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Fall 2015 fund drive comments

Bob McWilliams is the host of "Jazz in the Night," 9 p.m.-Midnight, weekdays, and "Trail Mix," 1-7 p.m., Sundays.

When you call in a pledge during the membership drive, our phone volunteers ask “Do you have any comments for the staff?” Do you ever! Here is a selection from the fall drive.
“Thank you! I appreciate the in-depth reporting,” Terry K., Lawrence

“Especially likes Statehouse and Health reports,” Deanne W., Council Grove

“The classical broadcasters are wonderful. They offer relevant, insightful and thoughtful comments about the music,” John L., Lawrence

“Don’t like Car Talk and miss Mark Edwards,” Jerry M., Topeka So do we, but he got his dream job in San Francisco so we wish him well

“I love Laura Lorson. She sounds as if she is always smiling,” Lindsay F., Lawrence Almost always

“Love Friday morning classical because of the requests," Melissa M., Olathe

“Tom Parkinson gives me my first laugh of the day,” Pete P., Farley, Mo. Same here

“Coverage of Statehouse is incredible, great in-depth news,” Patty C., Topeka

“In the summer we had some pretty crazy storms and KPR stayed on top of the storms and reported the weather regularly. Much appreciated! Other stations didn't do as well. KPR was outstanding,” Darrell M., Topeka That’s a responsibility we take very seriously

“Misses Whad'Ya Know,” Joe M., Topeka We hope you take a listen to Ask Me Another

“My car radio is on KPR all the time. Have been listening for 25 years and plan to keep on listening,” Glen S., Topeka Thanks. Drive safe

“Wish you would play more organ music,” Kathy J., Topeka Tune in for Pipedreams on Sunday night at 9

Michael Keelan hosts KPR's classical music in the morning. “Darrell Brogdon gets my comments regularly! Keep it Classical. Less Copland, more Rodrigo,” Jacqueline K., Topeka I hope you get a chance to meet our new classical host Michael Keelan

“Love Cordelia,” Christopher K., Emporia So do we

“Miss J. in the morning,” Bette B., Topeka We decided to let him sleep in

“Glad broadcast reaches SE Kansas,” Dick W., Humboldt

“Like Ask Me Another and Cordelia is the best, her voice is so soothing,” Veronica C., Kansas City, Mo.

“Listen to Retro Cocktail hour every week,” Mike S., Kansas City, Mo. Live from the underground martini bunker

“I make jewelry on Sundays. Bob is my best friend although he doesn't know it,” Viann A., Lawrence He does now

“Only listens to David Basse,” Sallie R., Prairie Village Hope you try some of our other programs

“Local news coverage is excellent, likes Heartland Health News,” Elizabeth B., Lecompton

“Like the old show tunes on A Night on the Town,” Christine B., Lee’s Summit

“Tell us the time once in a while. I’m in a corner where I can't always see a clock in the morning,” Debora S., Lawrence We'll do our best, Debora. Thanks for listening.        

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91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)

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