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City Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Branding Uptown 1010
Slogan "Ring-A-Ding Radio"
Frequency 1010 kHz
Translator(s) 106.5 W293CS (Hinckley)
Repeater(s) 101.7-4 WHMH-HD4
First air date 2008
Format Adult Standards/MOR
Power 1,700 watts (day)
240 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 161428
Transmitter coordinates 45°36′18″N 94°08′21″W / 45.60500°N 94.13917°W / 45.60500; -94.13917
Callsign meaning MINnesota
Former callsigns WPPI (2005-2008)[1]
Owner Tri-County Broadcasting
(Herbert M. Hoppe)
Sister stations WBHR, WHMH-FM, WXYG, WVAL
Webcast Listen Live
Website wmin1010.com

WMIN (1010 AM, "Uptown 1010") is a radio station licensed to serve Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, United States. The station is part of the Tri-County Broadcasting group and the broadcast license is held by Herbert M. Hoppe.


WMIN broadcasts an adult standards / big band / middle of the road music format that they call "Ring-a-ding Standards".[2] Each song is followed by an announcement of artist and title.

Network news comes from Fox News Radio, at the top of each hour.


This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on September 27, 2005.[3] The new station was assigned the call sign WPPI by the FCC on October 4, 2005.[1]

In late August 2008, the station went on the air as WPPI, temporarily carrying the "i101" Modern Rock format that had aired on a subcarrier of sister station of WHMH 101.7.

The station was assigned new call sign WMIN by the FCC on December 2, 2008.[1] WMIN received its license to cover from the FCC on May 18, 2009.[4]

The station shares towers with three of its sister stations. There are seven total towers at the transmitter site.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. Retrieved June 10, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Retrieved June 10, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Application Search Details (BNP-20040130BAB)". FCC Media Bureau. September 27, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BL-20081006AJB)". FCC Media Bureau. May 18, 2009. 
  5. ^ http://www.fybush.com/site-20141219/ Site of the Week 12/19/14

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