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

MN Plane Crash

Feb 22, 2020 AT 4:26 pm

One dead in plane crash in central Minnesota

GF Business News

Feb 22, 2020 AT 1:30 pm

Home sales...Gordman’s & Alerus Finanacial

ND Infant Death

Feb 22, 2020 AT 1:15 pm

Bismarck woman sentenced to probation in death of infant son

Recycling Plant Fire

Feb 22, 2020 AT 9:02 am

Minnesota shuts down recycling plant, site of massive fire

MN Disaster Declarations

Feb 22, 2020 AT 8:58 am

Declarations Requested after Multiple Disasters in 2019