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, interviews local and visiting writers and artists, works with NMU student interns, and writes the occasional news story.

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Discussion of a local November ballot proposal to recoup $224,000 in tax repeal funding losses that would restore important services.  The measure would appear on the ballot in five of the library’s service areas. 


If you can point the finger at this guy, you're in

“All I ever did was sell beer and whiskey to our best people. All I ever did was supply a demand that was pretty popular. Why, the very guys that make my trade good are the ones that yell the loudest about me. Some of the leading judges use the stuff.”


A program on Michigan’s leading cause of death among teens and young adults on the occasion of a Marquette County produced documentary film aimed at awareness, hope and prevention.


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


IRON MOUNTAIN, MI - Three people are injured following a multiple-vehicle crash in Dickenson County. Troopers from the Iron Mountain post responded to the scene at US-141 and Breiting Avenure at about 6:40 Saturday evening. An eastbound vehicle, driven by 73-year old Kathryn Abraham-Coffman of Iron Mountain, attempted to cross the highway when it struck a northbound vehicle, driven by 64-year old Margaret Harvath of Niagra, WI. The collision caused Harvath’s vehicle to collide with a third vehicle stopped at the stop sign on Lincoln Avenue, driven by 34-year old Matthew LaLonde.

Diabetes Update

Aug 27, 2018

Upper Peninsula residents with Diabetes make up about 9% of the population, but numbers appear to have increased statewide, putting more people at risk for related conditions, ranging from heart disease to blindness.  Prevention and self-management remain key weapons against the disease. We'll look at the latest information and strategies.  

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A retired Marine Corps officer who is seeking a seat in Congress will get a November ballot spot after a successful write-in campaign.
       Matt Morgan, a Democrat from Traverse City, is running against Republican U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman. The Board of State Canvassers said Friday that Morgan had enough write-in votes in the Aug. 7 primary election to qualify for the general election.


MARQUETTE, MI - The UP Health System new hospital construction site was evacuated today following a bomb threat.

WLUC-TV reports law enforcement secured the perimeter and the Marquette City Police Explosive K-9 Unit was deployed to search the building. No explosive devices were found… and work on the building resumed.

Law enforcement is continuing its investigation into the threat.

IRON MOUNTAIN - ‘Northern Airways’ is introducing a same-day air shuttle between the U.P. and Lansing.

Chad Kubick, president of Kubick Aviation Services, parent company of Northern Airways, says the “vision for the air shuttle is to get customers to Lansing for a day of business, and then get them home – the same day.”


A discussion with presumed democratic candidate for Michigan Secretary of State, Joselyn Benson from Detroit will answer questions about issues of interest to voters.