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Kansas News Service Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

As the number of new COVID-19 cases in Kansas dropped in June, restrictions relaxed across the state.  But in the last week, the state averaged almost 300 new cases per day...so what's next for Kansans in the fight against the coronavirus?

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.  Have a safe and happy holiday weekend.  And Happy Birthday, America! 

Photo by Scott Canon, Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

An executive order from the governor requires masks in Kansas.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. 

A barricade on Monday blocking the street in downtown Lawrence. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Stephen Koranda Monday, June 29th, 2020

Protesters occupied Massachusetts Street in Lawrence after someone placed a banner there over the weekend.

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly puts on a mask after a news conference on June 22. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, June 29th, 2020

The state of Kansas may start requiring people to wear masks in public starting this Friday, but only if a legislative panel agrees.   

J. Schafer Monday, June 29th, 2020

A major animal health company, says it will invest $100 million to expand its manufacturing facilities in De Soto.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, June 29th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Associated Press Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

Associated Press Saturday, June 27th, 2020

Here's the latest Kansas and regional news from the Associated Press and KPR newsroom.

Bob Corbin, a resident at Bethany Home, plays tic-tac-toe through a window with Sydney, the daughter of a staff member. (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Cantrell)
Kansas News Service Friday, June 26th, 2020

A nursing home in Kansas works to keep residents safe and stave off the lonliness that can come with it.

Staff and Wire ... Friday, June 26th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

These are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

Here are the headlines for our listening area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

A worker at Bizwanger Glass in Topeka making plexiglass shields to protect voters and poll workers from the coronavirus. (Photo by Jim McLean / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

As of June 17, more than 142,000 Kansans had filed applications for advance ballots for the August 4 primary. That far exceeds the 54,000 requested at the same point in the last presidential election year.

Delía García (left) speaks at an April news conference about the state’s unemployment programs in response to the coronavirus, as Gov. Laura Kelly watches. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, June 22nd, 2020

The governor's secretary of labor will resign as part of efforts to fix unemployment payment problem.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers.

Kaye McIntyre Sunday, June 21st, 2020

Here's the latest news from the Associated Press, compiled by KPR staff.

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