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Jillene’s Blog: Childhood Phone Number

“Do you remember your childhood phone number?” I recently asked my Facebook friends this question and was overwhelmed at the number of people who do! I remember mine, perfectly. I remember when we had to add three digits to it too. Our suburbs had outgrown the number of phone numbers
Posted  on January 23, 2018
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Jillene’s Blog: My Million-Dollar Idea

If I had a nickel for every time someone said to me, “You’re from Minnesota/Wisconsin! You should be used to the cold,” I’d have a big bag of nickels. Has anyone ever said that to you? As Midwesterners, we don’t get used to the cold. We just live with it.
Posted  on January 12, 2018
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Jillene’s Blog: Peanut Brittle Is Christmas

We are celebrating Christmas with my side of the family on Saturday the 23rd and with my fiancée’s family on Christmas Day, and that has me thinking of peanut brittle. When I think of Christmas, the memories usually include peanut brittle … the making of it, the eating of it,
Posted  on December 18, 2017
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Jillene’s Blog: Hugged a Rockstar

Hope you had a good weekend! A great way to get through Monday is to play “Three-Word Weekend.” You pick three words that describe your weekend. (That’s it! No hard-hitting rules here.) Those three words can string together a sentence or they can be three separate words having nothing to
Posted  on December 11, 2017
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Hear Jillene’s Visit With Melissa Etheridge

It’s my third week on the job at Magic 98, and Monday morning Pat O’Neill said to me, “You OK if Melissa Etheridge calls in to your show today?” (For future reference, the answer to such questions is always a hard YES!!!) Melissa Etheridge is playing the Crystal Grand Music
Posted  on December 5, 2017
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Jillene’s Blog: My First Week

What a week it’s been! THANK YOU for being here for my first week on Magic 98! I’m starting to get more acquainted with the beautiful building that houses the Magic 98 studios—you’ve probably driven by, or been here if you’ve won Magic Money—and inside these walls, I’ve met a
Posted  on November 30, 2017
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Meet Jillene

Hi, new Magic 98 friends! I’m the newest voice you’ll hear on Magic. My name’s Jillene Khan! The first thing I do when I meet a new friend is spend at least 90 seconds teaching them how to say my name correctly. Jillene sounds like Jill-eeeen. Think, Dolly Parton’s “Jolene,”
Posted  on November 22, 2017