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KMFY Announcer On-Air Schedule

Chuck Whitaker- 12a-5a
Josh and Scott- 5a-7a
Kathy Lynn- 7a-1p
Tyler Nesset- 1p-7p
Mike Parsons- 7p-12p

KMFY Special Programming
Sports huddle with “Sid and Dave” Sun. 9:30am-noon
Vikings Football

KMFY plays a wide variety of music, including today’s lighter pop and rock along with popular hits from the 80’s and 90’s. KMFY brings you the most admired and recognizable names in the world of popular music. KMFY stays on target with the most talked-about new hits and the most contemporary music. It’s a playlist that reflects the real tastes of the adult listener. KMFY provides 100,000 watts of live entertainment, 24 hours a day. KMFY programming, like the Saturday 80s Show, provides music and information with the warmth and humor that appeals to today’s adults. Not just a music station, KMFY brings you local news and weather, as well as local and regional sports broadcasts. KMFY is your station in Northern Minnesota for the Minnesota Vikings and Sports Huddle featuring Sid Hartman. KMFY is home for surrounding High School sports coverage including Greenway, Deer River, Bigfork, Hill City, Northland, and Nashwauk-Keewatin. And don’t forget that KMFY also provides live streaming of all our programming.


KMFY Air Staff

Chuck Whitaker
Chuck WhitakerOvernights
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Chuck Whitaker here, born and raised in the Augusta, GA area! I’m passionate about everything outdoors, especially being around the water. I love swimming, kayaking, bicycling, hiking and of course spending time with family & friends.  My favorite things are happy dogs, kids playing, football, banana pudding…okay, I’m getting hungry. Favorite music: I like it all from Sinatra to Led Zeppelin to Bruno Mars and everything in between. I’ve always said “there’s only two kinds of music, good and bad.”

Chuck D
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Born in the hills and hollers of West Virginia, Chuck D made his way west to the other Mountain State, Colorado, right after college. Since then he has travelled all over this great nation of ours (in fact, of all 50 states, there are only two he has yet to visit-can you guess which two?). He loves movies and music (naturally) and spends a great deal of time fawning over his lovely wife and two sons. Now, if he could just get a few minutes alone in the bathroom from time to time, life would be perfect.

Kathy Lynn
Kathy LynnProgram Director/On-Air
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Birthplace: Minneapolis

Favorites

Favorite Song/artist There is no way I can nail down one.
Favorite Movie How about Favorite genre? I’ll watch any Movie with a sports theme. Bull Durham, Remember the Titans, Jerry Mcguire, Field os Dreams. I’ll watch any of these for the millionth time.
Favorite Actor Kevin Costner (see above)
Favorite Actress Audrey Hepburn/Kathryn Hepburn. Anyone named Hepburn.
Favorite Food Any meal with seafood.
Favorite TV Show I’m a TV junkie. I’ll watch anything that’s on. Cooking shows, remodel shows, singing shows, you name it- I’ve watched at least one episode.
Favorite Sports Team(s) Twins, Vikings, Wolves, Wild, Lynx. Anything Minnesota.

Hobbies/Interests I love doing things with my hands. I sew, quilt, and knit. I’m working on the family tree, so there are probably very few cemeteries I haven’t been to, yet. I spend some time looking up and listening to family histories.

Tyler Nesset
Tyler NessetAfternoons
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Birthplace: Bovey, MN

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Favorite Song/artist Perfect by Pink
Favorite Movie Bridesmaids
Favorite Actor Robin Williams
Favorite Actress Sandra Bullock
Favorite Food Cheeseburger
Favorite TV Show Brothers & Sisters
Favorite Sports Team(s) Minnesota Twins

Hobbies/Interests Nature Photography, road trips, biking, fishing, camping, fourwheeling

Pet Peeves – If any? People not saying ‘or concerns’ after saying “any questions, comments..”
People not using blinkers.

Krystal Pino
Krystal PinoNights
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Krystal is a 2005 graduate of Colorado State University and has been on the move ever since. She loves live music, anything to do with the outdoors and she is definitely a tomboy at heart. You can always find her catching up on her favorite sports teams or brushing up her stand-up act. She’s a low maintenance, easy going, freckle-faced klutz.

Sheldon Willis
Sheldon WillisSports Director
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Birthplace: Rolette, ND
Favorites
Favorite Movie Remember the Titans
Favorite Actor Denzel Washington
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep
Favorite Food There has to be a favorite? I just like food – donuts are good – pizza is good – onion rings are good
Favorite TV Show Law and Order, Babylon 5
Favorite Sports Team(s) Pretty much a MN boy – Twins, Vikings, Wild in that order (Oh, and whoever is currently playing Green Bay)

Hobbies/Interests Fishing, Bicycling, Camping, Ethnic food, enjoying grandchildren

Pet Peeves – If any? People who think they know everything (they always annoy those of us who actually do)

Tim Edwards
Tim EdwardsStation Engineer
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Birthplace: Minneapolis

Favorites

Favorite Song/artist Surfin’ Bird / Trashmen
Favorite Movie American Graffiti
Favorite Actor Harrison Ford
Favorite Actress Audry Hepburn
Favorite Food Cinnamon French Toast
Favorite TV Show Red Green
Favorite Sports Team(s) Iron Range Maidens

Hobbies/Interests Seriously? There isn’t enough paper. Music, record collecting, electronics, ham radio, junque collecting, old cars, tinkering, photography,

Pet Peeves – If any? Just listen to the morning show on KOZY

Sales Staff

Jim Lamke
Jim LamkeOwner
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Birthplace: The great city of Grand Rapids, MN

Favorites

Favorite Song/artist Just to name a few: Riding the storm out – Reo Speedwagon, You shook me all night long – AC/DC, any Johnny Cash song
Favorite Movie Hoosiers
Favorite Actor Tom Hanks
Favorite Actress Sandra Bullock
Favorite Food Mexican
Favorite TV Show Then…Northern Exposure, Now…The Blacklist
Favorite Sports Team(s) I’m a homer…Any and all Minnesota Teams!

Hobbies/Interests Seriously? Fishing, Hunting, Golf, Going to sporting events, any outdoor activities.

Jim Moore
Jim MooreSales & Marketing Consultant
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Birthplace: Streator, IL

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Favorite Song/artist Won’t get fooled again – The Who
Favorite Movie Worlds Fastest Indian
Favorite Actor Steven Segal
Favorite Actress Uma Thurman
Favorite Food Venison
Favorite TV Show Kung Fu
Favorite Sports Team(s) Timberwolves

Hobbies/Interests Playing guitar, riding motorcycles.

Pet Peeves – If any? Slow people in the fast lane, people that think they are soo smart but do stupid things all the time.

Wayne Roskos
Wayne RoskosSales & Marketing Consultant
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Birthplace: Grand Rapids

Favorites

Favorite Song/artist All Summer Long, Kid Rock / Free Bird, Lynyrd Skynyrd / Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers, ZZ top, Buttery Fly Kisses, Bob Carlisle
Favorite Movie American Graffiti, Wild Hogs, The Good Bye Girl, Hang Over
Favorite Actor Clint Eastwood, Richard Dreyfuss, Peter Fonda
Favorite Actress Rachel Ward, Kim Bassinger, Jamie Lee Curtiss
Favorite Food 1/2 pound bacon cheese buffalo burgers, fresh walleye
Favorite TV Show Northern Exposure, Boston Legal, Then Came Bronson
Favorite Sports Team(s) Twins, Vikings, Wild, Gophers, and any team with Payton Manning

Hobbies/Interests Motorcycling, snowmobiling, golf, classic cars, watching sports, sampling “Real” beer

Pet Peeves – If any? Rainy weather on the weekends!!!!

Tami Kottke
Tami KottkeSales & Marketing Consultant
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Birthplace: Minneapolis

Favorites

Favorite Song/artist I like all kinds of music!
Favorite Movie Notebook
Favorite Actor Clint Eastwood
Favorite Actress Sandra Bullock
Favorite Food Mexican
Favorite TV Show I don’t watch much TV but when I do I love the Voice and Sunday Football
Favorite Sports Team(s) THE MN NORTH STARS

Hobbies/Interests Camping, cooking, water skiing, and spending time with family and friends

Pet Peeves – If any? People who take stuff out and don’t put it back

Sara Green
Sara GreenSales & Marketing Consultant
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Birthplace: St. Louis Park, MN

Favorites Favorite Song/artist No Favorite.  I like a variety of music!

Favorite Movie The Notebook and Steel Magnolias

Favorite Actor Matthew McConaughey

Favorite Actress Sandra Bullock

Favorite Food Steak and Seafood

Favorite TV Show Mike and Molly

Favorite Sports Team(s) Any sport my son is playing

Hobbies/Interests Camping, bike riding, spending time with family and friends

Pet Peeves – If any? Being lied to

Karen Wilhelm
Karen WilhelmOffice Manager/Bookkeeper
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Birthplace: Duluth, MN

Favorites

Favorite Song/artist Beach Boys, Bee Gees and The Righteous Brothers
Favorite Movie Mrs. Doubtfire and Steel Magnolias
Favorite Actor Robin Williams
Favorite Actress Sally Field
Favorite Food A good steak, twice baked potato and anything chocolate for dessert
Favorite TV Show Anything that’s on before 8pm, because after that I fall asleep
Favorite Sports Team(s) NASCAR, because my Husband likes it, Mn.Twins because my girlfriend likes them, and NFL football, because my co-workers are trying really hard to get me into it.

Hobbies/Interests Online shopping,and working at KOZY/KMFY

Pet Peeves – If any? none

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Feeding America

Grand Rapids, MN  (August 27, 2015) – Second Harvest North Central Food Bank, a member of  the Feeding America®nationwide network of food banks, will observe Hunger Action MonthTM – a nationwide initiative designed to […]

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Grand Rapids Man Appears in Court

A Grand Rapids man pled not guilty to assault, terroristic threats, and possession of marijuana Monday in Itasca County District Court.

56 year old Robert Edward Schwirtz of Grand Rapids appeared before Judge Jon Maturi. […]

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ISD 316 Approves Teacher Contract

Teachers at Independent School District 316 are starting the school year off with new pencils, new books, and a new contract.

Last night, the school board approved the contract with Education Minnesota- Greenway Local 1330 […]

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Child Support Collections Up

Itasca County Child Support Services is predicted to collect Six Million dollars in child support payments in 2015. The past two years collections have come in just under than number.  That’s despite six of […]

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ISD 318 Registers for Referendum

8-18-15 ISD 318

The proposed two new elementary schools for I.S.D. 318 are another step closer with the submission of the referendum to the Minnesota Commissioner of Education on Friday. Prior to last night’s school board […]

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Two Teens Charges with Assault and Threats

An 18 and 19 year old are facing threat and assault charges in Itasca County district Court after an incident at the Hotel Rapids Augusts 4th.
According to the complaint, 19 year old Dylan Michael […]

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Wirz Sentenced in Group Home Assault

Ricky Leland Wirz was sentenced Tuesday in Itasca County District Court to 10 years probation and multiple conditions in an assault on a staff member of a group home. Wirz, 18, was transferred […]

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Rapids Resident Injured in Car Accident

One person was in injured in a two vehicle accidents on Highway 2 and County road 63 Tuesday afternoon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle driven by 37 year old Crissa […]

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Protecting Children

The Governor’s Task Force on Child Protection made recommendations for improved supervision of children under the state’s care. This year, that’s translated into money for counties to add staff. Tuesday, the Itasca […]

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Cohasset to Help Library

Tuesday night, the Cohasset City Council invested in “green” energy. Council members voted 5-0 to donate $22,000 to the Grand Rapids Area Library to complete the remaining two solar panels at the library […]

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