Outstanding Media Service Award Barry Wortel

(Mankato, MN) — March 30th, 2023 — In the 1970’s, the Linder Family, ownership and radio broadcasting pioneers in Mankato, took a chance on an unproven talent in their midst. The radio pup was Barry Wortel. He was working part-time for the station when a need arose for a radio play-by-play announcer. “I said I’d like to do it,” Wortel shared with the League this week. “They had faith in