Doug Barrett

Doug Barre on 1310 KNOX

Doug Barrett is one of the most heavily awarded broadcasters in North Dakota. Barrett has been keeping watch over news events in the Red River Valley for the past 36 years.

The Chicago area native is a graduate of Winona State University. He moved to Minnesota in 1975 and decided to call North Dakota home in 1981. Barrett is married with two grown children.

Over the years the K-N-O-X News team has been recognized for excellence in reporting by such groups as the Associated Press…Minnesota News Network…A-P Managing Editors Association… Silver Microphone…and Northwest Broadcast News Association. In 1998 Vice-President Al Gore presented K-N-O-X with the “Hammer Award” for work during the devastating 1997 Red River flood.

When not on the air Barrett enjoys DIY projects…walking…and an occasional game of curling.

Recent articles by Doug Barrett

GFPD - Body Found

Aug 20, 2018 AT 9:49 am

Foul play not suspected in death

EGF Charter Commission

Aug 20, 2018 AT 8:22 am

City could name ten member board this week

GF Bump-out Debate

Aug 20, 2018 AT 8:18 am

Council to decide controversial pedestrian safety plan

MN Farm Fatal

Aug 20, 2018 AT 8:15 am

2-year-old boy dies in farm incident in Kandiyohi County

St. Paul Killing

Aug 20, 2018 AT 8:12 am

Woman killed in St. Paul, city's 3rd homicide in week