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Radio station WRJN sale pending; new owner plans programming changes

RACINE — Racine radio station WRJN-AM is being sold to Madison-based Civic Media, an operator of more than a dozen radio stations across Wisconsin. Magnum Media is selling the Racine station along with radio stations in La Crosse and Chippewa Falls as well as four radio translators in a deal valued at $3.65 million, according […]

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WRJN To Carry Green Bay Packers Football, Regular Season to Open September 12

RACINE – Racine’s WRJN radio will carry Green Bay Packers football games as part of the Packers Radio Network starting this fall. WRJN, owned by Magnum Media, broadcasts from Racine at 1400 AM and 99.9 FM, and in Kenosha at 98.3 FM. The Packers Radio Network presents all Green Bay Packers home and away games […]

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WRJN Owners Nix Local Prep Sports From Radio Programming, the parent company of radio station WRJN, will no longer cover local prep sports as part of it broadcast coverage plan, according to a story by the Journal Times. The reason: the coverage WRJN provided was dependent on covering teams with the most contentious match-ups and that led to inconsistent coverage, David Magnum told […]

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Taqueria La Mexicana, WRJN Building And Grainger Industrial Supply Buildings Sell

Just under $10 million in property changed hands in Racine County from April 20 through April 24, according to Racine County property transfer records. Here are the highlights: Taqueria La Mexicana, 1336 State St., in Racine, sold the building for $180,000 to Ricardo Carranza, of Palantine Ill. Racine Broadcasting LLC, which owned WRJN, completed the […]

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Magnum Media Fires Rosen from WRJN

Longtime WRJN radio personality Don Rosen has been fired from the radio station. His last day will be Wednesday. Rosen told The Journal Times that a representative from Magnum Communications, corporate owners of the WRJN, called him Friday evening and told him he was fired. “I was fired without severance pay, without a dime of severance […]

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Racine-based WEZY-FM Goes Country

WEZY-FM 92.1 has dropped its “Lite Rock” format and gone country, according a story by the Journal Sentinel. The Racine-based station made the switch earlier this week. Magnum Communications, which is based in Tomah, bought the radio station from Janesville-based Bliss Communications this year along with four other stations. Magnum Communications, which owns a number of radio […]

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