Park Rapids broadcast group celebrates 50 years
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. -- The "voice of the nation's vacationland" debuted 50 years ago on Sunday when KPRM AM went on the air halfway into a Friday evening basketball between the local high school and Sebeka, Minn.
A long-anticipated telegram from the Federal Communication Commission had arrived at 7:30 p.m. that evening, giving the station the go ahead to go on air.
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