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Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

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

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

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

 Thanksgiving turkey just out of the oven. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Families are having to make hard decisions weighing tradition against safety during the pandemic. 

Staff and Wire ... Monday, November 23rd, 2020

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

Associated Press Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

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

Associated Press Saturday, November 21st, 2020

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

J. Schafer Friday, November 20th, 2020

As hospitals across the state fill up with COVID-19 patients, Governor Laura Kelly is urging all Kansans to mask up. This week, she issued an executive order requiring residents to do just that. Learn more about the governor's face mask mandate and how it affects you.

Staff and Wire ... Friday, November 20th, 2020

These are the headlines for the KPR listening area, as compiled by highly-skilled news staffers.

46th District Representative Dennis "Boog" Highberger of Lawrence (Photo by Tim Brown, courtesy of Boog Highberger)
Laura Lorson Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Kansas House Representative Boog Highberger is known for almost always having something to say...and now, he's saying it in a new book that compiles some of his essays, speeches and letters. 

Space Age Cool.  This RCA Victor AM radio, model X-2JE, was produced in 1959.  (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Tune in to Audio-Reader's next Facebook Live sale event, Thursday at 6 p.m., featuring vintage vinyl, CDs and gently used audio equipment. Cool stuff. Bargain prices. All purchases benefit Audio-Reader, which serves blind and vision-impaired listeners across Kansas.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, November 19th, 2020

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

Governor Kelly will again order all counties to require masks, but state law gives locals the chance to op out. (Photo by Stephan Bisaha, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Governor Kelly is again ordering all Kansas counties to require masks, but locals can opt out.

J. Schafer Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Firefighters are battling several large wildfires in northeast Kansas, primarily in Shawnee, Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee counties. Evacuations were ordered this (WED) afternoon in and around the town of Delia. A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for eastern Kansas until 6 p.m.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

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

The terminal at Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport in Wichita sits mostly empty as travel decreased due to the pandemic. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Harvest Public Media Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

With passenger numbers down and industry-wide layoffs, smaller airports such as those dotting the Midwest are taking a serious financial hit.  

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

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

Stormont Vail Hospital & Trauma Center in Topeka. (Photo by Celia Llopis-Jepsen / Kansas News Service.)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

In Kansas, very sick patients who need an intensive care bed, are often stuck waiting for hours while their doctors try to find a hospital that can take them. But, the other hospitals throughout the region are also overcrowded.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, November 16th, 2020

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

Associated Press Sunday, November 15th, 2020

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

Associated Press Saturday, November 14th, 2020

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

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