TUNED IN: Inspiration Flows Across The High Plains

Oct 4, 2019

 Inspiration can come from many sources – great works of music, art and literature, spiritual experiences, witnessing the good works of others, biographies of leaders and innovators, rousing speeches and talks, travels to new lands.  

Here at High Plains Public Radio we work to bring you moments of inspiration – great and small – each day, across the year. They may come from …

  • The stories you hear on All Things Considered.
  • StoryCorps interviews on Morning Edition.
  • The history behind great classical works on Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin. 
  • Music you’ve never heard before on Open Range or Songbirds.
  • The depth of news and analysis at HPPR.org.
  • Informed conversations on the Radio Readers Book Club.
  • Live, local music at a Living Room Concert.
  • A painting displayed at our Garden City studios as part of the Friday Art Walks.
  • That oh-so-perfect tune aired on High Plains Morning.

If we add a little inspiration to your life, let us know. And let us know that you value HPPR as a source of inspiration by pledging your support – whether as a new member, renewing member or current member with an additional contribution.

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Quotes to know and share from this week’s news on High Plains Public Radio and HPPR Connect:

> “Through August 2019, the Garden City Finney County Drug Task Force … has more than doubled the amount of methamphetamines seized during the entirety of 2018.” — William Callahan, Special Agent in Charge of the DEA’s St. Louis Division

READ MORE | Growing Meth Problems In Western Kansas Prompting The DEA To Open A New Office

> “We’ve seen new attacks on the environment, including rolling back of existing environmental laws. So really the courts are one of the last bastions where we can go to make sure that wildlife are protected, and that our air and water are preserved and kept clean.” — Luke Metzger, executive director of Environment Texas

READ MORE | Environmental Groups Sue To Get Dunes Sagebrush Lizard Added To Endangered Species List

> "I apologize to victim survivors of child sexual abuse, especially those who were abused by priests or seminarians of the Catholic Diocese of Dodge City." — Bishop John Brungardt

READ MORE | Dodge City Diocese Names Clerics Accused Of Child Abuse



HPPR.org is your go-to spot for the but 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. Kansas' New State Park Is Millions Of Years In The Making

  2. Pakistan Wants You To Know: Most Pink Himalayan Salt Doesn't Come From India

  3. High Plains Tap Water: Is It Safe To Drink?

  4. Amarillo Police Raised Concerns About Odessa Shooter Eight Years Before Shooting

  5. Growing Meth Problems In Western Kansas Prompting The DEA To Open A New Office

  6. How White Liberals Became 'Woke,' Radically Changing Their Outlook On Race

  7. How A Little-Known Radio Station In Fort Collins Might One Day Save The World

  8. Our Turn At This Earth: The Great Plains Is Not The Midwest

  9. How A Rural Hospital In Kansas Survived Multiple Owners And Bankruptcy

  10. Immigration stories, caricatures and stereotypes at the Stauth Museum




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Get Your Fall Read On

HPPR's Radio Readers Book Club's 2019 Fall Read began last month. The theme is “Navigating Uncharted Waters — Past, Present, & Future.” We’ll be exploring the ways in which our childhood and life experiences inform our worldviews. Are we products of nature or nurture? Many intriguing questions will be explored.

BookBytes can be heard most weekdays at 7:45 a.m. (Central) during Morning Edition and again at 6:45 p.m. (Central) during All Things Considered.



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