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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.

Star Tribune

Saint Paul Pioneer Press

The Stillwater Gazette

Minnesota Daily

City Pages

Finance & Commerce


Downtown Journal

(612) 673-4949

(800) 678-7737

(651) 439-3130

(612) 627-4080






Local TV           

 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


AM Radio


Frequency: 690 AM
Genre: Hmong American news, talk and entertainment

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
Genre: Oldies

“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
Frequency: 770 AM
Genre: University of Minnesota College Radio – Alternative music

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
Frequency: 830 AM
Genre: News

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.

Frequency: 900 AM
Genre: Northwestern College Christian radio

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
Frequency: 950 AM
Genre: Liberal talk radio

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
Frequency: 980 AM
Genre: Christian talk radio

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
Frequency: 1030 AM
Genre: Baptist Christian radio

WCTS began in 1965 as a ministry of Central Seminary. Programming features Bible teachings and conservative Christian music.

KYMN – The One
Frequency: 1080 AM
Genre: News, talk and adult alternative music

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
Frequency: 1220 AM
Genre: Oldies, nostalgia

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.

WWTC – The Patriot 

Frequency: 1280 AM
Genre: Conservative talk radio

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.

WLOL – Relevant Radio

Frequency: 1330 AM
Genre: Catholic talk radio

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
Frequency: 1400 AM / 1470 AM
Genre: Contemporary Spanish radio

The station airs regional Mexican music. Most programs are broadcast in Spanish.


Frequency: 1440 AM
Genre: Business talk

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.

Frequency: 1460 AM
Genre: Community, news and talk radio

KDWA features content for listeners in Hastings and Prescott counties. Programming includes news, sports, weather and talk shows.

KSTP – 1500 ESPN Twin Cities
Frequency: 1500 AM
Genre: Sports

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.



FM Radio

KBEM, Jazz 88
Frequency: 88.5 FM
Genre: Jazz. Run by Minneapolis Public Schools

Frequency: 89.9 FM
Genre: Urban community radio, music, and entertainment

Frequency: Minneapolis, 90.3 FM;

Paul, 106.7 FM
Genre: Community volunteer noncommercial radio station

KNOW, Minnesota Public Radio News
Frequency: 91.1 FM
Genre: News

WMCN, Macalester College Radio
Frequency: 91.7 FM
Genre: College radio station

Frequency: 92.5 FM
Genre: Classic rock

KXXR, 93X Rocks
Frequency: 93.7 FM
Genre: Rock

Frequency: 94.5 FM
Genre: Top 40 music

KNOF, Praise FM
Frequency: 95.3 FM
Genre: Christian worship and gospel music

WLKX, Spirit FM 
Frequency: 95.9 FM
Genre: Christian

KTCZ, Cities97
Frequency: 97.1 FM
Genre: Light alternative music

KCMP, The Current
Frequency: 89.3
Genre: Alternative music

Frequency: 98.5 FM
Genre: Northwestern College radio. Christian contemporary music

KSJN, Classic Minnesota Public Radio
Genre: 99.5 FM
Genre: Classical music

KUOM, Radio K
Frequency: 100.7 FM in Minneapolis, 104.5 FM in the Metro area, 106.5 FM in Minneapolis, outside school hours
Genre: University of Minnesota radio, alternative music

Frequency: 100.3 FM
Genre: Conservative talk and news

KDWB, KDWB 101.3
Frequency: 101.3 FM
Genre: Top 40 music

KEEY – K102
Frequency: 102.1 FM
Genre: Country music

Frequency: 102.9 FM
Genre: Adult contemporary music

WGVX, Love 105 FM
Frequency: 105.1 FM and 105.7 FM
Genre: Adult contemporary and oldies music

Frequency: 106.5 FM
Genre: Saint Louis Park High School station. Broadcasts during school hours. Radio K uses the same frequency outside of school hours.

WFMP, myTalk 107.1
Frequency: 107.1 FM
Genre: Talk radio

KQQL, Kool 108
Frequency: 107.9 FM
Genre: Oldies music