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Country 88.9 FM Launches in Winkler, MB


June 12th, 2013

Winkler, MB: Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch of our new FM station in Winkler, Country 88.9 – “We Love Our Country”!

Country 88.9 will feature the great country music you heard on CKMW 1570 now with crystal-clear sound and a new logo to better reflect how we serve our community. Country 88.9 will continue to provide the best local coverage in news, sports and information.

“Golden West strives to deliver the best possible service to our listeners,” says Bill Hildebrand, Manitoba Operations Manager for Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. “With the switch from AM to FM, we will be able to provide our listeners in the Winkler region with incredible FM sound while maintaining our Golden West standard of local radio service.”

Committed to delivering continuous, local community service information, Golden West will continue to provide Winkler and the surrounding area with local and family friendly news, weather and information.

Country 88.9 FM launches at 10:00 AM (CST) on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in Winkler, Manitoba!

About Golden West Broadcasting: Golden West operates 40 radio stations and 16 online community portals in Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta and has a strong reputation for supporting the communities they serve both on and off the air.


For more information please contact:

Lyndon Friesen
Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.
1 (204) 326-3737
[email protected]

Bill Hildebrand
Station Manager
Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.
1 (204) 325-9506
[email protected]


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