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Former KFGO radio personality Larry Ristvedt dies

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Larry Ristvedt, a longtime KFGO agriculture broadcaster and radio personality who suffered in recent years from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, has died. He was 71.
Ristvedt was one-half of KFGO’s popular “Tom and Larry Show” with par…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Former KFGO radio personality Larry Ristvedt dies

November 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Larry Ristvedt, a longtime KFGO agriculture broadcaster and radio personality who suffered in recent years from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, has died. He was 71.
Ristvedt was one-half of KFGO’s popular “Tom and Larry Show” with par…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

KFGO, sister stations deal worth $25 million

September 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Midwest Communications will pay $25 million for KFGO and the five other local stations that make up Radio Fargo-Moorhead, according to a purchase agreement filed with the Federal Communications Commission. Continue Reading

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Joel Heitkamp, Former ND Senator and Current Radio Host, Undergoing Brain Surgery

February 24, 2011 in WDAZ

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Radio host and former North Dakota state senator Joel Heitkamp said Thursday he will undergo surgery to remove a benign brain tumor after suffering a seizure on Sunday. Continue Reading

Radio host, ex-state senator Heitkamp to undergo surgery for benign brain tumor

February 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former state senator and current KFGO-AM adio host Joel Heitkamp will soon undergo surgery to remove a benign brain tumor after suffering a seizure on Sunday, the station reported today. Open the article to see a YouTube video of KFGO’s Joel Heitkamp explaining about his health situation. Continue Reading

Radio host, ex-state senator Heitkamp to undergo surgery for benign brain tumor

February 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former state senator and current KFGO-AM adio host Joel Heitkamp will soon undergo surgery to remove a benign brain tumor after suffering a seizure on Sunday, the station reported today. Continue Reading

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Dan Hammer to return to TV as sports director at Valley News Live

January 18, 2011 in INFORUM

The alarm going off at 4:15 in the morning will not be a part of Dan Hammer’s daily work life anymore.
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UND athletics: Hammer returns to TV sports

January 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Dan Hammer said change, in some cases, brings sacrifice. And Hammer, the seven-year play-by-play voice of UND Sioux football, likely will have to sacrifice something he enjoys with his upcoming career change. Continue Reading

Minnesota radio legend Charlie Boone signs off today after 52 WCCO years

December 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

One of the Twin Cities’ most beloved and recognizable voices is saying goodbye to radio after more than half a century on the air. Charlie Boone will do his final broadcast today (6-9 a.m.) on WCCO-AM. Joining him will be his former radio partner of 30 years, Roger Erickson. Continue Reading

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Lind: A ‘resonant’ voice from radio’s past

October 17, 2010 in INFORUM

Dave Henley was another popular local radio voice of the past. Continue Reading