Business Partner of the Day

KYES is on the air in your community thanks in part to the local businesses who advertise on the station and sponsor events. We’re highlighting some of these business partners on air, Facebook, and here on our website, to thank them for their support. You are encouraged to support them in return, by visiting or using their services. Please be sure to thank them for supporting KYES Catholic Radio!

Wednesday, May 22nd
CLICK HERE to learn more about The Good Earth Food Co-op
Good Earth Food CoOp LogoCentennial Plaza, 2010 Veterans Drive, St. Cloud, MN
Where everyone’s welcome to shop!
Featuring organic and natural foods, supplements and body care, eat in or take out cafe & deli with salad bar and Grab & Go case, and catering.


Friday, May 24th
Click Here to learn more about Miller Auto & Marine

2930 2nd St S, St Cloud, MN
At Miller Auto and Marine, we strive for perfection in our attention and dedication to our customers and employees. Deeply rooted in our culture are the core values of Integrity, Respect, Empathy, Teamwork, and Excellence. No matter your need, all of our departments are stocked full of employees ready to provide you with the Miller 5 Star Experience!

Monday, May 28th
Click here to learn more about Manea’s Meats!

114 2nd Ave N, Sauk Rapids, MN
Meats is the #1 seller of meat products in the St. Cloud, Sauk Rapids & Sartell metro area. Family owned & operated for over 40 years, we pride ourselves on having the largest and most unique selection of brats, steaks, sausage, beef, pork, and poultry in central Minnesota.


Wednesday, May 29th
CLICK HERE to learn more about The Great Blue Heron
305 5th Ave. S., Cold Spring, MN
Offering fine food to enjoy inside the restaurant or on the outdoor patio, fully customizable off site catering for your special event, and on site weddings and events.


Want your business to be featured as our Business Partner of the Day on air, social media and here on our website? Contact your marketing rep, or call Deb at 320-251-1780.

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Play the Little Caesar’s $1000 Challenge!

You could win $500 for yourself…

and $500 for the charity of your choice!

How To Play: The ‘Little Caesar’s $1000 Challenge’ is a fun, online scavenger hunt. Simply locate the answers to the 10 questions below, complete the registration and enter the answers to the questions, and you’ll be entered for a chance to win weekly prizes, as well as a chance to win the $1000 Grand Prize!

Everyone who completes the registration and entry form gets a FREE Little Caesar’s Pizza just for playing!


Weekly winners will be posted here on our website, and will be notified via email.

Weekly winners will be posted here on our website, and will be notified via email.

Week 1: ($20 Clearwater Travel Plaza Certificate)
Winners: Abby J., Oak Park | Craig N., Cold Spring | Deb D., Sauk Rapids

The Grand Prize winner will be drawn and announced here on our website and notified via email or phone on Monday, May 1st.

First, find the answers to the questions:


Question 1: How much does a repair estimate cost at J.F. Kruse Jewelers?
Watch the video below to find the answer!
(Click Here to visit J.F. Kruse Jeweler’s website)

Question 2: How many laptops are shown on the counter at Computer Repair Unlimited?
Watch the video below to find the answer!
(Click Here to visit Computer Repair Unlimited’s website.)


Question 3: How old was Randy of Randy Schwartz Remodeling when he received his first power tool?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


Question 4: Name 2 of the 8 recipes listed on the MONGO’S GRILL website:
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


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Question 5: How many different local meat suppliers does the Good Earth Food Co-Op work with?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


Question 6: When does summer camp begin and end at North Crest Kids Activity Center in Sauk Rapids?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


Question 7: How many appetizers are listed on AT The Black & White Restaurant’s online menu?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


Question 8: How many new homes were built, and remodeling projects completed in 2016 by DG Homes & Remodeling?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


Question 9: Based on the Rollga Density Chart, how many different densities are there to choose from?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!


Question 10: From which type of VIVID Photography Studio photo session are you able to receive a $50 credit towards printing your photos?
CLICK HERE to find the answer!

Now that you’ve found all the answers, fill in the registration information and enter the answers below to be entered to win!

(One entry per person.)

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Tune In Daily To Glen Lewerenz For Local Catholic Conversations

Glen Lewerenz is a native Minnesotan, and hosts one radio show daily on K-YES and contributes to another. His work inspires Catholics daily to reflect as well as act, and you too can listen to the stories he shares from local and regional Catholic influencers! Here’s how:

Conversation With Glen Lewerenz

Every day, Glen hosts Conversation With Glen Lewerenz, a local program with regional and local people of interest to our Catholic listenership.

Glen has on local priests and ordained people, along with lay people working in ministerial roles.

For instance, earlier this month Glen featured Father Scott Pogatchnik, the pastor of the Cathedral of St. Mary in St. Cloud. Father Scott spoke with Glen about the Christmas season, about growing as we move into the new year and gaining insight and wisdom around ourselves and our place in the world.

As well, he spoke with Brian Gibson, Executive Director of Pro-Life Action Ministries which works to save babies from abortion across the nation for the past 35 years. Brian spoke with Glen about the work they’ve done in 2016, babies saved, and the results of their “40 Days For Life” efforts.

These are the types of conversations you’ll be able to hear on a great Catholic radio show like Conversation! Be sure to listen live from 9-10 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. every weekday.

Glen’s Story Corner

Glen’s Story Corner is a short segment which appears during Morning Air With John Harper, Glen’s portion of the show presents touching, inspiring and uplifting true stories and parables to help start your day right. With Glen’s warm delivery, this is a portion of Morning Air you won’t want to miss. Be sure to tune in at 6:45 and 9:45 a.m. weekday mornings!

Why Advertise On Catholic News Radio?

As an owner or advertising manager, you want to advertise wisely. While radio advertising has been looked on as a poor option,  on Catholic news radio stations are an entirely different story!

Advertisers find Catholic news radio stations a great investment, because while the listener base may be smaller than average, they are fiercely invested and protective of their Catholic news radio stations, like K-YES 1180 AM.

Why Advertise On Catholic News Radio

Upbeat Listeners Are Upbeat Customers

When you listen to K-YES in particular, you will often hear Relevant Radio. This is programming from Green Bay, WI, which really resonates with the way our listeners live their lives and the way we live ours.

People of all ages and situations in life find encouragement through our message of hope, and carry that hope out through the community and into every business they visit. Wouldn’t you prefer to deal with upbeat customers who are always ready with a smile and a kind word? Don’t you think others, possibly other customers, would be drawn to a business which attracts these kinds of people?


It’s Easy To Build Credibility And Trust

The biggest challenge for any business is building credibility and trust. Often, businesses attempt to do so by associating themselves with another brand. What better brand to associate with than one with fiercely loyal, upbeat listeners?


Listener Base Is Small But Loyal

Many Catholic news radio listeners prefer to purchase from businesses advertising on Catholic news radio stations.

Because Catholic news radio stations are generally non-profits, listeners know that the companies who advertise with us are supporting their station. That’s why we call our advertisers “business supporters.”

Listeners are also supporters themselves, continually sending in their own donations to support the station. They are heavily invested in the continuing strength of their Catholic news radio stations, so when they hear your advertisement on their station, you become “part of the family.”

Advertising with Catholic news radio stations is a great opportunity for your business, so we hope you will contact us today and give it a try!