KLBF Brings “Faith Radio” to Bismarck

BISMARCK, ND – Following the Faith Radio Network’s purchase of Bismarck area signal KLBF-FM 89.1 from the Educational Media Foundation, the station is back on air, with the its Faith Radio Christian Talk and Teaching format. Faith Radio, a network whose programming features programs such as Turning Point with David Jeremiah; Focus on the Family;…

KIMM Purchased By Talk Show Host

RAPID CITY, SD – Nate Brown, afternoon drive personality on KIMM-AM 1150, is purchasing the Black Hills area Conservative talk outlet, and it’s translator on 106.7FM. Brown’s Black Hills Broadcasting LLC, is buying the stations from Aasen Publishing for $175,000. KIMM radio, which has been a Rapid City staple for many years, and has gone…

Scott Hennen Buys Out Radio Group

FARGO, ND – Conservative Talk show host/businessman Scott Hennen, and his partner Steven Hallstrom are buying out the other five partners in Bakken Beacon Media LLC and its Conservative Talk “Flag” outlets WZFG Dilworth MN/Fargo ND, and KTGO Tioga ND. Hennen will increase his equity stake from 22.6% to 50%, while Hallstrom purchases a 50%…

Sandy Buttweiler Exits WDAY

FARGO, ND – Veteran Fargo radio talk show host Sandy Buttweiler exits middays at News/Talk WDAY-AM to relocate to Minneapolis, where she spent two years at CBS Radio News/Talk WCCO-AM Minneapolis from 1990-91. Buttweiler’s been a Fargo resident for 35 years, working at KFGO-AM from 1982-1987, 1992-2004 and 2006-2014. She also worked at WDAY twice,…

KBAD Shuts Down

SIOUX FALLS, SD – 10 days after the State of South Dakota ruled Dollar Loan Centers in Rapid City and Sioux Falls, would not be able to issue any more loans, an announcement was posted on the station’s website that rock radio outlet KBAD-FM 94.5, and all of the Badlands entities have closed. Both Dollar…

Jack FM Debuts in Fargo

FARGO, ND – Midwest Communications has dumped its Adult Contemporary “Mix 101.9” format on KRWK-FM, in favor of the Classic Hits “Jack FM” franchise. The flip eliminates the only Adult Contemporary outlet in the Fargo-Moorhead market, and positions KRWK between Radio FM Media’s Hot AC “Big 98.7” KLTA-FM, and Radio Wahpeton Breckenridge Classic Hits “106.9…

Family Radio Exits Aberdeen Area

ABERDEEN, SD – Family Stations, Inc. has agreed to sell two of its AM radio stations, KKAA-AM 1560 and KQKD-AM 1380 to Robert J. Ingstad’s KKAA Inc. for $85,000. Ingstad’s Aberdeen Radio Ranch, had originally owned the two Aberdeen area Christian format outlets, before selling them to Family back in 2004.