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Katie Kartak

I'm Katie, the quirky midday host on 98 Country. I am one of those people that will never truly decide what I want to do in life...maybe I will just try a little bit of everything. After getting bored with my finance degree from St. Cloud State, I decided to go back for radio. I love country music but I can't sing to save my life...trust me. So, I decided on radio and here I am. I have spent the better part of my life in Central Minnesota and I absolutely love it here...but only in the summer. I really enjoy being able to wear flip flops and having outdoor parties...two things I'm uncomfortable doing in the winter. I am a huge animal lover which is why I have 2 dogs, 4 cats, a rabbit, two ducks, a rooster, 2 cows, 2 horses, 5 pygmy goats and 3 miniature donkeys with another one on the way. If I had my choice I would bring my Golden Retriever, Kaycee, with me everywhere. I am addicted to the television show Criminal Minds--I watch every new episode and even the reruns. I love reading just about everything but history, politics and current affairs are what I am most interested in. Anything else you want to know, tune in to the morning show or send me an email.
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Five Totally Lame Christmas Gifts You Shouldn’t Even Think About Giving Someone

I came across an article earlier this week about bad Christmas gifts and it got me thinking about lame gifts.  I came up with a list of things I think would be lame but don't mistake those lame thoughts as me being ungrateful. A gift is just that and really, it's the thought that counts.

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Help! — Making Homemade Sugar Cookies Was Not a Success

My grandma used to make all kinds of cookies this time of year.  Ginger was always my favorite, my brother loved the ones with the peanut butter cup in the middle and my mom's favorite was her sugar cookies.  My mom, sister and I tried making sugar cookies last night and we need help!

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My Top Six Favorite Things From 2015

I'm going to channel my inner Oprah for a moment.  Each year Oprah shares her favorite...well, favorite everything. Everything from hoodies to grills to pants.  You name it and she's got a favorite.  I'm totally inspired so I'm going to share a few, yes just a few, of my favorite things from this year.

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