LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
NEWSCAST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

The KPR Blog

KPR Staff Fri, 07/05/2013 - 14:16

Q: A company in southeast Kansas is the nation’s top distributor of consumer-grade fireworks. What’s the name of this company and where is it located? (Photo via sxc.hu)

...

KPR Staff Fri, 06/14/2013 - 14:15

Q: The Sunflower Music Festival wraps up Saturday night at White Concert Hall at Washburn University in Topeka. Who was the first conductor of the Festival?Sunflower...

KPR Staff Fri, 06/07/2013 - 14:15

Q: This actor and martial arts expert spent some of his childhood in Kansas. As a teenager, he lived in Prairie Village. His given name is “Carlos” but you probably know him better by a...

KPR Staff Fri, 05/24/2013 - 14:15

Q: Long before KU named an institute after him, this retired KU professor spent two years as a prisoner of war in World War II. In fact, he wa...

KPR Staff Fri, 05/17/2013 - 14:15

Q: Who was the first Kansan to win the Pulitzer Prize?
An informal view of newspaper editor William Allen White (1868-1944) standi...

KPR Staff Fri, 05/10/2013 - 14:15

Q: It was this week, 186 years ago, that one of the nation’s most important military forts was established. What’s the name of the frontier for...

KPR Staff Fri, 05/03/2013 - 14:15

Q: The first recorded photograph of a tornado was taken - where else - in Kansas… on April 26, 1884. In which Kansas county was it taken?
A.A. Adams, Garnett, Kan., photographed this t...

KPR Staff Fri, 04/05/2013 - 14:30

Kansas Trivia, Veterans' Cemeteries, Fort Riley, Fort Dodge, Winfield, Wakeeney

KPR Staff Fri, 03/29/2013 - 14:15

Q: The KU women’s basketball team is playing in the Sweet 16! This Sunday, the Jayhawks will take on Notre Dame. This year marks the 4th time the KU women have made it to the NCAA’s Sweet ...

KPR Staff Fri, 03/22/2013 - 14:15

Q: In the Alfred Hitchcock movie Vertigo, actress Kim Novak plays a character who claims to be from a town in Kansas. That same Kansas town is the sett...

KPR Staff Fri, 03/15/2013 - 15:15

Q: Former Oklahoma State basketball coaching legend Eddie Sutton celebrated his 77th birthday on Tuesday. In what Kansas town was he born, back in 1936? (Incidentally, it’s also the hom...

KPR Staff Fri, 03/08/2013 - 15:15

Q: On the TV series Dallas, there’s a character named Ray Krebs who starts out as a ranch hand working at South Fork. It’s later revealed that Ray Krebs is the illegitimate son of wea...

radiobob Wed, 03/06/2013 - 20:28

The 2014 Folk Alliance Conference will be held in Kansas City. (Flickr Photo by Jim Nix)

Bob McWilliams,             &nbs...

KPR Staff Fri, 03/01/2013 - 15:15

Q: What’s the name of the Kansas basketball player who scored 3,603 points in high school? HINT: This athlete still holds the all-time state record for most points scored in Kansas high...

radiobob Thu, 02/28/2013 - 21:04

Bob McWilliams,               aka Radio Bob
My second full day (and night) of music at Folk Alliance began a bit after noon with "The Social Music Hour," ...

radiobob Mon, 02/25/2013 - 17:38

Bob McWilliams,               aka Radio Bob
Having escaped Lawrence just before the big blizzard, I arrived at the site of this year's Folk Alliance Confe...

KPR Staff Fri, 02/15/2013 - 15:15

Q: How many stars are located on the Great Seal of the State of Kansas? 
Are there: 13… 32… 34… or 50 stars?

A: 34 (Because Kansas is the 34th state &a...

KPR Staff Fri, 02/08/2013 - 15:15

Q: Twenty-two years ago, the Kansas City Symphony helped to officially open the performance halls at Johnson County Community College in the building that’s now called the Carlsen Center. W...

KPR Staff Fri, 02/01/2013 - 15:15

Q: In Sunday’s Super Bowl match-up, there will be two players with a Kansas connection: Cary Williams of the Baltimore Ravens and Michael Wilhoit...

radiobob Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:22

James Carter Trio at the Folly Theater, January 25, 2013. (Photos by Jolene Grabill)

Bob McWilliams,               aka Radio Bob
I had the good fortune to ...

Pages

Tower Frequencies

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

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)
contact@kansaspublicradio.org