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The AAPI Experience

In observance of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we encourage everyone to explore our Social Justice Learning digital space, in particular this lesson focused on "The AAPI Experience.”

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Atomic Age Cocktail Party
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Atomic Age Cocktail Party (1020) Bossa Nova Heat

On the program this week, we're feeling the bossa nova heat! We have lots of tunes from the greats like Antonio Carlos Jobim, Stan Getz & João Gilberto, and…
Evening Concert

Bruckner’s “8th Symphony”

Thursday night May 19 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 it’s the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Former Artistic Advisor Stanislaw Skrowaczeski leads…
Classic Mornings

A Few Of May’s Favorite Things

Remember the lessons Maria taught us in The Sound of Music?


Illinois History Timeline

May 20 Illinois History Minute

It’s May 20th, the day that U-S Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan the 2nd was born in Chicago in 1899. President Dwight Eisenhauer nominated Harlan to the high…
The 217 Today Podcast
A contractor installs fiber-optic cable next to a field in Ford County for Ideatek, a local broadband company based in the town of Buhler. Ideatek has used fiber lines like this one to bring high-speed internet to several towns with populations of just a few hundred people in southwest Kansas.

217 Today: Small broadband providers get rural customers connected in places telecom giants left behind

In today's deep dive, we’ll travel to western Kansas to see how some smaller companies are bringing high speed internet to remote areas.
The 21st Show

Best of: Supporting siblings of children with disabilities

Siblings of special needs children often get less attention, face more parental expectations, and may struggle with their mental health.


Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardner - April 2022

This month, we're still battling the cold temperature while still trying to get ready for spring planting season. Some of our experts give you some tips to help…
Mid-American Gardener

Episode 1132 - March 31, 2022

Martie Alagna stops by to give us some early Spring pruning tips and show us some helpful ways to give our garden tools some love!
Mid-American Gardener

Episode 1131 - March 24, 2022

Tinisha is joined in studio by panelist Ella Maxwell, and they discuss Microgreens and some helpful way to grow them!

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Frankie Drake Mysteries

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