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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


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

There's always a crowd at FYEO's opening night, when audiophiles compete for the best score of anything audio.
KPR Staff Mon, 08/29/2016 - 14:10

Throw your hat in the ring, and you could win big!

The KAB first presented the Station of the Year award in 1996, and KPR has earned the top award 16 of the past 21 years, more than any other Kansas radio or TV station. (Photo by Joanna Fewins)
J. Schafer Sat, 08/27/2016 - 13:45

Kansas Public Radio at the University of Kansas has been named the 2016 Station of the Year by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB). The KAB first presented the award in 1996 and KPR has earned the top award 16 of the past 21 years, more than any other Kansas radio or TV station.

Chad Onianwa Wed, 07/27/2016 - 13:56

What began in Norway as a simple idea in 2011 has blossomed into the World Choral Festival, which today brings together singers from around the world to perform amazing choral pieces.

Senator Vicki Schmidt and primary challenger Joe Patton.
Chad Onianwa Tue, 07/26/2016 - 13:58

Kansas Voting Regulations: What You Need to Know
Earlier in July, the state board adopted a regulation proposed by Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office allowing thousands of Kansas voters whose registrations were suspended to vote in federal elections but not in state and local races.

Chad Onianwa Wed, 07/20/2016 - 13:43

You may think you’re pretty app-savvy now that you’ve mastered Pokémon Go, Uber-ed a ride home from the party, or Snapchat-ed your latest athletic accomplishment.


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