KSMQ sets its sights on Rochester with its weekly program, “R-Town.” As one of the economic engines of the KSMQ viewing area, Rochester is brimming with business, cultural and historical significance. And of course there is also great change taking place as a result of the Destination Medical Center project. What is Rochester talking about? Join Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara each week as we take a trip to “R-Town.” 

Fridays at 8:00 p.m.  Saturdays at 4:30 p.m. and Sundays at 1:30 p.m.
Recent Episode

This week on R-Town, Danielle sits with Graham Briggs, Director of Olmsted County Public Health, to discuss the COVID-19 vaccine. Vangie Castro discusses her immigration story from the Philippines to the United States, and Bryan Wattier from MegaWatt Entertainment stops by to discuss how they're fairing through the pandemic. New Walkabout correspondent Amarachi Orakwue chats with Naura Anderson about Threshold Arts and supporting the work of local artists.




Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara

Nicole is an anthropologist by training and holds degrees from Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania and the University of Oxford, England. Her work and research have taken her all over the world uncovering how people and communities change, grow, and thrive. As a Rochester-based writer, her writing has been recognized by the Minnesota State Arts Board, Loft Literary Center, and the Givens Foundation for African-American Literature. 

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