The format, consisting of syndicated talkers including Laura Ingraham and Clark Howard, is heard on K283CC/104.5 (Des Moines) and the HD2 signal of KAZR/103.3 (Pella-Des Moines).
Heritage Rocker KRNA/94.1 (Iowa City-Cedar Rapids) has flipped to "Classic Rock that Really Rocks," ending what the station's Jaymz Larson calls a "long walk of shame" in a video.
The station has gone through Alternative and Active Rock playlists in recent years.
The Classic Rock format puts KRNA, owned by Townsquare Media, in direct competition with i Heart Media's "100.7 The Fox" (KKRQ Iowa City-Cedar Rapids).
Fans of newer Rock music will likely move over to NRG Media's "Rock 108" (KFMW/107.9 Waterloo-Cedar Rapids).
53 applications were filed in the Upper Midwest during the first window; all but three last-minute applications have been granted and at least 23 of the translators are now on the air.
(See a list on the Scripps Broadcasting is buying K276FB (Schuyler) from Flood Communications LLC for ,000.The application states that Scripps intends to move the translator to Omaha to relay KXSP/590 during the FCC's AM revitalization filing window.A company managed by Nebraska broadcaster Mike Flood is buying the construction permit for a new low-power TV station in Sioux City.Contigo Communications, LLC is buying K14NV-D from Puerto Rico-based Telecinco for ,000.Flood operates several LPTV stations under the "News Channel Nebraska" name as well as several radio groups.Saga Communications has dropped Soft Oldies "Legend 104.5" in favor of "Talk 104.5" in Des Moines.