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00000179-e1ff-d2b2-a3fb-ffffd9510001WNIJ is celebrating 30 years of broadcasting this year - we went on the air April 28, 1991 - and we're asking you to celebrate with us! We're compiling 30 reasons (or more!) to love WNIJ.So tell us about your favorite program, host, story, or driveway moment, and we'll add it to our list. Leave us a voicemail at 815-753-9300, or click here to submit a message from your computer or mobile device.

Reason #19: Morning Edition


For 30 years, WNIJ listeners have counted on one morning show to get them going: Morning Edition. Actually, we’ve carried it since the show’s original host Bob Edwards signed on in 1979, but on our (older) sister station, WNIU. We’ve seen a lot of changes in Morning Edition over the years (check out the theme songs!) but one thing has remained consistent since 1997: our local host, Dan Klefstad! Think we can convince him to stay another 30?

Morning Edition airs from 5 to 9 weekday mornings on WNIJ.

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