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Contests & Winners

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

Congratulations to Brian Solberg....he won a $25 gift card to Walmart at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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Backyard Barbecue Winner

Backyard Barbecue Winner

Congratulations to Joe Braun, the winner of the Backyard BBQ party! Thank you to Power 96, KQAQ and all the wonderful sponsors who provided prizes for the party package.


2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Albert Lea Seedhouse....they won 1st place room winner at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

Congratulations to Krista Titus....she won a pair of tickets to Chanhassen Dinner Theatre at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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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, The Flower Zone and a couples massage from Mona's Styles.

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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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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Prize Winner

Congratulations to Ariana Liebsch....she won a $25 gift card to Walmart at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Stuarts Construction...they won 2nd place room winner at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival Room Winner

Congratulations to Hardees of Albert Lea....they won 3rd place room winner at the 2013 Hotel Halloween Carnival. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below!

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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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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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REFEST 2013

REFEST 2013

RE٠think… green living, RE٠new… clean energy, RE٠store…conservation. Austin held its annual Re-Fest Festival down on the Mower County Fairgrounds Saturday, September 14th 2013, and Power 96 & KQAQ Broadcasted live. Our thanks to Austin Utilities for another amazing year at Refest. See our pics page for more...

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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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Holton Intermediate School media tour for the new school in Austin.

Holton Intermediate School media tour for the new school in Austin.

Staff Members Jerry Viktora and Sindi Fulton were part of<br />
the media tour for the new school in Austin.This is the exterior of Holton Intermediate School.Holton Intermediate School will be for all 5th and 6th graders in Austin and<br />
will be open fall of 2013. The tour was given by Principal Jean McDermott and Assistant Principal Lynn Heman. More pictures on our pics page click the link below....

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Stuff the Bus

Stuff the Bus

Thank you to everyone who sponsored our Stuff the Bus event in Albert Lea (Aug 12th) & Austin (Aug 13th) and thank you to everyone who donated school supplies! 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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Halloween Carnival

Halloween Carnival

Power 96 and KQAQ's Hotel Halloween Carnival was held Sunday October 27th from 2-4pm at the Country Inn & Suites in Albert Lea. Thanks to Country Inn & Suites & Staff, Room Sponsors, Albert Lea Fire Department, Albert Lea Police Department and everyone who came for the fun. You can view all the photos 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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Play Day at the Pool 2013

Play Day at the Pool 2013

"Play Day at the Pool which was held on Friday July 12th was a ton of fun. You can view all the photos by clicking on the link below.

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Safe and Sober Campaign 2013

Safe and Sober Campaign 2013

"Photos from our 2013 Safe & Sober Program on KQAQ are posted. Thanks to all of our Sponsors for allowing us to remind people to THINK BEFORE THEY DRINK this Holiday Season!"
You can view all the photos by clicking on 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 2013!"


Breakfast on the Farm 2013

Breakfast on the Farm 2013

Breakfast on the Farm at the Sathre Farm South of Adams was a huge success with possibly the most attendees ever. KQAQ & P96 were there for great food, fun and farm education. Check out the pic's by clicking 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. <br />
Tune in for the Mower Cty. Spotlight Tuesdays at 9:05 am<br />
Tune in for the Freeborn Cty. Spotlight Thursdays at 9:05 am<br />
If you know of an event or would like to share yours please email us at the link below

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Melvin Adams

Melvin Adams

Melvin Adams a former Harlem Globetrotter pictured with Gifted Da Flamethrowa, Anna Rahn and Jay Paul. Melvin is one of the best youth speakers in the country and has spoken to over 8,000,000 youth at school assemblies, basketball clinics/camps and other youth events.


Class Sponsor

Class Sponsor

Power 96 was a class sponsor for the 2013 Halverson Elementary Walk-a-Thon to raise funds to replace their playground equipment!


Just For 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!" <br />


Greg Jensen Racing Rocks!

Greg Jensen Racing Rocks!

Wishing Greg Jensen, (96.1 FM, KQPR, Power 96 Driver) much luck for the 2013 Racing Season!


Racing Car Wrangler

Racing Car Wrangler

Wishing Greg Jensen, (sister station 970 AM, Classic Country Legends Driver) much luck for the 2013 Racing Season!


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."


Jay Paul Hits the Big Five-O....

Jay Paul Hits the Big Five-O....

Jay Pauls 50th Birthday was a big Soiree. A good time was had by all, Lots of laughs some really good jokes & some really bad jokes. Next big landmark for Jay AARP! More picks on our picks page. Click the link below....

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Jay Paul's Montana Adventure

Jay Paul's Montana Adventure

Jay (pictured above) shows his Equine Prowess. Go to the pictures page to see real skill....

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Ms Minnesota Senior America

Ms Minnesota Senior America

"Sherry Westland, Ms Minnesota Sr America and Advocate for Suicide Prevention, Education & Awareness competing in New Jersey for the Senior America Pageant Oct 2013"


Yummy Cupcakes!

Yummy Cupcakes!

"Yum, Yum, Minion Cupcakes! Compliments of Jay Paul's wife Kristi!"


Special Programming

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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Gods Country

Gods Country

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


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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Hometown Broadcasting  Proudly Announces a New Program VOICE OF our VETERANS

Hometown Broadcasting Proudly Announces a New Program 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!


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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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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