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KPR Staff Wed, 01/25/2012 - 22:57

Q: The Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City is celebrating its 85th birthday! When the zoo first opened in 1927, Chief of Police and Zoo Superintendent Lee Richardson personally brought in the fi...

KPR Staff Fri, 01/20/2012 - 16:37

Q: This native Kansan made it big on Broadway as a choral director. A singer, actress, composer, author and poet... she began organizing choral groups in Coffeyville, Kan., before she was...

KPR Staff Wed, 01/04/2012 - 21:49

Q: Before he was a Hollywood actor, Gary Busey received a scholarship to play football at a school in Kansas. Which university in Kansas gave Gary Busey the football scholarship?


KPR Staff Fri, 12/30/2011 - 16:00

Q: What’s the name of the nation’s FIRST “million-dollar” high school?

A: Topeka High School
Topeka High, the nation’s first “million-dollar h...

KPR Staff Fri, 12/09/2011 - 17:31

Q: Historic Route 66, the so-called "Main Street of America," runs for only 13 miles through southeast Kansas. If you're "on your way from Chicago to L.A.," what's the only Kansas county you'l...

KPR Staff Wed, 12/07/2011 - 16:21

Q: American composer and concert band leader John Philip Sousa composed nearly 140 marches, including one for Kansas State University. What's the name of the march he created for K-State?...

KPR Staff Fri, 12/02/2011 - 18:14

Q: George Armstrong Custer met his end during the Battle of Little Big Horn in Montana, but where - in Kansas - was his famous 7th Cavalry Regiment born?


KPR Staff Fri, 11/18/2011 - 06:00

Q: On March 28, 2009...this community received 30 inches of snow in just 24 hours – a state record. What’s the name of this south-central Kansas town?

A: Pratt
On March 28, 2009......

KPR Staff Fri, 11/04/2011 - 16:35

Q: This Kansas community is located 1,561 miles away from New York City – and the exact same number of miles away from San Francisco. We know this because a big sign at the edge of t...

KPR Staff Tue, 11/01/2011 - 16:56

Q: What’s the name of the actress who plays “Elvira, Mistress of the Dark”  – AND – where was she born? 

A: Cassandra Peterson / Manhattan“Elvira, Mistress of the...

KPR Staff Tue, 10/04/2011 - 21:59

Q: Only two Kansas governors have also served as U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives. Name both of them!

A: Frank Carlson and Sam Brownback


KPR Staff Tue, 10/04/2011 - 20:45

Q: Where, in Kansas, will you find a building called the "Skyscraper of the Plains?"

A: Ness CityThe “Skyscraper of the Plains” is the former Ness County Bank building in Ness City. T...

KPR Staff Mon, 09/26/2011 - 16:28

Q: This quarterback – originally from Parsons, Kan. – helped the Detroit Lions obliterate the Kansas City Chiefs last weekend, 43-to-3. What’s this quarterback’s name?

A: Shaun Hi...

KPR Staff Mon, 09/19/2011 - 21:56

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KPR Staff Wed, 09/07/2011 - 19:18

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KPR Staff Wed, 09/07/2011 - 19:09

Otis Hall, Kansas State Fair, 4-H Pledge

KPR Staff Wed, 09/07/2011 - 16:58

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