|Broadcast area||Iron Range|
|Branding||97.9 FM WEVE|
|Affiliations||Fox News Radio, Westwood One Bright AC|
|Owner||Duey E. Wright |
(Midwest Communications, Inc.)
|WTBX, WUSZ, WDKE|
First air date
|June 26, 1978|
|HAAT||158 meters (518 ft)|
|Translator(s)||92.1 W221AU (Virginia)|
WEVE-FM is a radio station on 97.9 FM in Eveleth, Minnesota. The station is programmed with an adult contemporary format targeted towards the 25-54 age group. Established in 1978, WEVE-FM is owned by Midwest Communications. Although the station broadcasts satellite-syndicated programming, it also features local on-air personalities and a full news staff.
On August 24, 2016, Midwest Communications announced that it was purchasing WEVE-FM from Red Rock Radio in a deal that included sister stations KQDS-FM in Duluth, WXXZ in Grand Marais, KAOD in Babbitt, and KGPZ in Coleraine, as well as translators W221AU, W252AN, and W288AI; the sale was completed on December 31, 2016, at a purchase price of $5.625 million.
WEVE's primary station coverage is augmented by two translators:
|City of license||ERP
|W221AU||92.1||Virginia, Minnesota||7||D||FCC FM Query|