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

GF Business News

Aug 17, 2019 AT 4:55 pm

Retail spending...ND jobs & name changes

Project Safe Send

Aug 17, 2019 AT 4:52 pm

ND program collects tons of pesticides

Child Abuse - GF

Aug 17, 2019 AT 4:41 pm

Local man sentenced for injuring young child

ND Natural Gas Flaring

Aug 16, 2019 AT 11:50 am

Volume of natural gas flaring hits record

New ATV Trail - Minnesota

Aug 16, 2019 AT 11:46 am

MN DNR taking comment on grant-in-aid trail