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City Minneapolis, Minnesota
Broadcast area Minneapolis-St. Paul
Branding 98.5 KTIS
Frequency 98.5 FM (MHz) (also on HD Radio)
First air date May 1949 (1949-05)[1]
Format Contemporary Christian
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 315 m (1,033 ft)
Class C0
Facility ID 49787
Transmitter coordinates 45°03′29″N 93°07′26″W / 45.058°N 93.124°W / 45.058; -93.124Coordinates: 45°03′29″N 93°07′26″W / 45.058°N 93.124°W / 45.058; -93.124
Owner University of Northwestern - St. Paul
Sister stations KTIS
Webcast Listen Live
Website myktis.com

KTIS-FM (98.5 FM) is a contemporary Christian music formatted radio station located in Minneapolis, Minnesota owned and operated by the University of Northwestern - St. Paul. The station's studios are located on Snelling Avenue in Roseville (which is next to St. Paul), while its transmitter is located on the KMSP Tower in Shoreview.

KTIS is a non-profit radio station, receiving most of its donations and contributions from its listeners. The station is also aired on low-powered translators outside of its main listening area. The station's programming is also streamed on the Internet.

KTIS hosts many different service projects and activities with which to better the community, such as the "Drive Thru Difference" and the web application PrayerWorks, which lets users submit prayer requests to be viewed by other users. The other users can then send a notification to the person who first submitted the request, letting them know that their prayer has been prayed.


KTIS-HD3 is branded as "Legacy HD3," which provides a traditional Inspirational music format. There are short features at the top of every hour, including a 3-minute news package from SRN News, as well as a Good News Verse of the day.


KTIS-HD4 is "The Remnant," a student-operated station from University of Northwestern's Broadcasting Department. The station features eclectic music and clips from popular preachers and podcasts, as well as other features from the students of Northwestern.


Broadcast translators of KTIS-FM
Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
K224DB 92.7 MHz Willmar, Minnesota 170 D FCC
K299AL 107.7 MHz Albert Lea, Minnesota 250 D FCC
K235BH 94.9 MHz Mankato, Minnesota 250 D FCC
K232EK 94.3 MHz Rochester, Minnesota 115 D FCC


  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-237. Retrieved April 28, 2017. 

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