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November 16, 1947 WLPO broadcast its first full day to radios throughout the Illinois Valley on AM 1220.  70 years and an FM frequency (103.9) later WLPO continues to serve the valley with news, weather and sports, a little talk and a whole lot of the greatest hits of all time.

Our month-long celebration included a reception featuring current and past WLPO employees November 7th at Waterstreet Pub in Peru.  We hope you enjoy flipping through photo galleries from that celebration and our 70 years of broadcasting. 

Thursday the 16th long time personalities Joe Hogan, Lanny Slevin, Steve Vogler, John Small, Rick Sipovic and Rod Thorson joined John Spencer to share some memories and laughs.  Click the play button to listen in or download. 

Thank you Illinois Valley for 70 amazing years, and here's to 70 more with the most important radio station in north central Illinois!

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