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City Velva, North Dakota
Broadcast area Minot, North Dakota
Branding 94.9 The Zoo
Slogan The Classic Rock Zoo
Frequency 94.9 MHz
First air date April 2005
Format Classic rock
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 156 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 162322
Callsign meaning K The Zoo (oo=U)
Owner Programmer's Broadcasting
Sister stations KBTO, KWGO
Webcast Listen Live
Website 949thezoo.com

KTZU (94.9 FM, "94.9 The Zoo") is radio station with a classic rock format. Licensed to Velva, North Dakota, it serves the Minot, North Dakota area. KTZU began transmission in April 2005, and broadcasts The Bob and Tom Show during the mornings. Its studios are located at 624 31st Ave. SW in Minot, and the transmitter site is south of town off of Highway 83.

KTZU's owner, Programmer's Broadcasting, also owns KWGO 102.9 (Country) in Burlington and KBTO 101.9 (country) in Bottineau.

Notable public service efforts have included "Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?", a 2007 campaign rallying the rodeo and western industry to raise money and awareness for breast cancer treatment and research.[1] The campaign ultimately raised over $26,000 for a new cancer exercise rehabilitation center at the Minot Family YMCA.


  1. ^ "Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?". Broadcasters' Public Service. National Association of Broadcasters. 2007. 

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Coordinates: 48°03′04″N 101°20′24″W / 48.051°N 101.340°W / 48.051; -101.340