Recent News

  • While the Obama Administration continues to push lawmakers for health care reform legislation, U.S. Representative Betty McCollum held a hearing on July 20, 2009, at the state capitol to hear what Minnesota patients, practitioners, and hospital and clinic administrators need from national health care reform.

  • While the Obama Administration continues to push lawmakers for health care reform legislation, U.S. Representative Betty McCollum held a hearing on July 20, 2009, at the state capitol to hear what Minnesota patients, practitioners, and hospital and clinic administrators need from national health care reform.

  • Metropolitan Airport Commissioners voted 10-3 today to re-label highway signs using Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 in place of the Lindbergh and Humphrey names currently in place. They also decided put airline names on the highway signs in order to lessen travelers’ confusion over which terminal to go to. Drivers should start seeing the new signs by the first of next year.

  • KFAI’s signal at 106.7FM is experiencing very low wattage due to damaged parts in the translator. Thanks to a recent contribution from an anonymous donor and support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, KFAI will be replacing the ailing translator as soon as possible. A return to full power at 106.7FM is expected by late September.

  • July 20, 2009, marks the 40th anniversary of the moon landing by the Apollo 11 crew. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt talked to Minneapolis illustration studio, Big Time Attic, whose book T-Minus: The Race to the Moon documents the US-Soviet space race of the 1960s to be the first country to land a man on the moon.

    This story aired on Thursday, July 16, 2009.

  • July 20, 2009, marks the 40th anniversary of the moon landing by the Apollo 11 crew. KFAI’s Britt Aamodt talked to Minneapolis illustration studio, Big Time Attic, whose book T-Minus: The Race to the Moon documents the US-Soviet space race of the 1960s to be the first country to land a man on the moon.

    This story aired on Thursday, July 16, 2009.

  • It was a short-lived experiment.

    Last month, KFAI’s Katey DeCelle reported that the Bridgeland News, a community newspaper in southeast Minneapolis, was becoming an online-only publication. But on Monday, July 13, publisher Dan Nordley announced that the organization was going on indefinite hiatus due to a revenue shortage.

  • A new play looks at being in debt — over money AND love. KFAI’s Lydia Howell reviews Malachy Walsh’s new play Beyond the Owing, now playing at the Red Eye Theater in Minneapolis through July 26, 2009.

    _This story aired on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. Howell’s complete interview with the play’s director, Genevieve Bennett, can be heard on the July 9, 2009, edition of Art Matters.

  • A new play looks at being in debt — over money AND love. KFAI’s Lydia Howell reviews Malachy Walsh’s new play Beyond the Owing, now playing at the Red Eye Theater in Minneapolis through July 26, 2009.

    _This story aired on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. Howell’s complete interview with the play’s director, Genevieve Bennett, can be heard on the July 9, 2009, edition of Art Matters.

  • The African Development Center of Minnesota (ADC), located in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, is one of only three recipients from Minnesota to receive funds to form a community development financial institution (CDFI).

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