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              

KPR News

Former Kansas Commerce Secretary Antonio Soave
Kansas News Service Tuesday, November 7th

Antonio Soave has dropped out of the 2nd District race to replace Kansas Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Tuesday, November 7th

The battle over the fate of Kansas City International Airport will be decided today (TUE) when voters in Kansas City, Missouri cast ballots on whether to approve a nearly $1 billion project to build a new airport terminal. 

Concourse inside one of three terminals at KCI (Photo by Lisa Rodriguez / KCUR)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, November 7th

Whether a new, single-terminal airport will be built to replace the existing Kansas City International (KCI) airport will be decided by a relatively small group of voters in Kansas City, Missouri.  

The group found 35, mostly rural, counties in Kansas, where the child poverty rate was between 18 and 23 percent.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, November 7th

14 Kansas counties had 25 percent or more of their children living below the poverty line in 2015. 

Frank Boswell was sentenced Monday to 46 months in federal prison for human trafficking. Boswell appears here in a photo from a prior arrest. (photo credit: Shawnee County Sheriff's Office)
Kansas News Service Monday, November 6th

Frank Boswell pleaded guilty to one count of human trafficking.

Mike Pompeo addressing the Rotary Club of Wichita (photo credit: Deborah Shaar, KMUW)
Kansas News Service Monday, November 6th

Mike Pompeo told an audience of more than 300 people about what goes into collecting foreign intelligence.

Associated Press Monday, November 6th

An incident of racist graffiti at Kansas State University really wasn't a racist incident after all.

Former Kansas Commerce Secretary Antonio Soave
Associated Press Monday, November 6th

After weeks of denials, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback's office has confirmed that the governor fired Antonio Soave, the secretary of his commerce department.  

KCUR Radio Monday, November 6th

Human trafficking is a growing crime, it happens everywhere and the victims are often in crisis.  One of the biggest cases of human trafficking in our area involves a Topeka man who ran a sex trafficking ring out of a club Lawrence.  On Monday, he'll be sentenced in federal court.  

Lawrence resident Scott Morgan inside the KPR news studios (File photo by J. Schafer)
Associated Press Monday, November 6th

A Lawrence man has left the Republican party to start a new centrist party in Kansas.  

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Monday, November 6th

Voters in Kansas City, Missouri will decide tomorrow (TUE) whether to approve a nearly $1 billion project to build a new terminal at Kansas City International Airport.

Associated Press Saturday, November 4th

Here's a summary of Kansas news stories from the Associated Press.

Statue of Dr. Samuel Crumbine, located in front of the Kansas Health Institute in downtown Topeka. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Friday, November 3rd

Dr. Samuel Crumbine was the state's health director in the early 1900s.  He was also one of the nation's most influential advocates for public health and disease prevention in the 20th Century.  On Friday, a statue of Dr. Crumbine was dedicated in front of the Kansas Health Institute, across the street from the Kansas Statehouse.

Kansas DCF Head Phyllis Gilmore (Kansas News Service file photo)
Kansas News Service Friday, November 3rd

Phyllis Gilmore has been the target of criticism due to problems that have surfaced in the Kansas foster care system. 

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Friday, November 3rd

The Kansas budget picture has improved after state economists issued a new fiscal forecast that increased projections for tax collections by a total of almost $225 million for the current and next budget years.

Raney Gilliland, right, director of the Kansas Legislative Research Department, and Shawn Sullivan, Governor Sam Brownback’s budget director, brief the Statehouse media Thursday on the state’s updated revenue projections. (Photo Credit: Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, November 3rd

The group of experts tasked with forecasting how much Kansas will collect in taxes raised their two-year estimate by $225 million after meeting Thursday to examine the performance of the state's economy.

 On Tuesday, voters in Kansas City, Missouri will decide the fate of the city’s 45-year-old airport. (Photo by Lisa Rodriguez / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, November 3rd

KCI is a favorite among leisure travelers in the Kansas City area, who love the convenient horseshoe design. But for a lot of business travelers and airlines, the current design is one of the airport's biggest weaknesses.

Kansas News Service Thursday, November 2nd

Racist graffiti discovered at Kansas State University has prompted the FBI to investigate the incident as a hate crime.

Sam Clovis (AP file photo)
Harvest Public Media Thursday, November 2nd

Sam Clovis ran President Trump’s campaign in Iowa last year before becoming the USDA’s senior advisor to the White House.

Here's a look at area headlines from the Associated Press
Associated Press Thursday, November 2nd

The Kansas Department of Revenue is reporting that it collected nearly $32 million more in taxes than anticipated in October. It was the fifth consecutive month tax collections exceeded expectations.  

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