KTCR signed on on April 5, 1962, as a Country station. The transmitter and three-tower antenna array are located in New Hope on Winnetka Avenue north of 36th Avenue. This has been the only transmitter location for the station since it signed on the air.
Al Tedesco purchased the station in 1968.
See the page on Twin Cities Radio Airchecks for some country airchecks from 1963 and for two Music Surveys from 1974.
See RadioTapes.com for several Music Surveys from the early 1970s.
In 1983 the station was sold to John and Kathleen Parker.