Southwest Missouri has a vibrant and growing arts community as there are countless events that organizations host year around throughout the area. From the Spiva Center for the Arts in downtown Joplin, to the events hosted by the Neosho Arts Council including Art Con scheduled to take place Saturday, February 8th. Also, art exhibits at […]
Joe Firman, Director of the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts speaks about upcoming events. Aired 1/29/2020
According to the non-profit Feeding America there were 38 million people living in poverty across the United States in 2019. 37 million of those people also struggle with hunger and 11 million of those are children. Also, children are the most vulnerable group of Americans to face food insecurity. Locally, Crosslines Pantry in Joplin collects […]
2019 was a banner year for the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts. The facility celebrated its 5th-anniversary in early December and hosted countless events from the Best of Broadway to the Pittsburg State Jazz Festival and former Secretary of State Condeleezza Rice. This year is scheduled to be another busy year at the center […]
Today, media surrounds us everywhere we turn. From the local news, or watching a show on Netflix, to checking your Facebook Feed or making a new TikTok video. Or listening to Spotify while your working out or maybe catching with up with the news from NPR on KRPS. A lot has changed in just the […]
The German vocal ensemble Calmus has been performing both across Europe and North America for over 20-years but the group will be making it’s first visit to Southeast Kansas later this week. The 5-person vocal ensemble is the 4th group to perform as part of the 2019-2020 Pittsburg State Chamber and Solo Music Series taking […]
The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri is one of the must visit destinations in the Four States. Open 7-days a week year-round the site is located just off of Interstate-44, down a couple of two-lane roads and is free to the public. If you love the outdoors and learning then the Carver […]
One of the most conservative members of the Kansas Senate is retiring after nearly two decades. More from Jim McLean of the Kansas News Service. Electric and hybrid-electric vehicle owners in Kansas will have to pay more to register with the state starting tomorrow. Brian Grimmett of the Kansas News Service explains the change.
Almost every county in Kansas has a shortage of psychiatrists. Nomin Ujiyediin of the Kansas News Service explains why. Five hundred state employees have used paid parental leave since Kansas started offering it just over a year ago. A Jackson County Democrat is seeking bar foster care agencies from discriminating against LGBTQ families.
It’s been just over a year since Kansas started offering paid parental leave for state employees. As Stephen Koranda of the Kansas News Service reports, a new study has an unexpected takeaway. Mental health care providers in Kansas are having trouble recruiting enough staff to treat all of their patients. A freshman Democratic lawmaker from […]