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(Photo by Dylan Lysen / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Friday, April 22nd, 2022

The more than 20-ton quartzite boulder was originally a place for ceremonies and song. "It was like our church. Our church was taken away from us," one Kaw leader says.

Staff and Wire ... Friday, April 22nd, 2022

In honor of Earth Day, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's has announced investments of $3.34 million in eight Kansas communities.

J. Schafer Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Both of #MyKPR's translators in Manhattan (FM 97.9 & FM 99.5) appear to be working fine now.  Some listeners in Riley County are also able to tune in to KPR using our frequency in Junction City, FM 91.3.

J. Schafer Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Thanks to listener-members, KPR raised more than $330,000 during its spring membership campaign.

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly and Jeff Wolf, chief executive officer of Heat Biologics, at an event announcing a $650 million plant in Manhattan that will create 500 jobs. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas Public Radio)
Kansas News Service Monday, April 18th, 2022

The facility near Manhattan will create 500 new jobs and join the animal health corridor in the region.

J. Schafer Monday, April 18th, 2022

Kansas Public Radio raised more than $336,000 during its spring membership drive, which ended last Friday.

Matt Dear, a natural resource technician in Johnson County, carefully applies herbicide to the stump of a freshly-chopped callery pear tree.
Kansas News Service Tuesday, April 12th, 2022

Bradford pear trees are blooming all across Kansas and Missouri right now. So it’s the perfect time for arborists to track them down in forests… and kill them. In this report, the Kansas News Service explains why scientists say these ornamental pear trees have got to go.  

Kansas University Jayhawks fans line the parade route to cheer on the NCAA basketball champions. (Photo:Stephen Koranda / Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, April 11th, 2022

Thousands of fans of the Kansas University men's basketball team cheered the NCAA champions during a parade on Massachusetts Street through Lawrence on Sunday afternoon.

J. Schafer Saturday, April 9th, 2022

About 84% of our funding come from private support - listeners just like you. Become a KPR member today!

J. Schafer Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

Kansas basketball fans packed into the west side of Booth Memorial Stadium Tuesday afternoon to welcome the 2022 NCAA basketball champions back to Lawrence.


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