Broadcast areaDuluth-Superior
Frequency97.3 (MHz) FM
BrandingLife 97.3
FormatContemporary Christian music
Duluth: KDNI, WJRF
Hibbing: KRFG (FM)
First air date
1993; 30 years ago (1993)
Call sign meaning
K Duluth NorthWestern College
Technical information
Facility ID49797
ERP72,000 watts
HAAT168 m (551 ft)
Translator(s)see below
WebcastListen live

KDNW (97.3 FM, "Life 97.3") is a contemporary Christian music radio station located in Duluth, Minnesota, owned and operated by Northwestern Media, a ministry of the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, a Christian university in Roseville, Minnesota.

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KDNW is a non-profit radio station, receiving most of its donations and contributions from its listeners. The station is also rebroadcast on several translators (low-powered rebroadcasters) outside of its main listening area.


Call sign Frequency City of license ERP (W) HAAT Class FCC info
KRFG 102.9 FM Nashwauk, Minnesota 25,000 77 m (253 ft) C3 FMQ
WJRF 89.5 FM Duluth, Minnesota 1,650>40,000(CP) 168 m (551 ft) A>C1(CP) FMQ
Broadcast translator for KDNW-FM
Call sign Frequency City of license ERP (W) Class FCC info
K201IX 88.1 FM Grand Rapids, Minnesota 250 D FMQ
W230AN 93.9 FM Hayward, Wisconsin 250 D FMQ
W268AT 101.5 FM Spooner, Wisconsin 19 D FMQ
W220EB 91.9 FM Ashland, Wisconsin 38 D FMQ
K288BF 105.5 FM Grand Marais, Minnesota 122 D FMQ

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