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KKCQ 96.7 FM Added to Paul Bunyan Television Service


(Bemidji, MN) (August 17, 2015) – Paul Bunyan Communications is pleased to announce that Fosston's KKCQ 96.7 FM has been added to Paul Bunyan Television (PBTV) service.

KKCQ 96.7 FM can be found on PBTV channel 967 or PBTV Fusion channel 1067.

Owned by R&J Broadcasting Inc., KKCQ serves the area with local news, sports, weather and farm information as well as professional and college sports to include, Minnesota Viking football, Minnesota Twins Baseball, Minnesota Wild hockey, Minnesota Timberwolves basketball, NDSU Bison football, NFL & NCAA sports from Westwood One and more! KKCQ also broadcasts high school sports for area high schools including Red Lake and Blackduck.

"We are excited to add KKCQ to Paul Bunyan Television service. They cover a lot of Red Lake and Blackduck news and sports. Our customers can now just tune in through their TV sets whenever they like!" said Brian Bissonette, Paul Bunyan Communications Marketing Supervisor.

Red Lake Nation programming is aired weekly on Thursday mornings after the 9:30 a.m. news. During the academic school year this programming is often produced by the Red Lake High School Radio Club and features Red Lake School News, Community Information, and Red Lake project updates.

"We're thrilled that Paul Bunyan Communications was able to add KKCQ to PBTV service! It can be hard to pick up the signal on some parts of the reservation so this will really be beneficial to our community and sports fans," added Cherilyn Spears, Project Coordinator for Red Lake Economic Development and Planning.

"KKCQ Radio and R & J Broadcasting, Inc. are pleased to partner with Paul Bunyan Communications to provide increased service, local news, and sports broadcasts to the communities of Red Lake, Blackduck, and the surrounding areas. We look forward to continuing to provide these areas with more local news and sports broadcasts." said Jim Birkemeyer, President R & J Broadcasting, Inc.

Paul Bunyan Television is the only provider in the region offering local radio stations as part of the television service lineup and there are now over 20 radio stations and Radio Talking Book services for the visually impaired offered.

Paul Bunyan Communications has the region's largest and fastest all fiber optic network covering over 5,000 square miles throughout most of Beltrami County and portions of Hubbard, Itasca, Koochiching, and St. Louis Counties. The Cooperative provides Broadband High Speed Internet Services including the GigaZone, digital and high definition television services, Smart Home services, digital voice services, and more.


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