Ben Kuhns has been on-the-air and in the broadcasting industry since 1996. He’s worked with radio and TV station in South Dakota, Nebraska and Wyoming. He studied journalism and political science at the University of Nebraska in Kearney. Ben is also an award winning audio/video producer. In addition to commercial and imaging production for radio stations in Sioux Falls, he has been the voice of, and produced, several region-wide commercial campaigns. Ben is the Regional Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media markets in South and North Dakota where he manages and produces online content inspired by the local communities. Ben was born and raised in Western Nebraska and has been in Sioux Falls, SD since 2006. He also thinks he is fiction writer and essayist, and his wife thinks he's funny.
NEED TO KNOW: What is Juneteenth?
June 19, Juneteenth, is a day of celebration of the end of slavery and of remembrance of slavery's legacy in the United States.
Meet the Latest Cash Winners – You Could Be Next!
What would you do if $1000 landed in your lap? Vacation? Settle up the rent? Go all out for summer? Listen for the cash codes hourly for your chance.
Nebraska Now Has A Government Approved Bigfoot Museum
Plus, the owner of the museum was named the official "Nebraska Bigfoot Lady"
SEE: Go Inside a Wind Turbine – Then Jump Off
Have you ever wondered what was inside one of those massive windmills that stand two to three hundred feet above the land?
Snow Possible For Wyoming This Weekend
A cold front will bring much cooler weather to Wyoming with rain changing to snow possible in the northern mountains Sunday night and Monday.
4 Of Wyoming’s Worst Wildfires
In the recorded history of Wyoming, there have been some huge fires that have left a lasting mark on the state. Here are four of Wyoming's worst wildfires.
See Damage from the June 6 Snowy Range Tornado
101.9 King FM listener Jack Thiel was in the area this week and sent us these dramatic pictures of some of the damage:
Cheyenne’s 2020 Brewers Festival Postponed
In an announcement Monday the Festival's organizers said they because of the evolving COVID-19 situation the event will not take place in June as it has in the past.
Kroger Grocery Stores to Limit Number of Shoppers in Stores
Kroger operates the King Soopers grocery store in Cheyenne.
CDC: Listeria Outbreak Linked to Hard-Boiled Eggs
The CDC reports that it is concerned that bulk, fresh hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia, are contaminated with Listeria.
Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’ Sets Next Denver Performance Dates
It's the biggest musical in years, maybe even decades, and it's on its way back to Denver in 2020.
Wyoming’s 10 Most Dangerous Cities
Property crime is the chief concern in the capital city. With larceny, car thefts and property crime above the national averages.