It originally started out as KMSR broadcasting out of Sauk Centre, Minnesota, then was moved into Alexandria. KIKV-FM is a sister station to COOL 94.3. Both stations are located at 604 3rd Ave. West in Alexandria, MN.
Cool 94.3 is also home to the Lakes Area's Christmas music station. On the day after Thanksgiving Cool 94.3 switches over to a Christmas music format through Christmas Day.
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. announced on November 13, 2014 that it would purchase the Omni Broadcasting stations, including KULO. Hubbard already owned television station KSAX (channel 42, a satellite of KSTP-TV) in Alexandria. The sale was completed on February 27, 2015, at a purchase price of $8 million for the 16 stations and one translator.