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

Elder Abuse

Jun 15, 2017

It’s a crime that affects our communities every day. Experts discuss the frequency, consequences and prevention of a growing elder abuse problem. Guests: Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress Long-Term Care Programs Director Mark Bomberg, Retired UPCAP Quality Assurance Specialist Cathy Klintworth, Michigan State Police Community Service Trooper Dale Hongisto and Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Wiese.

Radio On

Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Russ Thorburn and Dylan Trost of “Radio On” about the upcoming concert- “Radio On presents: Coffee with Levon” Music and Poetry with Russell Thorburn and friends at the Peter White Public Library (Friday, 6/16). 

Hans Ahlstrom speaks with Dan Truckey, one of the organizers of the benefit concert "50 Years Ago Today: A Sgt. Pepper's Tribute."

The concert, to benefit the MAPS music programs, takes place Thursday, June 8th, at 7:30pm at Kaufman Auditorium. Tickets are available through all NMU EZ ticket outlets.


A look at how children grieve the loss of a friend or loved one and constructive efforts to help them through it. Guests: Upper Peninsula Children's Bereavement Network Board Member Jean Hetrick, Camp Star Assistant Director Martha Process, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Gregory Jones, and Marquette Area Public Schools Counselor Patti Kawarski. 

Broadband Project

May 15, 2017

An account of the development, issues and implications of a state sponsored expansion of educational broadband in the Upper Peninsula by Northern Michigan University.

We will be having some work done at our WNMU-TV & FM transmitter site this Thursday morning, May 11th between 9:30am-noon, which will require both stations to be off the air for the work. 

Public Radio 90 listeners are still able to listen on-line at WNMUFM.org or on channel 190 on Charter/Spectrum cable in Marquette.

Work is expected to be completed by Noon.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Representatives of several organizations and agencies discuss efforts and challenges in preventing substance abuse in Middle School, High School and College age youth.


UNDATED - A report of road rage in the eastern U-P has lead to the apprehension of a convicted felon and the seizure of drugs and a handgun. Chippewa County Sheriff’s Deputies say the department received a call Wednesday about a road rage incident in the Detour area. The caller reported being run off the road by the suspect vehicle and that the male driver pointed a handgun at him.

HOUGHTON, MI - Michigan Technological University will confer nearly 1,000 degrees tomorrow (Saturday) during its Spring Commencement.

     Tech alumna Paula Wittbrodt – class of ’93 – will be the guest commencent spreaker. She is vice president of international business development and chief of staff to the group president international of Estee Lauder. Wittbrodt will receive an honorary doctorate following her address.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers are moving to change regulations in the charitable gambling industry. It is their latest attempt to ease a state crackdown that charities say has restricted their fundraising. The House approved the legislation 100-9 Thursday. The Senate, which passed a similar bill in February, will consider the legislation next.