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I began my radio career in North Platte, NE (KAHL) in July 1974. From there it was Burlington, CO (KNAB). Clinton, MO (KDKD), Omaha, NE (KFAB), Rochester in 1983-90, then Rapid City, SD (KKKMK & KKLS) for almost 9 years. In fall 1999, I came back and have been at KROC AM ever since! Thank you for listening! I graduated from Richfield High School ('71) and went to the University of Minnesota and Brown Institute in 1973. My wife Nancy and I have been married since 1979 and we have three great kids, Scott, Tim and Kaitlyn. Two awesome grandkids (Zoey and Jack) keep us hopping. I'm a huge Gopher fan and have been since I was old enough to know better in 1959. I love any pro team from Minnesota. I am the P.A. announcer for the Rochester Honkers, an occasional announcer for the local high schools, help out at Apollo Liquor, and do some "medical acting" at Mayo Clinic.
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Those Inventive Minnesotans

Mid America Nazarene University recently set out to find the most impactful invention from each of the 50 states in the U.S.

There were some interesting discoveries.  Did you know the surfboard was invented in Hawaii?  Probably.  The ski lift in Nebraska? Probably not.  Minnesotans have contributed many inventions that have made our lives easier and longer.

This study indicated the heart pacemaker was the most impactful, but what other inventions came from the gopher state?

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