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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 2/8/2021

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular session with Barbara Kickhaefer, member, Fritz Blaske, member, (Chairman Keith Bramhall arrived at the meeting...

KNDY Area School & Activity Cancellations For Tuesday 2/16

Updated 4:25 PM 2/15 - Tune to KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM 95.5 for the latest updates. SCHOOL CLOSINGS Diller-Odell Public Schools Fairbury Public...

Second Case of UK Variant Identified in Kansas

TOPEKA – A second Kansas case of the United Kingdom, or UK, variant known as B.1.1.7, has been identified in Sedgwick County. The...

City Of Washington Expects To Avoid Rolling Blackouts

Electricity Update: with the media coverage regarding rolling blackouts, City of Washington would like our electrical customers to know that we have...

Extreme Temps Result in Southwest Power Pool Issuing Level 3 Alert

KEC Urges Electric Consumers to Reduce all Unnecessary Electricity Usage The Southwest Power Pool (SPP), which balances...

UPDATE: Level 3 Reached In Energy Consumption Across Region

BREAKING: Extreme cold weather has led to regionwide electricity use that exceeds available generation across the SPP service territory. SPP declared an EEA Level...

Evergy Asks Customers to Conserve Electricity

Kansas City, MO – February 14, 2021 – At the request of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), Evergy is asking customers to conserve electricity use...

KNDY Area School Closings – 2/15/2021

School closings as of 10:30 PM 2/14. Listen to updates on KNDY Morning News at 7:00 AM on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 & FM...

Governor Laura Kelly Issues State of Disaster Emergency Due to Wind Chill Warnings and Stress on Utility and Natural Gas Providers

TOPEKA – At 4:40 p.m. today, Governor Laura Kelly issued a State of Disaster Emergency due to wind chill warnings and stress on...

Post Rock Community Foundation Donations Matched 150% In February

Look at any key community institution in the Post Rock Community Foundation (PRCF) coverage area over the past 10 years and that institution is...

Kansas Headlines

U.S. Sen. Moran On Mission To Make Certain Kansas Vets Get Shot At COVID-19 Vaccine

By Tim Carpenter - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran met with military veterans Monday at Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center on a mission...

US Highway 36 Association Announces “Best Burgers” Contest Winners

The US Highway 36 Association is pleased to announce the winners of our “Best Burgers on 36” Contest. During the month of November voting...

Tractor Supply Company Announces Agreement to Acquire Orscheln Farm and Home

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, today announced that it has entered...

SPP Raises Energy Emergency To Level 2; Urges Continued Energy Conservation

At 6:20 p.m. Central time on Feb. 17, SPP declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 2. The alert will remain in...

Energy Emergency Alert Lowers To Level 1

Effective at 1:15 p.m. Central time, SPP has declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1 for its entire 14-state balancing authority area. Generation is...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...

How Elon Musk And A Mission To Mars Might Boost Internet Speeds In Rural Kansas

By David Condos - Kansas News Service GREAT BEND, Kansas — Joey Bahr walks out to the front of his yard along a blacktop county...

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....