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Staff and Wire ... Sunday, May 16th, 2021

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

Associated Press Saturday, May 15th, 2021

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

Staff and Wire ... Friday, May 14th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Our weekend summary is typically posted by 1 p.m. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Secret Kansas City, now in its 3rd printing, was written by freelance writer Anne Kniggendorf. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Friday, May 14th, 2021

Secret Kansas City: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, by Kansas City freelancer Anne Kniggendorf, is now in its third printing. KPR's J. Schafer caught up with her to find out more about the travel guide, which includes more than 80 odd and interesting entries.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, May 13th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Kernza, a perennial grain, growing in a greenhouse at The Land Institute in Salina. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

The Land Institute in Salina is exploring ways to improve soil, stop soil erosion, and capture carbon with perennial crops.

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Legislators outside the door to the Kansas House. (Photo: Stephen Koranda, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, May 10th, 2021

Conservatives flexed the strength of their legislative supermajority, but they failed to override Democratic Governor Laura Kelly on some key issues.

Staff and Wire ... Monday, May 10th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Staff and Wire ... Sunday, May 9th, 2021

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

Associated Press Saturday, May 8th, 2021

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

(Photo by Esther Honig, Harvest Public Media)
Kansas News Service Friday, May 7th, 2021

The legalization measure includes tight restrictions on what conditions cannabis could be used for, and which doctors can recommend it, in an effort to win over support from conservatives.  

Staff and Wire ... Friday, May 7th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Staff and Wire ... Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Staff and Wire ... Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

Center pivot irrigation sprinklers water a wheat field in Finney County. (Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Kansas sits on one of the world’s largest underground water sources, the Ogallala Aquifer. But after decades of being tapped to irrigate farmland, it’s beginning to dry up. Now, some farmers and researchers are out to prove that irrigation and water conservation can co-exist.  

(Photo by David Condos, Kansas News Service
Kansas News Service Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Even if you already bought a health plan this year, you may qualify for a steeper discount that you can apply to receive now or claim on your taxes next spring.  

Staff and Wire ... Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Here are the headlines for our area, as compiled by KPR news staffers. Our weekday headlines are generally posted by 10 a.m. and updated throughout the day. Feel free to browse our ad-free news summary. And when you're done, feel free to make a pledge to KPR. Thanks for your support.

 Lawmakers in the Kansas Statehouse failed to override a veto on a bill to restrict transgender athletes. (Photo by Stephen Koranda, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Democratic Governor Laura Kelly warned that the ban would have encouraged more bullying and cost the state business.  

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