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A large elm tree, locally known as the "Hellava Elm," was uprooted by the storm over the weekend. Photo: Danny Mantyla.
KPR Web Operations Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:42

A violent storm damaged homes and knocked out power to many residences in North Lawrence Saturday night.  
 

Irena Jasperson Thu, 09/28/2017 - 12:23

Trail Mix fans have been tuning in for great music every Sunday from 1 to 7 p.m. Listeners will be happy to hear that the show is now airing on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Rest assured -- Bob McWilliams is still bringing you the same great musical blend of folk, Americana, singer-songwriters, Celtic, bluegrass and beyond for six hours each weekend.

KPR Staff Thu, 09/28/2017 - 11:46

Kansas Public Radio ended its successful fall membership drive with 1,807 listener pledges, surpassing its goal of raising $250,000. The ten-day campaign, which began on Sept. 6, brought in $256,512 that will go directly toward providing programming for KPR’s 115,000 listeners. The station recently received the largest budget cut in its 65-year history, with listener and corporate support now supplementing more than 72 percent of the KPR budget.

Irena Jasperson Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:41

Illustrator, graphic designer, live speed painter and KU alum Annika Wooton is featuring her art in KPR's conference room until October 26. 

fwinston Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:31

Kansas Public Radio earned seven individual awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) this year. KPR earned honors in the news, commentary, programming and website categories.

Dan Skinner’s new show focuses on chats with authors, leaders of local arts organizations
KPR Staff Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:30

Dan Skinner isn’t new to the airwaves. The director of Kansas Public Radio since November 2015 has been at the game a while. A Kansas native, Skinner has been the manager of other public radio stations in Indiana, Ohio and Texas. Get used to hearing Dan Skinner’s name: he now also has his own radio show, Conversations, which will begin airing on KPR2 on Sundays in July.

fwinston Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:16

Randi Hacker doesn’t often co

News Director J. Schafer loves "pitching" with former Kansas lawmaker Paul Davis.
fwinston Mon, 05/01/2017 - 00:00

When you call in to pledge to KPR, the phone volunteers always ask, "Do you have any comments for the staff?" Read on to see what our listeners and supporters say about us.

KPR Staff Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:48

If you are already a Sustaining member, there are a couple ways to upgrade your membership:

fwinston Tue, 02/28/2017 - 20:49

We have tickets galore for our listeners this month. Winners will be chosen on Friday, March 3, and notified by email. Good luck!

"Euphoria" by Renae Polacca
Kalie McAlexander Mon, 01/30/2017 - 19:54

Throughout the months of February and March, the rotating display of local art in KPR’s conference room will feature pieces from Cottonwood, Inc., consumers. Cottonwood is a non-profit organization that provides services and programs for individuals with developmental disabilities in the Lawrence community. Cottonwood encourages their consumers to make art and attend classes to help them express themselves.

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 14:54

We're here to help you get your new year off to a great start with two awesome ticket giveaways! Feel free to enter both contests.

KPR Staff Mon, 10/31/2016 - 15:05

KPR Presents, hosted by Kaye McIntyre, turns 10 this November. The show, which airs Sundays at 7 p.m. on KPR, and Thursdays at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m.

fwinston Thu, 10/06/2016 - 17:22

Get ready.

fwinston Thu, 10/06/2016 - 16:23

by Chad Onianwa, KPR Intern

“Yeah. I think you’ll like it.”

Wed, 10/05/2016 - 10:57

KPR Staff Thu, 09/01/2016 - 00:00

Earlier this month, the University of Kansas announced more than $1 million in targeted spending reductions. That’s in response to the state of Kansas trimming KU’s total state funding by more than $10 million this fiscal year to help balance the state budget.

Lowering the large garrison flag at Fort Larned National Historic Site. Taken during Fort Larned's 150th Anniversary on Memorial Day Weekend, 2009. The flag measures 20' by 36'. It is a 37-star flag. (Flickr/KeithWondra)
Chad Onianwa Thu, 09/01/2016 - 00:00

FROM KPR

KPR Staff Thu, 09/01/2016 - 00:00

Kansas Public Radio's fall membership drive is right around the corner, starting with our “Super Tuesday,” on Tuesday, September 20, and a full week of fundraising from September 23-30. 

KPR Staff Wed, 08/31/2016 - 17:30

By David Sparks, KPR Volunteer

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91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
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

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