Recent News

  • Tune in to Womenfolk Sunday, February 8th at 11 am as poet Terri Ford and legendary songwriter Claudia Schmidt:http://claudiasings.homestead.com/ stop by the studio to share songs and poems to celebrate Valentine’s Day…Feel the love and learn about fun things to do, with or without a loved one!

  • Celebrate Valentines Day with Corazon Latino on Tuesday, February 10th….Corazones que se despiertan, se alegran, se enamoran, sufren, se parten, y se rompen…….todo en el programa especial del Dia de Los Enamorados: los altos y bajos del amor!

  • Native American films around the country often fall beneath the radar because of low funding and low publicity, but Elise Marrubio of Augsburg College, sees the potential for social change and understanding through the screening of these obscure films.

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  • President Obama’s House-approved stimulus package is still pending in the Senate, but the city of Minneapolis is already planning ways to use any federal funding it may receive. City officials are gearing up for the creation of several new green jobs in the City that would employ local residents and plan for our environmental future.

  • Cedar-Riverside is a diverse Minneapolis neighborhood with a burgeoning populous of people from all over the world. But like many inner city neighborhoods, residents are always thinking of ways to prevent crime and promote public safety.

  • Last week, KFAI heard from Center for School Change Director, Joe Nathan, about a lawsuit filed against the Minnesota Department of Education and Tarek Ibn Ziyad Academy in Inver Grove Heights. The school, also known as TIZA, is a publicly funded charter school being sued on grounds that it is promoting Islam with taxpayer money.

  • David McKay, one of the men accused of making Molotov cocktails during the Republican National Convention last year, is out of jail for the first time since September. McKay’s week-long trial ended yesterday when the jury could not reach a verdict. The mistrial was declared following dramatic testimony in which McKay accused one of his fellow protesters, an FBI informant, of entrapment.

  • Jeff Hayden is the new DFL MN State Representative for District 61B in South Minneapolis. KFAI’s Anibal Preston brings us a profile on Representative Hayden.

    February 2, 2009

  • University of Minnesota graduate students took their protests against high fees to University Administrators. KFAI News Director Ahndi Fridell spoke to Lucia Peloski, a graduate instructor in the English Department, before the students moved their protest outdoors where the temperature was 5 degrees with strong winds.

    February 2, 2009

  • Please tune to Rockin in Rhythm Wednesday morning February 4th during the 7:00 hour for some of host David Cumming’s recent conversations with Miss Janet Waldo. Name doesn’t ring a bell? Janet is a veteran radio actor, she was the star of Meet Corliss Archer, she played Emmy Lou on both the Ozzie and Harriet radio and television shows, plus numerous other radio programs.

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