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Lakes 99.5 FM, KPRW, Perham, is where Dave Howey continues "wake-up" duties from 5am to 10am and we also invite you to listen each weekday from 10am to 3pm to Jill St. John.  For your drive home, tune-in to Aaron Taylor from 3pm to 8pm each day.  Both Jill and Aaron are committed radio pros who are excited to be a part of Lakes Radio and lending local voices to Perham, New York Mills, Frazee, Otter Tail, Wadena, Detroit Lakes and the LOCAL LAKES AREA.  The weekend is filled with local voices including Dave Howey, and veteran broadcaster' Joel Koetke.
Local and Regional news is provided each morning, noon and night by Jim Sturgeon with special area reporting by Lina Belar and James Allen.
Mike Peterson is the Lakes 99.5 Sports Director and long-time Perham coach with reports at 7am, 8am and 520pm.  Listen to area coaching voices Saturday's at 8am during the Lakes 99.5 Lakes Area Coaches Show.


Dave Howey 5-10am

Bio: David Howey Pulls double-duty for Lakes 99.5 FM.  He starts your day provided you awake and listen between 5-10am.  After the music and fun - he's the Operations Manager at KPRW.  Dave likes to create commercial messages for client businesses as a Radio Advertising Bureau Certified Professional Commercial Copywriter.  He also lends (OK 'sells') his Voice Actor skills to various clients around the country. He earned the  Minnesota Broadcastor's Association Best Media Award for Commercial Production.  He’s interested in anything that combines creativity and technology - acting, singing, writing, shooting and editing videos, fixing computers and other equipment, watching movies and live music performances, and oh, and he plays the trombone.  Dave and his "first wife" Jennifer of 32+ years enjoy the continuing adventure of life at the Lakes.  You'll see 'em seasonally zipping around in their cute little '78 MGB - maybe off to visit the kids or to car shows.  email dave at


JIll St John 10am-3pm


Bio:  Jill St John has spent a great deal of time in Fargo radio as well as Minneapolis and Milwaukee.   Her folks had a cabin on Rush Lake for over 12 years and she is a big fan of Perham/Lakes area as opposed to the "rat race" of the big city.  Jill also has narrated a national television program on Discovery Health Channel called "House of Babies" as well as narrated Microsoft Business Solutions software worldwide for over 9 years.  She has been married 22 years and has 2 children. Adam, 15 and Hannah, 17.  Well...3 children including her yellow lab "Popcorn"


Aaron Taylor 3pm-8pm

This Minnesota Native has been on the air since 1993 and has worked at various stations in the state.  Lives in Ashby with his wife Laurie and is enjoying Lakes Country since moving here late in 2013.  Loves hearing from listeners and can be reached at