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Royals Announce July Schedule For “Royals Playback” Broadcasts

KANSAS CITY, MO. – The Kansas City Royals announced their July schedule for “Royals Playback,” which will air Tuesdays (7 p.m.), Thursdays (7 p.m.),...

Norton Medical Clinic To Offer Free Sports Physicals July 15th

NORTON, Kan. – Norton Medical Clinic has offered free sports physicals to student athletes as a service to the community for many years. Earlier...

Norton County Hospital Announces Changes To Patient and Visitor Policies

NORTON, Kan. – Norton County Hospital and Norton Medical Clinic have been screening patients, visitors and staff for several weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Norton County Hospital Announces Closings For Independence Day

NORTON, Kan. – Norton County Hospital and Norton Medical Clinic would like to inform the public of upcoming closings for the Independence Day holiday....

Smith County Announces Third Positive Case of COVID-19

Dear Smith County Residents, The Smith County Health Department received notification today confirming our third positive case of COVID-19 in Smith County. We are working...

TestNebraska Releases May Testing Statistics

LINCOLN, Neb. – The state of Nebraska has released data from its first round of Test Nebraska testing, the snapshot summary can be found here. “From the time we...

Norton County Hospital recognized for patient safety achievements

NORTON, Kan. – Norton County Hospital is among 115 hospitals statewide being recognized for exemplary achievements to improve patient safety. The Kansas Healthcare Collaborative (KHC)...

First and Second Cases of Rare Childhood Syndrome Potentially Associated With COVID-19 Reported to DHHS

Lincoln – The first and second confirmed cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) were reported to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human...

Test Nebraska Announces Expanded Testing For This Week

LINCOLN, Neb. – TestNebraska has released the locations, dates and times for testing scheduled for the week of June 8. The State has announced that...

Norton County Community Foundation Awards $16,200 in Scholarships

Norton, Kansas, June 2020 -- Norton County Community Foundation (NCCF) has announced its 2020 Scholarship Recipients. A total of $16,200 was awarded to Norton...

Kansas Headlines

K-State Announces Added Furloughs; Total More Than 1,800

MANHATTAN — Multiple Kansas State University colleges and units will implement administrative furloughs as one of several ways the university is addressing significant financial challenges...

AMBER ALERT: Olivia A. Jansen of Kansas City, Kansas

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation has issued a Kansas Amber Alert for Olivia A. Jansen, missing from 4444 Gibbs Road in Kansas City, Kansas. Age:...

State Settles Federal Lawsuit; Agencies Eager to Continue Systemic Overhaul of Child Welfare System

(Via Press Release) Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced that defendants have agreed to a settlement agreement in the matter...

Kansas Man Sentenced to Federal Prison For Second Degree Murder on Cruise Ship

TOPEKA, KAN. - A Topeka, Kan., man was sentenced today to 12 years in federal prison for the second degree murder of a woman he was...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Executive Orders on Driver’s License Extension, Adult Care Home Licensure

Governor Laura Kelly today signed Executive Orders #20-55 and #20-56 as part of her administration’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and her commitment...

Kansas News Service

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

Kansas Doctors Say Wear A Mask Or Brace For Coronavirus Numbers To Keep Going Up

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds...

How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Gone are the days of sneaking late into a crowded lecture hall. Reading college students'...

More Kansans Are Asking for Mail Ballots While Officials Work To Make Polling Places Pandemic-Safe

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Facing the prospect of standing in line at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic, requests from...