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Minnesota Public Radio broadcasts on 43 stations that serve Minnesota and its neighboring communities and 42 translators providing additional local coverage. (40 + 41 = 81 total.) Stations are located in Minnesota, Wisconsin (La Crosse), North Dakota (Fargo and Grand Forks), South Dakota (Sioux Falls), Michigan (Houghton), Iowa (Decorah), and Idaho (Sun Valley). MPR also operates KPCC in Pasadena, California.

Most areas are served by both a classical music station and a news and information station. One location is covered by a single station that combines both services. Two locations are served by a classical music station, a news and information station, and The Current.

MPR's newest service, The Current, is available in Austin, Hinckley, Mankato, the Twin Cities, New Ulm, Rochester and St. Peter.

Minnesota Public Radio also broadcasts all three of its services -- News, Classical and The Current -- on HD Radio in several communities throughout the state of Minnesota. In the Twin Cities, MPR multicasts "Classical 24", BBC News and "More", a Spanish language service from Radio Netherlands called "Ahora", and "Wonderground Radio", a service specifically geared towards children.


  1. ^ Stations newer than May 27, 2010 will not have pre-made Signal/Contour maps available to them. Quote from U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC):
    "Service Area on a Tiger Census Map
    NOTICE: On May 27, 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau permanently ceased operation of its Tiger mapping service. Maps for FM or TV applications filed after that date cannot be generated. We are exploring alternatives.
    Tiger census maps generated before May 27, 2010 that were stored on the FCC's servers will remain available but cannot be regenerated."

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