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The studios for WWJO, KLZZ, KMXK, KZRV, KXSS, and WJON, viewed from the Empire Builder
CitySartell, Minnesota
Broadcast areaSt. Cloud, Minnesota
Branding96-7 The River
SloganCentral Minnesota's Greatest Hits
Frequency96.7 MHz
First air date1988 (as KKSR)
FormatClassic hits
ERP50,000 watts
HAAT138 m (453 ft)
Facility ID59149
Callsign meaningK Z RiVer
Former callsignsKKSR (1988-2007)
OwnerTownsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Licensee of St. Cloud, Inc.)
Sister stationsKLZZ, KMXK, WJON, WWJO, KXSS
WebcastListen Live

KZRV (96.7 FM, "96-7 The River") is a radio station in St. Cloud, Minnesota licensed to Sartell, Minnesota by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), airing a classic hits format. The station is owned by Townsquare Media. The station's studios, along with Townsquare's other St. Cloud stations, are located at 640 Lincoln Avenue SE, on St. Cloud's east side.


Star 96.7/KISS 96[edit]

The station aired a contemporary hit radio (Top 40) format as "Kiss 96" (KKSR) from July 2000 until September 2007, and a light AC (lite) format known as "Star 96.7" from its sign-on in 1988 to July 2000.

Rev 96-7[edit]

In 2007, KKSR changed to an Active Rock format known as "Rev 96-7" along with changing the call letters to KZRV to match the Rev branding.

96.7 The River (Current Format)[edit]

On June 27, 2017, at Midnight, KZRV flipped to classic hits, branded as "96.7 The River".

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Coordinates: 45°46′01″N 94°08′06″W / 45.767°N 94.135°W / 45.767; -94.135