WRIN ( 1560 AM AM) is a radio station in Rensselaer, Indiana. The Broadcasting Yearbook notes it was founded by 5 partners on September 14, 1963. Rensselaer is about south of Chicago in Jasper County, Indiana.
According to Standard Rate and Data service, the daytime only Class D radio station would cover Jasper, White, Newton, Benton and Pulaski counties. No other radio stations were located in any of these counties.
WRIN is important because, other than the local newspaper, The Rensselaer Republican it was the only local media for more than 10 years. Today, other local radio media exists in Earl Park, Monticello, Kentland, and Winamac, all within the original coverage of WRIN.