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We Have A Winner in the Summer Fun Time Giveaway!

Even thou is was a rainy, dreary day....that didn't dampen the fun and spirits of those in attendance at the KK Radio Network Summer Fun time Giveaway on Saturday! The happiest person of all was Robert Demmon of Nevis, MN who went home with a Lund Boat, Mercury Outboard and shore-lander trailer compliments of Vaughn Auto and Marine of New York Mills. Robert qualified as a potential winner on-site this summer at the Hubbard County Fair. He is a huge listener of KDKK 97.5 FM one of 7 stations in the KK Radio Network group that were participating in the giveaway all summer long. Others in attendance had a chance to win a slug of great additional prizes too and enjoy a free lunch. Food provided by Coborn's Grocery in Park Rapids. Thank you to all who participated, showed up and "hung-out" in the rain, listen to our stations, attend the events we were at this summer. We couldn't do this without our major sponsors which included: Vaughn Auto and Marine in New York Mills providing us the boat, motor and trailer. KLN Family Brands, ACME Tools and Smokey Hills Outdoor Store, and GOICEFISH.com.  And of course thank you to Smokey Hills for hosting the event at their beautiful location in Park Rapids and the A-Team staff of the KK Radio Network who worked hard to put the event on. See you next year and Congrats Robert! 

Evergreen Fun Park Escape Rooms

On Thursday, August 24th the KK Radio Network went out to Evergreen Fun Park to try and escape one of there Escape Rooms. The event was placed as a way to show the community how fun the new Escape Rooms are in Park Rapids. The room that was used was based on one of the old bunkers found underground in New York. The bunker itself was used by Franklin Roosevelt during World War 2. Trying to escape took almost 40 minutes and there were many steps that had to be taken in order to try and escape. Another room that was available was based on an Old West jail that had you as the outlaw. For those looking for a great time and exciting action, look no further than Evergreen Fun Park!

Fun at the Firefly Event Barn

Sunday August 20th, the Firefly Event Barn partnered with a Beer-Bourbon-Bacon Fest organization.  The weather was perfect, the craft beers and distilled beverages  flowed freely and the crowd enjoyed awesome music by Steel River Band.  It was a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon with people and staff for the KK Radio Network, and relax on the patio of the Taproom or tear up the grass dancing to the band.  Owners for the Firefly Event Barn hope to build on the event themselves next year and make it bigger and better.  This summer has found the owers trying new things to expand the fun that take place on the ground of this quaint an beautiful facility.  Besides holding 25 wedding this season, a Taproom was openig this summer featuring 12 craft beers on tap, signature drinks and some light meals.  Thursday nights it's OPen Mic night, Friday's bring your date for date night and Sundays relax and chill before the work week begins.  The Taproom is closed most Saturdays due to weddings.  Check them out on Facebook for all the fun and different things they keep trying with many other fun events coming next year. 

Radio Station staff and friends

MOONDANCE JAM #26 ROCKS ALL AGES

Moondance Jam Number 26 played to all demographics this summer!  The weather was great with the exception of one good storm that rolled through on Friday night, but the hardworking crew got things back on track with not one act being cancelled.  Another epic moment thou was made at Moondance when Black Stone Cherry did a repeat of the Moondance Sammy Haager performance on the regional stage so that all acts were able to be seen by jammers.  The Saloon was packed and Black Stone Cherry rocked it. Moondance is evolving like all festivals need too.  Built strictly on Classic Rock 26 years ago, the slow move to include younger bands has been taking place for the past few years.  The good old classic rockers of Vince Neil of Motley Crew, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Great White, Peter Frampton and Steve Miller band put on great shows.  Gracing the stage for the first time was Melissa Etheridge.  WOW! A talented, great musician and one heck of a guitar player.  Halestorm was back again and didn't disappoint with their high energy.   Lzzy pulled off a beautiful piano set where she sang the day lights out of "The Rose" and other beautiful songs.  Her brother tore up the drum set.  Excitement everywhere.   Then the newer, younger bands performed including Pretty Reckless, LIVE, Better than Ezra.  The dark horse of the week....Dorothy!  Not only is she a amazing singer, performer and everyone fell in love with her.  Backstage crew was ranting on how sweet, kind and easy she was to work with.  Kathy Bieloh announced from the stage that she has added 4 new partners and see great things to come for Moondance.  As the partners best said, "Moondance is not broken, it just hasn't reached it's full potential yet."  Moondance 27th will be bringing some great new changes and bigger bands.  Stay tuned!

MOONDANCE JAMMIN COUNTRY 2017

It was another great year of fun at Moondance Jammin Country. Great artists crossed the stage including Thomas Rhett making his third appearance. Old Dominion put on an amazing show as their career is finally kicking into high gear with hit after hit. Dan and Shay put on an amazing show and were so much fun. Danielle Bradberry wowed the youngin's. Back visiting again with his low smooth true country tone was William Micheal Morgan. We heard from up and coming artists like Drew Baldridge, Parmalee plus more. Weather wise it was chilly...but the fun never stopped.  Kathy Bieloh the owner and operator of both Moondance Jam and Moondance Jammin Country announced from the stage Saturday night that she has 4 new partners who will be joining her.  The partners bring financial stability, an abundance of set skills that will only enhance Moondance more.  Expect bigger things in the future.  As the partners have been quoted saying;  "Moondance isn't broke, it just hasn't reached it's full potential."  Excited for 2018!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SUMMER FUNTIME GIVEAWAY 2017 IS UNDERWAY

The 2017 Summer Fun Time Giveaway is underway.  Stop into participating businesses and pick up a card to get yourself pre-qualified to win the beautiful Lund Boat, Mercury Outboard, and trailer.  Someone will win this fishing package on August 26th during the giveaway to be held at Smokey Hills Outdoor store.  To get yourself qualified and in the final drawing, pick up a card from a participating business, fill it out, mail it in and then listen for your name to be called on the radio.  When you hear your name, you have 10 mins to call the radio station to get pre-qualified.  Also pre-qualify at various events and remotes throughout the summer too.  Thanks to Vaughn Auto and Marine.  Smokey Hills Outdoor Store, KLN Family Brands and ACME Tools for being our major sponsors.

USXC PARK RAPIDS 106 RACE RESULTS

USXC-Park Rapids 106 race results are attached by clicking on the link above. Congratulations to all the racers! Here are the results of the Park Rapids 106 Race The USXC Cross-Country Snowmobiling circuit was in Park Rapids Jan 20th-22nd for 2 great days of racing. Despite temperatures in the high 30's and 40's, sunshine and rain, the races went off without a hitch. Above is a link for the final results. Thanks to everyone who participated, the USXC crew for being so great to work with, The Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber, the volunteers, law enforcement, EMT and medical people, landowners, Committee chairs of Jeff Voigt, Craig Rossman and Joe Higgins and anyone who made this happen. See you all next year!

LEECH LAKE WALLEYE TOURNAMENT

The Leech Lake Walleye Tournament was held this past weekend on Leech Lake.  150 boats headed out on Leech Lake for the 2 day tournament on Saturday and Sunday.  The winners for 2016 held onto their title from last year...Curb and Sutton took home some great prize money and a fabulous trophy.  Congratulations to all the winners and the participants.

Park Rapids Fishing Tournament

 

The 18th Annual Fishing Tournament will kick off at 1:00pm and folks will fish til 3pm for a chance to win great prizes. The 18th largest fish will take home an Ice Castle Fish House. The raffle side of the ticket has a grand prize of a Ford Pickup! Temps are expected to be in the mid 30's. Should be a great day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEARTLAND 106 SNOWMOBILE RACE SUCCESSFUL



The Heartland 106 Race was a huge success and ran 2 days on Fishhook Lake located north of Park Rapids.

Even thou old man winter was no where to be seen, several weekends ago cold weather secured the opportunity for the Heartland 106 Race to take place.  Heartland 106 is one of 8 races in the USXC Circuit and the last two years with the lack of snow have proved to make things challenging.  This race originally scheduled for Jan 16-17th was forced to be rescheduled to end of January with the hopes that we would get cold to make ice or better yet a pile of snow to make it a Cross-Country race.  

Well, the cold came and gave us plenty of ice, but no snow was to be seen.  The race was forced to be held on Fishhook Lake in Park Rapids for the 2nd year.  It was a beautiful weekend with temperatures in upper 30's and plenty of sunshine.  Racers and spectators alike enjoy the weekend.  Congrats to all the winners and local young racers Ean Voigt and Brandon Wolter who had a great weekend of racing.  Voigt ended up winning several classes.

 

Just announced this week, the I-500 from Winnepeg to Willmar has also been cancelled due to the lack of snow.

 

 

 

 

Breakfast Served All Day at McDonalds

Enjoying a visit by Mandy Klinefelter whose family owns 12 McDonalds here up north including Park Rapids. Thanks for my pumpkin spice latte and breakfast which is now served all day!

2015 Eel Pout Fetival

The 2015 Eel Pout Festival is off and running and a huge crowd is gathering on the lake.  A great weekend of activities is planned along with fun out on the lake.  Come check it out.

Park Rapids Fishing Tournament Prize Results

Click on link to take you to the results of the Raffle and fishing contest prizes.

PARK RAPIDS AMERICAN LEGION FISHING TOURNAMENT IS HERE

Ready for some fishing?  Get your Park Rapids American Legion Ticket today!!!!  Tune in tomorrow to 92.5 FM for updates from 12-4.  If you want "live" coverage, tune into our sister station KPRM AM 870 from 12:30pm-4pm.  We'll have to winning raffle prizes at the end of the day "live" too.  Good Luck Fishing!!!  We'll have pics tomorrow up here on our site, so stay tuned!

HEARTLAND 106 SNOWMOBILE RACE IS IN TOWN

Racers will compete in 13 classes out on the Fishhook Lake Saturday and Sunday.

Join us for coverage Saturday from the Heartland 106 Snowmobile race in Park Rapids, out on Fishhook Lake on 92.5 FM. Coverage starts at 8:30am (races at 9:00am) and we will be doing updates til about 2:00pm. (Races should go til 3-4PM) If you are coming out to the lake, enter at the access on Hwy 71 North of Park Rapids. $5.00 coverage charge per person, 12 and under are free. 2 great days of racing Saturday and Sunday!!!

USXC RACING RESULTS

This link will take you to the USXC Racing Website where you can get the results fro Day 1 and Day 2 in Park Rapids. When you get to their home page, go under the RESULTS tab and search for Park Rapids Day 1 and Day 2 for results.

Moondance Interview with Styx

Hear Interview below of Mark Slaughter from Slaughter

Mark Slaughter-Appearing at Moondance Interview

Tornado Aug 29th Northern Cass Country

Here is actually video a gentleman caught of the Tornado that spawned between Bena and Hill City on Thursday Aug. 29th. It was in open area and from what we have hear, no structures or serious damage resulted from it. Click on title heading above to bring up amazing video.

TORNADO BY BENA AUG 29TH

TORNADO NEAR BENA

Severe weather rolled through Northern Minnesota Thursday late afternoon.  A tornado warning for area's around Northern Cass County all the way to Aitkin County went into affect about 5:30pm and the storm continued to trek across the state delayng the Nevis vs Floodwood Football game in Floodwood.  Lightening was dancing around and players were moved inside the school for safety until the storm passed.  The game that was scheduled to begin at 7:00pm and finally was able to resume just before 9pm.  The tornado was first spotted near Bena and treked towards the Hill City area before spotters reported that it had disapated. This great photo was taken by  Shannon Northbird.   Nevis lost to Floodwood 27-20 in their first regular season game of the season. We have heard no reports of serious damage as the tornado spent most of it's time on the ground in open area's.

SUMMER GIVEAWAY WINNERS!

Congrats to all of our Summer Fun Time Give-away winners!  We have one more portable radio to giveaway and will do that on Labor Day.  Portable radio winners include: Carole Olafson, Kathy Orton, Loy Edwards, Susan Howard, Fred Urich, Jan Dodge, Sharon Arvik, Gary Rehborg, Eric Johnson, Anita Cypher, Kermit Karmon and Marvin Long.  Winners of our Grills this summer included:  Carol Olafson, Toni Preiner and Linda Thiesteid.  Thanks for being a part of our Summer promotion!

Fish Hook Lake is starting to melt!

KK Radio Network Staff preparing for Governors Opener on Fish Hook Lake

MDJC in Walker

Great Line Up for Moondance Jammin Country June 20-22nd.

Wolves Send Off

The Communities of Walker and Hackensack send off the WHA Boys basketball team this morning as they head to the State Boys Basketball Tournament.   Never in the history of WHA Basketball has a team made it to the State Tournament.   The Cass County Sheriff, Walker Police department along with the Walker and Hackensack Fires departments lead the team bus down the streets of Walker and Hackensack as business owners/employees and bystanders lined the streets waving and cheering the boys on. Good Luck Wolves....so proud of you!

Open House!

The Soil and Water conservation office will be throwing a open house party Friday the 5th from 3pm-7pm. The event is being put on in celebration of recieving a $100,000 grant from Community Partner. Also tree sales will be sold at a %10 discount throughout the event. Stop on by the Soil and Water Conservation Office at 212 1/2 street in Park Rapids from 3pm-7pm Friday the 5th!

Check out this BEAST!

13.3 Pound Eel Pout.....what a catch!


Check out this hog that won the 2012 Eel Pout Contest for largest Eel Pout caught

Amazing Pout

13.3 Pounds...what a beast!

Eel Pout weekend....tradition is to kiss an Eel Pout

Eel Pout Is This Weekend In Walker....it's tradition to Kiss an Eel Pout!

2013 American Legion Community Fishing Contest

It turned out to be a great day at the Park Rapids Community Fishing Contest.  The participants had a great time fishing and partaking in fun games like the minnow eating contest. 

Thomas Rhett to perform at Moondance Jammin Country in June 2013!

Moondance Jammin Country Performers Announced!

We have just gotten confirmation that Moondance Jammin Country will have Country Singer Jake Owen closing on Friday of Moondance Jammin Country #7. He will be joined earlier in the evening with 
Thomas Rhett!! MDJC announced earlier this past month that  Montgomery Gentry will be the closer for  Sat night!  For more information go online to www.jammincountry.com.  Tickets and Campsites available now at a great rate!

Jack Owen to perform at Moondance Jammin Country in June of 2013!

We are happy to announce that Montgomery Gentry will be playing at the 7th Annual Moondance Jammin Country Fest! http://www.jammincountry.com

HOT COUNTRY 92.5 Crew with Bomshel at Moondance Jammin Country 2012  2012

HOT COUNTRY 92.5 Crew with Bomshel at Moondance Jammin Country 2012


PARK RAPIDS GOVERNORS OPENER COMING TO PARK RAPIDS 2013. Representing Park Rapids: Bob Siefert, Katie Magozzi, Governor Dayton, Butch De La Hunt and Dennis Mackedanz.

Celebrating 50 Years of Broadcasting Service

De La Hunt Broadcasting began their 50th Anniversary Celebration this past January  Throughout the year special advertising package's are being offered, old time commercials, songs and promo's from years past will air on KPRM AM 870 and KDKK 97.5 FM.  The Summer Fun Time Giveaway will include another Classic Cadillac Giveaway and there will be a party the first weekend in August and much more.  Stay tuned!

50th Anniversary of De La hunt Broadcasting Celebrated

The DeLaHunt Broadcasting Family gathered together for a photo opp during the 50th Celebration. L to R: Bernie DeLaHunt Schumacher, Cindy DeLaHunt Jacobson, David, Richard, Gene DeLaHunt Kanten, Carol and Ed DeLaHunt, Butch, Julie DeLaHunt Wilson.