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Contests & Winners

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 and The 112 on Broadway.

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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!


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Hardee's! They won 3rd place in the room decorating contest with their Star Room at the 2014 Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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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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Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Lilly Trainer! She won a $25 Walmart gift card at the 2014 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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Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Green Mill! They won 2nd place in the room decorating contest with their Minion Room at the 2014 Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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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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Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Albert Lea Seedhouse! They won 1st place in the room decorating contest with their Candy Land room at the 2014 Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Braxton Jensen! He won a $25 Walmart gift card at the 2014 Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Chris Karow! She won a pair of Chanhassen Dinner Theatre tickets valued at $175 at the 2014 Halloween Carnival! You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Mail us a Christmas Card!

Mail us a Christmas Card!

Add us to your Christmas card mailing list to be entered into drawings held throughout December! Over $5000 worth of prizes will be given away! Mail cards to 109 East Clark Street, Albert Lea MN 56007. Cards must be received by December 19th and include name, address and phone number inside the card! Merry Christmas from Power 96 & KQAQ-AM! Your Hometown Locally Owned Radio Stations!


Community Involvement

Parades

Parades

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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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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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!"


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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Election Coverage

Election Coverage

“Ron Hunter & Dan Dorman at America’s Best Value Inn in Albert Lea covering the 2014 Election Results”

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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 provide educational experiences, field trips, and family fun events!


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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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."


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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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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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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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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Safe and Sober Campaign 2014

Safe and Sober Campaign 2014

"In an effort to help the mission TOWARDS ZERO DEATHS IN MINNESOTA, Hometown Broadcasting once again partnered with the ALPD with their Annual Safe & Sober program Monday November 24, 2014 from 2-5pm. Tara Yokiel and Don Throlson volunteered to be monitored live on the air to demonstrate how quickly you can reach the legal driving limit." Thank you to Dave Doppelhammer from the ALPD, Roe Naylor of Acme Bail Bonds in Austin, Freeborn County Correction Officer Tom Jensen, Stensrud Insurance Services and Paul Spyhalski Attorney at Law for sharing important life saving information. THANK YOU to the following sponsors for helping us bring this program to you: Dawson Limo, Roe Naylor of ACME Bail Bonds, Michelle’s Liquor Depot, Albert Lea Taxi, Paul Spyhalski Attorney at Law and Stensrud Insurance Services. THANK YOU to Liquor Depot for providing beverages, Perkins and GreenMill of Albert Lea for providing food and Albert Lea Taxi for providing rides home.
DON’T DRIVE…STAY ALIVE!!! 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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Hotel Halloween Carnival

Hotel Halloween Carnival

The Hotel Halloween Carnival held Sunday October 26th was a huge success! Thanks so much to the Country Inn & Suites for partnering with us every year on this great event! Thanks to the Fire Department! Thanks to the Salvation Army for the coffee & hot chocolate and thanks to all who attend each year. 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 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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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!

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."


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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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!


Greg ready for a nap

Greg ready for a nap


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!


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!"


Ron and His Lady Friend

Ron and His Lady Friend


The Two Best DJ\'s

The Two Best DJ's


Cute group photo

Cute group photo


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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Pelican Breeze

Pelican Breeze


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

Chamber Golf Outing


Chateau Raceway Fun

Chateau Raceway Fun


Special Programming

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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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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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!


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.


AC/DCember

AC/DCember

Would you like to hear less Christmas music and more AC/DC? Put a little rock in your Christmas sock!!!! Power 96 proudly announces......AC/DCember! Three AC/DC songs in a row, 3 times a day Monday through Friday throughout December! Brought to you by: B&D Metal Works & On-the-Spot Appliance.


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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Innocent Christmas Wishes

Innocent Christmas Wishes

Enjoy memorable "Innocent Wishes" from local children. Interviews air December 1st-December 19th Monday through Friday around 1:35pm. This special holiday programming is brought to you by: Healing Palms Spa, Overby Orthodontics, Austin Utilities, Wireless World, KQPR FM Power 96 and KQAQ 970 AM. You can view all the photos by clicking 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!


Racing Rocks!

Racing Rocks!

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


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