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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WNMU Community Open House
at NMU Lydia Olson Library and Harden Learning Resources Center (LRC)

WNMU, Public TV 13 and Public Radio 90 are located in the basement level. 

You’re Invited to stop by the Lydia M. Olson Library and Harden Learning Resources Center (LRC) during Homecoming weekend at Northern Michigan University for a Community Open House and a day of fun, free, family-friendly activities.

Saturday, September 23

11am - 2pm (eastern time)


An opportunity to get to know your new representative. Guest host Walt Lindala and media guest TV6 anchor Greg Trick ask the congressman about health care, veterans, and other issues important to Michigan’s 1st District.

Rep. Scott Dianda

Aug 28, 2017

A look at business development, jobs, education, healthcare and other issues and topics with the Upper Peninsula's 110th District House member, representing six counties and a part of another. Three of those Western U.P. counties rate among the most economically challenged in the state.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is set to start on Monday issuing driver's licenses that residents eventually need to board domestic flights if they don't have passports or other accepted documents.
New ID standards were created after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Starting in October 2020, compliant driver's licenses or state IDs will be needed to fly or to visit federal buildings, nuclear plants and military bases unless other acceptable documents are provided.


ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The longtime executive director of the Great Lakes Commission is leaving the post.
Tim Eder has taken a new job as a program officer with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.
Eder has led the Great Lakes Commission since 2006. The commission is an interstate agency that represents and advises the governors of all eight Great Lakes states, and the premiers of Ontario and Quebec, about economic and environmental issues in the region.
Deputy Director Tom Crane will serve as interim executive director until the commission hires Eder's replacement.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder's rejection of a speedier tax cut for people who trade in their car for a new one is provoking disappointed lawmakers to seriously consider something that's been done just three times in the last 66 years — a veto override.
A month ago, the Republican governor vetoed legislation to accelerate the sales tax break. He cited "additional financial strain" for the state and said the bills conflicted with a previous compromise to phase in tax relief for those looking to offset the cost of an automobile or RV with a trade-in.

Marquette, MI - A Rumley man will go to trail on charges related to  holding a Cooks woman against her will for several days in July.  Eric Ruska, 37, faces three counts of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of kidnapping, all felonies, following a pre-trial hearing Monday.

According to court records, Ruska took a co-worker out fishing on Chicago Lake on July 8th. He kidnapped her and threatened her and her family.

Ruska was arrested at a Munising gas station after a five-day manhunt.


Marquette, MI - UPHS Marquette nurses have delivered a report on staffing to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

The report, entitled “Misplaced Priorities: The Deteriorating Condition of Safe Patient Care at Duke LifePoint Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette” comes after nurses say they tried to resolve their concerns regarding unsafe staffing conditions directly with Duke LifePoint. According to a release from the Michigan Nurses Association, the management of the hospital has rejected the nurses’ proposals on two occasions.


KINCHELOE, Mich. (AP) — A food worker says he was fired after refusing to serve rotten potatoes to inmates at a northern Michigan prison.
Steve Pine of Sault Ste. Marie, who has worked for Trinity Services Group at Kinross Correctional Facility since July 2016, tells the Detroit Free Press about 100 bags of potatoes had mold. He says a corrections officer agreed the potatoes should be thrown out, but a Trinity supervisor disagreed.
Pine says he was fired Saturday. The Associated Press sent an email Friday seeking comment from Oldsmar, Florida-based Trinity.

Delta County, MI - Gladstone State Police responded to two separate crashes Wednesday. Troopers say the first crash happened at about 3:30pm on a trail near M-69 and ‘D’ Road near Bark River. A minor driving a motorcycle on the trail failed to stop when entering a roadway, striking a vehicle. The driver, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to OSF-St. Francis Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries… and then transported to UPHS-Marquette for further treatment. The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the accident.