The Reason Why Ranch Radio was nominated:
Ester Johannesen wrote: They are a local radio station that is directed to the ranching area of South Dakota. Every day they have news from the different towns around the area. They have local people read the news and any activities that are coming up in that town. They also have a birthday club where they announce all birthdays that people have sent them and any anniversaries. We all listen to this station if we want to know what is going on. They are very generous with their time. Not too long ago the Enning Volunteer Fire Department needed $80,000 to fix up their old fire hall. They took three hours on a Saturday morning to help raise money for this project and they hit their goal plus some. As I said before, they are a good station. I know they should win this prize in the state of South Dakota.
About Ranch Radio KBHB
BIG81 – KBHB is South Dakota’s most powerful radio station at 25,000 watts. Western South Dakota’s ONLY ranch station features extensive coverage of livestock, commodity, and financial markets. KBHB also broadcasts local and world news, with ABC News at the top of the hour, and breaking news as it happens.
KBHB also features great country music from the 1980’s to the big hits of today.
KBHB is now owned by locally-owned Homeslice Media Group, who acquired the station, along with KKLS, in July of 2014. Homeslice grew larger as it acquired Rushmore Radio in Rapid City in early 2016. Sations acquired in the deal include KKMK, KFXS, KOUT and KRCS.
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