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Northwest Missouri radio station marks 50 years

KXCV-FM signed on the air in January 1971.

Posted: Jul 24, 2021 11:33 PM
Updated: Jul 26, 2021 10:48 AM

(MARYVILLE, Mo.) A Maryville radio station is celebrating a big milestone today.

50 years ago KXCV-FM signed on the air in its current form.

The overall history of the station dates back to the early 1940s according to station manager John Coffey. It was originally located in the Administration Building at Northwest Missouri State University.

A celebration was held near the campus Saturday which marked a notable event in the station's history.

Today, the station is an affiliate of National Public Radio and continues to be a jumping-off point for students in communication fields at the college.

KXCV-FM can be heard in parts of Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas.

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Warm and breezy conditions continued today with highs making a run for the 90s. Winds will be a bit breezy at times with gusts up to 20 mph. Slightly cooler weather will start to push into the area on Wednesday with highs in the mid 80s. Most of the day will be dry, but a few isolated showers will be possible Wednesday afternoon into the evening. Rain chances will start to ramp up on Thursday with highs in the upper 70s. Scattered rain chances will continue on Friday through the weekend as highs remain in the 70s.
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