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Contests & Winners

Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Chris Skaar-he won a Twilight Riverboat Cruise package!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Mike Conway-he won a Breezy Point vacation package!


KISS

KISS

Congratulations to Lance Frank on winning a pair of KISS tickets!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Tony Yokiel-he won passes to MN Sea Life!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Brandon Burnett-he won a Gazebo from Sears!


KISS

KISS

Congratulations to Angie Gilson on winning a pair of KISS tickets!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Randy Klouse-he won tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre!


Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent

Congrats to our Ted Nugent Ticket Winner Taylor Lacher ! Enjoy the show at the Freeborn County Fair!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Harry Hansen-he won tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Char Green-she won a gift certificate to Geneva Lumber!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Deb Hanson-she won a Breezy Point vacation package!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Lynn Eischens-she won Chanhassen Dinner Theatre tickets!


Nickelodeon Winner

Nickelodeon Winner

“A big Thank You from four happy kids!! I won free Nickelodeon tickets during your holiday card give away. We used them a couple weeks ago. We had a great time! Thank you Power 96 for keeping me rocking all day long!! Annie Williams”


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Robert Pederson-he won a Breezy Point vacation package!


Remote Start Winner

Remote Start Winner

Congratulations to Shana Iverson on winning the Viper 2 way remote start system from Rockin' Ronny's Superstore of Mankato!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Lori Wilke-she won passes to MN Sea Life!


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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Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Duane Diercks-he won passes to MN Sea Life!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Larry Arndt-he won a certificate to Freeborn Lumber Company!


NHL Stadium Series Winner

NHL Stadium Series Winner

Congratulations to Travis Quam on winning a pair of tickets to the NHL Stadium Series game Sunday February 21st!


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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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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WWE Winner

WWE Winner

Congratulations to Mark Krause on winning the WWE Ringside Tickets to Road to Wrestlemania March 4th at the Target Center.


KISS

KISS

Congratulations to Jeff Weberg on winning a pair of KISS tickets....I think he might be a fan!


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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Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Sara Solomonson-she won tickets to Winstock!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Twila Huehn-she won tickets to We Fest!


NHL Stadium Series Winner

NHL Stadium Series Winner

Congratulations to Dino Sid DeSart on winning a pair of tickets to the NHL Stadium Series game Saturday February 20th!


Home Show Winner

Home Show Winner

Congratulations to Larry Luke-he won Austin Bruins tickets!


Community Involvement

Breakfast on the Farm 2016

Breakfast on the Farm 2016

PLEASE JOIN KQAQ 970AM CLASSIC COUNTRY LEGENDS, OUR AFFILIATE LINDER FARM NETWORK, AND THE MOWER COUNTY FARM BUREAU IN CELEBRATING THE………………2016 MOWER COUNTY BREAKFAST ON THE FARM AT GENE ANDERSONS DAIRY FARM AT 30111 620TH AVENUE, WALTHAM MINNESOTA SATURDAY JUNE 18TH FROM 7:30AM TO 11:30AM! KQAQ-AM ALONG WITH JEFF STEWART REPRESENTING LINDER FARM NETWORK, WILL CONDUCT ON-AIR INTERVIEWS WITH THE GENE ANDERSON FAMILY, MOWER COUNTY DAIRY ASSOCIATION, FARM BUREAU, AND OTHER SPONSORS FROM 8 TO 10AM. BREAKFAST SERVED THROUGHOUT THE EVENT BY THE MOWER COUNTY DAIRY ASSOCIATION.
You can view all the photos from last year by clicking on the link below.

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Senior Nights 2016

Senior Nights 2016

Our 14th annual Senior Nights events are set M-F April 25-May 9. Graduating Seniors from surrounding High schools will run Power 96 each night from 6pm-8pm. Texting/Impaired Driving Simulator compliments of Vern Eide. You can view all the photos from last year by clicking on the link below.

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Hotel Halloween Carnival 2016

Hotel Halloween Carnival 2016

The date is already set for our 12th annual Hotel Halloween Carnival! Sun Oct 30, 2016 from 1-3pm @ Country Inn & Suites, Albert Lea! Click on the link below for 2015 photos.

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2016 Austin Home & Vacation Show

2016 Austin Home & Vacation Show

Thank You to everyone who came and attended the Austin Home & Vacation Show and a HUGE Thank You to the exhibitors for helping to make it another successful year! Click on the link below to view pictures!

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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 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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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


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.


Stuff the Bus 2016

Stuff the Bus 2016

Help local families in need! Start collecting school supplies for our annual Stuff the Bus events in 2016! Albert Lea pick ups scheduled for Wed July 20. Austin pick ups scheduled for Thurs July 21. You can view photos by clicking on the link below.

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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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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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Share the Fun

Share the Fun

Some great performances February 28th at Share the Fun with the Freeborn County 4H Clubs. All the kids did a great job! You can view all the photos by clicking on 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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Play Day at the Pool 2016

Play Day at the Pool 2016

Tons of Prizes! Tons of fun! Our 7th annual event is set for Fri July 8th from 1-3pm! Plan to attend! Click on the link below to view 2015 Photos.

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Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair

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


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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Just For Fun!

Ron at Green Mill

Ron at Green Mill


Jerry grilling

Jerry grilling


Jerry and Sindi

Jerry and Sindi


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea 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!


Alden Parade

Alden Parade


Group photo w/Marion

Group photo w/Marion


Donald and a dog

Donald and a dog


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Ag Appreciation Event

Ag Appreciation Event


Ron & Anna at Green Mill

Ron & Anna at Green Mill


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Glenville Parade

Glenville Parade


Emmons Parade

Emmons Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Whitey

Whitey


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!


Ferran & Paisley

Ferran & Paisley


Jerry and a dog

Jerry and a dog


New Richland Parade

New Richland Parade


Kristi & the girls

Kristi & the girls


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."


Marion Ross

Marion Ross


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Ag Appreciation Event

Ag Appreciation Event


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.


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 KIMT's 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!


Racing Rocks!

Racing Rocks!

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


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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MAYtallica

MAYtallica

May Day, May Day! Power 96 to the rescue.....with MAYtallica! 3 Metallica songs in a row, 3 times a day Monday through Friday the entire month of May!!! Brought to you by On-the-Spot Appliance, Albert Lea Taxi, B&D Metal Works and Eastside Liquor.


Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

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


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!


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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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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