Janine Calsbeek

Yunnan province in southwestern China spreads between the tropical jungles of Burma and Vietnam on the South and the Himalayan heights of Tibet on the north; it's a massive land with dynamic features and history. Shanren, comprised of musicians from this region, joins together the features and traditions that have been shaped by these dynamics as well as the by the band members' studies and travels throughout the world.  

Laughing Her Lips Off

Jan 15, 2015

FM90’s Gretchen Gondek visits with local author and humorist Jenny Herrick about enjoying life and overcoming challenges through laughter.

TOB: Best Album of 2014

Jan 14, 2015
Music Library
Mark Munger

Steve Smith presents the best of the blues from 2014. 

CJBF Poster

The Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival kindles our tundra-frozen senses each year, reminding us that there is more to life than layering. Jim Adamson, the mover and shaker behind the fest, joins FM90's Steve Smith to talk about this years bill and the history of the CJBF.  


Boys Club of Sioux City Western Steak Dinner

Jul 2, 2014

Boys Club of Sioux City Kicks Up their Boots at the 40th Annual Western Steak Dinner

The Boys Club of Sioux City will host their 40th Annual Western Steak Dinner and Steer Auction on Saturday, Sept. 10th at Sue Anne Farms just a mile north of Sioux City. Upon arrival you will feel like you’ve left town and stepped back in time as you are welcomed by greeters on horseback to an outdoor old western party and casino.  Enter to win a pair of tickets.  If the link doesn't work with your email system, email to enter.  Drawing will be held September 1st, and winner will be notified by email.

The event will begin with the Iowa State vs. Iowa game, casino and cocktails at 6:00, dinner and The Emily Johnson Band at 7:30 p.m., and a live steer auction to follow. 

Tickets are $100 per person and can be purchased by calling 712-258-5545 or buy online.  A portion of your ticket is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 

With the financial support of the Iowa Broadcasters Association, through the IBA Foundation, UNI's Department of Communication Studies is offering a unique 2014 summer internship program - working to place Electronic Media Industry Leadership Program students in IBA member radio and television stations this summer.  

The IBA Foundation is underwriting scholarships to help fund this special program.   Interested radio and television stations are encouraged to submit an application for one or more students. 

Holiday Programming Schedule

Nov 25, 2013

December 23:

3:00 to 4:00 - Christmas at Morningside

December 24:

9:00 to 11:00 - Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

11:00 to 1:00 - St. Olaf

3:00 to 4:00 - Vivaldi’s Gloria (Sponsored by Gelita North America)

December 25:

9:00 to noon - Handel’s Messiah (Sponsored by Gelita North America)

Noon to 1:00 - Friday Film Scores

1:00 to 2:00 - Northwestern College Vespers

2:00 to 3:00 - Christmas at Morningside

3:00 to 4:00 - A Briar Cliff Christmas

Sponsor Holiday Programming

Nov 22, 2013

Sponsor a holiday music program on FM90!  It is a great way to show your support of public radio.  An individual, a business, a church, etc. can have your name mentioned 15 times: 13 spots leading up to the program, plus two on either side of the program for $150, or simply do a holiday greeting to the community for $100.  Email Margaret or call 712-274-6406.  THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Siouxland Public Media Spring Friendraiser

Sep 27, 2013

Please help us raise $60,000 to support Siouxland Public Media, local public radio, during our Spring campaign.  Please call or pledge online to show your support.  

Tune in April 1st through 6th to hear your favorite local personalities talking about the many interesting things going on around Siouxland. On our website, you can inspect this year's premiums, check us out on the webcam in studio A during the fundraiser, and pledge your support for KWIT-KOJI with our online pledge form. Of course, you can always call us at (712) 276-3690 or toll-free (800) 251-3690 - we'd love to hear from you!

Siouxland Public Media Programming Changes

Aug 30, 2013

We have added ten new programs to the KWIT-KOJI Siouxland Public Media lineup!  They include The New Yorker Radio Hour, Freakonomics, Radiolab, and others.  Click on "program schedule" at the top of the page to view information and listen to podcasts for each program.  Feel free to send us your feedback - we hope you enjoy these changes.