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Tom Takes a Trip Down Ad Astra Memory Lane

By Brenna Eller After being the owners of KIKS and KIOL in Iola, Kan., for over 20 years, Tom Norris and his wife Monica wanted to know that their stations would be taken care of. Because of his long history with Ad Astra... Read More.

Kansas Athletics Mourns the Passing of Former AD Lew Perkins

Courtesy of the University of Kansas Athletics  LAWRENCE, Kan. ( – Former Kansas Director of Athletics Lew Perkins died Tuesday, July 18, in Lawrence, Kansas, his family has confirmed. Perkins was 78 years old.Perkins served as Director of Athletics at KU from June 2003 until... Read More.

Ad Astra Radio Acquires Iola Radio Stations KIKS and KIOL

IOLA, Kan. – Ad Astra per Aspera Broadcasting, Inc. (Ad Astra Radio) announces the acquisition of 101.5 KIKS and 1370/99.3 KIOL from longtime owners Tom and Monica Norris, effective July 1, 2023. Ad Astra Radio owns and operates nine other radio stations in Kansas... Read More.