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 County Building Remains Closed

Dec 2, 2020 AT 9:47 am

No hard date set for building to reopen to the public

EGF Special Meeting

Dec 2, 2020 AT 9:38 am

EGF leaders reschedule meeting date with business owners

GF COVID-19 Update

Dec 2, 2020 AT 8:39 am

Grand Forks coronavirus case numbers falling

EGF Property Taxes

Dec 2, 2020 AT 8:35 am

EGF council holds Truth & Taxation hearing

Fire Damages Moorhead Home

Dec 2, 2020 AT 8:20 am

Faulty cord may have caused mobile home fire