Items from the FCC's Daily Digest regarding Minnesota and Wisconsin, June 1996-August 1997
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8/15/1997

HAWTHORNE, WI. Proposed alloting Channel 293A to Hawthorne, WI, as its first broadcast service. Comments are due October 6, replies October 21. Dkt No.: MM- 97-180. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch. Adopted: August 6, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-1695). MMB


8/1/1997

KETTLE MORAINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. Denied the petition to deny filed against WTKM-AM/WTKM-FM Hartford, Wisconsin for renewal of licenses; granted stations' renewal applications. Action by the Commission. Adopted: July 28, 1997. by MO&O. (FCC No. 97-265). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/fcc97265.txt

COON VALLEY, WISCONSIN. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 280A to Coon Valley, Wisconsin, as that community's first local broadcst service. Comments Due: September 22, 1997, Reply Comments Due: October 7, 1997. Dkt No.: MM-97-169. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: July 23, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-1598). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1997/da971598.txt


6/27/1997

MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA. Effective August 11, amended FM table to allot Channel 268C3 to Mannomen, Minnesota, as the community's first local broadcast service. Dkt No.: MM-97-101. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 18, 1997. by R&O. (DA No. 97-1292). MMB


6/17/1997

LAKE CITY, MN. Denied a Petition for Reconsideration filed by Olmsted County Broadcasting Co. and United Audio Corp. concerning the denial of their application for review of the grant of an application by Radio Ingstad Minnesota, Inc. for a license to cover the construction permit for Station KMFX(FM), Lake City, MN. Action by the Commission. Adopted: June 5, 1997. by MO&O. (FCC No. 97-199). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/fcc97199.txt


6/9/1997

MUKWONAGO, WI. Effective July 21, amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to allot Channel 287A to Mukwonago, Wisconsin, as that community's first local broadcast service; filing window July 21-August 21; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 97-92. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: May 28, 1997. by R&O. (DA No. 97-1159). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/1997/da971159.txt


5/23/1997

SPRING GROVE, MN AND OSAGE, IA. Acted in the matter of requests to: substitute Channel 282C3 for Channel 282A at Spring Valley, Minnesota and modify the license of Station KVGO(FM) accordingly; substitute Channel 254A for Channel 279A at Osage, Iowa; comments due July 14; replies July 29. Dkt No.: MM- 97-135. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: May 14, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-1047). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1997/da971047.txt


5/16/1997

LAKE CITY, MN. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 235A to Lake City, Minnesota, as that community's second FM broadcast service. Comments due July 7; replies July 22. Dkt No.: MM- 97-133. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: May 7, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-991). MMB


4/11/1997

DASSEL AND HUTCHINSON, MN. Proposed substituting Channel 295C3 for Channel 296A at Hutchinson; realotting Channel 295C3 from Hutchinson to Dassel, and modifying the license of Station KKJR to specify Dassel as its community of license. Comments are due June 2, replies June 17. Dkt No.: MM- 97-114. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch. Adopted: April 2, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-667). MMB


3/28/1997

MAHNOMEN, MINNESOTA. Proposed allotment of Channel 268C3 to Mahnomen, MN as that community's first local broadcast service. Dkt No.: MM-97-101. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: March 19, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-584). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1997/da970584


3/14/1997

MUKWONAGO, WI. Proposed amending FM Table to allot Channel 287A to Mukwonago, Wisconsin, as the community's first local broadcast service. Comments due May 5; replies May 20. Dkt No.: MM- 97-92. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: March 5, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-487). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1997/da970487


2/10/1997

TWO RIVERS, WI. FM Table of Allotment of Channel 246 A to Two Rivers, Wisconsin, as that community's second FM broadcast service, window opens March 31, 1997, closes April 15, 1997. . Dkt No.: MM-97-52. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: January 31, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-218). MMB Internet URL: http://www.fcc.gov/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Notices/1997/da970218


1/17/1997

MOUNT HOREB, WISCONSIN. Proposed amending the FM Table of Allotments to allot Channel 294A to Mount Horeb, Wisconsin; Comments due March 10; Replies due March 25. Dkt No.: MM- 97-10. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: January 10, 1997. by NPRM. (DA No. 97-39). MMB


1/13/1997

ELY, HERMANTOWN & PINE CITY, MN AND SIREN, WI. Effective February 24, 1997, amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to substitute Channel 221C3 for Channel 221A at Hermantown, Minnesota; Channel 233A for Channel 221A at Ely, Minnesota; Channel 265A for Channel 221A at Pine City, Minnesota; and allot Channel 289A to Siren, Wisconsin as that Comunity's first local aural transmission service; filing window for Channel 289A February 24-March 27; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: 96-105. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: January 3, 1997. by R&O. (DA No. 97-10). MMB


12/27/1996

NEKOOSA, WI. Took action with regard to the NPRM proposing the allotment of Channel 288A to Nekoosa, Wisconsin; terminated the proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-76. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, MMB. Adopted: December 20, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-2120). MMB

MANKATO, MN. Proposed amending the FM Table of Allotments to allot Channel 231A to Mankato, Minnesota. Comments are due Feb. 18, replies March 5. Dkt No.: MM- 96-260. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, MMB. Adopted: December 20, 1996. by NPRM. (DA No. 96-2127). MMB


12/13/1996

ALGOMA AND FORRESTVILLE, WI. Effective January 27, 1997, allotted Channel 271A to Forestville, WI, as its first FM service; allotted Channel 281A to Algoma, WI, as its second FM service. The filing windows for both allocations opens January 27, closes February 27, 1997. Dkt No.: MM- 96-121. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch. Adopted: December 6, 1997. by R&O. (DA No. 96-2042). MMB


12/6/1996

BARRON AND RICE LAKE, WISCONSIN. Granted application, subject to conditions, of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to amend license of WAQE-FM, Rice Lake to specify opeation on Channel 256C2 instead of Channel 249C3, Barron, Wisconsin. Dkt No.: MM- 96-15. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 29, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1997). MMB


11/29/1996

SUNBURG, MN. Amended Section 73.202(b) of the Commission's Rules, the Table of FM Allotments, to allot Channel 293A to Sunburg, Minnesota; filing window January 13, 1997-February 13, 1997; terminated proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-179. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 22, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1953). MMB


11/20/96

MANITOWOC AND TWO RIVERS, WISCONSIN. Effected December 30, 1996, alloted Channel 255A to Two Rivers. Dkt No.: MM- 96-88. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: November 8, 1996. by R&O. (DA No. 96-1866). MMB


10/31/96

DULUTH, MN. Granted applications for transfer of control of the Great Duluth Broadcasting Company, Inc., licensee of KQDS(AM) and KQDS(FM), Duluth, Minnesota, from Greater Muskegon Broadcasters, Inc, et al, to KQDS, Inc. Action by the Commission. Adopted: October 25, 1996. by MO&O. (FCC No. 96-423).


9/30/96

WITTENBERG, WISCONSIN. Effective Nov. 12, amended TV Table of Allotments to allot Channel 55 - to Wittenberg, Wisconsin, filing window opens Nov. 12 and closes Dec. 13; terminated the proceeding. Dkt No.: MM- 96-31. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: September 20, 1996. by R&O. DA No. 96-1590. MMB Contact: Kathleen Scheuerle at (202) 418-2180. Internet URL: /Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/index.html


8/30/96

MARINETTE, WI. Dismissed proposal to amend TV Table of Allotments to allot Channel 25 to Marinette, WI; terminated the proceeding. (MM Docket No. 96-53 by R&O [DA 96-1421] adopted August 23, 1996, by the Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau)


7/9/96

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN. Acted with regard to the order for Rainy River Community College to show cause why its license for Station KICC(FM), International Falls, Minnesota, should not be revoked. (By Order [DA 96-1083] adopted July 3, 1996, by the Chief, Mass Media Bureau)


6/28/96

ANTIGO, WI. Effective August 12, 1996, amended the TV Table of Allotments to allot Channel 46 to Antigo, Wisconsin; terminated the proceeding. Dkt No.: 96-30. Action by Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau. Adopted: June 21, 1996. R&O. DA No. 96-1018. Internet URL:/Bureaus/Mass_Media/Orders/


6/11/96

IRMA, WI. Dismissed the request of David A. White to allot UHF television Channel 30+ to Irma, WA; terminated the proceeding. (MM Docket No. 96-39 by R&O [DA 96- 880] adopted May 24 by the Chief, Allocations Branch, Policy and Rules Division, Mass Media Bureau)


6/5/96

FORESTVILLE, WI. Proposed amending the FM Table to allot Channel 281A to Forestville; comments due July 29, replies August 13. (MM Docket 96-121, by NPRM [DA 96- 817] adopted May 20 by the Acting Chief, Allocations Branch)


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