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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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Kansas Speedway Winner

Kansas Speedway Winner

"Congrats to Stephanie Richter for being one of the winners of a pair of tickets to Kansas Speedway Oct. 4th, 2014!"


Congradulations horse Expo MN Winners

Congradulations horse Expo MN Winners

You could have WON tickets if You tuned in to WIN.

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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!


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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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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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."


Class Sponsor

Class Sponsor

Power 96 was a class sponsor for the 2014 Halverson Elementary Walk-a-Thon to raise funds to replace their playground equipment!


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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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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2014 Dancing with the Stars

2014 Dancing with the Stars

Jay Paul emceed the 2014 Dancing with the Freeborn/Mower County Stars May 3rd, 2014. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Secret Santa

Secret Santa

"Power 96 & KQAQ will again be accepting letters from families in need in Freeborn & Mower Counties to be considered to receive one of two large Christmas Packages filled with gas cards, grocery cards, and more! Letters can be emailed to kqpr@power96rocker.com, or mailed to 109 East Clark Street, Albert Lea MN 56007 by 5pm 12/15/14. Families are chosen by the Salvation Army."


Parades

Parades

You can view all the 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 is once again partnering with the ALPD with their Annual Safe & Sober program Monday November 24, 2014 from 2-5pm. Tara Yokiel and Don Throlson have volunteered to be monitored live on the air to demonstrate how quickly you can reach the legal driving limit."

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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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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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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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Hotel Halloween Carnival

Hotel Halloween Carnival

IT’S TIME FOR POWER 96’s HOTEL HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AT THE Country Inn & Suites OF Albert Lea! IT’S FREE TO ATTEND, AND COSTUMES ARE OPTIONAL! BUT Please bring a Free-Will Non-Perishable Food Donation for the Local Salvation Army! IT’S A BLAST FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY! free Halloween Bags for the first thousand kids with $2,500 worth of prizes sporadically placed in the bags with Mall of America Family Fun Packs, and more! plus Parents Register for a Pair of Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Tickets…kids register for $25 walmart gift cards! Trick or Treat through Uniquely Decorated Rooms …and Vote for your Favorite! law enforcement and fire department present to talk to kids about safe trick or treating! this years rooms decorated by Hardees, Albert Lea Seedhouse, Freeborn County Historical Society-sponsored by Troy Thompson, Stuarts Construction, Cargill Foods, Holiday Lanes Bowling, Green Mill, Pizza Ranch, Sears Hometown Store, Boy Scouts, The Chapel Comics and Collectibles, and more! IT’S POWER 96’s FREE HOTEL HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AT THE Country Inn & Suites OF Albert Lea, Sunday OCTOBER 26th from 1 to 3! Please REMEMBER A Free-Will Non-Perishable Food Donation! 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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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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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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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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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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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!"


Just For Fun!

Pole Dancing

Pole Dancing


Chamber Golf Outing Dress Up

Chamber Golf Outing Dress Up


ALHS Homecoming Parade

ALHS Homecoming Parade

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

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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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Chateau Raceway Fun

Chateau Raceway Fun


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


Ron and His Lady Friend

Ron and His Lady Friend


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


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."


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!


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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Special Programming

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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Nascar-Motor Racing Network

Nascar-Motor Racing Network

MRN- Catch almost all the sprint class races in 2014 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.


A Special Veteran\'s Day 1 Hour Special

A Special Veteran's Day 1 Hour Special

We will be talking with local area soldiers, Commanders, State Officials, and special guest Veterans, along with patriotic Classic Rock & Classic County music. Program airs Monday November 11th from 3pm-4pm on both Power 96 and KQAQ. Please thank the following sponsors for this salute to our Veterans! Overby Orthodontics, Northern Country Coop, Star Granite Works, Howe Countertops, Cargill Foods, Cedars of Austin, Nordaas American Homes, Hodgman Drainage, Rightway Roofing, and Sterling Real Estate.


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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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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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!


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