The various arms of the Ingstad family have closed on their acquisitions of three Fargo area stations. Brooke Ingstad’s Radio Wahpeton-Breckenridge, daughter of Radio Fargo-Moorhead owner James Ingstad, has closed on her purchase of Classic Hits “106.9 The Eagle” KEGK Wahpeton/Fargo and has merged its programming with that of “92.7 The Drive” KZDR Kindred. KZDR is in the process of moving to Breckenridge MN where it will relaunch as “B92.7” KBMW-FM with a yet to be announced format. Robert Ingstad, Tallie Colville, Tami Ingstad Knudson and Todd Ingstad’s I3G Radio (standing for Ingstad 3rd Generation) have closed on their purchase of News/Farm 890 KQLX and Country “Thunder 106.1” KQLX-FM Lisbon ND concurrently.
The various members of the Ingstad family are continuing to purchase stations around Fargo with the purchase of three stations from Dakota Broadcasting. Brooke Ingstad’s Radio Wahpeton Breckenridge will acquire Classic Hits “106.9 The Eagle” KEGK Wahpeton ND from Dakota Broadcasting for $600,000. Brooke is in the process of acquiring Country 1450 KBMW Breckenridge from her father James Ingstad’s Radio Fargo-Moorhead and Classic Hits “92.7 The Drive” KZDR Kindred ND from her cousin Robert Ingstad III and moving it out of the Fargo market to Breckenridge MN. Robert Ingstad will partner with his siblings Tallie Colville, Tami Ingstad Knudson, and Todd Ingstad to purchase Dakota’s Farm 890 KQLX and Country “Thunder 106.1” KQLX-FM Lisbon ND ...[Read More]