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Contests & Winners

Nascar Winner

Nascar Winner

Congratulations to Ron Milks, he won tickets to Kansas Speedway!


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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Nascar Winner

Nascar Winner

Congratulations to Jeff Murphy, he won tickets to Kansas Speedway!


Ugly Grill Contest

Ugly Grill Contest

DOES YOUR DAD NEED A NEW GRILL FOR FATHERS DAY? SHOW US HOW BADLY HE NEEDS A NEW GRILL, AND WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN! SUBMIT A PHOTO OF YOUR DAD’S UGLY GRILL TO HOMETOWN BROADCASTING’S FACEBOOK PAGE. TO ENTER OUR “UGLIEST GRILL” CONTEST….FRIEND HOMETOWN BROADCASTING ON FACE BOOK, AND TAG US IN YOUR PHOTO FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A BRAND NEW BAR-B-QUE PRO DELUXE CHARCOAL GRILL, AND TWENTY JOHNSONVILLE BRATS!!!! IT’LL BE THE BEST FATHERS DAY EVER! PHOTOS MUST BE POSTED BY FRIDAY JUNE 10TH….AND THE WINNER CHOSEN MONDAY JUNE 13TH…..JUST IN TIME FOR DAD’S DAY!


Name That Tune In June

Name That Tune In June

We'll play a brief clip of a song. Name that tune for your chance to win throughout the entire month of June! Over $5000 worth of prizes....Chanhassen Dinner Theatres, Noah's Ark, Crayolya Experience, Radisson Blu Mall of America, Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium, Nickelodeon Universe, Minnesota Zoo, Adventureland, Science Museum of MN and more! Thank you to our sponsors Thermo King/Sanco Equipment and T'NG Plumbing.


Nascar Winner

Nascar Winner

Congratulations to Larry Enderson, he won tickets to Kansas Speedway!


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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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


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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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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Senior Nights 2016

Senior Nights 2016

Thank you to all of the seniors who joined us for our 14th annual Senior Nights. Thank you to Vern Eide Chevrolet for providing the Distracted/Impaired Driving Simulator, Krieger Beverage for the Sparkling Ice Beverages, Erbert & Gerberts for the food and a special thank you to 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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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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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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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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KAAL Rochester Studio

KAAL Rochester Studio

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


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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The Bulls Have Returned! Welcome Home Soldiers!!!!!!

The Bulls Have Returned! Welcome Home Soldiers!!!!!!

Albert Lea Red Bulls 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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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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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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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.


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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Freeborn County Fair

Freeborn County Fair

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


Parades

Parades

You can view all the 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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Just For Fun!

Group photo w/Marion

Group photo w/Marion


Emmons Parade

Emmons Parade


Kristi & the girls

Kristi & the girls


Ferran & Paisley

Ferran & Paisley


T-shirts for Sale

T-shirts for Sale

Get your KQAQ 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!


New Richland Parade

New Richland Parade


T-shirts for Sale

T-shirts for Sale

Get your KQAQ 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

Chamber Golf Outing


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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Ron at Green Mill

Ron at Green Mill


Glenville Parade

Glenville 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."


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!"


Donald and a dog

Donald and a dog


Ron & Anna at Green Mill

Ron & Anna at Green Mill


Ag Appreciation Event

Ag Appreciation Event


Jerry and a dog

Jerry and a dog


Jerry and Sindi

Jerry and Sindi


Jerry grilling

Jerry grilling


Whitey

Whitey


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Ag Appreciation Event

Ag Appreciation Event


Marion Ross

Marion Ross


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Alden Parade

Alden Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


Albert Lea Parade

Albert Lea Parade


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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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!


Nascar-Motor Racing Network

Nascar-Motor Racing Network

MRN- Catch almost all the sprint class races in 2016 on KQAQ. Click below for local listings.

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Gods Country

Gods Country

Every Sunday morning from 7am till 9AM enjoy the best of Gospel Music with Host Steph Helleksen.


Living the Country Life

Living the Country Life

Join us Mon-Fri at 8:40am and 5:28pm
This one of a kind country show covers: Lawn/Landscapes, Trees/Wooded Lots, Outdoor Entertainment, Livestock/Pets, Machinery, Buildings/Facilities, Pastures/Fences..and more!

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Linder farm Network-The Voice of Local Agriculture

Linder farm Network-The Voice of Local Agriculture

* Midwest Farmtime, Mon thru Fri * 6:10-6:35am
* Opening Markets, Mon thru Fri * 9:50 am
* Mid-Day Farm Review, Mon thru Fri * 12:30-1pm
* Closing Markets, Mon thru Fri * 1:50 pm
A complete look through out the day at farm news, markets and weather, including live meteorologist reports, grain and live stock markets, local elevator prices and commentaries, special events, live broadcasts and more....

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