Midwest Communications will swap the locations of two of its Sioux Falls, SD stations on Monday, October 28. Country 101.9 KTWB will relocate to 92.5 as “Big Country 92.5” while AC “Lite 92.5” KELO-FM will become “101.9 KELO-FM“. No other programming changes will affect the stations as they relocate. KELO-FM announces it will continue with its annual shift to Christmas Music on Thanksgiving Day. The move gives the stronger 100kW Class C signal to the Country format, while downgrading the AC to the 34kW Class C2 signal on 101.9. This is the second major programming shift made by Midwest since it acquired the Sioux Falls cluster from Backyard Broadcasting in July 2012. On March 1 the company moved Classic Hits “Kool 107.9” to 95.7 and began sim...[Read More]
Midwest Communications has agreed to acquire Backyard Broadcasting’s seven station cluster in Sioux Falls, SD for $13.35 Million. The stations going to Midwest are Sports 1230 KWSN, News/Talk 1320 KELO, AC “Lite 92.5” KELO-FM, Variety Hits “Q95.7” KSQB, Country 101.9 KTWB, Active Rock “Real Rock 103.7” KRRO, and Classic Hits “Kool 107.9” KXQL. Backyard Broadcasting retains its stations in Anderson/Muncie IN, Elmira and Olean NY, and Williamsport PA.