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Free Fans, Cooling Assistance Programs Available to Some Nebraskans

Lincoln – With summer on the horizon the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is again distributing free fans and offering other...

KQNK Signs 5-Year Deal To Air World Champion Kansas City Chiefs Football

NORTON, KAN. – Dierking Communications, Inc. today signed a new 5-year contract with Entercom Communications making Classic Hits 106.7 FM & 1530 AM KQNK...

Norton City Council Agenda June 3, 3030

A G E N D A June 3, 2020 -- 5:30 p.m. Roll Call Flag Salute Approve May 20, 2020 City Council meeting minutes Building/Demolition Permits: Megan Keiswetter -...

Norton Co Board of Commissioners May 29, 2020

Norton Co Board of Commissioners May 29, 2020 Convene Chairman Thomas Brannan called the meeting of the Norton Co Board of Commissioners to order at 9:00 AM...

Nebraska DHHS Announces Initiatives to use CARES Act Funding to Aid Child Care Providers

Lincoln – With the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), $3.5 billion was appropriated to the Child Care and Development...

Nebraska DHHS Announces Updated Nursing Home Medicaid Rates

Lincoln – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Medicaid and Long-Term Care (MLTC) has completed its annual update to nursing...

Norton County Community Foundation Awards $4,750 in May Grant Cycle

Norton, Kansas, May 2020 -- Norton County Community Foundation (NCCF) awarded $4,750.00 to Norton County nonprofit organizations and charitable projects in the May grant...

Royals On KQNK

BROADCAST SCHEDULE DATE DAY OF WEEK GAME START ORIGINAL GAME DATE GAME HIGHLUGHTS EXTRA INNINGS? 6/2/2020 TUES 7:00pm 4/6/2015 ALCS Ring Cereomony No 6/4/2020 THURS 7:00pm 6/9/2015 Royals take 1st...

Norton County Reopening Plan Update – 5/27/2020

Effective 5/27/2020 @ 12:01 am the Governor’s previously issued executive orders regarding limitations and restrictions for businesses and individuals have been lifted. Specifically, the...

Nebraska Supplemental SNAP Funds To Be Issued June 6

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients...

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...