Mankato’s KEYC Celebrates 50 Years

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Free Press

KEYC-TV, the CBS and FOX affiliate in North Mankato, is celebrating 50 years of broadcasting this year, and general manager Denny Wahlstrom has worked there for 35 of those years.

“I thought Id give it a couple years and 35 years later, here I am,” laughed Wahlstrom of North Mankato.

In 1975, Wahlstrom began working as an advertising account executive in Mankato. For the next 12 years, he lived in Fairmont and worked as a KEYC account executive across southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. More…