History of KTV

Timeline created by gvanderm
  • Public Access begins in Mankato

    Public Access begins in Mankato
    In 1981, both North Mankato and Mankato were granted public, education, and government access to cable television.Link text
  • City of Mankato begins talks with BLC

    City of Mankato begins talks with BLC
    City of Mankato staff reach out to Bethany's Production Studio to begin conversations of moving CCTV to Bethany's campus.
  • Public Access partnership passes city council

    Public Access partnership passes city council
    Ms. Rovney moved and Mr. Frost seconded a motion to approve the Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into an agreement with Bethany Lutheran College to provide public access, education and government cable services. The motion carried unanimously. Link text
  • KTV begins broadcasting from Bethany Studios

    KTV begins broadcasting from Bethany Studios
    Mankato's Public Access stations begin broadcasting from Bethany Lutheran College's Production Studio under the new name, KTV.
    KTV broadcasts two channels. The Public Channel and a combination of Edu/Gov.
  • KTV holds open house

    KTV holds open house
    BLC and the Cities celebrate the beginning of KTV by holding an open house. “It’s about telling the story of who this community is,” said John Harrenstein, North Mankato city administrator. “We have a great region that has an asset in Bethany Lutheran College, which has the best media arts program in the state of Minnesota.” Link text
  • City Council meeting airs live on KTV

    City Council meeting airs live on KTV
    Mankato City Council and Mankato Area Public School Board meetings can now be viewed live online and cable television to review matters that matter. Link text
  • Contract Renewed

    Contract Renewed
    BLC & Cities renew KTV agreement from 2018-2020