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City Ovid-Elsie, Michigan
Broadcast area [1]
Branding The Polka Palace
Frequency 91.3 MHz
First air date April 4, 1978
Format Polka music; high school station
Power 550 watts
Class A
Callsign meaning Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
Owner Ovid-Elsie Area Schools
Website https://www.ovidelsie.org/woes

WOES (91.3 MHz) is a non-commercial educational high school radio station that broadcasts from Ovid-Elsie High School. It is known as "The Polka Palace."

WOES began broadcasting radio in the Ovid-Elsie area on April 4, 1978, with 10 watts of power which increased to 553 watts in November 1981 - the current operating power. In September 1997, it began broadcasting 24 hours/7 days/365 days per year. Internet radio broadcasting began on May 1, 2002.

The first phone interview was aired as part of the popular Sundown With Sarah program on October 21, 2015. Host Sarah Sopocy interviewed Mrs. Leota Kajdas about the Elsie Food Bank.

WOES is the highest-powered high school radio station in Michigan. It offers a variety of programming including music, news, and sports. Hosts include student and community DJ's.


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Coordinates: 43°02′46″N 84°23′13″W / 43.046°N 84.387°W / 43.046; -84.387