Classic Hits KGFF’s long history spans from the Golden Age of Radio to the present day. Since 1930, it has broadcast music, news, community events, sports, extreme weather coverage and more. Citizen Potawatomi Nation purchased the station on Jan. 1, 1999, and now houses the studios inside FireLake Discount Foods.
We’ll hear about the history of the now CPN-owned radio station KGFF as it celebrates nearly a century in operation as well as a new program from the Tribe’s housing department to help CPN members become homeowners. The CPN Language Department also tells a traditional story about the creation of North America.
In the digital age, every new car comes with an outlet for an iPod or smartphone, while many new models also boast XM satellite tuners. On the more traditional broadcast channels like FM radio, multinational conglomerates own dozens of stations around the nation, responsible for a uniformity of programming that is unseen in American history. Read More »
The 28th Annual Cans Film Festival is Thursday, December 4 at 4 p.m. and will be showing the animated film “Rio 2.” The festival benefits the Salvation Army’s Holiday Food Drive. KGFF and the Jones Theatres began this event in response to the need for more food for those in need in the fall of 1987. Read More »
Sharon Hoogstraten at the 2014 CPN Family Reunion Festival. How did you get to where you are with your photography? “My father was a home-builder and he built a home for the man that ran the photo program at Western Michigan University. Dr. David Curl tutored me and was an amazing person. He wrote Read More »