Manhattan Broadcasting To Acquire KBLS Post Alpha Spin-Off

One day after announcing the acquisition of five stations in the Salina-Manhattan KS market from Alpha Media, Rocking M Media has announced it will divest AC “Sunny 102.5” KBLS North Fort Riley KS to Manhattan Broadcasting Company. No terms were announced as the deal gives MBC a fifth station on the Manhattan side of the market. Manhattan Broadcasting owns CHR “Z96.3” KACZ Riley, Rock “101.5 K-Rock” KMKF Manhattan, Country “B104.7” KXBZ Manhattan, and News/Talk 1350 KMAN/93.3 FM K227CX Manhattan/93.7 K229CW Wamego KS. Manhattan Broadcasting Company and Rocking M Media announced Friday their formal filing with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer ownership of KBLS-FM 102.5 from Rocking M Media to Manhattan Broadcasting Company. Ro...[Read More]

Alpha Sells Five In Kansas

Alpha Media has announced it has agreed to sell five of its stations in Salina KS to Rocking M Media for an undisclosed amount. Rocking M will acquire Country “Y93.7” KYEZ Salina, AC “Sunny 102.5” KBLS North Fort Riley, Classic Hits “FM 104.9” KSAL-FM Salina, News/Talk 1150 KSAL Salina, and Standards 1560 KABI Abilene. A sixth Salina market station, “Oldies 98.5” KSAJ-FM Abilene holds a Construction Permit to relocate to the Topeka market and will be retained by Alpha Media. Rocking M already owns three stations in the Salina market: CHR “92.7 The New Zoo” KZUH Minneapolis, Rock “95.5 The Rock” KVOB Lindsborg, and Country “Real Country 101.7” KDJM Lindsborg. As that will give Rocking M eight stations in the...[Read More]

KVOB Rocks In Salina

Rocking M Radio debuted a new format in Salina, KS on Christmas morning. Variety Hits “95.5 Jack-FM” KVOB Lindsborg gave way to Rock “95.5 The Rock“. A computer glitch apparently had both formats playing simultaneously on Tuesday and early Wednesday.