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KOLM 1520TheTicket logo.png
City Rochester, Minnesota
Branding 1520 The Ticket
Slogan Sports Radio
Frequency 1520 kHz
First air date 1959
Format Sports
Power 10,000 watts day
10,000 watts critical hours
800 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 50288
Transmitter coordinates 43°59′10″N 92°25′3″W / 43.98611°N 92.41750°W / 43.98611; -92.41750 (day and critical hours)
43°59′16″N 92°25′40″W / 43.98778°N 92.42778°W / 43.98778; -92.42778 (night)
Affiliations CBS Sports Radio
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Rochester License, LLC)
Website 1520theticket.com

KOLM (1520 AM, "1520 The Ticket") is a Sports radio formatted radio station in Rochester, Minnesota, and is owned by Townsquare Media. KOLM derives a portion of its programming from CBS Sports Radio.

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare would acquire 53 Cumulus Media stations, including KOLM, for $238 million. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global are both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[1][2] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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