KYSM (1230 AM) is a radio station licensed to Mankato, Minnesota and serving the greater Mankato area and the Minnesota River Valley with a sports format. The station is an affiliate of the regional KFAN Sports Radio Network and Fox Sports Radio. Founded in the 1930s, KYSM is the oldest radio station in Mankato.
The station is currently owned by Linder Radio Group, which acquired KYSM from former owner Clear Channel Communications. In September 2007. Three Eagles agreed to sell KYSM to Linder Radio Group, a.k.a. Minnesota Valley Broadcasting Co. Linder currently owns KDOG, KTOE, KXAC, KATO-FM and KXLP in the Mankato market.
KYSM was a full service MOR station during the 1970s and 1980s. The station aired a satellite-fed oldies format until 1995, when it flipped to a satellite-fed adult standards format.
Coordinates: 44°10′20″N 94°02′23″W / 44.17222°N 94.03972°W