Close encounter in the Midwest


Kalil & Co. have chimed in with another done deal. Rolland Johnson’s Three Eagles Communications has added in three markets, getting a total of 12 stations from Clear Channel Communications pursuant to its small-market sell-off. The 25M deal includes KGLO-AM, KIAI-FM, KCHA AM & FM, KCZE-FM, KLKK-FM & KSMA-FM in Mason City IA; KYSM AM & FM & KXLP-FM in Mankato-New Ulm-St. Peter MN; and KWMT-AM/KKEZ-FM Fort Dodge IA. According to the FCC filing on the transaction, Three Eagles will also pick up an FM CP in Manson IA, not far from the Fort Dodge combo.