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WKGL 96.7TheEagle logo.png
City Loves Park, Illinois
Broadcast area Rockford, Illinois and Vicinity
Branding 96.7 The Eagle
Slogan Rockford's Home for Classic Rock
Frequency 96.7 MHz
First air date 1964 (as WLUV-FM)
Format Classic Rock
ERP 2,200 watts
HAAT 168 meters
Class A
Facility ID 38638
Callsign meaning W K EaGLe (branding)
Former callsigns WLUV-FM (1964-2000)
WKMQ-FM (2000-2004)
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Rockford License, LLC)
Sister stations WROK, WXXQ, WZOK
Webcast Listen Live
Website 967theeagle.net

WKGL-FM (branded as "96.7 The Eagle") is a radio station serving the Rockford, Illinois area with a Classic Rock format. It broadcasts on FM frequency 96.7 MHz and is under ownership of Townsquare Media. Prior to being WKGL-FM, the station had an oldies format as WKMQ and a country format as WLUV-FM.

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare would acquire 53 Cumulus Media stations, including WKGL-FM, for $238 million. The deal was part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global were both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[1][2] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 42°21′47″N 89°08′06″W / 42.363°N 89.135°W / 42.363; -89.135