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Contests & Winners

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to The Girl Scouts for winning 1st place!


Marvel Universe Live

Marvel Universe Live

Congratulations to Gilbert Johnson! He won tickets to Marvel Universe Live.


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

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


Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

Congratulations to Valerie Taylor! She won tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.


Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience

Congratulations to Brenda Hubbard! She won tickets to Crayola Experience at MOA.


Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Metro PCS for winning 3rd place!


Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

Congratulations to Karen Peterson! She won tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.


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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Anniversary Show

Anniversary Show

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

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Halloween Carnival Winner

Halloween Carnival Winner

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


Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Arby's for winning 2nd place!


Marvel Universe Live

Marvel Universe Live

Congratulations to Mike Mallan! He won tickets to Marvel Universe Live.


Community Involvement

KAAL Rochester Studio

KAAL Rochester Studio

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


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.”


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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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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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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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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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.


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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Secret Santa

Secret Santa

A very special thank you to all of our Secret Santa Sponsors again this year. We received so many letters, donations and letters have been delivered. The two families selected by the Salvation Army will be contacted before Christmas. God Bless!


Play Day at the Pool 2017

Play Day at the Pool 2017

Click on the link below to view photos.

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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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2018 Austin Home & Vacation Show

2018 Austin Home & Vacation Show

The 2018 AHVS is March 16-18 at the Packer Arena. We are over 60% filled to capacity! Do you want to showcase your products/services to thousands of people in 3 days? Call Anna at 507-373-9600 for details! Click on the link below to view pics.

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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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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!!


Just For Fun!

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!


Chapel Con

Chapel Con


Mower County Fair

Mower County Fair


Chapel Con

Chapel Con


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!


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair


Ron & Anna at Green Mill

Ron & Anna at Green Mill


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Marion Ross

Marion Ross


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Group photo w/Marion

Group photo w/Marion


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


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."


Kyle taking the Plunge

Kyle taking the Plunge


Anna & Sindi

Anna & Sindi


Chamber Golf Outing

Chamber Golf Outing


Special Programming

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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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!


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.


Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

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


AC/DCember

AC/DCember

3 AC/DC Rock Blocks a day Monday through Friday the entire month of December!! Brought to you by: B&D Metal Works, Express Employment Professionals, On the Spot Appliance and Eastside Liquor.


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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