Jerry Dahlberg

Minnesota Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Jerry Dahlberg

2001 Charter Inductee

Although he was born and raised in Minneapolis, Jerry Dahlberg enjoyed a long and distinguished career in radio in northwest Minnesota. He spent nearly all of his five decades in broadcasting at KROX Crookston. After serving in the US Army during World War II, he attended Brown Institute in 1946 and 1947.

He started his broadcasting career in July 1947 as an announcer at KTRF Thief River Falls. In 1952 he and his three partners bought KROX, where he continued until selling his interests in the station in 1995. Well known and respected as a broadcaster and a community leader, he had also been honored for his outstanding contributions to high school and college athletics. In 1984 he was inducted into the Red River Valley Winter Shows Hall of Fame, and in 1985 he was named an honorary member of the Mayville State College Athletic Hall of Fame.

Jerry Dahlberg passed away, at the age of 78, on September 22, 2003.