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Omaha’s KQKQ-FM Collects 98.5 Miles of Toilet Paper

Omaha’s KQKQ-FM teamed up with Omaha’s Open Door Mission to collect toilet paper for local shelters. The newly launched morning show Nikki & Laura sat on a porcelain throne outside the studios in snow and 20-degree temperatures, until 98.5 miles of toilet paper was collected. That’s 1,709 rolls. Now that’s a creative idea! Nikki Oswald…Continue Reading


Wausau/Stevens Point Plunges for Wisconsin Special Olympics

Wausau/Stevens Point staff teamed up with the Wisconsin Special Olympics for the Polar Plunge! The team was Freezin’ For A Reason as 218 people jumped into icy water to raise around $65,000 for special Olympic Athletes of Wisconsin. Check out the awesome video from the Wisconsin Rapids Polar Plunge! 2020 Polar Plunge Video We had…Continue Reading


1620 The Zone Morning Show Named in Top 20

1620 The Zone (KOZN Omaha) morning show “Severe and Benning” with Mike’l Severe (right) and Damon Benning (left) garnered a Top 20 (Number 19) National Ranking for Mid Market Morning Show of the Year in the latest listings compiled by Barrett Sports Media. Now in its debut season, Severe and Benning continue to lead the…Continue Reading


Lincoln’s Froggy98 Teams Up for 9th Annual Warm Winter Wish

Froggy98 and WOW FM recently teamed with Bryant Air Conditioning, Plumbing, Heating & Electrical for the 9th Annual Warm Winter Wish, where listeners submitted nominations of individuals in need of a new furnace. The entire morning show of Gary, Nelson, and Johanna surprised the Froggy98 winner in his home. Bob, a Vietnam veteran, was nominated…Continue Reading


An Open Letter from Mary Quass, NRG President & CEO

  At NRG Media there IS a reason our logo brands us as Great Local Radio – because that IS what we do, and IS the reason we are in business.  I was fortunate enough to start my radio career many years ago at a local radio station where I learned how important a radio…Continue Reading


Winter Storm Coverage in Central Nebraska

Mark Reid, Operations Manager for NRG Media in Kearney – and also a part-time weather anchor for NTV – took to Twitter to add a visual follow-up to the aftermath of a winter storm that dropped over a foot of snow on parts of central Nebraska this past Sunday.   As of today (Monday), portions…Continue Reading


NRG Media Spreads Holiday Cheer in Markets

While supporting our communities and helping those less fortunate gets more attention during the holidays, NRG Media takes great pride in providing great local radio through involvement in the communities we serve every day of every season. We strive to make a difference and impact our local communities because we are a part of those…Continue Reading


Fox & Friends Co-Host Brian Kilmeade Visits Nebraska Stations

In November, two NRG markets in Nebraska hosted Brian Kilmeade during his Big Red (White & Blue) Book Signing tour. Kilmeade hosts a daily radio program, The Brian Kilmeade Show, and co-hosts Fox & Friends on the Fox News Channel each weekday. Kilmeade discussed his newest book, Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers on air…Continue Reading