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City Duluth, Minnesota
Broadcast area Duluth-Superior
Branding Kat Country 98.9
Frequency 98.9 FM (MHz)
First air date September 1974
Format Commercial; Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 183 m (600 ft)
Class C1
Facility ID 26591
Callsign meaning KaT COuntry
Former callsigns WAKX (1974-1994)
Owner Duey E. Wright
(Midwest Communications, Inc.)
Sister stations KDAL, KDAL-FM, KDKE, WDSM, WDUL
Webcast Listen Live
Website katcountry989.com

KTCO (98.9 FM, "Kat Country 98.9") is a radio station in Duluth, Minnesota, airing a country music format. KTCO is owned by Midwest Communications, which also owns KDKE, WDSM, WDUL, KDAL, and KDAL-FM in Duluth. All the Duluth stations share the same studio location at 11 East Superior Street Downtown Duluth

From 1974 to 1994, this frequency respectively aired Top 40, soft rock, and classic rock, as "99 WAKX." The station originally went on air in 1972 as a beautiful music station, KPIR-FM "Pier 99."

Its main competitor is Gap Broadcasting's KKCB "B105".


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Coordinates: 46°47′28″N 92°07′01″W / 46.791°N 92.117°W / 46.791; -92.117