Minnesota radio station KPNP 1600 AM provides news and entertainment programming aimed at the state's Asian population. As of 2015, station owners describe it as a gateway to Minnesota's minority community.
Broadcasting on KPNP 1600 AM includes international, national and local news. The station also offers live talk shows with in-studio guests and radio programming from various Asian countries. In addition, audience members receive information about early childhood education, foreclosure prevention and financial advising.
The station's transmitter reaches a 120-square-mile radius, but listeners can stream it live on several Internet radio websites. Self Retire, Inc. owns KPNP. Its first broadcast aired in 1984.