Station Manager - Brad Bales Announcer - Marianne Redington Announcer - Craig Schmidt Announcer - Blaine Allen
Ads/Develop - Darlene VanderVorst Bus. Admin. - Gwen Damlo Engineer/Tech. - Bruce Vadnais
Station Manager - Brad Bales
On the air: 6:30am – 9am
Favorite Verse: Romans 8:1 – "There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus."
Hobbies, Interests: Leading music in worship, record collecting. I also am a fan of vacuum tubes, i.e. hi-fi amps and such. Not the tubes for vacuum cleaners!
Announcer - Marianne Redington
On the air: Monday-Friday 8am-2pm and Weekends
Favorite Verse: Jeremiah 29:11 – "For I know the plans that I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
Hobbies, Interests: Art/Photography, Historic reenactment and Historic restoration. Enjoying nature and God’s great outdoors with my daughter!
Announcer - Craig Schmidt
On the Air: Mon-Fri, 3-6 pm and Weekends
Favorite Verse: 2 Chronicles 7:14 "If My people who are called by my name humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land."
Hobbies, Interests: Native of Dickinson, ND. I have been interested in broadcasting since a very young age. I got my first transistor radio at 5 years of age and have worked at many types of broadcast facilities including my own "ham" radio station. My amateur radio call is WB0GFZ. I currently hold the highest class license in ham radio, the "Amateur Extra."
My wife, Mary, and I have been married for 35 years and have three grown sons. We are active at Grace Lutheran Brethren Church in Bismarck where, I serve as an Elder, Bible study leader, teacher and I occassionally do some preaching.
I currently own Craig Schmidt Photography, a home photography studio. I am a Master of Photography and have received numerous professional photography awards, degrees and recognition in photography. I am also a teacher and business consultant to professional photographers across the country.
Announcer - Blaine Allen
On the air: Weekends
Favorite Verse: John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life."
Hobbies, Interests: I love to make people smile, spend time with family, and sing old cowboy music.
Advertising, Development - Darlene VanderVorst
Favorite Verse(s): Luke 21:28 "When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads because your redemption is drawing near."
Revelation 1:7a "Look, He is coming with the clouds and every eye will see Him."
Hobbies, Interests: I love to read Christian novels and am particularly fond of Brock and Bodie Thoene. I am involved in a Bible study and teach adult Sunday School. Music is a great part of my life and I enjoy singing for different events as well as participating in church choir. I love people and the I love the Lord. Therefore, my job in advertising and development allows me the opportunity to meet new people and renew old acquaintances. Ministry has always been important to me and I have had many opportunities to serve the Lord in many ways. During college years my employment was with World Vision. I have been blessed with a career in Christian radio for more than 35 years. My family keeps growing and this year we added two new little members. My granddaughter Maria and her husband Chris had a boy, Jackson, and my oldest granddaughter, Gina and her husband Joe had a boy, Eli. That is child number three in Gina and Joe's family joining Madison and Caleb. My daughter Diana and her husband Al live in California and my son John resides in Alaska.
Business Administrator - Gwen Damlo
Favorite Verse: Hebrews 13:5-6 "Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you." So we say with confidence, "The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man to to me?"
Hobbies, Interests: God has blessed me with a wonderful husband, whom I met in Spanish class in high school, and we claim our Lab/Rodesian Ridgeback dog named, "Riley" as our perpetual 3 year old! I enjoy reading, making cards, pheasant hunting and jogging as well as dancing in my kitchen for exercise.
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