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Red River Broadcasting is a television broadcasting company based in Fargo, North Dakota. It operates Fox affiliates in the Fargo, North Dakota and Duluth, MinnesotaSuperior, Wisconsin television markets.

Curtis Squire, Inc., a holding company in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, owns 100% of Red River Broadcasting. The company, which formerly owned Regis Corporation, is owned by Anita, Bill, David, Drew, and James Kunin.[1] Kathy Lau is the COO.[2]

In addition to television stations, Red River Broadcasting once operated radio stations through a sister company named Red Rock Radio. At its height, Red Rock Radio owned a total of 25 stations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.[3] However, following the death of Myron Kunin in 2013, his surviving family members decided to liquidate his broadcasting assets and sold the stations to various buyers.[4]

Current properties

City of license/Market Station Channel
TV (RF)
Acquired Network affiliation
Duluth, MinnesotaSuperior, Wisconsin KQDS-TV 21 (17) 1998 Fox
Fargo, North Dakota KVRR 15 (19) 1983 Fox
Jamestown, North Dakota KJRR
(Satellite of KVRR)
7 (7) 1988 Fox
Pembina, North Dakota KNRR
(Satellite of KVRR)
12 (12) 1986 Fox
Thief River Falls, MinnesotaGrand Forks, North Dakota KBRR
(Satellite of KVRR)
10 (10) 1985 Fox

Former properties

Television

City of license/Market Station Channel
TV (RF)
Years owned Network affiliation
Sioux Falls, South Dakota KDLT-TV 46 (21) 1994–2019 NBC affiliate owned by Gray Television
Mitchell, South Dakota KDLV-TV
(Satellite of KDLT-TV)
5 (26) 1997–2019 NBC affiliate owned by Gray Television

Radio

Minnesota

Wisconsin

References

  1. ^ "Ownership Structure Exhibit - Red River Broadcast Co. LLC (Feb. 2018)" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. 28 February 2018. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Red River Broadcasting's COO Named in Top List of Women in Business". KVRR Local News. 28 February 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Broadcasting News-May 2017". Upper Midwest Broadcasting. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  4. ^ Brochu, Ron (20 November 2017). "The big radio reshuffle". BusinessNorth. Retrieved 7 October 2019.