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|Broadcast area||Douglas County, Minnesota|
|Branding||KXRZ - Z99|
|Slogan||"90s and Now!"|
|First air date||February 2000|
|Format||Commercial; Hot Adult Contemporary/Adult Top 40|
|Former callsigns||KSTQ (1983-1999)|
|Owner||Paradis Broadcasting Inc.|
|Sister stations||KXRA-FM, KXRA|
KXRZ (99.3 FM, "Z99") is a Hot Adult Contemporary/Adult Top 40 formatted radio station in Alexandria, Minnesota, United States. "Z99" is owned by Paradis Broadcasting Inc. which also owns KXRA-FM and KXRA.
Lakes 99.3 (KSTQ)
Z99 originally started out as The Lakes 99.3 (KSTQ) owned by Branstock Communications. In December 1998, the FCC canceled the license of 3 radio stations: KSTQ Alexandria, KMSR Sauk Centre, and KMGK Glenwood. The station was purchased by Paradis Broadcasting in 2000 at which time the call letters were changed to KXRZ.
In February 2000, Paradis Broadcasting began broadcasting Z99 on a Hot Adult Contemporary satellite feed from Jones Radio Networks. until December 2008, due to the purchase from Triton Media Group. Jones Hot AC was then relocated into Dial Global's portfolio replacing "Bright AC". KXRZ - Z99 currently is an affiliate of Westwood One and carries their Hot AC format.