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In this Five Part series, KMST's John Larson sat with Paul Costigan and Ranga Nepal from the International Institute St Louis to speak about their role is placing immigrants in Missouri.

Kmst's John Larson recently spoke with two members of the S&T Gold Level Mine Rescue Team to learn more about First Response Underground

Job Fairs for Veterans

May 25, 2016

KMST's John Larson sat with Jeff Benick and spoke about Veteran Job Fairs and why they are so important.

The Newburg Children's Museum in downtown Newburg, MO, is having their annual Spring festival this Saturday!  Click on the audio link to learn more.

Nando Hernandez, professional soccer player and coach, uses soccer to help immigrants adjust to life in America.

Fifteen year old Josh Traxel is running a 5K this Saturday to raise funds for two charities, both of whom helped him through the loss of his father, a Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Traxel, three years ago.

KMST's John E. Larson sat with Roy and Emily from the Leach Theater to talk about Ryan & Ryan, a dynamic father-son piano duo that blends classic and contemporary music into an enthralling concert experience. From Rachmaninoff to Gershwin to Billy Joel, Donald and Barron Ryan combine their talents to create a dazzling blend of old and new schools.  They'll be at S&T's Leach Theatre on Friday, May 6.

Missouri S&T "One Book"

Apr 28, 2016
Missouri S&T One Book Program
Missouri S&T One Book Program

KMST's John E. Larson sat down with Dr. Kathryn Dolan from the S&T English department to learn more about their "One Book" program.

Second membership gift drawing winner!

Apr 5, 2016

Congrats to KMST members Dr. Kelvin and Fran Erickson! (Dr. Erickson pictured at right) Kelvin and Fran are the drawing winners of the canvas printed photograph by local photographer and KMST Marketing Manager Joel Goodridge (left).  The printing of the photograph titled “Sunrise on the Farm” was donated by Jesse Singleton of Rolla.  This is our second drawing held during the KMST 2016 Spring Membership Drive. 

First membership gift drawing winners!

Mar 31, 2016

Congrats to KMST members Christine Smith and George Fuson .  They were the winners of KMST’s first membership gift drawing!  Christine and George won a $50 certificate to Sybill’s and a $50 certificate to Leach Theatre!  

If you haven’t pledged in KMST’s Spring Membership Drive, go to KMST.org right now and enter…it only takes a few minutes!

Jodi Elder and Jamie Engelbrecht

Newburg, Missouri natives Jodi Elder and her sister Jamie Engelbrecht, both teachers, had lots of material to work with in crafting their new novel about a middle school girl who re-invents herself.  Jodi talked with KMST's John Larson about the book, and the process of writing with her sister.

Missouri S&T Marketing & Communications

Hannah Goodman is a Support Analyst for Missouri S&T, and very good at what she does.  So after she worked on a computer issue for KMST's John Larson, he asked her what it's like to work at an IT Helpdesk.

The late Bob Ebeling, one of the engineers with the space shuttle "Challenger," spent 30 years blaming himself for the disaster that took the lives of the Challenger astronauts.  He talked recently with NPR's All Things Considered. 

After that story aired, KMST's John Larson was able to speak with him about his early life as an engineer, and his thoughts about ethics in engineering.

Gonzo Gives Back

Mar 23, 2016

The Department of Student Life at Missouri University of Science & Technology has created a new day of service to coincide with the St. Pat's festivities.  It's called "Gonzo Gives Back."  KMST's John Larson got the opportunity to talk with Jessica Haywood about the program.

Missouri S&T Marketing & Communications

Ever wonder about the history behind St. Pat's and Missouri S&T?  KMST's John Larson talks with one of the campus' biggest supporters of the St. Pat's festivities - Professor of Arts, Languages & Philosophy Lance Haynes.

Over the St. Pat's weekend, over 2800 athletes came to the town of Waynesville, MO, to participate in the Special Olympics indoor games.  KMST's John Larson got to talk with Brandon Shotsick to learn more about the games.

Grammy Award-winning blues artist, composer, producer and actor Chris Thomas King will perform at The Soda Fountain in downtown Steelville, MO on Thursday, 3/17/16.  KMST's John Larson talked with Mr. King about his upcoming show.

Missouri S&T Marketing & Communications

Dr. Cheryl B. Schrader, Chancellor of Missouri University of Science & Technology, is coming up on her fourth anniversary at the University.  She talks with KMST's John Francis about the accomplishments of the last four years, and some things she's looking forward to in the future.

The local chapter of the Audubon Society is having their annual banquet.  Norm Movitz talked with Mike Doyen, KMST's Backyard Birder about the event.

Dick Estell
http://radioreader.net/

Monday, 2/29/16

We received the news today that after 52 years on the air, Dick Estell will be retiring in early March.  He is 90 years old, and after a fall in December, the rigors of producing a daily program have become too much for him.

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