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Granite City Radio Theatre Returns with Adam Hammer on March 13

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02/22/2019 - 9:30 AM

Local Folk Renaissance Man Adam Hammer Joins GCRT on Wednesday, March 13  


The spring episode of KVSC's Granite City Radio Theatre returns Wednesday, March 13, starting at 7:30 p.m. We're thrilled to welcome Adam Hammer as our featured musical guest. He's a singer/songrwirter known for his alternative folk style, aggressive fingerpicking and poetic storytelling.

The Pioneer Place Theatre in St. Cloud is our home. Tickets are AVAILABLE HERE.

Host Jay Terry with his hilarious antics is back along with Dan Barth's trivia challenge, Collective Unconscious, the world's best house band and actor/writers Heather, Mackenzie, Grant and Liana...all with skits that hit close to home.

Shades Brigade with Jack Shade and his crew of mercenaries have set up and private investigators shop in St. Cloud with locally inspired historical story lines and adventures.

The show (on Wednesday evenings) is featured on the following dates:

  • March 13 with Adam Hammer
  • May 15 with Jeremy Messersmith

KVSC broadcasts GCRT live from the historic Pioneer Place Theatre in front of a live audience. Join us in a brilliant show of talented actors, writers, musicians, technicians and radio personalities; all locally written and produced.


The show is supported in part by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy grant.

Stefan's Dream Earns A B.S. In Trivia!

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02/19/2019 - 11:00 AM

Congratulations and Thank You to Trivia Teams and Volunteers

Stefan's Dream XX: Stefan Takes A Full Load won KVSC's 40th annual Trivia Weekend with 16,115 points, defeating last year's champions It Just Doesn't Matter, who finished second with 15,560 points. Stefan's Dream not only will be the guardians of the Minnesota Masters of Trivia Traveling Trophy, they were also inducted into the Trivia Hall of Fame, congratulations!


Take a look at the FINAL SCORES and help us celebrate all the teams that competed in the 50-hour mind marathon.

Missed the awards ceremony? Here's a link to UTVS's coverage. The final few minutes got bumped, so this link is the remainder.   

KVSC has a limited amount of Trivia University T-shirts available, and you can order Question Books from 2019, please complete THIS FORM

We look forward to seeing everyone again Feb. 14-16, 2020 for our 41st annual Trivia Weekend!

Thank you to our sponsors who support the volunteers and provide prizes. We encourage you to support businesses that support college and community radio and local events like Trivia Weekend.

Trivia University Leader Board

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02/15/2019 - 4:00 PM

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Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions On Your Sound Alternative

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02/09/2019 - 3:30 PM

KVSC is a broadcast partner of Under The Needle: The KEXP Sessions.

The show airs every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. on 88.1FM.

Feb. 19 - Idles

Feb. 26 - Cafe Tacvba

March 5 - Courtney Barnett

March 12 - Dream Wife

KEXP recorded more than 500 live on-air performances in their studios--and we're sharing them with you!

We hope you get a chance to listen Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., we think you’ll love the Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions too.

Listen to KVSC in Minneapolis-St. Paul on 89.9 HD3

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12/26/2017 - 1:30 PM

                    KVSC Is On the Air In The Twin Cities!

KVSC is now broadcasting in HD in Minneapolis and St. Paul on 89.9 HD3.  


Thanks to a new partnership with KMOJ, we are able to share Your Sound Alternative's programming with our members, welcome new listeners and share our Huskies pride with sports fans in the entire Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.

How do I listen to KVSC on HD? All you need to do is tune in your HD Radio to 89.9 in the Twin Cities, it will automatically tune to HD1. However, KVSC is two clicks up to HD3 on 89.9. Many newer vehicles feature HD Radios. If your vehicle doesn't automatically tune to HD2 and HD3 channels please consult your owner's manual. Aside from vehicles, you can buy an inexpensive HD Radio for home use.

Where to I get an HD radio? Amazon has a wide variety of HD Radios available in prices ranging between $50 to $175. Minnesota's own Best Buy features models in stores as well as online starting at $35. By the way, HD radios play radio stations in digital and analog.

How far can I listen to KVSC in HD?  This map represents the coverage area of

KVSC on 89.9 HD 3. It gives listeners a clear signal from Maple Grove (where our primary signal from St. Cloud begins to fade) all the way to Hudson, Wisconsin.

This is an exciting development for KVSC and St. Cloud State University. We welcome questions on how to listen in HD as well feedback on our diverse programming that represents the Voice of St. Cloud.

Feel free to email us or call during business hours at 320-308-3053. 

Minnesota Arts & Culture Legacy Grants Support Our Programming

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12/15/2017 - 5:00 PM

Your Sound Alternative is a proud recipient of a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage grant. 

The funding, as passed by Minnesota voters in November 2008 is currently funding projects such as:

Untold Stories of Central Minnesota

Granite City Radio Theatre

Minnesota Music live concert series

Celebrating 150 Years of St. Cloud State University

You're invited to come to our funded events and listen to the creative and engaging content produced on the air and podcast!

KVSC's FCC Online Files

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10/25/2016 - 11:00 AM

KVSC provides online information about the station's license, operations and serving the public interest on the FCC website as part of our Public File

If you have any questions please contact the Station Manager at 320-308-3053 during business hours. Thank you.


PODCAST: Holocaust Survivor Henry Oertelt

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06/17/2009 - 12:00 PM

PODCAST: Holocaust Survivor Henry Oertelt presents an original production--the amazing journey of Holocaust survivor Dr. Henry Oertelt.  The entire podcast series is presented in episodes of the 18 critical events that led to Henry's survival of five Nazi concentration camps and a three day death march.  Henry Oertelt's compelling book, "An Unbroken Chain" was recorded and engineered at the KVSC studios.  KVSC is sincerely honored to be the audio archival source of Dr. Oertelt's eternal message of hope and dignity. 

Sports Schedule

  • Women's Basketball vs Bemidji State University (Sports Stream)
    Feb 22, 2019 - 5:30
  • Men's Basketball vs Bemidji State University (Sports Stream)
    Feb 22, 2019 - 7:30
  • Wrestling vs NCAA DII Regionals
    Feb 23, 2019 - 10:00

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