Northland TV Stations team-up for flood relief efforts

By KBJR News 1

Northland TV Stations team-up for flood relief efforts

July 9, 2012 Updated Jul 10, 2012 at 11:23 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Television networks KBJR, KRII and KDLH will work in conjunction with WDIO/WIRT,WDSE and FOX 21 to broadcast a special flood relief telethon on Thursday, July 12th at 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The live telethon broadcast will feature personalities from each of the stations and will be on hand to answer calls.

"Northlanders are known for their resilience and can-do attitudes," said David Jensch, vice-president and station manager of the Northland's NewsCenter. "They also are known for lending a helping hand whenever it is needed; and it's definitely needed now."

Proceeds from the telethon will go to the United Way's long-term flood recovery fund.

Lines will be active from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 12

Local number – 218-788-2844

Toll Free number – 1-877-307-8762

www.2012floodrelief.org

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