KNUJ’s Hometown Hero for the month of April is Pete Eggen of St. James. Eggen has been the driving force behind several annual events in St. James, including the Chamber of Commerce Runs, Freeze Your Caboose Off Walk-Run and the Rail Run. He was also instrumental in bringing a new Disc Golf course to St. James, is an active member of the community’s Sertoma Club, and volunteers his time and efforts to several other organizations and events. The Hometown Hero recognition is sponsored by KNUJ AM and FM and select Thrivent Financial For Lutherans agents. Nomination forms for YOUR Hometown Hero are available at the KNUJ and SAM 107.3 studios in New Ulm and Sleepy Eye or by logging on to www.knuj.net.