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KISU

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KISU radio first went on the air June 4th, 1999. When it first hit the airwaves, KISU barely made a ripple in the local radio market, broadcasting at only 450 watts. But since that day in June, KISU has grown in a lot of different ways. After just five months on the air, KISU's original general manager left, and long-time eastern Idaho radio veteran Jerry Miller was hired. In 2004 KISU increased its power from 450 watts to 4500 watts, and in April of 2008, KISU went on the air in Idaho Falls on translator K217EJ, broadcasting at 91.3 FM! The station now also consistently ranks high in local listener ratings survey, drawing more listeners than many local, more-established commercial radio stations!

When KISU first went on the air, all of its programming came from outside sources like National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and many independent program distributors. But in the spring of 2000 KISU reached a milestone when ISU student Jeremy Petersen aired KISU’s first-ever locally produced program, a music show titled “In House”. Since that first taste of local programming hit the airwaves, KISU has added many other locally-produced programs, and now provides local and regional news throughout the day, as well. And today, Petersen has moved on to provide the same excellent radio at Oregon Public Radio in Portland. In the mid 90’s KISU also went online, making it possible for people outside the listening area to listen to the station at any time through their computer. That became particularly important as KISU has also become the home for broadcasts of ISU women’s soccer, volleyball and basketball.

In 2008, KISU FM expanded with a stronger signal into the Idaho Falls, Idaho market by going on-air with a new translator at 91.3 FM, and in 2012 KISU erxpanded its signal throughout the Upper Snake River Valley by going on-air at 88.1 FM with a new translator in Rexburg.

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Hosted by Doctors Fahim Rahim and Naeem Rahim Four area CEOs speak with our hosts in studio, chat, and on the phone. Guests: [Joshua Tillman -Co-f...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 01:23:03
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Our host, Ryan Sargent speaks with ISU Alumnus and Bengal fan Adam Velasquez about his decision to come to ISU, the choices that brought him to tha...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 29:02
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Our Christmas edition of the Sounds of ISU featuring the 2016 Joy to the World Concert with an special insight into the rest of the 2017-2018 Symph...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Legendary Photographer, Bob Minkin, has a new book: The Music Never Stopped - Marin County's Music Scene

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Dave's Picks Volume 24 is a three-CD live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains the complete concert recorded at the Berkeley Commu...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 1
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Dave's Picks Volume 23 is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. Released 8/1/17

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 56:03
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Grateful Dead perform at ROBERT F. KENNEDY STADIUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 12 & 13, 1989

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 55:33
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Author, Howard Weiner, discusses his new book - Dylan & The Dead: A Tale Of Twisted Fate. With Grateful Dead music

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 59:24
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In this month's episode of KYM, Malliga Och and Betsy Brunner discuss the relationship between media and violence against women in honor of Interna...

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  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 35:56
  • Purchases: 1
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The Idaho State Civic Symphony and ISU musicians presented their annual Spooktacular – a hands on instrument petting zoo and interactive performanc...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Jamon Anderson with KISU-FM speaks with Director/Writer Brock Manwell about his new film LORE set in East Idaho, and about the film's debut this we...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 07:52
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The October episode of Know Your Media features Anne Helen Petersen, a Buzzfeed journalist who grew up in Idaho and recently published a new book, ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2017
  • Length: 40:09
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Host: Dr Fahim Rahim - Guests: Kristina Pasquella-Jordan, Executive Director & Alex Bolinger, PhD, MBA, MA, BBA

  • Added: Oct 05, 2017
  • Length: 27:44
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KISU's McKenzie Young meets with Westside Player Price Worrell to chat about the final play of the season, Harvey, by Mary Chase.

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 07:35
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We’ll take a trip through the Solar system with the compositions of Gustav Holst to guide us. The November 2015 recording of the Idaho State Civic ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Guests:Shaun Menchaca, President & CEO of Portneuf Health Trust & Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad -Hosted by Dr. Fahim Rahim -Recorded 9-28-2017 at KISU...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 28:45
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Description: Know Your Media on KISU-FM Public Radio examines the media to help its audience become more responsible consumers of information and c...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 36:59
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Hosts: Dr Fahim Rahim & Dr Naeem Rahim Guest: Dr. Shahla Rah, Gastroenterologist

  • Added: Sep 14, 2017
  • Length: 26:57
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Steven Dietz's play "Yankee Tavern" will be playing at College Market Coffeehouse, 604 S. 8th Ave in Pocatello on Thurdsays, Fridays, Saturdays ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2017
  • Length: 07:30
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Host: Dr Fahim Rahim Guests: Dr Kert Howard and Dr. Karson Howard

  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 26:19