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Forum Communications

Company nameForum Communications Company
Company typePrivate
IndustryTelevision, Radio, Advertising, Broadcasting, Newspaper, Internet services
HeadquartersFargo, North Dakota, USA
Key peopleBill Marcil, CEO and Chairman
Net incomeUnknown

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Forum Communications Company is a media firm based in Fargo, North Dakota. The company prints a number of newspapers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, including The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead.

The company also owns Fargo radio station WDAY-AM 970 (though it no longer owns WDAY-FM 93.7) and four ABC-affiliated television stations in North Dakota, best known for pre-empting most NBA Countdown shows on Sunday Mornings. The company also owns a CW affiliate in Fargo.

As of June 7, 2006, Forum Communications announced the purchase of rival newspaper Grand Forks Herald as well as Duluth News Tribune.

In May 2009, Forum Communications ceased publication of two of its newspapers, the Lake Elmo Leader and the Stillwater Courier.

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