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Contests & Winners

Backyard Barbecue Winner

Backyard Barbecue Winner

Congratulations to Joe Murillo! Thank you to all the sponsors who donated the prizes for the Backyard Party!


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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Kansas Speedway Winner

Kansas Speedway Winner

"Congrats to Stephanie Richter for being one of the winners of a pair of tickets to Kansas Speedway October 4th, 2014!"


Anniversary Show

Anniversary Show

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

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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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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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Listen to Win

Listen to Win

“SIERRA MIST & THE MINNESOTA VIKINGS GO TOGETHER! NOV 3-7 LISTEN FOR YOUR QUE TO CALL. ALL QUALIFIERS WILL WIN A 12 PACK OF SIERRA MIST….AND A CHANCE TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE MN VIKES VS CAROLINA PANTHERS GAME NOV 30TH AT THE TCF BANK STADIUM!”


Community Involvement

2014 Senior Nights

2014 Senior Nights

Power 96's Senior Nights was 4/28-5/12. Graduates from surrounding High Schools ran the station each night from 6pm-8pm. You can view photos by clicking on the link below.

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Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Thank you to all the sponsors and everyone who contributed school supplies to help Stuff the Bus for Freeborn and Mower counties. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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2014 Dancing with the Stars

2014 Dancing with the Stars

Jay Paul emceed the 2014 Dancing with Freeborn/Mower County Stars on May 3rd, 2014. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Advanced Family Dental

Advanced Family Dental

Advanced Family Dental Expansion Ground Breaking August 22, 2014. New Facility to be complete January 31st 2015. You can view photos by clicking on the link below.

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Secret Santa

Secret Santa

"Power 96 & KQAQ will again be accepting letters from families in need in Freeborn & Mower Counties to be considered to receive one of two large Christmas Packages filled with gas cards, grocery cards, and more! Letters can be emailed to kqpr@power96rocker.com, or mailed to 109 East Clark Street, Albert Lea MN 56007 by 5pm 12/15/14. Families are chosen by the Salvation Army."


Austin Home & Vacation Show

Austin Home & Vacation Show

"The Austin Home, Home, Home & Vacation Show is March 20-22 in 2015! It's close to 80% filled with Exhibitors already! The 2015 Contract & Exhibitor List are available on the Home Show Page, or you can call Anna at 507-373-9600 with questions."


REFEST 2014

REFEST 2014

RE٠think… green living, RE٠new… clean energy, RE٠store…conservation. Austin will hold its annual Re-Fest Festival down on the Mower County Fairgrounds Saturday, September 20th 2014, and Power 96 & KQAQ will broadcast live. Our thanks to Austin Utilities for another amazing year at Refest.

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Play Day at the Pool 2014

Play Day at the Pool 2014

"Play Day at the Pool which was held on Friday July 25th, 2014 was a ton of fun. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Safe and Sober Campaign 2014

Safe and Sober Campaign 2014

"In an effort to help the mission TOWARDS ZERO DEATHS IN MINNESOTA, Hometown Broadcasting is once again partnering with the ALPD with their Annual Safe & Sober program Monday November 24, 2014 from 2-5pm. Tara Yokiel and Don Throlson have volunteered to be monitored live on the air to demonstrate how quickly you can reach the legal driving limit."

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Albert Lea & Austin High School Weekly Calendar of Events

Albert Lea & Austin High School Weekly Calendar of Events

Airs Monday morning APPROXIMATELY 10am highlighting sporting events, special events and activities scheduled each week, to ensure parents, friends, family and the general public are informed. If you have information to share please email us today. Click the link below....

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Hotel Halloween Carnival

Hotel Halloween Carnival

IT’S TIME FOR POWER 96’s HOTEL HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AT THE Country Inn & Suites OF Albert Lea! IT’S FREE TO ATTEND, AND COSTUMES ARE OPTIONAL! BUT Please bring a Free-Will Non-Perishable Food Donation for the Local Salvation Army! IT’S A BLAST FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! free Halloween Bags for the first thousand kids with $2,500 worth of prizes sporadically placed in the bags with Mall of America Family Fun Packs, and more! plus Parents Register for a Pair of Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Tickets…kids register for $25 walmart gift cards! Trick or Treat through Uniquely Decorated Rooms …and Vote for your Favorite! law enforcement and fire department present to talk to kids about safe trick or treating! this years rooms decorated by Hardees, Albert Lea Seedhouse, Freeborn County Historical Society-sponsored by Troy Thompson, Stuarts Construction, Cargill Foods, Holiday Lanes Bowling, Green Mill, Pizza Ranch, Sears Hometown Store, Boy Scouts, The Chapel Comics and Collectibles, and more! IT’S POWER 96’s FREE HOTEL HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AT THE Country Inn & Suites OF Albert Lea, Sunday OCTOBER 26th from 1 to 3! Please REMEMBER A Free-Will Non-Perishable Food Donation! You can view all the photos from last year by clicking on the link below or better yet go to the Bottom of the Homepage and Watch the VIDEO!

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Parades

Parades

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

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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 9:05 am
Tune in for the Freeborn Cty. Spotlight Thursdays at 9:05 am
If you know of an event or would like to share yours please email us at the link below

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Bell Ringing Challenge

Bell Ringing Challenge

Power 96 & KQAQ-AM congratulate Cpt Jim Brickson for ringing the bell for 105 hours and breaking the previous world record of 80 hours. He started the challenge Tuesday December 3rd at 11am at the Northbridge Mall in Albert Lea!! Brickson's efforts raised over $32,000. You can view photos by clicking on the link below.

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The Bulls Have Returned! Welcome Home Soldiers!!!!!!

The Bulls Have Returned! Welcome Home Soldiers!!!!!!

Albert Lea Red Bull's return HOME 05-04-12, Power 96 was there. For more Go to the pictures page "click the link below or go to the bottom of the homepage and click on the video link".

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Class Sponsor

Class Sponsor

Power 96 was a class sponsor for the 2014 Halverson Elementary Walk-a-Thon to raise funds to replace their playground equipment!


Breakfast on the Farm 2014

Breakfast on the Farm 2014

The 9th annual Mower County Breakfast on the Farm was held at Corey & Kaye Hansen's Farm located st 15588 540th Avenue in Austin, MN Saturday June 28th. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair

"POWER 96, KQAQ and Greg Jensen Real Estate were Co-Sponsors of the Elephant Encounter at the Freeborn Co Fair, once again in 2014!"


Renewable Energy Group

Renewable Energy Group

Sindi Fulton & Jerry Viktora were at the tour at Renewable Energy Group in Glenville with special guest U.S. Senator Al Franken. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Just For Fun!

Chamber Golf Outing Dress Up

Chamber Golf Outing Dress Up


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


2014 Chateau Raceway Deck Night

2014 Chateau Raceway Deck Night

“Mt Dew KICK START sampling at the Power 96/KQAQ Deck Night at Chateau Raceway Friday 8/22/14”. Click on the link below for all pics

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Pole Dancing

Pole Dancing


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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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!


Kenny Loves KQAQ

Kenny Loves KQAQ

"Anna Rahn & Sindi Fulton paid Kenny Fredrickson of Austin a personal visit with the KQAQ vehicle (P96's sister AM station) and delivered a T-shirt/Bumper Stickers....cuz Kenny loves KQAQ so much he had to pay a $155 Fine for violating the Noise Ordinance while listening!"


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."


Chateau Raceway Fun

Chateau Raceway Fun


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!


2014 Chateau Raceway Deck Night

2014 Chateau Raceway Deck Night

“Power 96/KQAQ were deck sponsors at the Chateau Raceway Friday 8/22/14. Greg Jensen, driver of the P96/KQAQ car, got 3rd in Track Points for 2014!” Click on the link below for all pics.

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Ron and His Lady Friend

Ron and His Lady Friend


Pelican Breeze

Pelican Breeze


Special Programming

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.


A Special Veteran\'s Day 1 Hour Special

A Special Veteran's Day 1 Hour Special

We will be talking with local area soldiers, Commanders, State Officials, and special guest Veterans, along with patriotic Classic Rock & Classic County music. Program airs Monday November 11th from 3pm-4pm on both Power 96 and KQAQ. Please thank the following sponsors for this salute to our Veterans! Overby Orthodontics, Northern Country Coop, Star Granite Works, Howe Countertops, Cargill Foods, Cedars of Austin, Nordaas American Homes, Hodgman Drainage, Rightway Roofing, and Sterling Real Estate.


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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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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Racing Rocks!

Racing Rocks!

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


Ozztober

Ozztober

3 Rockin’ OZZY tunes in a row, 3 times a day Monday thru Friday throughout the entire month of October. Sponsored by On the Spot Appliance, Eastside Liquor, B & D Metal Works, and Possehl’s Superior Construction!


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!


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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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!


Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

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


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