TUNED IN: HPPR Makes Its December Fundraising Goal

Jan 4, 2019

 

Thanks to the generosity of HPPR's supporters, High Plains Public Radio made its December 2018 fundraising goal of $50,000. Thank you, thank you, thank you to all the listeners who helped us kick off the new year in the right way.  If you didn't get a chance to support HPPR before the start of 2019, don't worry. You can still pledge to public radio on the High Plains by clicking here.

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Let's call it the first hopeful sign of spring!

The Radio Readers Book Club's 2019 Spring Read is gearing up. The theme: It's a Mystery to Me!

Don't miss out. Details are here.  

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Three Stories Worth Your Time


1. How Do You Map A Drought? With Art, Science And Some Good Ol' Farmer Wisdom

It includes the classic quote, “Droughts are like the Rodney Dangerfield of hazards. They just don’t get any respect,” said Drought Monitor co-creator Mark Svoboda, director of the National Drought Mitigation Center at The University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

2. We’ve All Heard ‘Smells Like Greeley; It’s Gonna Snow,’ But Do You Know Why That Is?

“The old adage is, if it smells like Greeley it’s gonna snow.” Nuff said.

3. Federal Shutdown Could Affect High Plains Farmers And Ranchers

The USDA says it plans to “shutter every local and state farm service center across the U.S.”

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Best-Read Stories At HPPR.org

HPPR.org is your go-to spot for the latest news from the High Plains region, as well as our events, exclusives, and features. You’ll also find the latest national and international news. Here are this week's TOP STORIES from our website.

1. Democrats Announce Major Changes To U.S. House Rules

2. Will Texas Loosen Its Marijuana Laws In 2019?

3. Seeking Citizenship For His Adopted Daughter, A Kansas Army Veteran Fights The Government

4. High Plains Outdoors: What Constitutes A Trophy Buck?

5. Hemp Processing Might Boost Rural Kansas Communities

6. Death In The Oilfields: Fossil Fuel Boom Brings Mounting Risk Of Death, Injuries

7. Experts: Dicamba Will Come For Trees, Specialty Crops In 2019

8. Two Bright Stars In The Texas Democratic Universe Are On A Collision Course

9. Amarillo Artist's "Mass Givings" Aimed At Inspiring Others To Spread The Love

10 How Does A Town With 37 Languages Prepare For Emergencies?

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