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This will be the beginning of a truly “Dakotan” media news blog, showcasing television, radio, and other activities within the upper Midwest…DakotaWire. North Dakota and South Dakota have several emerging media markets such as Fargo, Sioux Falls, Bismarck, Rapid City, and Grand Forks. The Nielsen media company recently began to rate these markets and research…

KMBY Brings Statewide Newscast to Bismarck Area

BISMARCK, ND — Forum Communications ABC flagship affiliate KMBY-TV, which serves the (Minot-Bismarck-Dickinson, ND DMA), has announced it will simulcast a new 5:30pm Sunday newscast from sister outlet WDAY-TV in Fargo, ND. KMBY also covers the Minot area on satellite KMCY-TV, which until this recent move, neither station carried local news. The 5:30pm Sunday program…