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 A wind farm in Ellsworth County, Kansas. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Kansas is one of only a handful of states lacking an energy plan for the future.

 U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall of Kansas speaking at a Johnson County Republican rally late in the 2020 campaign. (Photo by Jim McLean, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Critics say the new U.S. senator from Kansas, Republican Roger Marshall, might have gotten off to a bad start with senators of both parties with his votes to overturn the election.

A gas furnace ignites to heat a Kansas home. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Energy prices will be going up in Kansas after a winter storm caused an energy crunch.

Glenn Price at KANU Studio, photo courtesy of Price family
Kaye McIntyre Sunday, February 21st, 2021

We remember KANU's first chief announcer, who passed away January 17, 2021.

Overland Park resident Pat Traffas, with the Kansas Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, stands next to a DAR marker near Lanesfield School in Johnson County.
J. Schafer Friday, February 19th, 2021

In this second installment of our monthly radio series, Dave Kendall speaks with Pat Traffas, of Overland Park, about commemorative markers put in place along the Santa Fe Trail by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Traffas is a former regent with the Kansas Society of DAR.

Alvin Lee stands beside his barn on his 160-acre farm near Wewoka, Oklahoma. (Photo by Seth Bodine / Harvest Public Media)
Harvest Public Media Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

In the 1990s, Black farmers won a $1 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture. But now, some are saying the settlement did not punish the people who have engaged in systemic discrimination against Blacks in agriculture for decades.

Extended freezing cold temperatures are leading to higher demand for heat and threatening to disrupt Midwest power supplies. (Photo by J. Schafer)
J. Schafer Sunday, February 14th, 2021

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has issued a State of Disaster Emergency due to wind chill warnings and the stress placed on power companies. Record-setting cold temperatures are putting a strain on utilities across the Midwest. Evergy is asking customers to conserve electricity use as much as possible through Wednesday (February 17) to avoid potential power outages.

William Pope was arrested Friday morning by FBI agents and Topeka police. (Photo from the Shawnee County Jail)
Kansas News Service Friday, February 12th, 2021

A man from Topeka was arrested in connection to the attack on the U.S. Capitol last month.

KPR Staff Thursday, February 11th, 2021

For anyone planning to recreate in the great outdoors this winter, the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is offering tips on how to stay safe. Despite fridgid conditions, many hunters, fishers and hikers will venture outside to enjoy nature and KDWPT officials have some advice.   

 Hays City Manager Toby Dougherty at the R9 Ranch in Edwards County, Kansas. (Photo by Brian Grimmett, Kansas News Service)
Kansas News Service Monday, February 8th, 2021

Cities and agriculture are competing for water in parts of Kansas.


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