Promotions in Wausau/Stevens Point Market

Wausau/Stevens Point Market is pleased to announce the promotion of Travis Place (Trav in the Morning on Big Cheese 107.9, WBCV) into the newly redefined role of Operations and Brands Manager for the market. General Manager Aleese Fielder explains, “Managing, promoting and aligning our station brands to match each station’s unique persona is just part…Continue Reading

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Big Red Out Supporting Children’s Miracle Network

On Friday the 13th, Big Red was out celebrating Members Advantage Credit Union’s grand re-opening in Wausau/Stevens Point AND helping them raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at Marshfield Children’s Hospital by selling brats, dogs and raffle tickets for some really cool prizes. Back to the NRG News PageContinue Reading


Rock 108 (KFMW) Becomes Unlikely Fodder

Keeping count – A LA daily newspaper thinks Rock 108 (KFMW) in Cedar Rapids, IA is the best radio station in America and now one of the internet’s big parody sites uses Rock 108 as fodder for a ticket giveaway spoof. Interesting amount of research they did on the market before writing the parody. Read…Continue Reading


Central Nebraska Receives Awards at NBA’s

Hard work and dedication earns our Central Nebraska market awards from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association. Awards include: Gold Award -KGFW: Best Continuing Coverage Of A News Story – March 2019 Bomb Cyclone. -KGFW: Service To Business, Industry, Government or Education – One For The Heroes Event recognizing Military Veterans and First Responders. -KSYZ: Best Commercial…Continue Reading


Steve Altmaier, KGFW Alumnus Inducted into NBA’s Hall of Fame

Steve Altmaier worked at KGFW (later KQKY and KRNY) for 42 years as Sports Director and later News Director was recently inducted into the Nebraska Broadcasters Association’s Hall Of Fame. Also joining Steve in this year’s Hall Of Fame class were legendary Husker Sports radio broadcaster Kent Pavelka and Ken Fouts a former Network TV…Continue Reading


Lincoln’s Froggy 98 Frog Fest 7 in the Books

Frog Fest 7 was an incredible night. Featuring Billy Currington on the U.S. Army Stage, over 5,000 thousands of fans packed into Blue Stem Farm for five great country artists and more! Follow the link below to take a look at the gallery to relive the sights and sounds from Frog Fest 7. Check Out…Continue Reading


Omaha’s KOZN Changes Weekday Program Lineup

Mike’l Severe returns to 1620 The Zone after a five-year absence; joining 1620 The Zone’s long-time morning co-host Damon Benning on “Severe and Benning in the Morning” from 6:00 am to 10:00 am weekdays. Benning and Severe will offer listeners a new blend of morning sports radio according to Manager Mark Shecterle. “We are excited…Continue Reading

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Wausau Stations Help Stuff The Bus

With back to school right around the corner, the Wausau Stations were out in full force this week to support their community’s annual Stuff The Bus. This year’s event hopes to collect school supplies for over 1,000 Portage County school-aged children so they start day one are prepared and ready for the 2019 school year.…Continue Reading


Omaha’s 1620 The ZONE Remains Home for Creighton Men’s Basketball

Omaha metro’s top-ranked sports and sports talk station, 1620 The ZONE, will remain the flagship station for Creighton Men’s Basketball under a three-year contract extension. “We’ve had an outstanding relationship with Creighton University for many years, and we are extremely excited that our relationship will continue for many years to come,” said Mark Shecterle, General…Continue Reading