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(graphic courtesy of the Lawrence Public Library and Grandstand Media)
Laura Lorson Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

Nabil Ayers has worn a lot of hats, professionally...musician, business owner, record industry executive. Now he's written a memoir about music, identity, and most of all, family.

J. Schafer Monday, September 12th, 2022

Kansas Public Radio is celebrating 70 years of service. Help us celebrate by making a pledge.

Kansas News Service Tuesday, September 6th, 2022

Kansas is trying to make it easier for someone with a suspended license to get some driving privileges with restricted licenses. But people are still missing out.

J. Schafer Friday, September 2nd, 2022

As Labor Day weekend approaches, KPR wants to salute all hard-working Americans. Thank you for your efforts!  KPR staffers have been working hard too and many will be working here through the holiday weekend. 

The Rawlins County Courthouse in Atwood, Kansas (Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Smallbones, public domain)
Kansas News Service Thursday, September 1st, 2022

Attorneys in rural Kansas are getting older and have larger workloads. A statewide task force will try to find solutions.  

A dust storm approaches the southwest Kansas town of Elkhart during the Dust Bowl in 1937. (Photo courtesy of the Farm Security Administration/Library Of Congress)
High Plains Pub... Wednesday, August 24th, 2022

How bad is the Kansas drought? Among the most severe in recorded history. But some other years were more extreme.  

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!


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96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
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