Al Higgins

It all began at a 250 watt AM radio station in Antigo, Wisconsin…

I’ve wanted to be in the radio business since I was a youngun’. My mother says I used to go in the bathroom and talk to myself with a hair brush-microphone when I was little. I got a tape recorder for Christmas when I was in grade school and listened to myself babble. After High School, I majored in Radio & TV Broadcasting at UW-Plattteville, and after graduation in 1980 got a job in Antigo at WATK, and an FM station that had just increased its power to 100,000 watts, WRLO.

Over the last thirty-plus years, I’ve done a lot of different stuff in radio, but the part I love most in being on-air. I spend a number of years doing the Shopping Show on WRLO, along with a morning shift back the nineties. Later, I moved to WHDG and have been on-air here since 2002. Although I was NOT a country music fan when I got the job, I’ve grown to love the tunes, the many artists I’ve met (thanks to the Hodag Country Festival), and the fans and listeners.

I really appreciate your support over the many years on-air. Thanks for tuning in!

Recently Played Hodag Country Music

  1. 5:11 am SOME PEOPLE DO OLD DOMINION
  2. 5:07 am WHAT MAKES YOU COUNTRY LUKE BRYAN
  3. 5:04 am DONE CHRIS JANSON
  4. 5:00 am BROKENHEARTSVILLE JOE NICHOLS
  5. 4:56 am SUMMERTIME KENNY CHESNEY
  6. 4:53 am BE A LIGHT THOMAS RHETT
  7. 4:50 am CATCH BRETT YOUNG
  8. 4:46 am STICK THAT IN YOUR COUNTRY SONG ERIC CHURCH
  9. 4:43 am SHE GOT THE BEST OF ME LUKE COMBS
  10. 4:40 am DON'T YA BRETT ELDREDGE
  11. 4:36 am BURNING MAN DIERKS BENTLEY FEAT BROTHERS OSBORNE
  12. 4:33 am LAUGHED UNTIL WE CRIED JASON ALDEAN

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