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City of license Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Broadcast area Itasca County, Iron Range
Branding 96.9 FM KMFY
Slogan The Best Music Variety
Frequency 96.9 FM (MHz)
Format Adult Contemporary
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 146 meters
Class C1
Callsign meaning Goes with sister station KOZY (Cozy/Comfy Radio)
Former callsigns KNNS-FM
Affiliations ABC Hits and Favorites
Owner Lamke Broadcasting
Sister stations KOZY
Website KMFY website

KMFY is a radio station on 96.9 FM in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. KMFY-FM covers Itasca, Aitkin, Cass, and western St. Louis counties. KMFY broadcasts local weather, local sports, community events, and live local news.


News KMFY-FM is an ABC affiliate. You will hear a 2 minute newscast at the top of every hour. Local, regional and statewide news are covered locally.


KMFY broadcasts high school baseball, basketball, hockey, and football games from most local communities. You can hear games from Deer River, Bigfork, Nashwauk-Keewatin, Greenway, Northland, and Hill City schools. KMFY is also the regional affiliate for the Minnesota Vikings. All High school games are streamed live on


KMFY offers twice-an-hour updates from the Weather Eye Weather Center.

The Best Music Variety

KMFY is an adult contemporary music station.


KNNS was sold to Bill Kirwin of Kirwin Broadcasting in 1989 by Mike and Mary Ives and became KMFY-FM. In 2001, the station was sold to Mike and Cindy Iaizzo under the company of Itasca Broadcasting. In 2012, the station was sold to Jim and Colleen Lamke under the corporation name of Lamke Broadcasting.

Michelle Lee, a popular long time news anchor at area NBC affiliate KBJR started her broadcast career at then KNNS.

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Coordinates: 47°15′18″N 93°26′02″W / 47.255°N 93.434°W / 47.255; -93.434