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


Big Red Gives Kailey Her Own Cowgirl Hat

Big Red first met Kailey and her mom Kriss Schmitt at a Children’s Miracle Network event a few months ago. At the event, Kailey wore Big Red’s cowboy hat and since then Kailey has been stealing her sister’s cowboy hat since she didn’t have one of her own. So while at Country Thunder this year,…Continue Reading


Ethan Kruger Receives Award from Illinois Broadcasters Association

Ethan Kruger, WCMY News Reporter recently received second place award for Best News Reporter from the Illinois Broadcasters Association. “A big thanks to the team here at WCMY and WRXX for letting me do what I do and even bigger thanks to everyone in the community for interacting with me so I can cover the…Continue Reading


Introducing C.C. – Rock 108’s New Morning Host

“We hired one of the finest corn-fed, Nebraska raised, radio talents available. C.C. is a completely unique individual who will translate into great morning radio for Eastern Iowa. C.C. has major market experience and a great home-town feel and we can’t wait to get her party started!” exclaimed Russ Mottla, Rock 108 Program Director. Get…Continue Reading


2019 Hodag Country Festival Wraps Up

  Hodag Country 97.3 WHDG wrapped up another successful Hodag Country Festival last weekend in Rhinelander, WI.  Mike Michalak and Al Higgins spent over 28 hours broadcasting live from the 4 day country music festival drawing around 35,000 fans each day.  Artists this year included: Lady Antebellum, Old Dominion, LoCash, Shenandoah, Gary Allen and LANCO…Continue Reading