As a center of business, education, finance, health care and industry, the Twin Cities is considered a competitive market for all aspects of mass media. Published twin cities papers include: the Star Tribune, the Saint Paul Pioneer Press, Finance and Commerce, the Stillwater Gazette (published Monday through Friday) and the Minnesota Daily, City Pages, Downtown Journal, Villager and the student newspaper of the University of Minnesota. In addition, many regional magazines and other weekly newspapers are published in the area, most of which are suburban or neighborhood publications.
Channel 2 (PBS) KTCA
Channel 4 (CBS) WCCA
Channel 5 (ABC) KSTP
Channel 9 (FOX) KMPS
Channel 11 (NBC) KARE
Channel 17 (PBS) KTCI
Channel 23 (WB) KMWB
Channel 29 (FOX) WFTC
Frequency: 690 AM
This Asian station plays classic and today’s top Hmong American music. It also broadcasts local, national and international news in Hmong/Lao and other Asian languages.
WDGY – WDGY The Original Rock ‘n’ Roll Station
Frequency: 740 AM
“Wee Gee” plays legendary rock ‘n’ roll artists from the 1960s and ’70s. Paul Geiger is the morning DJ followed by Dave Otto in the afternoon. Jeff Butler DJs on the weekends.
KUOM – Radio K
KUOM is the University of Minnesota’s student-run, non-commercial station. Genres include independent, ambient, metal, hip-hop, jazz, punk, reggae and more. The station aims to promote local musicians.
WCCO – WCCO News Radio
WCCO provides local and national news as well as weather updates. Dave Lee hosts the weekday morning news, and Mike Max hosts the weeknight sports show.
KTIS – FAITH 900
Started in 1949, the goal of KTIS is to nurture Christian spiritual growth. Programs on this nonprofit station feature Christ-centered preaching, teaching and conversations.
KTNF – The Progressive Voice of Minnesota
KTNF is a liberal talk station offering news and local and national programming. Shows include Democracy Now!, The Thom Hartmann Show, The Stephanie Miller Show and The Union Edge.
KKMS – AM 980 The Mission
Program topics cover Bible studies, family issues and more. Hosts include Eric Metaxas, Alistair Begg, Dr. J. Vernon McGee and Jay Sekulow.
WCTS – The Bible Station
WCTS began in 1965 as a ministry of Central Seminary. Programming features Bible teachings and conservative Christian music.
KYMN – The One
This station features community voices, news, weather, sports and a wide-range of musical programming. Jeff Johnson hosts the morning show followed by The Wayne Eddy Affair.
KLBB – KLBB The Music of Your Life
Since 1949, KLBB has been playing timeless favorites from artists such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Barbara Streisand. You’ll also hear current artists such as Michael Buble’ and Diana Krall. The station is also the home of the St. Paul Saints, the Green Bay Packers, Stan Turner’s All Request Lunch Hour and the Super Saver Show.
Frequency: 1280 AM
One of the oldest radio stations in the Twin Cities, WWTC’s Programming includes national shows hosted by Michael Medved, Mike Gallagher, Dennis Prager and more. Local news is also featured.
Frequency: 1330 AM
WLOL offers programs for Catholic listeners that cover topics such as family, relationships, politics, social concerns and news. You’ll hear programs including Father Simon Says, Go Ask Your Father, The Inner Life and The Drew Mariani Show.
KMNQ – Radio La Invasora
The station airs regional Mexican music. Most programs are broadcast in Spanish.
Frequency: 1440 AM
KYCR airs news and talk shows covering finance and business.
Radio shows feature Bloomberg’s Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene, Dave Ramsey and Mark Pearson.
KDWA features content for listeners in Hastings and Prescott counties. Programming includes news, sports, weather and talk shows.
KSTP – 1500 ESPN Twin Cities
This Minnesota sports station covers the Vikings, Timberwolves, Wild, Twins and Gophers. Weekday programs feature Mike & Mike in the Morning, Garage Logic, SportsTalk and The Ride with Reusse.
KBEM, Jazz 88
KMOJ, KMOJ FM
Paul, 106.7 FM
KNOW, Minnesota Public Radio News
WMCN, Macalester College Radio
KQRS, 92 KQRS
KXXR, 93X Rocks
KNOF, Praise FM
WLKX, Spirit FM
KCMP, The Current
KTIS, 98.5 KTIS
KSJN, Classic Minnesota Public Radio
KUOM, Radio K
KDWB, KDWB 101.3
KEEY – K102
WGVX, Love 105 FM
WFMP, myTalk 107.1
KQQL, Kool 108