KSTZ Star 102.5 :: www.star1025.com
Listen to KSTZ Star 102.5, Today’s Best Variety radio station. KSTZ or KSTZ Star 102.5, known as “Star 102.5,” is an FM radio station based in Des Moines, Iowa. The station plays Hot Adult Contemporary music. KSTZ Star 102.5 is part of Saga Communications’ Des Moines Radio Group, along with KPSZ, KRNT, KAZR, KIOA, and KLTI-FM. KRNT-FM signed on in 1970 under the ownership of the Cowles family, publishers of the Des Moines Register. In 1974 the station became KRNQ, “Q-102” that year, Cowles sold KRNQ and KRNT (AM) to Stauffer Communications of Topeka, Kansas. The two stations were sold to Saga Communications in August 1988. KRNQ was originally an automated Top 40 station, but in 1984, the station began using local personalities. By the end of the 1980s, KRNQ was at or near the top of the local Arbitron ratings.