New ways to listen to Community First Broadcasting Stations
In November of 2018, Community First Broadcasting sought out to enhance and expand the ways our listeners could access our stations KUOO, Q102, Y100 and Xtreme Country 105.7 beyond the traditional FM dial. It all started with a new streaming player under the listen tab on exploreokoboji.com and country1057.com respectively. The new stream features more artist information and an on demand section for previous sports broadcasts The changes then expanded into listeners pockets with a brand new Okoboji Radio app. This new app is available in the App Store for iPhones and the Google Play Store for Androids. Listeners are encouraged to update to the latest version to ensure that they get the new Okoboji Radio…
UPDATE from NWS: ‘Downburst’ near RB Winter State Park, no tornado |
MIFFLINBURG – Lots of damage but no tornado in western Union County Wednesday, so said officials after examining downed trees and wires after strong hit The Valley. It was simply high winds, but not a tornado, that caused heavy damage near RB Winter State Park in the Mifflinburg region Union County EMA Coordinator Michelle Dietrich provided that update to WKOK. She says National Weather Service officials classified the winds as a ‘downburst’ with winds about 80 mph Dietrich says weather service officials did not indicate tornadic activity based on radar and pictures submitted by the county. Therefore, weather service officials will not be coming to the area to survey the damage. According to the Mifflinburg Hose…
The Story of Elton John's 1975 Suicide Attempt
Elton John tried to kill himself in front of friends and family in 1975.
Brownsville ISD Set To Name Edinburg’s Gutierrez As Superintendent
Edinburg schools superintendent Rene Gutierrez reportedly is to be named the new superintendent of Brownsville schools. Brownsville school district trustees have called a special meeting this week to name Dr. Gutierrez as the lone finalist for the position. Gutierrez would take over for Dr. Esperanza Zendejas, who after 3-1/2 years as superintendent, reached a separation agreement with the district in February after trustees had placed her on administrative leave. Gutierrez has been the chief of Edinburg schools for 10 years. Posted in
Top 5 Things Found at every College Radio Station
I LOVE college radio and have been a DJ at four different stations over the years (and I also went through DJ training at a 5th station). In addition to that, in the past two years I’ve visited 20 radio stations all over the country . When doing my tours, I’m often struck by the artifacts that I see in every single station. These are often the things that make college radio feel like college radio, from the dirty carpets to the musty record library to the posters and stickers plastered on every square inch of wall and cabinet space So, with that, here’s my list of the top five things that every college radio station MUST have: Hanging Records at WVFI 1. Record Art: My favorite example is the 7″ vinyl-decorated hallway…
Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr passes away at 85
The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr has passed away at age 85. The Green Bay Packers announced Sunday that Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr has passed away at age 85.
CuriosiD: What is the History of Detroit's Times Square?
The Detroit Times was first published in 1900 under the name Detroit Today. After a few years, it went into receivership, and William Randolph Hearst bought it in 1921. Around that time, the paper’s name was changed to the Detroit Times The newspaper’s building was located at Cass Avenue and Times Square in the city’s downtown. Famed architect Albert Kahn designed the building, which was completed by 1929. Housing the earthshaking printing presses and a rather utilitarian newsroom, the building also had a lavish lobby designed in the Art Deco style, which was popular at the time. Across the street were Times Square Park and Times Square Bar, which was one of several local watering holes frequented by Detroit Times reporters. The paper was bought out by its rival The Detroit News in…
Man critical, another jailed after fight in Sunbury |
SUNBURY – A Snyder County man is jailed and another man is in critical condition after a fight in Sunbury early Sunday morning. According to The Daily Item, the incident occurred just after 4 a.m. along South Third Street. They say 36-year-old Jay Boyer of Middleburg was involved in a fight with another man, Brian Cox. The Daily Item reports, the two men were first seen inside a social club on Third Street, then seen outside the club. That’s when video shows Boyer strike Cox in the face and head. Police say they then found Cox unresponsive on the ground; he’s said to be in critical condition at Geisinger.
Man from Ellis hospitalized after motorcycle strikes deer
NORTON COUNTY — Two people were injured in an accident just before 11p.m. Friday in Norton County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1980 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Michael D. Gaschler, 55, Ellis, was eastbound on U.S. 283 seventeen miles south of Norton. The motorcycle struck a deer standing in the road. Gaschler and a passenger Barbara Root, 54, Lyons, were transported to the hospital in Norton. They were not wearing helmets, according to the KHP.
Downtown Sioux Falls Trolley announces 2019 Season Schedule
The Downtown Sioux Falls Trolley summer season is about to begin! Here's how you can get in on the fun!