Hans Ahlström

Operations Manager/Program & Music Director/Continuity Coordinator/Program Producer and Web

Hans Ahlström is the host of several programs including the daily musical variety show Weekday, the mostly straight ahead jazz show Night Studio, the self explanatory Blues Today, and the eclectic Sound Spectrum. You can also hear Hans as the local host of NPR's All Things Considered news magazine. He also helps manage Public Radio 90's web content, hires and trains student staff, writes the occasional news story, and ___________.

Ways to Connect

The Queen City Hot Club is playing the Jitterbug Jive fundraiser for Public Radio 90 this Friday evening, and members of the band joined us on WeekDay today to play some music and tell us about the band.

The swing dance is Friday night at 7, preceeded by a swing dance clinic at 6:30, at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in Marquette.


Interview with State Representative Sara Cambensy, elected to finish the term of the late John Kivela. Topics include state politics, House rules and practices, current issues and activities. Media guest: Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala. 

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address to Congress, which will be followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom will be annotating those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time. You can also watch the speeches live.


A look at a new Chemistry course of study on medicinal plants being offered at Northern Michigan University.  Topics include research and markets for plant based medicines and supplements, precedents for education, relevant curricula and methods, and opportunities. 


Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Dan Truckey, Director of the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern MichiganUniversity, about the upcoming exhibit, "The Immigrant Experience"

Contact Dan Truckey at (906)227-3212 or email heritage@nmu.edu

Year in Review 2017

Jan 10, 2018

A panel of area journalists looks back on the year’s key news stories.

Public Radio 90 intern Megan Strait spoke with the Interim Dean of the NMU College of Technology and Occupational Sciences , Robert Eslinger, about plans to update and modernize the DJ Jacobetti Center

Northern Michigan University is offering a new medicinal plant chemistry degree that is drawing nationwide attention for its inclusion of marijuana extract. Public Radio 90 intern Hunter Hayhoe spole with NMU Chemistry Professor Leslie Putman about the new program.

Bruce Closser reads part I of "A Christmas Carol"

Public Radio 90's Kurt Hauswirth reads Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols