‘The Rundown’ News Headlines From KRPS for 07.13.20

A New Jersey hedge fund will likely become the new owner of the McClatchy Company, the parent company of The Kansas City Star and Wichita Eagle.  K-State anticipates it will lose 37 million dollars this fiscal year, and announced cuts Friday. The chances of surviving a stroke vary enormously depending on whether a patient lives […]

‘The Rundown’ News Headlines From KRPS for 07.10.20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Friday, July 10th.  More than 20 Kansas communities will get help from the state to pay for needed transportation updates to pedestrian paths, roads, and schools.  The Kansas City Royals now know what their short 60-game season will look like. Joplin Schools held a […]

‘The Rundown’ KRPS News Headlines for 07.09.20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Thursday, July 9th.  Sedgwick County’s top health official has issued a mandatory face mask policy to slow the spread of coronavirus. This month’s NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway will not have fans in the stands as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus. The […]

COVID-19 Cases Expected To Double Every Week According To Dartmouth Atlas Project

Today, Wednesday, July 1, is the halfway point of the year, and so much has changed and will continue to as the response to COVID-19 evolves. Recently KRPS’s Fred Fletcher-Fierro spoke with Dr. Elliot Fisher, a professor at the Dartmouth Atlas Project, who last week, for the second consecutive week named the Joplin area to […]

‘The Rundown’ News Headlines From KRPS For 07.01.20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Wednesday, July 1st.  We’re going to have mostly sunny and hot today throughout the Four States today, a high of 95, the heat index could reach as high as 105. Mostly cloudy tonight, a chance of isolated thunderstorms, a low of 75. Mostly to […]

Alan Marble, President of MSSU Retires

Today is the end of an era at Missouri Southern, as Dr. Alan Marble, retires after seven years as Southern’s President. In a way, MSSU was a second act for Marble, who previously retired from 27-years at Crowder College in Neosho, which also included 7-years as president of the Roughriders. Marble says that he’s enjoyed […]

‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 06.30.20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Tuesday, June 30th. We’re going to have partly sunny, breezy and hot today throughout the Four States today, winds gusting to as high as 25 miles per hour, a high today of 94. Partly cloudy skies also tonight, still windy, a low of 76. […]

‘The Rundown’ News Headlines from KRPS for 06\29\20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Monday, June 29th. We’re going to have mostly cloudy skies throughout the Four States, just a 20 percent chance of showers before 11 this morning, a high of 88. The overcast conditions will stick around tonight, a low of 76. Partly cloudy tomorrow and breezy […]

News Headlines from KRPS for 06/26/20

Good morning, thanks for joining me for KRPS news headlines for Friday, June 26th. We’re going to have mostly sunny skies and another summer day throughout Southeast Kansas, a high of 90. Partly cloudy conditions tonight, with thunderstorms likely after 4 this afternoon, a low of 72. Partly sunny tomorrow, chance of storms linger before […]