A new era of morning show is set to start Monday morning on 98.1 Minnesota's New Country -- as Pete Hanson returns to join Kelly Cordes weekday mornings on 98.1.

Ned from 'Get Outta Bed with Kelly & Ned' is moving to afternoons, the position he previously held prior to September 2017.

Essentially Pete and Ned are swapping spots, as Pete has been holding the afternoon spot since Ned had moved to mornings with Kelly. The 98.1 morning show is familiar to Pete, having worked that spot previously with both Cindy Wear and Ashli Overlund.

Pete Hanson and Kelly Cordes have never worked a show together, but both are looking forward to what they feel will be a great relationship with central Minnesota listeners -- where the two key thoughts will be fun and country music (oh, and lots of coffee).

Kelly is a native of Princeton, and Pete is a native of Fridley -- where both high school mascots are Tigers, so this seems a bit like destiny.

Pete & Kelly in the Morning will air weekdays from 5:30 to 10:00. Want to get in touch? Call 320-252-9897, or email either pete@minnesotasnewcountry.com or kelly@minnesotasnewcountry.com.

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