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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 Eric Church, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, Kid Rock, Pink Floyd, 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 love working with Ashli in the morning. Hard to believe we get paid for being knuckleheads on the radio. Thanks for inviting us into your world. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?)
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Help Kids Learn to Fish with 98.1 During the Governor’s Fishing Opener

As part of the 2017 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener we're teaming up with the St. Cloud Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Minnesota DNR to provide some area elementary school kids with a fishing event at Lake George the Friday before the opener – and we'd love your help!

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It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota

Are you ready for severe weather? Severe Weather Awareness Week is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. It's also a great time to make and practice your emergency plan and build or refresh your emergency preparedness kit.

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Minnesota Wild Playoff Sputter Continues in Game 3 Loss

The Minnesota Wild find themselves in a nearly inescapable 0-3 series deficit after losing to the St. Louis Blues 3-1 this afternoon in St. Louis. To survive, the Wild will have to become just the 5th team in NHL history to come back after losing the first three games of a best-of-seven series.

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