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Contests & Winners

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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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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TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN

TEXACO COUNTRY SHOWDOWN

Thank you to everyone who sponsored the Biggest Country Talent Show on Earth! Morris Furniture as our main sponsor, Paramount Theatre for hosting us and Sema Equipment for Farm Equipment Extremeee! Culligan Water, Flaherty's HiTech Motorwerks, & Overby Orthodontics for all the Support! Congratulations to the winners. Click below for link to the pictures....

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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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Backyard Barbecue Winner

Backyard Barbecue Winner

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


2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Hardees of Albert Lea....they won 3rd place room winner at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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Remote Start Winner

Remote Start Winner

Congratulations to Kelli Tiegs of Albert Lea! She won the Viper two way remote start system installed from Rockin Ronny's Superstore of Mankato.


Rockin\' a Smile

Rockin' a Smile

"The Power 96/Alpha Orthodontics year end Rockin' a Smile Party took place December 6th...and Lynn Boyer was the lucky winner of $1000!"


2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Stuarts Construction...they won 2nd place room winner at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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Viper Remote Start Winner

Viper Remote Start Winner

Congratulations to Stephanie Edwards! She won the Viper One-Way Remote Car Starter Installed from Rockin Ronny's Superstore of Mankato!


2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

Congratulations to Krista Titus.....she won a pair of tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

Congratulations to Brian Solberg....he won a $25 gift card to Walmart at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

Congratulations to Ariana Liebsch.....she won a $25 gift card for Walmart at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Albert Lea Seedhouse....they won 1st place room winner at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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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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Community Involvement

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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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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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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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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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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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!"


Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Many letters were received again this year for SECRET SANTA - Hosted by POWER 96 & KQAQ. TWO Local Families in need have been chosen to Each receive a Pkg Valued over $700 filled with Gas Cards, Grocery Cards, and more....from Local Business donations. These Families will be contacted by the Salvation Army. Pictured: Cpt Jim Brickson-Salvation Army, Ann Austin-United Way, and Anna Rahn-KQPR/KQAQ


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 2013

Safe and Sober Campaign 2013

"Photos from our 2013 Safe & Sober Program on KQAQ are posted. Thanks to all of our Sponsors for allowing us to remind people to THINK BEFORE THEY DRINK this Holiday Season!"
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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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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Parades

Parades

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

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Holton Intermediate School media tour for the new school in Austin.

Holton Intermediate School media tour for the new school in Austin.

Staff Members Jerry Viktora and Sindi Fulton were part of
the media tour for the new school in Austin.This is the exterior of Holton Intermediate School.Holton Intermediate School will be for all 5th and 6th graders in Austin and
will be open fall of 2013. The tour was given by Principal Jean McDermott and Assistant Principal Lynn Heman. More pictures on our pics page click the link below....

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Class Sponsor

Class Sponsor

Power 96 was a class sponsor for the 2013 Halverson Elementary Walk-a-Thon to raise funds to replace their playground equipment!


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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Hotel Halloween Carnival

Hotel Halloween Carnival

The date is set! The 2014 Hotel Halloween Carnival is Sunday October 26th from 1-3pm at the Country Inn & Suites of Albert Lea. Tons of Prizes, Candy, Decorated Rooms, and FUN! Salvation Army serving Coffee & Hot Chocolate. Fire Dept & Police present. 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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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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Just For 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!


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!


Pole Dancing

Pole Dancing


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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Ron and His Lady Friend

Ron and His Lady Friend


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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Chamber Golf Outing Dress Up

Chamber Golf Outing Dress Up


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!"


Pelican Breeze

Pelican Breeze


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."


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Chateau Raceway Fun

Chateau Raceway Fun


Special Programming

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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Hometown Broadcasting  Proudly Announces a New Program VOICE OF our VETERANS

Hometown Broadcasting Proudly Announces a New Program 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!


Zeptember

Zeptember

Power 96 once again celebrates Led Zeppelin in September! One of our most popular monthly features!! Three Zep tunes in a row, 3 times a day Monday through Friday the entire month of September. Brought to you by B&D Metal Works, On the Spot Appliance, and Eastside Liquor.


Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

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


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.


Racing Rocks!

Racing Rocks!

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


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!


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