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KYCK logo
CityCrookston, Minnesota
Broadcast areaGrand Forks, North Dakota
Branding97 KYCK
SloganThe Valley's Hit Country
Frequency97.1 FM (MHz)
First air date1979
FormatCommercial; Country
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT113.4 meters
Callsign meaningpronounced as kick
Former callsignsKDWZ (1979-1981)
OwnerLeighton Broadcasting
Sister stationsKGFK, KNOX, KYCK, KZGF, KZLT-FM
WebcastListen Live!

KYCK (97.1 FM, "97 KYCK") is a radio station broadcasting a country format. Licensed to Crookston, Minnesota, it serves the Grand Forks, North Dakota metropolitan area. It first began broadcasting in 1979 under the call sign KDWZ. The station is currently owned by Leighton Broadcasting. The station's main competitor is iHeartMedia's KSNR "100.3 Cat Country".


KYCK signed on in 1979 as KDWZ with a Top 40 (CHR) format. In 1981, as KKXL-FM signed on with a Top 40 format, KDWZ became KYCK (pronounced as "kick") with a country music format.

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Coordinates: 47°49′19″N 96°49′16″W / 47.822°N 96.821°W / 47.822; -96.821