Cemetery Walk, Climate Action, Trafficking

September 19, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 09/19/2014
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Upcoming Events for the next few days varied and significant. Reporter Kay Puttock talked with Kathy Svec of the Ames Historical Society about the first Ames Cemetery Walk featuring dramatizations of memoirs from Ames founders who were Civil War Veterans together with their wives. Following this was an interview by Ed Fallon of of the Great March for Climate Action and Stephen Biggs of Citizens Climate Lobby who described the action taking place in Ames on Sunday afternoon in support of the Peoples Climate March in New York City. Finally, Jan Beran and Jerry Hall gave the background for an important workshop “Protecting Our Children,” which will help our community confront the alarming problem of child sex trafficking. This will be held on September 23 at First Methodist Church from 6:30 - 8:00 PM.

KHOI and the Musicwalk

September 18, 2014 - 1:58pm -- ron

Dozens of music lovers visited the KHOI studios to hear three local artists during the annual Musicwalk in downtown Ames on Thursday, Sept. 11. KHOI’s own Paul Hertz led off the festivities with selections by Bach and improvised music in contemporary style. Paul was followed by Alice Thompson, who played the dulcimer and sang folk songs from the 19th and 20th centuries. The evening concluded with a lively mini-concert of original compositions by Cheshire Moon, featuring Eric Coleman and Lizzie Crowe.

Climate March and Coffin Artist

September 15, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 09/15/2014
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Co-Hosts Greta Anderson and Susan Franzen started the show with a phone call to Ed Fallon as he marches through Indiana as the Great Climate Marchers prepare to join the People’s Climate March in New York City for the “largest climate march in history” on Sunday, Sept. 21. We also heard from Mark Kargol who is working with others on ISU’s Bike Share program, and from Eric Adjetey Anang, a design coffin maker from Ghana.

KHOI DJ Spotlight

September 11, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Heart of Iowa program originally broadcast 09/11/2014
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Merl On the Move is a sports, hip-hop and social/political show with a blend of great music and guests stopping in to discuss their viewpoints. The Celebrity interviews that started Merl on the Move was Dave Chappell when he visited Iowa in 2013. Because of that, Merl became a fixture on KHOIYou can listen to Merl on the Move every Saturday 9:00 - 11:00 PM.

Rick Morrison interviewed another KHOI evening DJ, Rock of The Ages creature and host Allen Gildehaus (Gildy), whose love of Classic Rock brings out the hidden gems, deep tracks and unheard music from great bands thought out the years. He looks far and wide to find the songs that no one will have heard or maybe even known about; songs that have not received the radio time they deserved. Listen to Rock of The Ages every Friday from 8:00 – 10:00 PM.

A Town Divided; Visions of Pride in Ames

September 10, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 09/10/2014
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We start out the show interviewing Tim Herrstrom of Luther, Iowa, a small town being torn apart by a struggle over sewage. Herrstrom gives us the backstory on a petition to dissolve the town in the face of an ordinance to mandate better septics.

Then, Greta shares insider information on the special features Ames library-goers will enjoy when APL doors re-open on Sunday, at 1:00 PM on 515 Douglas Ave. Hugo Kenemer of Heroic Ink describes the work he did on several Cys around town.

Then the Wild Man busts through our doors and introduces us (again) to Larry Sloane, provocateur and owner/operator of the Iowa Talent Factory.

YSS, Cyclone City, Edible Garden Tour

September 8, 2014 - 7:00am -- ron

Originally broadcast 09/08/2014
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Christine DeCoudreaux from Youth and Shelter Services, invites area resident to the 100th anniversary of the former Ames Municipal Building, an official Sesquicentenial event. Music, refreshments, and a reennactment of the GALA cornerstone laying of 1914 will occur in a tent in front of YSS headquarters at 420 Kellogg Avenue on September 10 from 4:30 - 6:00 PM. Hannah Frederick from the Ames Historical Society gives a brief history of the former Ames Municipal Building.

Cyclone City, the current project that has put 30 decorated sculptures of the Cy mascot around Ames, is explained by Crystal Davis from the Ames Chamber of Commerce. Davis also describes the Leadership Ames Class that produced the project. Makensie Heddens and Sarah Battani from the Leadership Ames Class describe how they implemented Cyclone City.

Amanda Raster and Jacqueline Nester describe the Ames Edible Garden Tour. Area residents are invited to stop by any or all of home gardens on Sunday, September 14 at designated times between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. A bicycle safety talk will begin at the Food at First Garden (3626 Ontario Street) at 10:45 sharp for those participating in the organized bike tour. Drivers are welcome to visit the garden sites at their leisure during tour hours.

Garden descriptions, an event map, and information about the bike tour will be posted on the Ames Edible Garden Tour Facebook page. Locations are subject to change, so please check the event Facebook page (or “Like” it to receive automatic updates), or email amesediblegarden@gmail.com, for current information.


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