Vol.3 No.1 Jan.8, 1969 Grace Potts, Editor
Inasmuch as Christmas and New Year's Day fell on Wednesdays, INSIDE KEENER
did not publish for two weeks. We thought we should clear this up so that no
one would presume we were on strike. Hope your holidays were exciting and
After several Battles With The Bug, successfully waged by KeeNeRites, we're
back to normal. We understand that at one time IT took on three of our
engineers at one time.
As you all know, WKNR records and sends tapes of our programming to
servicemen in Viet Nam, to show his appreciation, one of the returned
soldiers who had received one of them, came in December 23 to personally
thank Paul Cannon for making it available.
Even though the weather
was miserable on the night the DJ's played the Harlem Globetrotters,
approximately 10,000 fans showed up. The appearance by the DJ's was to aid
the cause of Muscular Dystrophy and a check was received Monday in the
amount of $500 from Olympia. Even though the DJ's lost the game, Dave
Forster wanted official mention made that it was he who scored the 2 points
made by the DJ's!
By this time next week, two of our fellas will be on their way to aid Uncle
Sam. Steve Allevato leaves January 12 Lackland Air Force Base, and Rich
Pawlowicz leaves January 15 for the Army at Fort Monmouth, N.J. Good luck,
Mrs. Knorr reports that at the Red Wing hockey game she attended on Sunday,
January 6, Ed Luteran, our news man at WKHM - Jackson was given the honor of
selecting the three outstanding players of the evening.
Monday, December 23 was a big day in the life of your eel when she signed
the closing papers for her house, which put her in debt up to the eyeballs
like everyone else. Possession will take place between the 1st and 15th of
Christmas was made a little merrier for two of our gals. Son Jim Wiedeman
came home from California to visit Carole and the rest of the family, and
Kathy Diefenbach's fiancÚ had a few days home and, of course, spent them
Don Niska was given a surprise birthday affair in the employee lounge on
December 31. His next one will be celebrated Grand Rapids inasmuch as he is
leaving WKNR January 20. (He likes the $50.00 football pools they have up
Barbara Collins' holidays were made a little merrier when husband was
advised that he did not have to report for the SeaBees right after
Christmas. He got a one week reprieve and did not leave until January 3.
Anniversaries in January: Barbara Williams, January 17, 1967! Dick Buller,
January, 1947r and Dave Forster, January 29, 1967
PROJECT DETROIT Subject for Sunday, January 12, 1969 is "Forecast - '69" -
featuring representatives of business and industry looking ahead to the
economic prospects for the year 1969.