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KDOG, better known as "Hot 96.7", is a radio station serving Mankato, Minnesota. The station airs an Top 40 (CHR) format. They are licensed to North Mankato, Minnesota and serves the Mankato area and the Minnesota River Valley. KDOG is owned by Linder Radio Group. The station went on the air in 1984 with a Top 40 (CHR) format as "96.7 K-Dog" competing with KEEZ "Z99".The station dropped the "Spot" moniker and transitioned to a broader hot adult contemporary format in August 2002, and flipped to adult hits in 2006. Starting on March 1st 2006, Brad and Sarah took over the morning show spot and have been together for 5 years, they are to this date the longest running morning show that station has seen. From April 2006 to July 2008, KDOG was simulcasted on sister station KNSG in Springfield, Minnesota, which serves Redwood Falls and Marshall. On September 4, 2009, KDOG returned to its CHR roots as "Hot 96.7".