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So far Barry Wortel has created 11 blog entries.

Jimmy Fortune

By |2019-05-20T15:32:00-06:00May 20th, 2019|

Singer Jimmy Fortune, former Statler Brother’s tenor has released a new album, click play to listen to the interview!

Dave Simonett

By |2019-04-24T13:24:31-06:00April 25th, 2019|

Coming Tuesday, April 30th, 7:30 PM - Dave Simonett — Guitarist and lead vocalist for Minnesota string band, Trampled by Turtles — will be at Minnesota State University Mankato with the College of Arts and Humanities. It will be at the Halling Recital Hall and costs $12 admission. Free for MSU students with a MAVcard. Listen to the recording of the interview from April 25th with Barry Wortel.

2019 Mankato All-City Basketball Teams

By |2019-04-05T08:01:21-06:00April 5th, 2019|

On Monday, April 1st, 2019 we were at the Mankato Morison Ario VFW was the Mankato All-City Basketball Teams. Pictured below (not in order) Lexi Karge, Ashley Gustavson, Claire Hemstock, Holly Wiste, Briana Stoltzman, Lani Schoper, Grace Dehen, Ryan Kuechle, Joich Gong, Jax Madson, Jordan Merseth, Pal Kueth, Mehki Collins, Brendan Kane, Ben Ellingworth.  

March Madness is here !!

By |2019-03-13T13:35:07-06:00March 13th, 2019|

Good luck to our area basketball teams still playing......Section Tournaments and State Tournament basketball are so exciting. The NCAA selection show is Sunday...Go Gophers !!! We have less then 10 spots left for our KTOE-Happy Chef Minnesotya Twin's bus trip to the home opener on  Thursday, March 28th. We leave Happy Chef at 12 noon.....3:10 star...home by 8pm..cost $70...great seats, pepsi & snacks...a fun getaway. Fair and 45 the forecast....We'll take it...call 345-4537 to join us.

Lower concession prices at Target Field!!

By |2019-03-06T16:37:36-06:00March 6th, 2019|

Get ready for lower prices this season at  Twin's games..... Schweigert hot dogs  $4 Nachos   $4 Peanuts    $ 3 Soft Pretzels  $4 16 ounce Pepsi or Diet Pepsi  or  Mountain Dew   $  2 Popcorn   $  3 12 ounce Budweiser or Bud Light   $5 Life is good.....especially at concession stands in sections 133 and 327......even self-checkout.....see you at Target Field.

Fort Myers here we come !

By |2019-02-20T18:06:53-06:00February 20th, 2019|

Dan McCargar and I will be broadcasting from Twin's spring training Monday thru Thursday morning from 6:35-10am, Feb.25-28. In fact KTOE will be "live" at Hammonds  Stadium on Monday and Tuesday morning with players and coaches joining us. The word I am hearing is that the practices are more organized, shorter practices and no down time...lets see if that formula works. Our Travel Center Hawaii trip was great although it was too windy in Maui last Thursday and Friday to get into port so we stayed at sea and had a great time. We are going to Milwaukee in August with [...]

No school again today unless your in college !

By |2019-01-31T13:30:34-06:00January 31st, 2019|

1 more day for no school for us unless you go to college. Tonight on KTOE we will carry Bethany men's  basketball vs. Northwestern of St.Paul for 1st place in the UMAC conferance at 7:15. MSU is home this weekend in basketball (on the FAN) and hockey (on KTOE). Congrats to former maverick Teddy Blueger for making his NHL debut last night with the Pittsburgh Penquins. Super Bowl 53 is on the FAN this Sunday at 5:20 (pre game show at 4pm) with Kevin Harlan and Curt Warner..a great broadcast team for radio. My head says New England..my heart says the [...]

Way too cold !!!!

By |2019-01-29T14:43:43-06:00January 29th, 2019|

With the wind chill warnings continuing thru Thursday morning at 9am.....all local sporting events are wiped out. Thursday night at 7:15 on KTOE we will carry Bethany men's basketball vs. Northwestern of St.Paul for 1st place in the UMAC. All conferance basketball games were moved to Thursday night. Warmer for the weekend....MSU basketball and hockey are home this weekend........Winter storm watch near Atlanta for the super bowl.....they will be fine  !!!   Stay warm !!