If you're visiting Minneapolis–St. Paul and are unfamiliar with the area's AM radio stations, the list below will help. AM radio features specific genres that you may not hear on FM, satellite or online radio services. Use this guide to find your favorite type of programming on local stations so you don't waste time searching up and down the radio dial.
Where to Tune in on the AM Dial
Frequency: 690 AM
Genre: Hmong American news, talk, and entertainment
This Asian station plays classic and today's top Hmong American music. It also broadcasts local, national and international news in Hmong/Lao and other Asian languages.
WDGY - WDGY The Original Rock 'n' Roll Station
Frequency: 740 AM
"Wee Gee" plays legendary rock 'n' roll artists from the 1960s and '70s. Paul Geiger is the morning DJ followed by Dave Otto in the afternoon. Jeff Butler DJs on the weekends.
KUOM - Radio K
Frequency: 770 AM
Genre: University of Minnesota College Radio - Alternative music
KUOM is the University of Minnesota's student-run, non-commercial station. Genres include independent, ambient, metal, hip-hop, jazz, punk, reggae and more. The station aims to promote local musicians.
WCCO - WCCO News Radio
Frequency: 830 AM
WCCO provides local and national news as well as weather updates. Dave Lee hosts the weekday morning news, and Mike Max hosts the weeknight sports show.
KTIS - FAITH 900
Frequency: 900 AM
Genre: Northwestern College Christian radio
Started in 1949, the goal of KTIS is to nurture Christian spiritual growth. Programs on this nonprofit station feature Christ-centered preaching, teaching and conversations.
KTNF - The Progressive Voice of Minnesota
Frequency: 950 AM
Genre: Liberal talk radio
KTNF is a liberal talk station offering news and local and national programming. Shows include Democracy Now!, The Thom Hartmann Show, The Stephanie Miller Show and The Union Edge.
KKMS - AM 980 The Mission
Frequency: 980 AM
Genre: Christian talk radio
Program topics cover Bible studies, family issues and more. Hosts include Eric Metaxas, Alistair Begg, Dr. J. Vernon McGee and Jay Sekulow.
WCTS - The Bible Station
Frequency: 1030 AM
Genre: Baptist Christian radio
WCTS began in 1965 as a ministry of Central Seminary. Programming features Bible teachings and conservative Christian music.
KYMN - The One
Frequency: 1080 AM
Genre: News, talk and adult alternative music
This station features community voices, news, weather, sports and a wide-range of musical programming. Jeff Johnson hosts the morning show followed by The Wayne Eddy Affair.
KLBB - KLBB The Music of Your Life
Frequency: 1220 AM
Genre: Oldies, nostalgia
Since 1949, KLBB has been playing timeless favorites from artists such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Barbara Streisand. You'll also hear current artists such as Michael Buble' and Diana Krall. The station is also the home of the St. Paul Saints, the Green Bay Packers, Stan Turner's All Request Lunch Hour and the Super Saver Show.
Frequency: 1280 AM
Genre: Conservative talk radio
One of the oldest radio stations in the Twin Cities, WWTC's Programming includes national shows hosted by Michael Medved, Mike Gallagher, Dennis Prager and more. Local news is also featured.
Frequency: 1330 AM
Genre: Catholic talk radio
WLOL offers programs for Catholic listeners that cover topics such as family, relationships, politics, social concerns, and news. You'll hear programs including Father Simon Says, Go Ask Your Father, The Inner Life, and The Drew Mariani Show.
KMNQ - Radio La Invasora
Frequency: 1400 AM / 1470 AM
Genre: Contemporary Spanish radio
The station airs regional Mexican music. Most programs are broadcast in Spanish.
Frequency: 1440 AM
Genre: Business talk
KYCR airs news and talk shows covering finance and business. Radio shows feature Bloomberg's Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene, Dave Ramsey, and Mark Pearson.
Frequency: 1460 AM
Genre: Community, news, and talk radio
KDWA features content for listeners in Hastings and Prescott counties. Programming includes news, sports, weather and talk shows.
KSTP - 1500 ESPN Twin Cities
Frequency: 1500 AM
This Minnesota sports station covers the Vikings, Timberwolves, Wild Twins, and Gophers. Weekday programs feature Mike & Mike in the Morning, Garage Logic, SportsTalk and The Ride with Reusse.