Talk Show

  • Wed
    Sep 18
    8:30 am -
    9:00 am
  • Wed
    Sep 18
    6:30 pm -
    7:00 pm

Rustin Lippincott checks in with Melinda Arndt


Enjoy scintillating converstaion Wednesdays at 8:30am and 6:30pm with AROUND TOWN host Melinda Arndt.

Our delightful, effervescent host-about-town brings you interviews and announcements regarding cultural and civic events happening in and around Fairfield with regular monthly visits from Mayor Ed Malloy, Fairfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Rustin Lippincott and First Fridays ArtWalk Director Cindy Woodbury. 

This week Melinda's guest is Rustin Lippincott of the Fairfield Visitors & Convention Bureau and Arts & Convention Center--he's Director of both--giving us his bird's eye view of all things Fairfield.

If you have events to be announced, please email KRUU-FM at

  • Thu
    Sep 12
    1:00 pm -
    1:00 pm
  • Tue
    Sep 17
    8:00 am -
    8:00 am

Social Media and its role in Politics and Journalism Today

Join host, Andrew Tint as he explores the issues facing Generation Y. The concerns confronting the millennial generation affect more than just a select few- the entire nation is deeply impacted by the tribulations of Generation Y as they come of age. Join Andrew as he discusses a wide range of topics that include; student loan debt, internships, social media, and more.

This week Generation whY will focus on Social media and its implications for politics and journalism.

Andrew will be joined by nationally syndicated radio host, David Pakman, from the David Pakman Show. David and Andrew will discuss how social media has changed and altered journlism over recent years. Accompany David as he explores how mainstream media might earn our trust back.

Also joining Andrew is Nomiki Konst, who recently ran for Arizona's second district congressional seat at the age of 28. Nomiki will give her insider insight into the world of politics and comment on how social media is changing the game.

Questions, comments, concerns? Feel free to let Andrew know on twitter (@AndrewTint), or shoot him an email, 

Michael Morgan



Thursday, July 16th on Get To Know Your Neighbor at 1:00 pm, host Ken Malloy interviews Iowa resident Michael Morgan.


Mr. Morgan talks of his successful work as a health practitioner and teacher of Cranial Sacral, as well as his days as a pioneer as a glass cutter using lasers. The hour flies by with stories of travels and early days in the TM movement. If you or someone suffers from migraines, autism, or alzheimers.... you may want to tune in.


So set your dial and stay awhile...


REBROADCAST Tuesday at 8am


Hello People of Earth! This in my first entry in the KRUU-FM blog so congratulations to me! This is a quick update on the topics we've talked about in our Show, MUM in the Air- Sundays from 2-4pm.

  • Students Participated in a 24-hour film competition entitled "Insomnia Film Festival" You can watch their 3-minute movie "Spread the Love" and other student entries here
  • MUM yogic-flying grading policy, what is it?
  • Public Meditation Project- A student project that call for people to publicly display their peace
  • The new student newspaper is launched

We are students at Maharishi University of Management (MUM) and we talk about issues affecting our university and the students. Our show is very spontaneous and we love to ask our listeners questions and have them call with the answers.

Come and listen every sunday from 2-4pm at 100.1 fm or at We always have lots of fun!

Love and light,


Hannah Riley Bowles8am

Hannah Riley Bowles is Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Kennedy School and on the staff of the Center for Public Leadership. She is engaged in research on negotiation and leadership. She is interested in how people negotiate for resources and opportunities to advance into leadership positions and when gender differences tend to arise in negotiation expectations and performance. She teaches and has conducted case research on leadership in crisis and complex multi-party conflict. Earlier in her career, she was a research associate at Harvard Business School, Strategic Environmental Associates, and Conflict Management Group.

She was a technical advisor to the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy & Mines of Costa Rica and served in 1995 on the Costa Rican delegation to the UN Climate Change negotiations. She was fellow at the Argentinean National Institute of Public Administration, the West German Parliament, and Oxford University's Forestry Institute. Bowles is the faculty director of Women & Power, the Kennedy School's executive program for women leaders from the public, private and non-profit sectors. She won the Kennedy School's 2003 Manuel Carballo AwState Representative John Whitakerard for Excellence in Teaching. She has a DBA from the Harvard Business School, an MPP from the Kennedy School, and an AB from Smith College.


John R. Whitaker is the Iowa State Representative from the 90th District and is an assistant majority leader. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003.

Whitaker currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Administration and Rules committee; the Natural Resources committee; the Public Safety committee; the Transportation committee; and the Agriculture committee, where he is vice chair. His political experience includes serving as Assistant Majority Leader of the Iowa House and serving as Van Buren City Supervisor.

Whitaker was re-elected in 2006 with 7,827 votes, running unopposed.

Lauryn Shapter & Dennis James of Truckstop Souvenir

This Week on Get To Know Your Neighbor, host Ken Malloy interviews KRUU's own Dennis James [Gravel Road Radio: Tuesdays 2pm-5pm] and Lauryn Shapter [Crooker Sisters' Radio Hour: Thursdays 10am-noon]--a.k.a. Truckstop Souvenir.

Three people sharing two microphones, certainly didn't hold back this pair of Fairfield's newer residents and neighbors (10 months).

Dennis and Lauryn are what I call "authentic". They say what they mean and talk from their heart. Embodying a true pioneer spirit, hear about their decision to emigrate from Seattle to our "FAIR" town.

Set your dial and stay awhile.
Thursday August 9th @1:00pm on GTKYN.

Hog Stalls


Today, a special encore rebroadcast on a controversial community issue.

[For the record, Cargill's national media director declined an invitation to be interviewed.]

In February, Erika Richards invited three guests to discuss the issue of CAFOs, or contained animal feeding operations, and their impact on both the environment and economy locally and statewide.

Guests included:

- Ron Sieren, a local small hog farmer and outside salesman for Reiff Grain and Feed;

- Jim Flinspach, a grain farmer and president of the Jefferson County Farm Bureau; and

- Jim Rubis, President of Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors, an organization founded to run interference on the proliferation of large corporate hog operations in the county and state.


Senator Barack Obama D-Illinois
U.S. Senator Barack Obama of Illinois
Sworn into office January 4, 2005, Senator Obama serves on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, which oversees our nation’s health care, schools, employment, and retirement programs.

He is a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, which plays a vital role in shaping American policy around the world, including our policy in Iraq. Senator Obama serves on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, which is focused on providing our brave veterans with the care and services they deserve. In 2005 and 2006, he served on the Environment and Public Works Committee, which safeguards our environment and provides funding for our highways. Senator Obama is currently seeking the Democratic Nomination to run for President in 2008. [To watch a video of KRUU's interview with Senator Obama, click here.]
John DeAngelis & Rudy Giuliani
John DeAngelis
Sixteen year old, John DeAngelis is the Jefferson County Co-chairman of the Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee. He is the youngest county co-chairman in the state. John is a Junior Honors student at Maharishi School in Fairfield, IA and is also captain of the Pioneer golf team.
He owns and runs VHS2DVD, a picture and video digital conversion business and has served as a counselor at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at The University of Iowa. John will be participating in the Iowa caucus and voting for the first time in the 2008 general election.

 Adrien Daller

Adriane Daller, in town from across the Pond for three performances this weekend at Cafe Paradiso, will be interviewed on "Around Town" this Wednesday at 8:30 am. She will be joined by her accompanist, Doug Daller, aka Dad.

My co-host, Teri Font, and I will provide the probing questions.  And if we're lucky, Adriane will show off her pipes.



This week's show, broadcast Tuesday March 13 from 1-2pm Central Standard Time and rebroadcast Thursday March 15 from 8-9am Central Standard Time, will feature:

1:OO – 1:30pm – Ellen Chenoweth.

Ms. Chenoweth is one of Hollywood’s top casting directors. Ellen was raised in the Midwest & South, attended college in Virginia. She moved to NYC where she started working in theatre. After a short period of time, Ellen landed a job at the Actors Studio where Lee Strasberg was the artistic director. Under the tutelage of  Mr. Strasberg, Ellen became skilled as a casting director and started spending time in Los Angeles.