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The Winner at the end of the season will win a prize from R&J Broadcasting Inc! Invite your friends to play along!

12 Days of Christmas

Starting Monday, December 5th, you could win one of 12 prizes as we count down everyone’s favorite 12 Days of Christmas.  Each day offers a new prize and another chance to win. Entry period ends at 6pm and one entry per day, and our daily winner will be randomly drawn from all entries received that day. Oh yes, those prizes each day will be very nice.  But, on that 13th Day of Christmas, December 21st, we will have an extra special grand prize that you could win!   Listen to the Wake the Lakes Morning Show from 6 to 9 for us to announce that day’s special holiday word for the 12 Days of Christmas.  Then, simply send an email with your contact information and the holiday word for the day in the subject line to and you are entered to win.  Daily prize winners will be randomly drawn at 7:20 every weekday through December 20th with the Grand Prize Drawing on December 21st! Entrants must be 21 or older to qualify, one winner per household with full contest rules at! Help Home Grown Local Radio spread holiday cheer by entering the 12 Days of Christmas!

Thank you our Sponsors: Bliss Salon & Boutique, Pequot Lakes; Joe’s Pizza, Pequot Lakes; Yde’s Major Appliance, Brainerd; Merritt Jewelers, Pequot Lakes; Party World in Baxter; Barstock Liquors, Crosby, Crosslake & Pine River; Lake Country Crafts & Cones, Crosslake; Erickson’s Greenhouse, Brainerd; Corral Auto, Brainerd; Play N Trade, Baxter; Sound Connection, Brainerd; Station 371, Pine River; Valeri Ann’s Family Foods, Ossipee

Emails Phrases to qualifiers to send for that day’s daily prize:

Monday, December 5th - Santa (Winner - Jennifer Franks)

Tuesday, December 6th - Snowflake (Winner - Levi Raddatz)

Wednesday, December 7th - Reindeer (Winner - Roy Collin)

Thursday, December 8th - Snowman (Winner - Linda Dzuba)

Friday, December 9th - Candy Cane (Winner - Kelly Schaefer)

Monday, December 12th - Sleigh

R & J Broadcasting Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest

Send R & J Broadcasting pictures of your Halloween pumpkin carvings via email and we will pick a winner at random for a "Pumpkin Pail of Prizes." Please submit your pictures October 11, 2022 through October 28, 2022. Send them to: Make sure to include your contact information along with your pumpkin carving picture. One entry per household. We will pick and announce the winner on the Wake the Lakes Morning Show the morning of October 31st. Thanks to our sponsors: Party World, Baxter; Cub Foods, Brainerd & Baxter; Canvas Tech, Pine River; and Reed's Market, Crosslake.

From: Hannah Spitzley

From:  Drew Wikelius 

From: Kallie Ebnet

From: Finnlee and Penelope Topp

From: Joseph Dunbar (TOP) and Kimberly Dunbar (BOTTOM)

The Wake the Lakes Birthday Game

If you have a birthday (it doesn't have to be today, tomorrow or yesterday), listen to the Wake the Lakes Morning Show each weekday morning at 7:20 starting Monday, September 12th.  Be caller number SIX at 218-828-9994 after we invite you to call in to spin the Birthday Wheel.  Caller SIX will win a chance to spin the Birthday Wheel live, on the air.  If the wheel lands on the caller's birthday MONTH, they win $100 and get a second spin of the Birthday Wheel.  If the second spin lands on the caller's birthday DATE, their prize gets upgraded to a grand total of $1000!  Our Birthday Game is brought to you by:

Joe’s Pizza, Pequot Lakes

Party World, Baxter

Yde’s Major Appliance, Brainerd

Tower Motors in Brainerd

Corral Auto, Brainerd

Thurlow Hardware, Pequot Lakes

Station 371, Pine River

Bliss Salon & Boutique, Pequot Lakes

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union- Brainerd

Southside Express in Brainerd

General Contest Rules

  1. All R & J Broadcasting, Inc. radio contests are open to listeners ages 18 and older unless otherwise stated. Employees of R & J Broadcasting, Inc, its affiliated entities, its affiliated advertising agencies, participating sponsors/promotional partners are ineligible.
  2. Contestants that are family members or that have a past or present personal relationship with any R & J Broadcasting, Inc. employee are ineligible to participate in any contest. Management reserves the right to render judgment.
  3. Listeners are eligible to win R & J Broadcasting, Inc contest prizes as follows: a prize valued at less than $600, the listener cannot win again for thirty (30) days; a prize valued at more than $600, the listener cannot win again for one (1) year. Unless otherwise stated, multiple entries by the same person or by another person living at the same address will be discarded and be deemed by the station management as a cause for disqualification.
  4. All prizes and prize certificates may be picked up at the R & J Broadcasting, Inc offices located at either 305 West Washington St, Brainerd, MN, or 37208 Hwy 169, Aitkin, MN. Prizes not picked up within thirty (30) days of winning will be forfeited. The thirty (30) day period includes weekends and holidays. The winner must bring proof of identification. R & J Broadcasting, Inc. business hours are Monday through Friday 8 am - 4 pm. If prizes are requested to be mailed, R & J Broadcasting, Inc will not be responsible for replacing lost or stolen prizes.
  5. All prizes are non-transferable and cannot be sold.
  6. During on-air contesting, in the event of a dropped call, telephone line or mobile phone malfunction, or phone disconnection, the decision of the management will be final. The next caller in line will be taken and awarded the prize.
  7. R & J Broadcasting, Inc. listeners who win prizes on the radio station may not substitute prizes with another prize or cash. However, in the event of an unavailable prize won by the listener, R & J Broadcasting, Inc. may substitute the original prize with another prize for the approximate value (in dollars) of the original prize awarded.
  8. In specific circumstances, listeners may also register to win prizes on the R & J Broadcasting, Inc. radio station websites. Winners of the various contests are chosen randomly from all eligible entries. R & J Broadcasting, Inc. is not responsible for entries not received due to the difficulty accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties, or other technological glitches. All online entries must be filled out completely.
  9. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. One internet entry per person.
  10. R & J Broadcasting, Inc. in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of R & J Broadcasting, Inc. websites, or is otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the contest if it is not capable of completion as planned to include the infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or technical failures of any kind.
  11. For contests that require qualification, listeners may qualify only once, unless otherwise specified.
  12. Any contest winner that accepts a single prize or a combination of prizes that is of $600.00 value or more in a one-year period will be required to sign a release prior to acceptance of the said prize. If the prize includes travel provisions, whether such transportation is provided by R & J Broadcasting, Inc. or not, winners will be required to sign a liability release holding R & J Broadcasting, Inc., affiliated companies and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, and representatives of each of them harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or contest.
  13. All contestant entries become the property of R & J Broadcasting, Inc. R & J Broadcasting, Inc may retain any and all contest materials for any reason that the station's management deems crucial to the completion of the contest, or for any reasons relating to the publicity or advertising.
  14. Contests conducted at facilities with an age requirement of 21 years of age or older, shall exclude participants who cannot prove they meet the age requirement.
  15. Contestants winning a prize or combined prizes valued at over $600.00 or more in a calendar year will be subject to any and all federal, state, and local taxes, as applicable. A 1099 fax form will be issued by R & J Broadcasting, Inc in this event.
  16. By participating in any R & J Broadcasting, Inc contest, the winner or winners agree to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any and all advertising or broadcasting materials relating to this contest, without additional compensation.
  17. R & J Broadcasting, Inc. reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest, which will become effective upon announcement by R & J Broadcasting, Inc. or via web posting.
  18. No purchase necessary to enter an R & J Broadcasting, Inc contest. Contest void where prohibited.
  19. Failure to comply with the R & J Broadcasting, Inc. contest rules may result in a contestant's disqualification.
  20. In the case of a grand prize drawing from qualifying winners, R & J Broadcasting, Inc. will make every attempt to contact the randomly selected grand prize winner by phone to notify them of their prize, unless otherwise specified in the contest rules. If the winner cannot be contacted in a timely manner (to be determined by management) another grand prize winner will be randomly selected. Duplicated prizes will not be awarded. In the event that the winner of an R & J Broadcasting, Inc. radio contest cannot use or claim a prize, they may forfeit their prize. A substitute prize will not be provided.

Weekly Trivia

7:15am Tuesdays & Fridays  on the R & J Lakes Area Morning Show.  

Winners of the Lights Up Promotion

Thanks to the entire community for participating in this contest. Special thanks to the anonymous donator for the $500.00 in initial prize money, and to the International Falls Area Chamber of Commerce for selecting the winners.

1st Place Dressy Moose $300.00

2nd Place Swanky Gifts on Rainy $100.00 and Mall of America Package

3rd Place Ballan ISpace $100.00

Honorable Mentions (each received $25.00)



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Small Town Tech

The Great Pumpkin Medallion Hunt: Week #5, Clue #5 for Friday, 10/21/22

Ranier is the place to be, if you visit Big Vic you will find me.

The Great Pumpkin Medallion Hunt: Week #5, Clue #4 for Thursday, 10/20/22

From where I am I see water and trains and I get soaking wet when it rains.

The Great Pumpkin Medallion has been found for Week 5!

Congratulations to Debbie Dunn for finding the Great Pumpkin Medallion for Week 5! The GPM was hidden near Vic at the entrance to Ranier. Debbie won a gift basket from Farmer's Insurance-Ronna Mackay, a $15 gift certificate to Boondocks, and a gift bag from KGHS/KSDM.

The Great Pumpkin Medallion Hunt: Week #5, Clue #3 for Wednesday, 10/19/22

If you made it to one stop you must turn around and go back west bound.