ST. CLOUD -- A longtime central Minnesota radio personality has died.

Former Stereo 98 program director Mark Sprint died Sunday of natural causes. He was 74.

Sprint hosted the Sprint Stint on WWJO 98.1 FM on what would become known as 98-Country.

Over his nearly two-decade career in St. Cloud, he also worked on WJON and KKCM. Most recently Sprint could be heard on KDDG and KASM in Albany.

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Sprint graduated from Mankato State University with a degree in Mass Communications. His more than 40 years in radio started at KMSU, KEEZ and KYSM in Mankato.

He began his St. Cloud radio career in the early 1980s and was on the air until 2001 when he went to work in Albany.


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