Broadcasters Strengthen Local Communities

Local broadcasters have faithfully served communities across the state for decades, and never more clearly than during the pandemic. They ran critical information about public safety, advocated for their economy by supporting small businesses, organized and contributed to events serving the public and more.

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BOB FM raises over $28,000 with the Minnesota Country Salutes CD for Minnesota Military Family Foundation and Minnesota Wheels of Honor.

Dan Seeman of KSTP-FM accepts the NAB Crystal Radio Award which honors stations for excellence in year-round community service.

IHeartMedia Rochester and its stations collected over 27,195 toys and distributed them to 7,602 children during their Toys for Tots collection.

K102 raises $1,137,185 for St. Jude Children's Hospital during their annual Radiothon.

KFAN collects 16 pallets of toys during their Radiothon for Toys for Tots.

Lakeland Broadcasting stations in Wilmar raise over $79,000 for the Kandiyohi County Food Shelf during the Radio For Relief Radiothon.

Leighton Broadcasting presents Boys and Girls Club with their Gratitude on Repeat Campaign.

Midwest Communications stations in Hibbing help to raise over $1,000,000 for ALS Research.

Q-Media Group stations in Red Wing raise $2,000 during Project Food Shelf

Radio Mankato receives Community Partner of the Year Award from YMCA.

Salem Media Group's Here to Help Campaign for Salvation Army of the North has raised over $70,000 and fed over 1,200 people in the community.

The KTTC-TV Eagles Cancer Center Telethon raises over $1,000,000.

WCCO Radio raises over $443,000 for Second Harvest Heartland during the Let's Kick Hunger Radiothon.

WCCO-TV collects 2 million pounds food during their food drive for Salvation Army.

WDGY's Power of 100 campaign celebrates and brings awareness to non-profits in the community through various community initiatives.

WCCO Radio's and's Sheletta Brundidge held their third annual autism book giveaway and celebration for kids on the autism spectrum. Families who have kids with autism received a free copy of Sheletta's autism children's book, food and were invited to a magic show.

Paul Bunyan Broadcasting's stations in Bemidji received the Axe Award for their work community work with the Bemidji-Area United Way.