CityInternational Falls, Minnesota
Broadcast areaInternational Falls
FrequencyFM 104.1 MHz
BrandingK-104 Country
AffiliationsWestwood One
OwnerJimmy D. Birkemeyer
(R & J Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air date
March 17, 1979[1]
Technical information
Facility ID12715
ERP8,500 watts
HAAT52.0 meters (171 feet)
Transmitter coordinates
48°35′29.00″N 93°22′54.00″W / 48.5913889°N 93.3816667°W / 48.5913889; -93.3816667

KSDM (104.1 FM; "K-104 Country") is a radio station licensed to serve International Falls, Minnesota, United States. KSDM broadcasts a country music format, from the Westwood One network. The studios are at 519 Third Street, shared with sister station KGHS. Both also share a one tower transmitter site east of town. The station is owned by Jimmy D. Birkemeyer's R & J Broadcasting, along with KGHS.[2][3]

On September 16, 2016, Red Rock Radio announced that it would sell KSDM and KGHS to R & J Broadcasting as part of an eight station deal;[4] the sale was completed on December 21, 2016.[5]

On-Air Personalities

There are two main radio personalities who dominate the airwaves in International Falls. Preston Otterson and Duane Etienne run a Morning Show and then Lunch with the Legends at noon. Preston Otterson is the Sports Director, covering local and regional sports. Duane Eitienne is the News Director covering the news in the area as well as regionally. You can find their show on www.rjbroadcasting.com.


  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-236. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "KSDM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "KSDM Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
  4. ^ Venta, Lance (September 16, 2016). "Red Rock Radio Continues Sell-Off With Two Deals". RadioInsight. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  5. ^ "Consummation Notice". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. December 22, 2016. Retrieved April 20, 2017.