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Wick to be inducted into Farm Broadcaster Hall of Fame

Don Wick

WORTHINGTON — Former KWOA farm broadcaster Don Wick is one of two inductees for the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Wick, who is president of the Red River Farm Network, will participate in the induction ceremony at the NAFB Night of Honors Nov. 8, in Kansas City, Mo. Mike Adams is the other honoree for 2018. Adams hosts Adams on Agriculture and is the former host of AgriTalk.

Before joining the Red River Farm Network in 2003, Wick worked for WCCO-Minneapolis,

Minnesota and WNAX-Yankton, S.D. He began his broadcasting career as a teenager at KWMB-Wabasha. After Brown Institute for Broadcasting, Wick returned to KWMB and continued his farm broadcast career at KLGR-Redwood Falls, and KWOA-Worthington.

Wick was president of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting in 1997 and was named

the National Farm Broadcaster of the Year in 2003. He has been a member of the NAFB

Foundation Board; chaired professional improvement, nominating and Trade Talk committees and edited the NAFB publication, Chats.

Wick has been a farm broadcaster for 36 years. He and his wife, Kolleen Wick, have two sons, Tony and Sam, and five grandchildren. They reside in Grand Forks, N.D.