KMFY

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KMFY
City 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
KXGR-FM
Affiliations Westwood One Media, ABC NEWS
Owner Lamke Broadcasting
Sister stations KOZY
Website KMFY website

KMFY is a radio station from Grand Rapids, Minnesota, available at 96.9 FM. KMFY-FM covers the counties of Itasca, Aitkin, Cass and western St. Louis. KMFY broadcasts local weather, sports, news and community events.

About[edit]

  • Music—KMFY-FM is a Hot AC radio station, playing modern hit music, as well as hits from the 80's and 90's.
  • News—KMFY-FM is an ABC NEWS affiliate, covering local, regional, and state news.
  • Sports—KMFY broadcasts high school sports games from local communities. It is also the regional affiliate for the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Weather—KMFY offers twice-an-hour updates from the WEWC (Weather Eye Weather Conditions).

History[edit]

KMFY (at the time known as KNNS) was sold to Kirwin Broadcasting in 1989 by Mike and Mary Ives. It became KMFY-FM. In 2001, the station was sold to Itasca Broadcasting, then sold Lamke Broadcasting in 2012.

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

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