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Radio News and Notes

This page contains news concerning radio stations, mainly (but not exclusively) within the ten states on which this site focuses (IL IN IA MI MN MO ND OH SD WI). We do not claim any degree of comprehensiveness here; I read various outside sources and also include news passed to me by hobbyists as well as items from my own listening. I cite my sources and always appreciate news tips from readers, but cannot guarantee that the information I receive is always correct and typo-free. News concerning station ownership and personnel, television, FM translators and low-power FMs, as well as changes of power and antenna height, are normally omitted from this page. The date (which changes at midnight central time) indicates when I typed the item, not necessarily when the change took or will take place, and a day's entry may be updated a few times during the course of that day. All times are central, unless otherwise specified. The newest items appear at the top, and old items are removed after one month.

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March 16
* MO Rolla KTTR 1490 flips to contemporary Christian "Shine 104.9," dropping hot AC (

March 10
* IL Highland WQQW 1510 is silent (

March 6
* WI Rhinelander WHOH 96.5 flips to AC "Mix 96," dropping sports (

March 4
* MN Rushford KWNO-FM 99.3 becomes KHWK-FM (RadioInsight)

March 1
* IA Postville KPVL 89.1 goes silent (
* MI Detroit WDTW-FM 106.7 switches to classic rock as "106.7 Detroit's Wheels," ex-alternative, with the new call WLLZ (RadioInsight)
* MI Midland WMPX 1490 flips to classic country "107.7 The Highway," dropping classic hits and no longer in simulcast with WMRX 97.7 Beaverton (RadioInsight)
* MI Port Huron WHLX 1590 is now AAA and Americana as "92.7 The Hills," formerly stunting (RadioInsight)
* MN Rushford KWNO-FM 99.3, still county, now uses "Hawk," perhaps implying an imminent call change (
* MN Winona KAGE 1380 will adopt the new call KHWK (
* WI Jackson WAUK 540, still sports/ESPN, simulcasting WKTI 94.5 Milwaukee now as "94-5 ESPN FM and 540 ESPN" (

February 23
* IL Taylorville WIHM 1410 goes silent (

February 22
* MN Red Lake 105.3 CP for a new station (FCC)

February 21
* WI Medford WIGM 1490 flips to country "Kickin' Country," ex-sports (

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