Memories of Mesa – A Daughter’s Reflection
The Pine City community and radio family lost a legend this month. Cheryl Hoeft, also known by her radio name Mesa Kincaid, passed away on September 6 at her home in Pine City. She was 52.
Hoeft worked at various radio stations across the state including WCCO, KQRS and KS95. She also was instrumental in bringing businesses to Pine City, including Hollywood Pyrotechnics and Organic Technologies Inc.
Her daughter Courtney Gryniewski reflects on her mother’s career, life at home and legacy: