2010 Articles

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WMSE brings back its sleigh full of offbeat Christmas tunes (12/22)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Packard to retire from public radio (12/21)
La Crosse Tribune: Enders, Schreier devote day to playing your favorite carols (12/19)
Winnipeg Free Press: Global Winnipeg sends HD signal over airwaves (12/18)
Des Moines Register: Longtime Des Moines TV personality Mary Jane Odell dies at 87 (12/16)
Vernon Broadcaster: Graham, Munyon recall local radio roots (11/11)
KCCI: Longtime KCCI-TV Newsman George Wylie Dies (11/1)
Dubuque Telegraph Herald: Mediacom to remove duplicate network affiliates (9/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bruce Winter keeps WUWM-FM going (10/20)
KARE 11: Gil Amundson, a news legend, dies at 82 (10/18)
Jazz Police: KBEM Celebrates 40 Years of Jazz on the Air (10/18)
Minnesota Daily: Radio K loses federal funding over low ratings (10/12)
OnMilwaukee: Some get stronger in new radio ratings (10/12)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: PBS, Milwaukee happy together (10/12)
MinnPost: Scott Libin let go as WCCO-TV News Director (10/11)
MinnPost: September radio ratings: Saints, sinners win; Cities97 sinks (10/8)
MinnPost: TPT wins prime-time ratings race (public TV division) (9/29)
KMSP: Heidi Collins Joins KMSP FOX 9 News as Evening Anchor (9/28)
Westby Times: WDRT receives federal grant to help pay for equipment (9/28)
Vernon Broadcaster: Community radio station begins broadcasting in Viroqua (9/24)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Scott Goldberg leaving Channel 11 (9/16)
MinnPost: August radio ratings: The Current surges, KS95 slips (9/14)
Star Tribune: MPR builder Kling to move on (9/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WITI's 'Real Milwaukee' part of a real tradition (9/5)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN-TV's 4:30 a.m. news jumps on early-early trend (9/3)
MinnPost: Minnesota Public Radio confronts ratings drop (9/2)
MinnPost: July radio ratings: KQ still sliding, WCCO pops up (8/30)
Sioux Falls Argus Leader: Radio station weathers complaint, to go on air (8/30)
OnMilwaukee: A technical ballet for Channel 12 (8/26)
The Forum: Turnberg takes part-time job with KFGO (8/25)
KETV: Dow Remembered As Neb. Broadcasting Pioneer (8/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Early results for people-meter ratings show different picture of Milwaukee radio (8/25)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Editor sees his TV world change in a day (8/17)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: After 25 years, Michael Feldman knows humor (8/11)
Star Tribune: Minn. woman accused of bilking $2 million from broadcasting firms (8/6)
OnMilwaukee: A new voice for Radio Milwaukee (8/5)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-AM's Jonathan Green, voice from city's golden age of radio, set to sign off (8/5)
OnMilwaukee: Channel 4 wins at 10 p.m. in July (7/29)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Storms show local TV, radio can work for viewers, listeners (7/26)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Ethics center traces to GM at Channel 5 (7/26)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: New and returning faces at WISN-TV, station ratings and 'Mad Men' fun (7/23)
OnMilwaukee: Closing the old ratings book (7/22)
The Forum (Fargo): Ag radio network pioneer Lyle Romine dies (7/16)
MinnPost: Good Neighbor switcheroo: John Williams to mornings, Chad Hartman to afternoons (6/14)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 'Morning Blend's' infomercial brand is in expansion mode (6/14)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Genko, Huber follow familiar path (7/12)
WCCO: Darcy Pohland To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame (7/12)
OnMilwaukee: Tom Joerres ending a long radio run (7/8)
OnMilwaukee: Doing the MPTV shuffle (7/8)
Omaha World-Herald: KPTM outsources newscast to Iowa (7/8)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WMCS-AM flips the dial back to Von's morning talk show (7/7)
OnMilwaukee: Summerfest on the radio (7/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Eric Von to return to WMCS-AM (6/29)
Duluth News Tribune: Fox 21 News starts 6 p.m. show today (6/28)
Mason City Globe Gazette: Huisentruit investigators live with frustration, hope (6/27)
The Forum (Fargo): Popular KVLY anchor Michelle Turnberg on dismissal: 'I'm sure they had good reasons' (6/25)
Quad City Times: WQPT gets new digs, renewed enthusiasm (6/24)
MinnPost: KDWB beats KQ, wins ratings race for first time in PPM era (6/23)
Des Moines Register: WHO, KCCI both claim victories in May TV ratings (6/23)
WKOW: Call for Action: Charter emergency alert system malfunction (6/22)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Let's take refuge from the storm in radio nostalgia (6/23)
Des Moines Register: Hansen: D.M. man lauded as hero after water rescue (6/19)
Star Tribune: TV news aims for early birds (6/19)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Dueling country radio stations giddyap on local airwaves (6/17)
Oshkosh Northwestern: Radio personality to challenge Rep. Gordon Hintz (6/17)
MinnPost: KFAI sets 'The Takeaway' as 'Morning Edition' competition (6/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Smooth-jazz station finally makes its move - to 'country legends' (6/7)
Business Journal of Milwaukee: 106.9 FM to become \f1\lquote Big Buck Country\rquote (6/7)
OnMilwaukee: Finally, 106.9 FM goes "Big Buck Country" (6/7)
Yankton Press & Dakotan: New Radio Station Set To Provide \lquote Local\rquote Option (6/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ's Melissa McCrady is alive, despite WISN radio newscast (6/4)
OnMilwaukee: Oh no, not a "Seinfeld" move (6/3)
TVNewsCheck: Ratings games spur radio identity crisis (6/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: BJ Rabb had a talent for TV (5/28)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Smooth Jazz, Brew and Radio Now Recap (5/28)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: TV stations advertise successes from May's ratings period (5/28)
Pioneer Press: Robyne Robinson says she may run for lieutenant governor on Entenza ticket (5/25)
Star Tribune: Lieutenant Gov. Robyne Robinson? (5/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WUWM, WMSE work hard to attract cash, listeners (5/25)
MinnPost: Memories and laughter mark Eric Eskola goodbye party (5/24)
MinnPost: Local TV confronts its own financial crisis (5/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Once upon a time, Three Mikes ruled at WTMJ (5/21)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Lee Valsvik injured after being thrown from horse (5/18)
Star Tribune: General manager Susan Adams Loyd leaving WCCO-TV (5/18)
Omaha World-Herald: Broadcaster Scott traveled globe (3/13)
Broadcasting & Cable: Sehring Named GM at KVLY-KXJB (5/13)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Piaskoski: The locally grown face of a hyper-local newscast (5/11)
Rapid City Journal: KOTA anchorman who was suspended over tea party speech resigns (5/12)
WCCO-TV: Don Shelby Retiring From WCCO-TV In December (5/12)
OnMilwaukee: Mike Miller is hanging it up (5/7)
Lincoln Journal Star: KLKN hires new sports anchor (5/5)
Mason City Globe Gazette: Ellingson to be sports director at KIMT (5/5)
Star Tribune: The dial keeps spinning at 'CCO radio: Eskola is out, Mischke's in (5/4)
Quad City Times: WQPT joins forces with Western (5/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WUWM dumps 'World Café' for a more local flavor (5/3)
Green Bay Press Gazette: TV, radio site carries state voices, faces of past (5/3)
Rapid City Journal: KOTA anchorman temporarily sidelined after tea party appearance (4/28)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Former overnight DJs, listeners share their passion for radio (4/26)
Broadcasting & Cable: Gray TV Back in Business With Young Stations (4/26)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Weak TV signals for WBAY, WPNE to continue for awhile (4/26)
Mason City Globe Gazette: Waldorf's KZOW changes format (4/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN takes issue with social media opinion (4/23)
Muscatine Journal: Editor's Notebook: The voice of Wichita? (4/9)
Muscatine Journal: Editor's Notebook: Reader reaction (4/16)
WCCO-TV: WCCO-TV Reporter Died From Internal Bleeding (4/20)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Local broadcasters reach out to audience a tweet at a time (4/21)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Graveyard shifts for young DJs a thing of radio's past (4/17)
Star Tribune: Local sports anchor Schmit to start treatment for cance (4/16)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Miss Pronouncer can help you speak like a local (4/12)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Utnehmer to be heard way beyond Door County (4/12)
Star Tribune: Shelby's radio successor will do show from Chicago (4/10)
Grand Forks Herald: Dakota Huseby off the air (4/6)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Local broadcasters say higher fees could hurt operations (4/4)
OnMilwaukee: The return of Matt Salemme (4/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: New Fox 6 guy is working on his Wisconsin pronunciation (4/2)
Des Moines Register: DirecTV, Citadel reach agreement; stations stay on air (4/1)
Press release: WHO-DT Channel 13 dominates February ratings (3/30)
The Forum (Fargo): NDSU officially signs with Radio Fargo Moorhead, while UND is left searching for new carrier (3/31)
The Forum (Fargo): Concordia moving broadcasts to 1660-AM, leaving MSUM looking for a radio station (3/31)
Grand Forks Herald: KFGO Radio drops Sioux football, hockey coverage while adding NDSU sports (3/30)
Star Tribune: KSTP-TV's Art Barron has been demoted (3/31)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: FCC shuts UW-Parkside radio station for rocking without license (3/31)
The Globe and Mail: Celebrated co-host Barbara Budd leaving CBC radio show (3/30)
Rochester Post-Bulletin: Z-Rock rocks even harder at 103.9 FM (3/25)
MinnPost: Minnesota House, like Senate, rejects Pawlenty plan to zero out public broadcasting (2/23)
Green Bay Press-Gazette: HD radio mostly on horizon for area (3/22)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Bob Waters to take Chris Carter's seat at KWWL morning slot (3/19)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KSTP-AM program director critically injured in motorcycle crash caused by mattress on I-94 (3/19)
The Business Journal of Milwaukee: Channel 6 adds anchor for weeknight news (3/16)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Radio stations find common enemy in 'performance tax' (3/16)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Digital police radios black out public access (3/15)
Star Tribune: Pohland's optimistic spirit shines at service (3/12)
Mason City Globe Gazette: Charles City Republican running for Senate District 7 (3/12)
Austin Daily Herald: Proposed cuts don't bode well for public broadcasting (3/10)
Wisconsin State Journal: It's been a great ride for Eggert at Channel 3 (3/8)
Winnipeg Free Press: CJOB at ex-Arena/CTV site (3/9)
Star Tribune: Tom Barnard, seriously (3/7)
Lincoln Journal Star: ESPN 1480 returns to the air (3/10)
OnMilwaukee: A last glance at an unusual February (3/10)
MinnPost: Pawlenty's budget zeroes out MPR, TPT, state's public broadcasters (3/8)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Wisconsin high school sports tournaments to go high-def (3/8)
WCCO-TV: WCCO-TV Reporter Darcy Pohland Dies At 48 (3/5)
KMSP: WCCO Reporter Darcy Pohland Dies (3/5)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: WCCO-TV reporter Darcy Pohland dies (3/5)
Star Tribune: Darcy Pohland was 'heartbeat' of WCCO-TV (3/5)
The Forum (Fargo): WDAY-AM radio lays off two employees, restructures early morning shows (3/5)
Grand Forks Herald: Thief River Falls college radio station gets $238,500 grant (3/3)
OnMilwaukee: Channel 4 earns an Olympic bronze medal (3/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Serving 'undivided' conservatives works well for talk radio (2/26)
OnMilwaukee: TV is a game of many, many numbers (2/26)
Mitchell Daily Republic: Tribe to KELO: Find new TV tower site (2/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Viewers can watch daily grind of story planning at WITI-TV (2/24)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Packers, NFL put up big TV numbers (2/22)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: How 'action' news hit local airwaves (2/19)
Sioux Falls Argus Leader: 'A radio station for Brandon' (2/17)
Memphis Commercial Appeal: George Flinn files statement of intent to seek 8th District Congress seat (2/1)
OnMilwaukee: A lot of us watched Friday's Olympics opener (2/13)
Armada Media sued by lender (2/12)
KARE 11: KSTP-AM going all sports, all the time (2/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Are Olympics still a golden opportunity for channel 4? (2/12)
Vernon Broadcaster: WDRT begins discussing programming with the public (2/8)
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News: Radio jobs lost in transition (2/10)
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News: Sovereign Communications acquires more radio stations (2/9)
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids): Media visionary Frank Magid dies (2/5)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: FM107 changing to myTalk107 (2/2)
Duluth News Tribune: Channel 27, who are you? (2/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Cindy Huber is latest voice to disappear from Milwaukee radio (1/29)
Green Bay Press Gazette: WBAY, WPNE channels back on, with low signals (1/31)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Green Bay TV stations WBAY, WPNE off the air until Saturday for some viewers (1/29)
Duluth News Tribune: Duluth TV anchor quits job to help in Haiti (1/28)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Respected KUNI journalist Greg Shanley dies at age 49 (1/27) Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WMCS axing of Cassandra, McNally creates vacuum (1/27)
Lincoln Journal Star: ESPN 1480 switching to oldies music (1/27)
KELOLAND: Dave Dedrick: 1928-2010 (1/23)
OnMilwaukee: WMCS' sad loss is part of a radio trend (1/25)
OnMilwaukee: Morning radio show falls victim to the economy (1/24)
Star Tribune: Who should take over radio tower: County or township? (1/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: MPTV offers a help line that is, refreshingly, very helpful (1/22)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: That evening FM voice is likely somewhere else (1/20)
Omaha World Herald: Church's radio voice signing off (1/16)
Duluth News Tribune: Longtime Christian radio manager now heads Duluth treatment program (1/16)
KARE 11: KARE 11 personality Stuart A. Lindman dies at 87 (1/12)
Lincoln Journal Star: KOLD begins streaming Monday morning (1/10)
MinnPost: Ex-KFAN personality Joe 'Mr. Phunn' Anderson gets KSTP-AM gig (1/11)
Green Bay Press Gazette: FM radio closes door on 'Breeze' (1/11)
OnMilwaukee: Holiday music brings no big radio gifts (1/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Listecki installation a unique TV event (1/10)
OnMilwaukee: Jane Matenaer returns to Milwaukee morning radio (1/9)
Des Moines Register: Mediacom, Sinclair reach agreement (1/7)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WRIT-FM tweaks its oldies format (1/8)
Star Tribune: Schmit to be back in play as KSTP sports anchor (1/7)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Schmit returning to KSTP as sports director (1/7)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Sudden disappearance of on-air personalities attracts notice (1/6)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: B96 switches to Top 40 format (1/6)
OnMilwaukee: Lance Hill lands at ESPN Milwaukee radio (1/6)
Green Bay Press Gazette: TV switch among top 2009 headlines (1/4)

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