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Contests & Winners

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 Valerie Taylor! She won tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.


The Music of Queen

The Music of Queen

WE HAVE TICKETS FOR THE MUSIC OF QUEEN WITH THE MANKATO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FOR NOVEMBER 17TH . LISTEN TO JAY PAUL DURING THE MORNING SICKNESS SHOW AND YOU COULD WIN A PAIR ON JAY GAMES THIS WEEK. LISTEN FOR YOUR CUE THEN CALL 373-9401 TO WIN.


Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to The Girl Scouts for winning 1st place!


Brit Floyd Winner

Brit Floyd Winner

Congratulations to Marie Maras on winning Brit Floyd tickets!


Backyard BBQ

Backyard BBQ

Congratulations to Ed Smith on winning the Backyard BBQ party from Power 96 and KQAQ. Thank you to all of our sponsors who donated prizes!


Noah\'s Ark Winner

Noah's Ark Winner

Congratulations to Gail Martin, she won tickets to Noah's Ark!


Tree Town Winner

Tree Town Winner

Congrats to Jason Stevermer who won a pair of General Admission passes to Tree Town Music Festival!


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 Brookelynn Lenz! She won a $50 gift card for Walmart.


Anniversary Show

Anniversary Show

Call in, email or snail mail Anniversaries to Power 96.

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Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Metro PCS for winning 3rd place!


Tesla Winner

Tesla Winner

Congratulations to Brian Brandt who won a pair of tickets to see Tesla!


Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Arby's for winning 2nd place!


Chapel Con Winner

Chapel Con Winner

Congratulations to Tucker Larsen, he won tickets to Chapel Con!


Tree Town Winner

Tree Town Winner

Congrats to Amber Dennison who won a pair of General Admission passes to Tree Town Music Festival!


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Kammeron Immel! He won a $50 gift card for Walmart.


Revival Fest Winner

Revival Fest Winner

Congratulations to Perry Vining who won tickets to Revival Fest at Harmony Park.


Community Involvement

Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Help a local family in need with a huge value Christmas package filled with gas cards, food gift cards and more. To be considered, send a letter for yourself (or family you know) with a brief explanation as to why they should win. All letters should be received before December 15th. Mail attention "Secret Santa" to Power 96, 109 East Clark Street, Albert Lea MN 56007 or email to kqpr@power96rocker.com. Donations provided by The Pet Authority, Becker Auto, Inject Tech, Albert Lea Seed, Star Granite, Southern Lock & Glass, Freeborn Lumber, Wireless World, Bergdale Harley Davidson, Troy Thompson Agency and Hanson Tire-Austin.


Breakfast on the Farm 2016

Breakfast on the Farm 2016

The 2016 Breakfast on the Farm was held Saturday June 18th at Gene Anderson's Dairy Farm in Waltham, Minnesota. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Ron accepting plaque

Ron accepting plaque

“Ron Hunter accepts plaque from Zac Stuart of the American Legion Post Riders Post 91, thanking Hometown Broadcasting (POWER 96 & KQAQ 970AM) for their continued support and overwhelming dedicated commitment and support of fundraising events throughout 2016 for our Veterans and their families.”


Hotel Halloween Carnival 2017

Hotel Halloween Carnival 2017

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 HOTEL HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL! Thank you to the fire department, police department, Salvation Army and all of the room sponsors. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Freeborn & Mower County Fairs

Freeborn & Mower County Fairs

Check out 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 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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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.


Salvation Army

Salvation Army

Hometown Broadcasting welcomes new Lt Gloria Pelayo (left) and Maj Sandy Hunt (right) as the new leaders of Albert Lea's Salvation Army. We look forward to partnering with them on our upcoming Stuff the Bus, Hotel Halloween Carnival, and Secret Santa promotions!!


Freeborn County Stuff the Bus 2017

Freeborn County Stuff the Bus 2017

Thank you to all of our sponsors and thank you to everyone who helped “STUFF THE BUS” with School supplies for kids in need in Freeborn County. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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United Way Award

United Way Award

Sue Loch (Director of The Children’s Center) presented Anna Rahn (GM of Hometown Broadcasting) with a United Way of Freeborn County MEDIA SPONSOR Award, and 100% EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATION Award for 2016.


Parades

Parades

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

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Senior Nights 2017

Senior Nights 2017

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 15th annual senior nights a success....all of the graduating seniors, the seniors from Knutson Place, Vern Eide, Pizza Ranch, Krieger Beverage and all of the businesses that sponsored senior nights! You can view all of the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Play Day at the Pool 2017

Play Day at the Pool 2017

Click on the link below to view photos.

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KAAL Rochester Studio

KAAL Rochester Studio

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


Mower County Stuff the Bus 2017

Mower County Stuff the Bus 2017

Thank you to all of our sponsors and thank you to everyone who helped “STUFF THE BUS” with School supplies for kids in need in Mower County. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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2017 Austin Home & Vacation Show

2017 Austin Home & Vacation Show

Thank you to everyone who attended the Austin Home & Vacation Show and thank you to all of the exhibitors that participated! Click on the link below to view pics.

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Just For Fun!

Chapel Con

Chapel Con


Kyle taking the Plunge

Kyle taking the Plunge


Ron & Anna at Green Mill

Ron & Anna at Green Mill


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Chapel Con

Chapel Con


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair


Marion Ross

Marion Ross


Group photo w/Marion

Group photo w/Marion


Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair


T-shirts for Sale

T-shirts for Sale

Get your Power 96 T-shirt today! We have sizes Large and XL and they are ONLY $15!!!! Stop into our studios at 109 East Clark Street in Albert Lea to get yours before they're gone!


Ellendale Tractor Pull

Ellendale Tractor Pull

Power 96 & KQAQ happy to be part of the Ellendale Tractor Pull with prize giveaways, trophy sponsor, and our very own Jerry Viktora as the Emcee!


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Mower County Fair

Mower County Fair


Anna & Sindi

Anna & Sindi


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."


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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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.


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."


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!


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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Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

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


JOvember

JOvember

3 Bon Jovi Rock Blocks a day Monday through Friday the entire month of November!! Brought to you by: B&D Metal Works, Express Employment Professionals and On the Spot Appliance.


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