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KMSU (89.7 FM, "The Maverick") is a public radio station operated by Minnesota State University, Mankato in Mankato, Minnesota that carries a mixed news, talk, and music format. KMSU is also widely known for the blues programming provided by volunteer radio host, Mark Halverson, who plays a variety of music provided by blues musicians from across the world. Mark began broadcasting the original "Blues Before Monday" show (Sunday, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.) in the early 80's; his current co-host for this program is "Maverick Slim", otherwise known as Gary Campbell. "Marky Maverick" also produces KMSU's "Noon Blues Break" Monday through Friday and he began "Blue Monday" (Monday, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.) in 1998.