October 16 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

Kansas schools are struggling to find teachers. As Stephan Bisaha of the Kansas News Service reports, the state has more than 800 vacant teaching positions. Kansas state Senator Barbara Bollier is jumping into the already crowded race for the U.S. Senate. Bollier – a retired doctor from Johnson County – was elected to the state […]

October 11 2019 8 AM KRPS Newscast

The Organization for Competitive Markets, an advocacy group, and the Kansas Cattlemen’s Association have accused the Kansas Livestock Association of misusing millions of dollars. Corinne Boyer of the Kansas News Service explains. Former Democratic Kansas Congresswoman Nancy Boyda is dropping her bid for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican Senator Pat Roberts. Boyda and […]

October 11 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

It looked like Kansas Democrats were going to have their first high-profile primary for a U.S. Senate seat in decades. But as Stephen Koranda reports for the Kansas News Service, that changed on Thursday. White House adviser Ivanka Trump heard from Kansas City-area parents and child care providers Thursday about issues they have with affordable, […]

October 10 2019 7 AM KRPS Newscast

Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids called out President TrumpWednedsay  for betraying the United States’ Kurdish allies in Turkey. Laura Ziegler has more on the Democrat’s statement. Base pay for a Kansas legislator is about 22 thousand dollars a year — less than the salaries of lawmakers in most neighboring states, according to a new state audit.

Kinetic Storytelling: The Broad Strokes of Film Workshop with Anthony Monteleone

The Kinetic Storytelling workshop will be held at the Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin on Saturday October 12. It starts at 10 am and there is a $20 registration fee. The Spiva 48-hour film competition starts on Friday October 18 at 6 pm and runs until Sunday October 20 at 6 pm. The […]

Robert Dean Smith with the SEK Orchestra at the Bicknell Family Center for the Arts

The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts welcomes Pittsburg State alum and operatic tenor Robert Dean Smith performing with the Southeast Kansas Symphony Orchestra on Thursday October 17 at 7:30 p.m. The performance at the Bicknell will be followed up an encore concert at the Helzberg Hall in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts […]

October 9 2019 8 AM Newscast

Jurors are deliberating whether a protection order was taken out unlawfully against an anti-abortion protester by a Wichita abortion rights advocate. As KMUW’s Nadya Faulx reports, closing statements were given Tuesday in the federal trial. Voters in Pittsburg will go to the polls on Tuesday November 5th to elect three city commissioners. The two candidates […]