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KROX logo
CityCrookston, Minnesota
Broadcast areaGrand Forks, North Dakota
BrandingKROX Radio 1260
SloganThe Voice of the Valley
Frequency1260 AM (kHz)
First air dateApril 25, 1948 (1948-04-25)
FormatCommercial; News/Talk
Power1,000 watts day
500 watts night
Transmitter coordinates47°47′20″N 96°35′40″W / 47.78889°N 96.59444°W / 47.78889; -96.59444Coordinates: 47°47′20″N 96°35′40″W / 47.78889°N 96.59444°W / 47.78889; -96.59444
Callsign meaningKROX = Crookston
OwnerFrank Fee
(Gopher Communications)

KROX is Crookston, Minnesota's only local radio station. It airs a locally based news/talk format in the day and a classic rock format at night. While not located in Grand Forks-East Grand Forks, the station receives most of its listening audience from that area. KROX also has earned the national Edward R. Murrow Award several times and the Associated Press best website for its website

KROX airs the local radio home to Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins broadcasts. It also airs University of Minnesota Crookston Football, Volleyball and basketball games, Minnesota Wild Hockey, Gopher Football, Basketball and Hockey. Crookston High School's football, volleyball, basketball, hockey, baseball and softball games.


KROX began broadcasting April 25, 1948, on 1050 kHz with 1 KW power (daytime). It was owned by the Crookstown Broadcasting Company.[1]


  1. ^ "KROX Crookston, Minn. Goes on the Air April 25" (PDF). Broadcasting. April 26, 1948. Retrieved 29 November 2014.

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