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 ___________.

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Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Rosalie Sanara Petrouske, one of the authors included in the anothology 'And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017.' She reads her poem "Before Leaving" from the anthology and also talks about her own book, What We Keep, from which she reads "Walking with My Unborn Daughter."

She'll be appearing at the Munising Public Library today at 1pm, then she'll be at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising at 3pm, and tonight at 6pm she'll be at the Negaunee City Library in Negaunee.


Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Ron Riekki, editor of the new anthology "And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017." We began with his work with the publishers and the main idea behind the book.

Book signings and readings scheduled including:

Wednesday, 8/16 - 1pm - Munising Public Library feat. contributors Eric Gadzinski, Kathleen M Heideman, L.E. Kimball, Rosalie Sanara Petrouske, Jillena Rose, and M. Bartley Seigel

A look at online threats to children and efforts to boost social media awareness among parents and concerned adults.

A review of factors informing an upcoming ballot proposal to update the public library in Marquette. The proposal calls for a $4.2 million bond over 15 years. The vote is Tuesday, August 8. 

Hans Ahlstrom spoke with local author John Smolens about an upcoming event regarding his book "Wolf's Mouth" at the Iron Industry Museum.

Wolf's Mouth - A Novel by John Smolens.  Published February 1st, 2016. Michigan State University Press.


Hans Ahlstrom Superior String Alliance Executive Director about the SSA Camp for string players and the concert tour by camp faculty beginning next week.

For more information on the camp and the concert tour, visit the Superior String Alliance website

Vatican Science

Jul 10, 2017

A discussion of science and current issues with a priest who is, in fact, a scientist and lecturer for the Vatican. Our guest is acclaimed Astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno.

Fish and Wildlife Service

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Duck Hunters Association and the state Department of Natural Resources are introducing the 2017 collector's edition Michigan duck stamp and prints.
The Michigan Waterfowl Stamp Program was established in 1976 and has become popular with hunters, conservationists and collectors around the nation.
Proceeds from the stamp sales are used for projects that help conserve wetlands and other waterfowl habitat.
This year's duck stamp features a pair of northern shovelers, painted by wildlife artist Guy Crittenden of Richmond, Virginia.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is starting a new effort to make Michigan's Legislature part-time.
The Detroit News reports Calley's Clean Michigan Committee announced Monday it submitted a new petition with revised language to the Secretary of State.
The new petition would generally require lawmakers to finish the regular legislative session by April 15 each year. The previous version sought to limit the regular session to 90 consecutive days.