Fargo, Alexandria, MN Broadcaster Jim Rohn Dies At 88
January 12, 2015 at 3:49 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime NORTH DAKOTA and MINNESOTA broadcaster JIM ROHN, who died last MONDAY (1/5) in FARGO at 88, according to the FARGO FORUM.
ROHN started in 1946 at KSJB-A/JAMESTOWN, ND, then joined sister KXJB-TV/FARGO as a weatherman, children's show host "CAPTAIN JIM," and polka show host "OOMPA JIM." He moved to KCMT-TV/ALEXANDRIA-KNMT-TV/WALKER, MN, where he served as weatherman for 18 years, then briefly returned to KXJB-TV before working at OMNI BROADCASTING Country KIKV (KIK FM 100.7)/ALEXANDRIA, MN on the morning show from 1990 through his retirement in DECEMBER.