Interim Executive Director of WELRP and General Manager, KKWE 89.9fm Niijii Broadcasting

The general manager of KKWE Niijii Radio is Margaret (aka Maggie) Rousu.  She  joined the team in April of 2012 as a volunteer to assist with development.  After a short time she was hired to assist with administration of the daily operations and was advanced to general manager in 2013.  Maggie may be reached at the White Earth Land Recovery office at 218-375-2600, Niijii Radio’s office at 218-375-2012 or by email to:


Margaret Rousu (aka Maggie)

Assistant Station Manger and Project Coordinator

Faith started volunteering at Niijii events in July 2015, she then became the Project Coordinator later that year. Faith assist  the general manager with daily operations of the radio station and coordinates events and people to complete station projects. If you would like more information about volunteering for Niijii Radio events, contact Faith at 218-375-2012 or star

Faith Ahlgreen

Program Manager

Derek Whidden has been a on air DJ at Niijii radio sense the start of the station and joined the staff as the Program manager in January of 2018. Derek maintains the daily program schedule . If you would like more information about our programming you can contact Derek @218-375-2012 or at

Derek Whidden


Jacob Woody has been an on air DJ and Volunteer for Niijii Radio and became our in house producer in January 2018. Jacob produced our legacy programs. To contact Jacob

Jacob Woody

Assistant Producer

Trevor Ahlgreen has been a volunteer at Nijjii Radio and in January became our assistant producer. Trevor adds new music and does out music library editing. To contact trevor

Trevor Ahlgreen