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Monthly Archives: October 2018


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Itasca County Sheriff’s Race Heats Up

The Grand Rapids Herald Review published a story from a forensics review of the phone formerly used by former Itasca County Deputy Brian Johnson.  Johnson is challenging Vic Williams for the position of sheriff.  The report was released to the Grand Rapids Herald Review on October 17th.  According to the newspaper article, the report found Johnson used his county issued phone to A) to search the internet, access and download pornographic material and send sexually charged and explicit images to county employees and others, and B) watch Youtube videos, nap, and disparage other county employees.

Johnson contends others had to access to the phone after he turned it in and that it was a used phone.  The report countered that it would have been difficult to forensically plant evidence without the reviewer knowing.  The county verified Johnson’s phone was new when he received it.

The full article is available in this weekend’s Herald Review.

A third candidate in the sheriff’s race, Jeff Carlson, has launched a write-in campaign.

By |October 29th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Itasca County Sheriff’s Race Heats Up|

Missing Wisconsin Girl

Missing Wisconsin 13 Year Old Girl 

Authorities say a missing teen from Barron County in western Wisconsin was at home when her parents were fatally shot, and continue asking the public for any tips as a nationwide search continues for 13-year-old Jayme Closs. “Is it a random attack or is it a targeted attack? I don’t know that answer. That is why those leads are so important,” said Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald.  The tipline is 855-744-3879. Fitzgerald says investigators have no suspects or persons of interest at this point.

Police received a tip from Miami about an S-U-V with Wisconsin plates and a passenger who might have been Jayme, but Fitzgerald said Wednesday afternoon, “We have received no tips of a credible sighting…. If there was something credible that I wanted out, you would hear it from this podium.”

Fitzgerald says, “We want to bring Jayme home and put that smile back in her family’s hands.”


By |October 19th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Missing Wisconsin Girl|

Know Your Candidate

KOZY/KMFY/J105 RAdio offered each candidate on local and regional political races the opportunity of talk one-on-one with our listeners.  Many candidates did record one of these 3 minute messages.  In most cases, all candidates running in the same race participated.  In some races, only one of the candidates accepted our offer.   By running these messages, KOZY/KMFY/J105 should not be seen as endorsing these candidates.   Beginning Monday (10/22/18), we will start airing these messages.  Messages will also be posted on our Facebook page and website after airing.

Candidate calendar:

10-22                   Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

10-23                   Non-Candidate *Regular After-Council Briefing

10-24                   Non-Candidate *Regular After-Board Briefing

10-25                  Grand Rapids City Council

10-26                   MN House District 5B

10-29                   Non-Candidate *Itasca Clean Energy Team

10-30                   MN House District 5A and 6A

10-31                   City of Coleraine

11-1                     ISD 318 Part 1

11-2                     ISD 316 Part 2

11-5                     MN Governor’s Race

By |October 19th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Know Your Candidate|

Watch a security guard get down to Paul McCartney’s hit “Come On to Me” in new video

© 2011 Mary McCartneyA video for Paul McCartney's recent single "Come On to Me," a track from his latest studio album, Egypt Station, has debuted at the rock legend's official website and YouTube channel. The hilarious clip stars a character name...
By |October 10th, 2018|Adult Contemporary, Classic Hits, Classic Rock, Lite AC, Oldies|Comments Off on Watch a security guard get down to Paul McCartney’s hit “Come On to Me” in new video|