Contact Us

Pete Hanson

I'm just a regular Minnesota guy that grew up on the north-side of the Cities (Fridley), spent some quality time at the U of M, chill on the weekends at the family cabin near Duluth, bleed Vikings purple, and miss the North Stars. I have a short attention span; and enjoy Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, 80s hair bands, coffee, beer, scotch, and long sunset walks on the beach. (One of those isn't true.) I'm a two-time cancer survivor now (Colorectal 2002, Kidney 2014), and know that life is damn short -- so by all means we should be playing as hard and as often as we can. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?) Hit me up below on Facebook & Twitter.
Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
[

Help Kids At U of M Ronald McDonald House By Drinking Shamrock Shakes

Join 98.1 Minnesota's New Country this month and 'Sham-Rock the House!' From March 6th to March 17th area McDonald's will donate 36-cents to the Ronald McDonald House near the University of Minnesota Hospital for every Shamrock Shake sold -- and last year shake-buyers raised over $100,000!

Read More

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Just 44 Short Days ‘Til The Twins Home Opener (And I Have My Tickets)

The 2015 edition of the Minnesota Twins opened Spring Training this week in Fort Meyers, Florida -- under the command of new manager Paul Molitor. I've got my tickets for the home opener on Monday, April 13th -- and my hopes are high for signs of improvement after a handful of painful seasons.

Read More

Category: Sports Tags:
Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Wild Beat Top-Ranked Predators 4-2

The Minnesota Wild (32-22-7) beat the Nashville Predators (41-14-7) 4-2 last night in Tennessee. The Predators are in the top spot in this week's NHL power rankings. The last time Minnesota faced Nashville was January 10th in St. Paul; a game I attended -- and the Wild looked horrible. Oh, what a difference a month (and a new goalie) can make.

Read More

Category: Sports Tags:
Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Judge Rules In Favor Of Adrian Peterson, Case Sent Back To NFL

Federal Judge David Doty has overturned Adrian Peterson's suspension by the NFL. The judge ruled that the NFL's arbitrator overstepped his authority in suspending Peterson, and has sent the case back to the league. Where this leaves the relationship between Peterson and the Vikings is unclear.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://minnesotasnewcountry.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on 98.1 - Minnesota's New Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on 98.1 - Minnesota's New Country quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 98.1 Insiders Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.