Army before Christmas. Thank-you to all contributing businesses: POWER 96 & KQAQ-AM, Ranch & Pet Supply, Vern Eide, Godfathers Pizza, Hanson Tire of Austin, Royal Sports, Trading Post, Inject Tech, Albert Lea Seedhouse, Green Mill, Expressions Salon, Tubbs Chiropractic, Celebrations, Freeborn Lumber, Southern Lock & Glass, Gypsy K Consignment, Root River Hardwoods. Pictured: Major Elsie Cline, Anna Rahn, and Kathy Belshan


Just For Fun!

Jerry grilling

Jerry grilling


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Jerry and a dog

Jerry and a dog


Tired Jerry

Tired Jerry


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Emmons Parade

Emmons Parade


T-shirts for Sale

T-shirts for Sale

Get your Power 96 T-shirt today! We have Men's and Women's shirts sizes Medium to XXL and they are ONLY $15!!!! Stop into our studio at 109 East Clark Street in Albert Lea to get yours before they're gone!


T-shirts for Sale

T-shirts for Sale

Get your Power 96 T-shirt today! We have Men's and Women's shirts sizes Medium to XXL and they are ONLY $15!!!! Stop into our studio at 109 East Clark Street in Albert Lea to get yours before they're gone!


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Jeff and Snater

Jeff and Snater

"Red, White, and Blue and Hometown Broadcasting too! We love our Troops even more than they love us! God Bless America."


Ag Appreciation Event

Ag Appreciation Event


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


New Richland Parade

New Richland Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Whitey

Whitey


Kristi & the girls

Kristi & the girls


Donald and a dog

Donald and a dog


Marion Ross

Marion Ross


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Ron & Anna at Green Mill

Ron & Anna at Green Mill


Ag Appreciation Event

Ag Appreciation Event


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Jerry and Sindi

Jerry and Sindi


Group photo w/Marion

Group photo w/Marion


Ferran & Paisley

Ferran & Paisley


Glenville Parade

Glenville Parade


Ron at Green Mill

Ron at Green Mill


Alden Parade

Alden Parade


Special Programming

FABuary

FABuary

Enjoy three rockin' Beatles tunes in a row, three times a day every Monday through Friday in February. Sponsored by B&D Metal Works, Refunds USA, Eastside Liquor, American Family Insurance-Cliff Wuerflein and On the Spot Appliance.


Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

Power 96 is thee place to tune in to the Minnesota Vikings games on 96.1 FM.


Racing Rocks!

Racing Rocks!

"RACING ROCKS, hosted by Riki Rachtman, airs every Sunday from 6am-8am. Amazing Nextel Cup Racing coverage."


The Acoustic Storm

The Acoustic Storm

Every Sunday morning from 8am-10am, unplug with The Acoustic Storm and the best variety of acoustic-based rock. With an emphasis on acoustic guitar-driven songs, Jeff Parets presents the full spectrum of acoustic rock, including rarely heard "unplugged" versions of classic tunes in their purest form. Each week, the show spotlights an artist in "The Eye of The Storm" with music, bio information and sound bites. To visit The Storm's home page just click on the link below.

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Jay\'s Joke to Go

Jay's Joke to Go

Catch Jay's joke to go every Mon - Fri at 9:50 am. If you missed it, click the link below.....

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Dining & Entertainment Guide

Dining & Entertainment Guide

Be sure to tune in every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 11:50am and 5:50pm for the dining, entertainment and shopping calendar. You'll hear information about special events, entertainment, lunch & dinner specials, new products and in-store deals.


Power 96 Severe Weather Coverage

Power 96 Severe Weather Coverage

MN & IA WEATHER CAN BE QUITE UNPREDICTABLE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, and CAN CHANGE QUICKLY. .In the event of severe weather conditions, tune to 96.1 FM for thee best severe weather coverage in the area! You'll get up to the minute conditions on location & severity, along with safety reminders for your family! 96.1 FM has the most up-to-date training and equipment.and works side by side with KIMTs Storm Team 3, local law enforcement, AND SPOTTERS during severe weather conditions and we have generators to ensure even during power outages - we're here for you!


Voice of Our Veterans

Voice of Our Veterans

Every MONDAY around 11:40am on both POWER 96 & KQAQ-AM, hear different topics about our Veterans, Voiced by Veterans. Learn how to continuously Support & Remember Veterans who served our Country, Veteran Benefits, Facts, Upcoming Patriotic Events and more!


DJ Squared

DJ Squared

DJ x DJ= DJ SQUARED!! IT'S THE DJ SQUARED SHOW! DJ RON HUNTER AND DJ JAY PAUL ARE THE TWO TOP RATED DJ'S IN THE AREA AND THEY COME TOGETHER EVERY FRIDAY MORNING FROM 9 TO 10AM! BY FAR THE MOST ENTERTAINING HOUR OF YOUR WEEK!

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