About History of TRF Radio

History of Thief River Falls Radio

KTRF 1230 AM went on the air in March of 1947. KTRF is a true Broadcast Pioneer in Northwest Minnesota. KTRF was the first radio station to broadcast from the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament in 1948. KTRF currently broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with a full service News, Sports, Weather, Information, Agriculture and Talk format.

KTRF 94.1 FM, licensed to Red Lake Falls, Minnesota, went on the air in October of 2014. ¬†KTRF-FM is a music intensive broadcast station, featuring the Hits of the 70′s, 80′s…Whatever.

KKAQ 1460 AM went on the air November 2, 1979. KKAQ became the North Country’s first all country music station. In February of 2011 KKAQ switched formats to become Thief River Falls first Classic Rock station, broadcasting 24 hours a day.

KKDQ 99.3 FM has been on the air since 1990. KKDQ provides Country Music, Weather, Ag Information and local Sports programming in Stereo, 24 hours a day.

Click to view our area Coverage Maps (PDF): KTRF | KKAQ | KKDQ

Click below to download our EEO Information (PDF)

2017 EEO

2016 EEO Part 1

2016 EEO Part 2