|Broadcast area||Brainerd, Minnesota/Brainerd Lakes area|
|Owner||Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. |
(HBI Radio Brainerd/Wadena, LLC)
|KLIZ, KLIZ-FM, KUAL-FM, KVBR, WJJY-FM|
First air date
Former call signs
Call sign meaning
|BL Broadcasting (former owner)|
|HAAT||170 meters (560 ft)|
KBLB (93.3 FM, "B93.3") is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Nisswa, Minnesota, United States, the station serves the Brainerd area. The station is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. (through licensee HBI Radio Brainerd/Wadena, LLC) and features programming from Westwood One.
KBLB is a sister station to KVBR 1340 (Business News/Talk), KLIZ 1380 (Sports), KUAL-FM 103.5 (Oldies), WJJY-FM 106.7 (Adult Contemporary), and KLIZ-FM 107.5 (Classic Rock). All are located in a brand new modern broadcast facility located at 13225 Dogwood Drive, Baxter.
The Federal Communications Commission issued a construction permit for the station to BDI Broadcasting, Inc. on 1999-08-05 and assigned it the call sign KBPQ. On 2000-12-11, BDI assigned the permit to BL Broadcasting (both companies were subsidiaries of Omni Broadcasting). On 2002-01-23, the station changed its call sign to the current KBLB. The station received its license to cover on 2002-03-28.
Hubbard Broadcasting announced on November 13, 2014 that it would purchase the Omni Broadcasting stations, including KBLB. The sale was completed on February 27, 2015, at a purchase price of $8 million for the 16 stations and one translator.