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The Middle returns Sept 28

Illinois Public Media is proud to serve as the distribution partner and host for the return of The Middle with Jeremy Hobson. The award-winning journalist will launch the national, now weekly, live call-in show from Campbell Hall and the WILL radio studios on September 28.

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Atomic Age Cocktail Party
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Atomic Sampler Fall 2023 (1077)

This week, on The Atomic Age Cocktail Party, it’s another one of our Atomic Samplers. A chance for you to get a taste of the wide variety of hi-fi music we bring you…
Evening Concert

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and The Middle

Thursday night Setpember 28 at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s “The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival”. You’ll hear…
Classic Mornings
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The 21st Show
Marisol Gamboa, Chief of Police at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston

Marisol Gamboa makes history as the Chief of Police at EIU

Texas native Marisol Gamboa made history twice when she became the Chief of Police at Eastern Illinois University.
The 21st Show
Jeremy Hobson, host of “The Middle”, live in the studio of the 21st Show.

Jeremy Hobson returns to Central Illinois to launch his national public radio show

Jeremy Hobson returns to Illinois Public Media to launch his show The Middle permanently. The show aims to hear from people who are geographically, politically, or…
The 217 Today Podcast
Valerie Caroll plans to apply for funds to help pay her gas bill. The amount of money the state of Illinois will give low-income families is being reduced.

217 Today: Energy assistance in Illinois may fall short without a federal boost

In today's deep dive, we’ll learn more about the changes being made to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and how it will impact low-income families in…


Prairie Fire

Prairie Fire: Episode 5 - September 2023

Meet a couple restoring a Frank Lloyd Wright home in Riverside Illinois. Get a tour of an old school gaming paradise in Central Illinois, and meet it's creator and owner.…
Mid-American Gardener

Are you ready for fall crops?

Martie and Chuck share their summer gardening successes and plans for the upcoming fall season.
State of Change

State of Change examines how Illinoisans manage carbon

Carbon is a key to life on Earth. Whether its air, animals, people, plants, or water, it would not be possible without carbon. Human use of carbon means Illinois and our…

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Autumnwatch New England - Friends of WILL can stream all 3 episodes


Experience the wonder of the fall season with Autumnwatch New England. Friends of WILL can stream all 3 episodes now with WILL Passport.