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

Share this page              


Several hundred people turned out Monday night to protest the possible closure of St. Francis Health in Topeka. (Photo: Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, April 18th

Governor Sam Brownback recently vetoed a Medicaid expansion bill that could have provided St. Francis with an additional $10 million a year.

The possible closure of more Kansas hospitals – including St. Francis in Topeka – may help supporters of Medicaid expansion overcome Governor Sam Brownback’s opposition. ​
Kansas News Service Monday, April 17th

Supporters say Medicaid expansion would extend health coverage to an additional 180,000 Kansans.  

Kansas News Service Thursday, April 13th

The money would help districts pay senior teachers for mentoring younger ones. 

Paul Davis during a campaign event in 2014. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, April 13th

Davis is a former state legislator and candidate for governor.

Members of the Kansas House debate Medicaid expansion. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, April 13th

Kansas is not alone in facing a divided state government.

The Kansas House chamber. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Thursday, April 13th

Lawmakers could take up the issue after they return to Topeka in May.

Inside the Kansas Statehouse rotunda, looking up inside the inner dome. (Photo by J. Schafer)
Kansas News Service Monday, April 10th

Kansas lawmakers have left town for the Easter break.  Lawmakers struck a deal to balance the current year's budget.  But when they return next month, they'll have a lot left to do.  Legislators still need to craft a new school funding formula and find a way to address a budget shortfall of nearly $1 billion over the next two years.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, April 10th

Lawmakers will have to take on budget and tax issues in May.

The Kansas Statehouse. (Photo courtesy of the Kansas News Service)
Sunday, April 9th

Lawmakers will have to tackle some big issues when they return in May.

The Verruckt water slide in Kansas City. (Photo by Laura Spencer, KCUR)
Stephen Koranda Friday, April 7th

The bill would put tighter regulations in place for amusement park rides.


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)