FARGO, ND (May 14th, 2019) Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead announced the donation totals for the 3rd Teddy Bear Posse drive Tuesday, May 14th at Gate City Bank in downtown Fargo. The announcement featured local law enforcement, ambulance, firefighters and others accepting the donation of the teddy bears and other stuffed animals. A record 5,700+ teddy bears and stuffed animals were collected and will be donated directly to first responders to use with children they encounter in traumatic situations.
“Gate City Bank is committed to providing a better way of life in the communities we serve. We are honored to have the opportunity to partner with the Teddy Bear Posse to comfort children during a vulnerable time,” said Steve Swiontek, President, Chairman & CEO of Gate City Bank. “We are overwhelmed by the support and generosity for the Teddy Bear Posse that we have seen from the community, our customers and our team members.”
“Year after year the Teddy
Bear Posse reminds us of how caring and supportive our community is,” said Dan
Cash, Vice-President/Market Manager at Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead. “We are so pleased to announce another record
year of donation will go directly to helping first responders that encounter
children in need of the support that the bears provide.”
The Teddy Bear Posse was a campaign to collect new teddy bears and stuffed animals for area law enforcement agencies to distribute to small children involved in traumatic situations. Residents throughout the Red River Valley were encouraged to donate new teddy bears and stuffed animals at the donation boxes located throughout Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead through the radio stations of Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead.
After being drafted into the Army during the Vietnam war Rick Stenerson headed to Indianapolis for computer/data entry training. It was that training that sent him to San Francisco where he was exposed to incredible music, culture and eventually returned to North Dakota following his time in the Army.
As he explains in today’s episode of Standing Around with Dan Cash while digging a hole for the phone company in Hankinson, North Dakota he decided to utilize the last 2 years of his G.I. Bill and go back to school for marketing and advertising.
That has blossomed from selling radio and television advertising to being the general manager of highly successful local video rental company Take 2 Video before founding the agency Stenerson Advertising.
Learn all about Rick in today’s episode. Within the podcast, Rick explains his son Jack Stenerson’s starring role in over 30 Take 2 Video commercials. Here’s the image we discuss during the podcast of Jack in one of those commercials.
The most recognized sports broadcaster in North Dakota is Jack Michaels but it’s his ability to connect with the average person that makes him so special.
Jack Michaels joins Standing Around with Dan Cash to talk about growing up in Williston, North Dakota as a star baseball and basketball player before coming to North Dakota State, becoming an overnight rock DJ and finally settling into his role as the North Dakota Sports Broadcaster of the Year.
He’s one of the most interesting people I know and this week we are joined by Jack Michaels and co-hosted with Digital Sales Manager Jon Biersbach.
From prospective CPA to Creative Director Greg Ressler leads the most experienced and award-winning creative team in Fargo-Moorhead.
The creative process is often an afterthought when it comes to today’s advertising campaign. In a world where speed is abundant and details are lacking it’s usually the creative that gets overlooked.
Creative Director Greg Ressler, Creative Assistant Troy Larson and their team of on-air talent, voices, personalities and talented editors start from the bottom and build your campaign based on the beliefs and values of your business.
In this week’s episode Greg explains that process, why details are so vital and how important it is to work with a professional when it comes to you campaign.
The Minnesota Twins defeated the Houston Astros 1-0 Monday, April 29th to extend their lead in the American League Central Division. This win was once again heard LIVE on The Mighty 790 – 94.1 KFGO here in Fargo-Moorhead.
Have you considered advertising in the Minnesota Twins games throughout the summer? There is no better place to reach young families at the lake, in-town or people running their evening errands. With 94% of Fargo-Moorhead listening to the radio this is the perfect opportunity to advertise where the pro’s play on KFGO.
If you don’t know his name, you certainly know of him. He’s a former MSUM football player that went from the bar and restaurant industry into a 30 year carer of building customized advertising campaigns on radio, television, agency and print media.
A Herman, Minnesota boy Donn Groth has built a life in Fargo-Moorhead that centers around his wife Michelle, sons Tyler and Alek and daughter Emily.
Learn more about Donn in this week’s episode of Standing Around with Dan Cash.
She may be new to Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead but Marina Kallias is no stranger to the marketing world. During this podcast Minot native Marina Kallias explains how her honest look at your goals followed by tangible steps can improve your business in quick succession.
Over the past 13 years Amber Ertelt has worked with hundreds of businesses to build a marketing plan, grow their business and consult when needed to bring additional customers into their location.
You may know Amber as a Senior Marketing Consultant at Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead but as we find out she is much more than that. Amber has a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Minnesota State University Moorhead, (MSUM) worked as a TV reporter in Bismarck and is one of the more tenacious people you might meet.
Contact Amber via e-mail amber.ertelt@KFGO.com, visit online at advertisefargomoorhead.com/amber
Fargo, ND (April 1, 2019) – Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead and the FM RedHawks announce a new 5-year-agreement for 740 The Fan to continue as the flagship radio station of the FM RedHawks.
“With the power of Midwest Communications and
740/107.3 THE FAN, there is really no other place the RedHawks would want to
be. We are glad to continue our long-term relationship and are looking
forward to big things in the future! With the quality of broadcasters and
the signal strength – we have the best setup in the American Association,” said
Brad Thom, FM RedHawks president.
relationship goes back to year one with the FM RedHawks and it continues to be
strong. It’s been a wonderful marriage
between the region’s number one sports station and the area’s top summer
attraction,” added Jack Michaels, 740
The Fan and Midwest Radio of Fargo-Moorhead’s sports director. “Extending the
broadcast contract with the FM RedHawks means we’ll be able to continue to
deliver this fantastic baseball product to countless fans in the region. It’s great to know Marge will be ‘trackin’’
it down’ for many years to come.”
“It’s so exciting that we have the privilege of
being part of the RedHawks family, said Joel Heitkamp, Midwest Radio of
Fargo-Moorhead operations manager. “Without a doubt, having a quality,
professional baseball team on our family of stations is crucial and reiterates
the long-standing commitment we have to our community and RedHawks fans all
across North Dakota.”
The region’s premiere baseball organization
will be featured on the flagship radio station 740 The Fan throughout the
season but will now be simulcast throughout the agreement on FM at 107.3 on the
dial on The Fan’s additional signal.