2011 Articles

The most current articles are linked on the main page of Upper Midwest Broadcasting.

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The Forum (Fargo): Ex-KVLY anchor Robin Huebner sues, alleging age and gender discrimination (12/20)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Blogs by TV reporters, anchors give glimpse inside news (12/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Friends group, MPTV in merger talks (12/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WITI content to have an alternative news identity (12/8)
MinnPost: Radio ratings: KFAN and KS95 surge; KQRS and KDWB drop (12/7)
Des Moines Register: Radio, TV broadcaster Mike Newell, 66, dies (12/2)
Legacy.com: Rich Holter, 1939-2011 (12/4)
Sioux City Journal: Garrison Keillor keeps the home fires burning (12/1)
Star Tribune: Local viewers are tuning in to free TV again (11/12)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 'Speedbuster' Jay Olstad to leave WTMJ-TV (11/15)
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram: Couple readies return of Durand radio station (10/31)
Omaha World-Herald: Morning radio DJ fired for on-air expletive (10/18)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Is streaming paying off for local radio? Signals are fuzzy (10/6)
Bemidji Pioneer: Bemidji City Council supports LPTV request: Lakeland seeking bonding funds for new building (10/4)
La Crosse Tribune: WDRT celebrates first anniversary (9/14)
Quad City Times: WHBF to expand news programming (9/5)
Rhinelander Daily News: Public radio station coming to downtown (8/30)
CBS Minnesota: Weekend news anchor Dennis Douda on way out at WCCO-TV (8/29)
The Forum (Fargo): Syndication deal widens Hennen radio audience (8/27)
Winnipeg Sun: Beyak, Munz tapped as Jets voices 26 (8/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Larry (the Legend) Johnson dead at 78 (8/17)
Lincoln Journal Star: KOLN promotes Flowers to replace Cole (8/15)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Prep football scene includes new weekly show (8/16)
MinnPost: MPR hires Kevyn Burger as newscaster (8/12)
MinnPost: KFAN to become FM station; KTLK goes AM (8/5)
MinnPost: 1500 ESPN canceling Colin Cowherd, going local (8/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Hartford station keeps faith with rosary broadcasts (8/3)
OnMilwaukee: Five reasons why we won't get an all-news radio station (8/2)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Wisconsin Public Radio marks 25th anniversary in Green Bay (8/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Calls to cut TV channel spectrum raise broadcasters' ire (7/27)
MinnPost: Why The Current's ratings are soaring (7/26)
MinnPost: Jets reach broadcast agreement with TSN (7/21)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: John McCullough was an icon of local TV news (7/21)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-AM's new program director rocked by radio (7/18)
MinnPost: Jason Lewis dumps national syndicator for local operation; will stay on KTLK (7/18)
OnMilwaukee: Bill Michaels returning to radio (7/7)
Green Bay Press Gazette: WFRV-TV in Green Bay to lay off 22 employees (6/22)
Quad City Times: KWQC: Paula replaces Oprah, news at 4 (6/16)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: What was that song? Why radio may not tell you (6/15)
Green Bay Press-Gazette: Green Bay TV landscape changes again with WFRV sale to Nexstar Broadcasting (6/14)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 2 more reporters leaving WTMJ-TV (6/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Shannon leaves WTMJ-TV; WTMJ-AM drops Savage (6/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Trevey leaves WTMJ-TV (6/8)
MinnPost: Dale Connelly named KFAI news director (6/8)
Winnipeg Free Press: CTV's Sylvia signing off after 38 years (6/7)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Past radio voice returns (6/6)
Dickinson Press: Radio tower collapses as butte shifts (6/3)
Ashland Daily Press: Ashland public radio translator station gets a bigger voice (6/3)
Duluth News Tribune: First star of Duluth's TV scene burned brightly, faded quickly (6/2)
Lincoln Journal-Star: New Lincoln sports radio station pushes back start date (6/2)
Lincoln Journal-Star: Keller Russell leaving KOLN/KGIN-TV (6/1)
Winnipeg Free Press: Hot 103 nipping at CJOB's heels in latest ratings book (5/27)
Des Moines Register: WOI-TV names new general manager (5/26)
Quad City Times: Paula Sands tells viewers she has cancer (5/13)
Green Bay Press Gazette: Warren Gerds column: 'Whad'Ya Know?' radio show worth seeing (5/9)
Star Tribune: Fine-tuning Twin Cities sports radio (5/8)
Lincoln Journal-Star: 96KX hires morning show host, program director (5/5)
Star Tribune: Program director is named at WCCO Radio (5/5)
Green Bay Press-Gazette: WBAY's switch to HD to be elaborate (5/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ's owner warns viewers of dust-up with Dish (4/27)
La Crosse Tribune: Tuned in: PdC radio fixture going strong after 50 years (4/25)
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids): Radio dream springs from life at rock bottom (4/24)
Duluth News Tribune: Longtime Minnesota TV reporter digs into global climate change (4/23)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Funding cuts to public broadcasting felt up north (4/20)
Star Tribune: MPR names an insider to replace Kling (4/20)
Star Tribune: KARE-11 fires its longtime news director Lindner (4/20)
Pioneer Press: KARE-11 news director leaving (4/20)
The Business Journal of Milwaukee: Dish Network, WTMJ-TV owner at odds (4/19)
Omaha World-Herald: Reporter injured in Iowa crash (4/14)
MinnPost: Third time charming? KDWB improves apology for Hmong parody song (4/18)
Star Tribune: Caroline Lowe leaving WCCO TV (4/15)
WKBT: In Search Of...50 Years on the Air!
Prairie du Chien Courier Press: Norb Aschom marks fifty years of local broadcasting (scroll down) (4/13)
PDC Today: WPRE/WQPC Radio Operations Moved Off St. Feriole Island (4/12)
KWWL: Radio station moves to higher ground
KARE 11: KDWB remains under fire after ethnic song parody (4/15)
Grand Forks Herald: WDAZ's Regimbal named Channel 8 news director (4/14)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Blizzard of news gives news-talk radio a boost (4/1)
MinnPost: Minnesota Public Radio's state funding: Where does it stand? (3/31)
MinnPost: How the Corporation for Public Broadcasting helped KMOJ (3/31)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Local TV stations keep banking on newscasts (3/30)
Lincoln Journal Star: New sports radio station coming to Lincoln (3/29)
MinnPost: February radio ratings: WCCO, The Current still surging as is ... KMOJ? (3/28)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Grams thought jazz the best medicine (3/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Wallets opened for public broadcasting here (3/23)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WUWM GM has his hands full with NPR's woes (3/14)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Local TV by the (sweeps) numbers (3/6)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Radio station in Tama serves Iowa's changing population (3/2)
Indian Country Today: Dakota Talk Radio to Tackle the Issues on FM Airwaves (2/17)
Green Bay Press-Gazette: WGBA, Channel 26, resumes morning newscasts (2/8)
MinnPost: Chris Baker quits as KTLK-FM morning host (2/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: For local stations, covering Packers and weather presents a challenge (2/2)
Lincoln Journal Star: KFRX comes up big in ratings (1/23)
Wisconsin State Journal: WISC-TV anchor Sarah Carlson 'OK' after suffering on-air seizure (1/18)
Omaha World-Herald: Radio stations to swap Fox, ESPN ties (1/18)
Winnipeg Free Press: Longtime Brandon TV personality dies of cancer (1/17)

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