Jay Dean Haaland
Jay was born and raised in northeastern South Dakota, and has lived in this area for 46 of his 54 years on this earth. Jay graduated from Langford High School and then went to Northern State University in Aberdeen. While a freshman in college, Jay took a part time job at KGIM 1420 and fell in love with the radio business. He went to a radio school in Thief River Falls, MN, and then worked at radio stations in Lisbon, ND, Perham, MN, Eden, SD, and Aberdeen, SD. Jay has been married for 31 years to his wife Jeannie, and they have two sons Tyler and Mitchell, who both live in St. Louis Park, MN. Jay is also the creator/host of Country Legends Jukebox. This two hour country classics show is now being played on eight radio stations around the upper Midwest.