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Sliced bread on Crosscurrents 7/7

Sliced bread on Crosscurrents 7/7The first pre-sliced and wrapped loaf of bread, packaged by the Chillicothe Baking Company, arrived in stores on July 7, 1928

Niagara Falls Crossing on Crosscurrents, 6/30

Niagara Falls Crossing on Crosscurrents, 6/30

Charles Blondin gained acrobat fame as a funambulist (rope walker) on this date in 1859 when he became the first person to walk across Niagara … more

Typewriter day on Crosscurrents 6/23

Typewriter day on Crosscurrents 6/23

A patent for the invention called the Sholes & Glidden “type-writer” was granted on this date in 1868 marking the first use of the QWERTY … more

Stan Laurel on Crosscurrents 6/16

Stan Laurel on Crosscurrents 6/16

Born Arthur Stanley Jefferson, on this date in 1890, Stanley “Stan” Laurel, was an English comedian, writer, film director, and better known as Laurel teamed … more

Juneau Symphony on KRNN Sunday at 3 p.m.

Juneau Symphony on KRNN Sunday at 3 p.m.If you miss the Saturday concert, or want to enjoy the music again, tune in to KRNN on Sunday afternoon at 3 for a live broadcast of the concert.

Lidice Lives on Crosscurrents 6/9

Lidice Lives on Crosscurrents 6/9

The small Czech village of Lidice was brutally burned and buried as the village men, women, and children were separated and sent to prison death … more

Enter our iPad drawing

Enter our iPad drawing

As a special way of saying thanks, KTOO is doing a drawing for an iPad Air on June 30th.  You are automatically entered … more

Weissmuller on Crosscurrents 6/2

Weissmuller on Crosscurrents 6/2

The Olympic swimming champion Johnny Weissmuller, who went on to fame as Tarzan of the Jungle in the movies, was born on this date in … more

Marshall Dillon on Crosscurrents 5/26

Marshall Dillon on Crosscurrents 5/26

The actor James Arness, best known for his portrayal of the stalwart  Marshal Matt Dillon on the television series “Gunsmoke”, was born on this date … more

Ferdinand Magellan on Crosscurrents 5/19

Ferdinand Magellan on Crosscurrents 5/19Gavin and Wyatt ponder Magellan’s idea of a globe with his ship at the dock while John gathers music to inspire a “circle around” rather than an “over the edge” journey.