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Huckleberries: ‘The Voice’ returning to N. Idaho airwaves

In the You Can’t Keep A Good Man Down Department, Dick Haugen will make his official return to North Idaho on Monday, July 9. Dick, the “Voice of North Idaho” for years with KVNI-AM radio, will begin an interview show from Coeur d’Alene each weekday for KGA-AM (1510), from 11 a.m. until noon. His show will be called “On The Road With Dick Haugen.” As he explained it to me Tuesday during a visit to the S-R’s Coeur d’Alene office, Dick plans to interview elected officials and other newsmakers as he did during his decade and a half with KVNI, which unceremoniously dumped him a few weeks before last Christmas, shortly after his father died. Dick plans to set up shop each week at a different local business to conduct the interviews. Great Floors will serve as his first backdrop for his daily interviews. As you know, Dick landed on his feet shortly after KVNI/KXLY booted him, teaming with EWU announcer Larry Weir for a KGA morning show from 5 a.m. to 8 a.m. that leads into ex-LAPD Detective Mark Fuhrman’s talk show. Early on, I’ll join Dick on the air to discuss blogging in the


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