Spring 2016 Ratings: Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Spring 2016 Nielsen Audio Quarterly Report 12+ Mon-Sun, 6a-12mid (Updated: 08-04-16) 12+ Population: 215,800 (Black: 8,900) (Hispanic: 8,000) Surveyed: Spring/Fall Market# 188 Station Fall 14 Spr 15 Fall 15 Spr 16 Format Owner KTWB-FM N/A N/A N/A 9.4 Country Midwest Communications Inc. KBAD-FM N/A N/A N/A 6.9 Rock Badlands Airtime KELO-FM N/A N/A N/A 5.6…

Spring 2016 Ratings: Fargo, North Dakota

Spring 2016 Nielsen Audio Quarterly Report 12+ Mon-Sun, 6a-12mid (Updated: 08-02-16) 12+ Population: 199,200 (Black: 6,600) (Hispanic: 5,300) Surveyed: Spring/Fal Market# 201 Station Fall 14 Spr 15 Fall 15 Spr 16 Format Owner KFGO-AM 13.6 13.3 11.7 9.5 News/Talk Midwest Communications KPFX-FM 5.5 6.5 10.2 9.5 Classic Rock Radio Fargo-Moorhead KOYY-FM 8.9 6.5 7.0 6.7…

Spring 2016 Ratings: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Spring 2016 Nielsen Audio Quarterly Report 12+ Mon-Sun, 6a-12mid (Updated: 08-02-16) 12+ Population: 79,800 (Black: 2,800) (Hispanic: 3,600) Surveyed: Spring/Fall Market# 273 Station Fall 14 Spr 15 Fall 15 Spr 16 Format Owner KJKJ-FM 10.6 8.3 7.4 10.1 AOR iHeartMedia KQHT-FM 8.7 9.4 9.5 9.0 Classic Hits iHeartMedia KKXL-FM 10.6 9.4 8.4 7.9 CHR iHeartMedia…

Dan Hammer Exits KFGO

FARGO, ND — Afternoon host Dan Hammer of News/Talk outlet KFGO/Fargo, has announced he will be leaving the station to pursue a non broadcast career in Minot. Prior to his current post at KFGO, Hammer was was a sportscaster for Midco Sports Net, where he covered UND Hockey. Hammer previously worked at KFGO as Sports…

KX Adds The CW to Western North Dakota

BISMARCK, ND – The CW Television Network has landed a new broadcast home in Western North Dakota, with it’s new partner Nextstar’s cluster of TV stations: KXMB/Bismarck, KXMC/Minot, KXMA/Dickinson, and KXMC/Williston. Nexstar brands the group of stations under the “KX News” monicker, which also serves as the primary affiliate for CBS programming in the region.…

KKWZ Launches in Rugby

RUGBY, ND — A new FM signal makes its debut in Ruby, as KKWZ-FM 95.3 launches as “Kool AC”, with an Adult Contemporary format, a regional mix of News, Weather, and Sports. Rugby Broadcasters, who also own longtime Country outlet KZZJ-AM, purchased and move the license to Ruby from Crary. KKWZ announced it will be…

Classic Hits Eagle Simulcast Begins in Fargo Area

FARGO, ND — With the closing of Brooke Ingstad’s Radio Wahpeton-Breckenridge purchase of Classic Hits “106.9 The Eagle” KEGK-FM/Wahpeton/Fargo, the group has begun to simulcast programming with that of “92.7 The Drive” KZDR-FM/Kindred. KZDR is in the process of moving to Breckenridge MN where it will relaunch as “B92.7” KBMW-FM with a new format once…