Mainstrasse Village in Covington will be kicking off their Mardi Gras celebration tonight with the "Big Head Parade" and music from The Naked Karate Girls. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked organizer Donna Kremer why the event is such an integral part of the culture in the region. (get more information at www.mainstrasse.org )
An NKU graduate student is joining the ranks of published scholars at the university. “Cincinnati’s Underground Railroad” was co-authored by Richard Cooper and Professor Eric Jackson. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Mr. Cooper at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to find out how the collaboration came about. (get more information at http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9781467111560/Cincinnatis-Underground-Railroad )
2013 was a good year for business in Boone, Kenton and Campbell Counties. That's the word from Dan Tobergte, President and CEO of the economic development corporation known as Northern Kentucky Tri-ED. He talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
A local man will be walking thirty miles this Saturday to benefit the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition. Dan Powell explained why he decided to embark on the walk to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. ( get more information at www.cincihomeless.org or at www.facebook.com/wtw30 or call Dan Powell at 513-550-4540)
The snow is melting and the Season of Bockfest is upon us! Sausages have been stuffed, our local Beer Barons have tapped their latest Bock Beer creations, and dozens of enthusiastic young women (and men) have been nervously preparing for the day they may be crowned Little Kings Sausage Queen.