Big Deals

Molly Penny

Name: Molly Penny

Show/Shift: Brand Manager/Program Director, Music & Promotions, Co-Host Morning Mix (7-9 am)

College/High School: Waseca High School, Minnesota State University Mankato (Social Studies)

Married or Single: SO single!

Kids: Three beautiful children

Pets: Our needy but loveable cat, Salem

Favorite Sports team: GO VIKES!!!!!!

Biggest Pet Peeve: Ugh, EVERYTHING! Just kidding... I don’t know. Intolerance?

Person you would most like to meet: The late astronomer Carl Sagan!

Best concert you’ve ever been to: It’s hard to say, I have seen some pretty amazing live shows.  Interpol’s ‘Turn on the Bright Lights’ tour at First Avenue in 2003 was incredible…Or Elvis Costello at the Orpheum on my 21st birthday?! The best was probably my FIRST concert ever, seeing the Moody Blues with my parents when I was younger. Thanks mom and dad!

What else?  I love music and my kids. I got so much honey, the bees envy me. (Just kidding!) Life in general is pretty awesome! Thanks for listening to KOWZ!

Ryan Seykora

Name: Ryan Seykora

Show/Shift: Morning Mix (7-9 am)

Brad Kubat

Name: Brad Kubat

Show/Shift: Saturdays 12-4 pm

Hometown: Owatonna, MN

College/High School: OHS & Austin Tech

Married or Single: Married to Holly

Kids: Lance and Grace

Pets: Pookie the cat and Cinnamon our Cocker Spaniel

Favorite sports team: Huskies and Vikings

Biggest pet peeve: People who can't put down their smart phones. And Bieber fever! And all other fevers of that kind...

Person you would most like to meet: Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon) and Miranda Lambert

Best concert you've ever been to: Twisted Sister/Quiet Riot and Garth Brooks in the 90's

Dale Siegfreid

Name: Dale Siegfreid

Show/Shift: The Rock and Roll Classifieds, Fridays at 7 pm

Hometown: Austin, MN

College/High School: Austin High School & St. Cloud State

Married or Single: Married

Kids: Two, Joseph and Laura

Pets: Cat

Favorite sports team: Gopher hockey

Biggest pet peeve: People who complain but don't offer a solution!

Person you would most like to meet: 1. Jesus Christ - I'd love to talk religion over steak and a couple bottles of Grain Belt Premium 2. Paul McCartney - I'd love to talk music over a burger basket and a couple pitchers of beer and 3. Jacques Lemaire - I'd love to talk hockey over a pizza and couple bottles of Molson.

Best concert you've ever been to: Tough decision, toss-up between Chicago, Peter Noone, Moody Blues and Bon Jovi.

Klane Dushek

Name: Klane Dushek

Show/Shift: The Dirt Show, Saturdays at 11 pm (April-October)

Hometown: Owatonna, MN

College/High School: Owatonna High School, Mankato State, Austin Community College

Married or Single: Married

Kids: Two, Nash and Lexus

Pets: Dog (Lola) and Parrot (Milton)

Favorite sports team: Favorite team of all-time is the Dr. J., Maurice Cheeks, Bobby Jones version of the Philadelphia 76er's

Person you would most like to meet: Julius Erving, aka Dr. J

Best concert you've ever been to: KISS, Animalize tour in 1984

Craig Johnson

Name: Craig Johnson

Show/Shift: The Christian Music Show, Sundays at 7 am

Hometown: Owatonna, MN

College/High School: South Central Technical College

Married or Single: Married

Kids: Yes! Daughter, Allison

Pets: A cute little Pug

Favorite sports team: Minnesota Vikings

Biggest pet peeve: The word 'impossible.' Nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it. All you have to do is: have faith in God and in yourself. Try your best and good things will happen in your life.

Person you would most like to meet: You, our listeners!

Best concert you've ever been to: Mercy Me at the MN State Fair. An outdoor concert on a beautiful fall evening! Mercy Me has life-changing music and is the best contemporary Christian artist there is--they rock!

Lynn Ketelsen

Name: Lynn Ketelsen

Show/Shift: News Reporter

About Lynn: Lynn Ketelsen covers news for Southern Minnesota on KOWZ & KRUE Radio and the Linder Farm Network on a daily basis.  He has been recognized for his work as a reporter by a number of organizations, and has covered hundreds of meetings and events in the area. He is on the air, writes reports and covers meetings.

Matthew Hughes

Name: Matthew Hughes

Show/Shift: Farm Reporter

About Matthew: I've been covering farm and agriculture news as part of the KOWZ and Linder Farm Network on-air team since 2018.

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