KULO

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KULO
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City Alexandria, Minnesota
Broadcast area West Central Minnesota
Branding Cool 94.3
Slogan "Good Time Oldies"
Frequency 94.3 FM (MHz)
First air date 2004
Format Commercial; Oldies
ERP 12,000 watts
HAAT 142 meters
Class C3
Facility ID 23091
Former callsigns KMSR
Owner Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
(HBI Radio Alexandria, LLC)
Sister stations KIKV-FM, KSAX
Website cool943.com

KULO (94.3 FM, "COOL 94.3") is a radio station in Alexandria, Minnesota, with an oldies format. COOL 94.3 plays 'Good Time Oldies' including the best music from the 1950s to the 1970s.

It originally started out as KMSR broadcasting out of Sauk Centre, Minnesota, then was moved into Alexandria. KIKV-FM is a sister station to COOL 94.3. Both stations are located at 604 3rd Ave. West in Alexandria, MN.

Cool 94.3 is also home to the Lakes Area's Christmas music station. On the day after Thanksgiving Cool 94.3 switches over to a Christmas music format through Christmas Day.

Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. announced on November 13, 2014 that it would purchase the Omni Broadcasting stations, including KULO.[1] Hubbard already owned television station KSAX (channel 42, a satellite of KSTP-TV) in Alexandria.[2] The sale was completed on February 27, 2015, at a purchase price of $8 million for the 16 stations and one translator.[3]

On-air personalities[edit]

  • Mornings: Shotgun Kelly
  • Middays: Johnny Rocket
  • Afternoons: Ruby Tuesday
  • Evenings: Paul Sorum
  • Late Night: Jill Kelly
  • Supergold Saturday Nights: Mike Harvey

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hubbard Picks up 16 Stations From Omni". Radio Ink. November 13, 2014. Archived from the original on November 13, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hubbard Acquires 16 Minnesota Stations". RadioInsight. November 13, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hubbard Closes on 16 MN Stations from Omni". Radio Online. February 27, 2015. Retrieved March 2, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 45°56′25″N 95°28′03″W / 45.94028°N 95.46750°W / 45.94028; -95.46750