KBEK — The little radio station that could

Reblogging this from Brett Larson’s awesome blog, Bogus Brook. Thanks Brett!

Bogus Brook

On Sunday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., I’ll be playing an hour long live set on our “live and local” radio station, KBEK, out of Braham, Minnesota.

I’m happy and honored to do so, having been a fan of KBEK for many years.

We moved to Bogus Brook Township in Mille Lacs County in 1997, and shortly thereafter I discovered this little station with a big signal, stretching from St. Cloud to Hinckley, and from the Mille Lacs Reservation to the northern suburbs. The music was fun, “Songs from the Best Times of Your Life” — basically 50s through 80s Top 40.

A couple years later I was teaching Mass Communications at Cambridge Campus of Anoka-Ramsey Community College, and I contacted the station to give my students a tour. The founders, John Godfrey and Colleen McKinney, were happy to do so. The “studio” was in a house in…

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