Peggy Lowe is investigations editor at KCUR and Harvest Public Media in Kansas City.
Latest Stories (32)
Farmers are struggling in the pandemic economy
Jul 20, 2020
A study finds emergency government money will make up more than a third of farm income.
Colleges grapple with student food insecurity during COVID-19
May 8, 2020
Schools are trying to assess student needs through the summer, and possibly through the coming year
T-Mobile-Sprint merger could affect millions of prepaid wireless customers
Mar 6, 2020
Sprint sold off one of its prepaid brands, Boost Mobile, to Dish Network.
Brands are publishing print magazines. John Deere knows a thing or two about that.
Feb 17, 2020
if it's a trend, it's one the Midwest company has been on top of for 125 years.
Midwest flooding brings high infrastructure costs
Dec 27, 2019
A lot of repair and recovery work hasn't even started yet.
Why is the Sprint-T-Mobile merger taking so long?
Nov 15, 2019
The deal continues to be subject to a lawsuit by state attorneys general.
Breakfast with your paint supplies? Home Depot tests in-store café
Oct 22, 2019
The café at a Home Depot in Kansas City is the first of its kind.
After the flood comes the enormous pile of burning soybeans
Aug 22, 2019
Following severe flodding in the Midwest, a pile of 650,000 bushels of soybeans in rural Missouri spontaneously combusted and have been burning for a month.
Savings app aims to combat predatory payday loans
Aug 9, 2019
Still in its pilot phase, Onward promotes saving in small increments with a view to building a nest egg and eventually creating credit.
Why "Sears light" concept stores are focused on appliances
Jun 21, 2019
Sears Home & Life stores are smaller and hope to attract "young, forming families."