General Announcements

  • A Minnesota based group has proudced a report that claims the chemical BPA has been found in several different kinds of canned foods frequently used to prepare meals at Thanksgiving.

  • By Allison Herrera

    This week marks the 149th anniversary of the forced march of Dakota, men, women and children from the Upper Sioux agency in the Minnesota River valley to Fort Snelling.

  • Story by Nancy Sartor

    Savage Umbrella is a local theater company, established in 2007. This nomadic troupe has performed at Bryant Lake Bowl, the Playwright’s Center and at the annual Fringe Festival. For the next two weekends the company is in residence at a local historic landmark that hasn’t been in operation for nearly 25 years.

  • Story by Allison Osberg

    With the changing seasons and the first few flakes of snow, artists who look for inspiration outside now turn their attention to opportunities indoors. Fortunately for them, the Bell Museum of Natural History offers a sketch night where nature can be observed from the comfort of a cozy room.
    KFAI’s Allison Osberg went to the museum and filed this report.

  • Story by Eric Blom

    A group of Occupy Minnesota protesters took up new positions at a Minneapolis home last night. This move signals a change in tactics for at least part of the group that has been demonstrating in the plaza between the Hennepin County Government Center and Minneapolis City Hall since early October.

  • Story by Mike Fischbein

    We all know how hard it is to find a job in today’s economy. And yet businesses that do construction are often required to offer opportunities for groups that are under-represented in the industry. Before that can happen, people need training.

  • KFAI and Truth To Tell brought listeners the results of St. Paul’s City Council and School Board elections on Tuesday evening, November 8th 2011.

    Andy Driscoll and Michelle Alimoradi welcomed in-studio guests Yusef Mgeni, Anne White and Kazoua Kong-Thao.

    On the phone they talked with Katey DeCelle, Jeanne Massey, John Manillo, Dave Thune, Anne Carrol and Melvin Carter III.

  • Story by Ed Draper

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is asking Hennepin County to rescind new restrictions placed on the Occupy MN protests at the county’s Government Center Plaza.

  • Story by Susan Gray

    Entertainer Judy Garland’s remarkable life story has been told through her music and mania at two theaters in St. Paul.

  • Story by Michael Fischbein

    Thousands of Tibetans and their supporters are protesting the actions of the Chinese government. Since last Spring, there has been a Chinese military presence at the Ngaba Kirti Monastery in Eastern Tibet. Ten Tibetan monks and one Tibetan nun have set fire to themselves in protest of this presence.