Stauffer Communications purchased KRNT from the Cowles Broadcasting in 1974. This is when KCCI and KRNT were split. See Brief History of KRNT. While the Central Life Building studios were being constructed, for 5 months, the station operated from a mobile studio on the Central Life parking lot. The term "Circus Wagon" was coined by the staff.
Here are a few pictures from those early months of the Stauffer ownership. What an exciting time!
More pictures to come as they are located......
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