Midwest Communications, Inc. (1470 WMBD Radio)
Midwest Communications consists of Midwest Communications, Inc. and WRIG, Inc., which collectively own eighty-two (82) radio stations. The Company got its start in Wausau, Wisconsin, with WRIG, Inc. and the acquisition by the D.E. Wright family of a 1400 KHz, 250 watt AM facility from the Wisconsin Valley Television Corporation. The call letters WRIG (for Wright) were assigned and on August 1, 1958, top forty-formatted WRIG signed on the air.