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Frankfort Gives Donation Drive Breaks $75,000

Donations of 619 gifts toward local nonprofits in the Frankfort community totaled $52,900 Tuesday during the annual Giving Day, plus any mail-in contributions. $24,000...

Active COVID-19 Cases Drop; Death Rates Increase Across Neighboring Counties

Active Covid-19 numbers, which hit recent record highs locally, fell considerably over the past week, with Marshall County down from 151 to 91, Washington...

Frankfort Community Foundation Giving Day Tuesday

Tuesday (December 1, 2020) marks the annual Frankfort Community Foundation giving day. Area residents are encouraged to support the community and its nonprofit organizations, with...

Marshall County Commission Special Meeting Minutes – 11/19/2020 (Unofficial)

Minutes of this meeting are unofficial until approved at the 11/30/2020 meeting. The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in Special Session with Barbara Kickhaefer,...

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 11/16/2020

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Barbara Kickhaefer, chairman, Keith Bramhall, member, Tom Holle, member and Sandra Wilson, County...

Tuttle Creek Lake Will Increase Outflows To Drop Lake Levels This Week

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Beginning November 25, Tuttle Creek Lake, Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will increase outflows to drop lake levels,...

Knoettgen Named President of Cloud County Community College

The Cloud County Community College Board of Trustees extended an offer to Amber Knoettgen to become the institution’s ninth president. The board voted to...

Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office Recovers Stolen Vehicle & Firearms

On November 10, 2020, Deputies with the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office located a stolen vehicle from Shawnee County, Kansas, at a residence in the...

Letter From Marysville USD 364 Superintendent Mike Couch – 10/16/2020

Well, I am not sure if many parents were able to get any “back to school” pictures this morning as we had our First...

Washington County Government Offices To Be Locked Starting Tuesday

WASHINGTON, KAN. - Effective 12:01 a.m. on November 17, 2020, all doors to the Washington County Courthouse and all other County Offices and buildings...

Kansas Headlines

CDC Announces Shortened COVID-19 Quarantine Periods

Counties may opt in to similar guidance in Kansas TOPEKA – In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control...

KDHE Makes No Changes To Kansas Travel Quarantine List Criteria

TOPEKA – There are no changes this week to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s (KDHE) travel quarantine list. Those needing to quarantine...

Safety Is The Secret Ingredient To Holiday Traditions

TOPEKA – With the arrival of the holidays there are many memories to be made and traditions to follow, and having children participate in...

Kansas Organizations Launch Effort to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Kansas

(Nov. 23, 2020) - Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of...

Governor Kelly Makes $38.5 Million of CARES ACT Funding Available to Kansas Small Businesses, Slow COVID-19 Spread

TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the State Finance Council unanimously approved the Kansas Office of Recovery recommendations to allocate $20 million...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

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...