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Alexandra Bonham, right, sifts through the rubble at Castle Rock badlands for clues about life in the prehistoric sea that covered western Kansas. (Photo by David Condos / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, August 10th, 2022

Paleontologists, seeking to learn about prehistoric ocean life, have been flocking to a place that’s about as far from the ocean as you can get: dry, dusty western Kansas. What they’re finding could teach us both about life in the ancient world and about the future of life in a changing climate.

J. Schafer Tuesday, August 9th, 2022

Kansas Public Radio began our first day of broadcasting as KANU FM 91.5 on September 15, 1952. And this year, we're celebrating our 70th anniversary! Help us commemorate this milestone by joining us for a year filled with exciting events! And check out our new, limited-edition 70th anniversary merchandise available in the KPR Online Store here.

KPR Staff Friday, July 29th, 2022

Kansas Public Radio began our first day on the air as KANU on September 15, 1952, and this year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the station that has brought you the music, news, and entertainment you've known and loved for seven decades. Help us commemorate this special milestone with a year of exciting events!

J. Schafer Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

Join KPR staffers at the station's Ice Cream Social Thursday from 5 to 7 pm at Maceli's in downtown Lawrence. This is a member-only event but you can become a member on the spot!

About 80 Kansas high school students enrolled in free online Russian courses last school year through the University of Kansas. Ani Kokobobo, second from the top on the right, heads the program and says new grant funding will allow KU to reach more students. (Photo courtesy of Ani Kokobobo)
Kansas News Service Friday, July 22nd, 2022

A grant from the U.S. Russia Foundation will fund free online Russian language classes for Kansas high school students. The courses also explore Russia’s history, culture and politics

J. Schafer Thursday, June 30th, 2022

Happy Independence Day! Looking for something patriotic to do? Donate blood!  Visit: or call: (877) 468-6844.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture promised to relieve Barbara Norman of about a half million dollars worth of debt. (Photo by Sam Mirpoorian, Illinois Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

The American Rescue Plan promised $4 billion in debt relief to “socially disadvantaged farmers.” But a swarm of lawsuits from banks and white farmers alleging discrimination has put the aid on hold.  

J. Schafer Monday, June 27th, 2022

KPR is looking for an awesome new Development Director. Work with fun and exciting people! Apply today!

J. Schafer Thursday, June 23rd, 2022

Kansas Public Radio is looking for a new Membership Director! What is that... and how do people apply?  Find out here.

J. Schafer Monday, June 20th, 2022

Kansas Public Radio is looking for two new employees. Read all about it.


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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

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