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Update From Beloit USD 273 Superintendent Jeff Travis

Dear USD 273 – Beloit Families, I've seen many tough situations in my 28 year career in education. The COVID-19 pandemic situation is one that...

Cloud County CC Making Plans For Fall Semester

Cloud County Community College will resume on-campus classes on August 19, and is taking steps to ensure that students, faculty, staff, and the community...

Mitchell Co. Health Dept. Updates On Local & State-Wide COVID-19 Cases

Attached is Wednesday's current case count for Kansas, along with general statistics as of 4:00 p.m. Wednesday. The average age of positive cases remains at...

Leadership Mitchell County Postpones 2020 Community Service Award Recipient Banquet

The Leadership Mitchell County Board has decided to postpone the upcoming 2020 Mitchell County Community Service Award banquet in honor of John and Pat...

Jewell County Announces 6th & 7th COVID-19 Positive Cases

The Jewell County Health Department received notification confirming our sixth and seventh cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jewell County. The sixth case involves a...

Cloud County Community College Foundation Offering Fall Scholarships

In an effort to increase fall enrollment, the Cloud County Community College Foundation announced the availability of more than $90,000 in scholarships. “We’ve already awarded...

Mitchell County COVID-19 Update From Mitchell Co. Health Department

Dear Mitchell County Residents, In the last two weeks both Kansas and Mitchell County have witnessed a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases. While there...

USD 273 Beloit Superintendent Jeff Travis Update On Schools Reopening

Dear Students, Parents and Patrons of USD 273, I want to take this opportunity to update you on the start of our 2020-21 school year....

Mitchell County Fair To Only Exhibit 4-H & FFA Items Due To COVID-19

The Mitchell County Fair Association has decided to only exhibit 4-H and FFA Items at this years fair. The public is welcome to attend...

Jewell County Reports 5th Coronavirus Case

The Jewell County Health Department received notification confirming our fifth case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Jewell County. The individual is currently maintaining in-home isolation...

Kansas Headlines

Death Investigation Underway In Allen County

ALLEN COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Iola Police Department, and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a death that occurred...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...

Would Your Child’s Safety Seat Pass Inspection?

WICHITA, Kan. – Sept. 21, 2020 – Every day in America, too many children ride in car seats that have been installed incorrectly, or...

Farm Bureau Insight: Taking Pride in Agriculture

By Glenn Brunkow, Pottawatomie County farmer and rancher We are clearly in the middle of fall and that means harvest. Harvest is one of the...

Governor Laura Kelly Orders Flags at Half-staff in Honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In accordance with Executive Order 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff throughout the state of...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...

Scathing Federal Inspection Pulls Curtain Back On One Of Kansas’ Deadliest Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service At a Kansas City, Kansas, nursing home, employees tested positive for COVID-19 and went back to work the...

Federal Prosecutors Defy Court Order In Cases Over Attorney-Client Recordings In Leavenworth

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service The U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, says it will no longer cooperate with cases brought by...

Emails Show Kansas Agencies Helped Keep Meatpacking Plants Open Despite Concerns About Coronavirus

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — In mid-May, Finney County’s top public health physician sent an email to state health...

Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands If They Quit Over Coronavirus Concerns

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take...