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BACK IN TIME: KORN-TV tower

In 1969, KORN-TV of Mitchell built a new, 1,565 foot-tower located 6 1/2 miles south of Salem. The Mitchell TV station became the first full-time primary affiliate of ABC in South Dakota; formerly the station had been an NBC affiliate. The studios were located on South Burr, also known as Highway 37, south of Interstate 90. (Photo courtesy of the Mitchell Area Historical Society)

In 1969, KORN-TV of Mitchell built a new, 1,565 foot-tower located 6 1/2 miles south of Salem. The Mitchell TV station became the first full-time primary affiliate of ABC in South Dakota; formerly the station had been an NBC affiliate. The studios were located on South Burr, also known as Highway 37, south of Interstate 90.

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