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Homecoming Friday For Frankfort & Centralia High Schools

At Frankfort, Queen Candidates are Rebecca Adams, Kaygen Brandt, and Emma Rose. King Candidates are Spencer Dressman, Austin Hardwick, and Jack Mitchell. A parade...

Marysville, Valley Heights And Linn Crown Homecoming Royalty

Homecoming Queen and King were crowned Friday at Marysville, with Karly Breshears and Bryson Meinhardt chosen as the Bulldogs defeated Wamego 50-13. At Valley Heights,...

Children’s Health Program Funding Set To Expire Sept. 30

The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 created the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to cover uninsured, low-income children who are not eligible for Medicaid....

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes – 9/11/17

The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Robert S. Connell, Chairman, Lynn Feldhausen and David E. Baier members and...

Norton City Council Agenda For September 20

A G E N D A September 20 -- 5:30 p.m. Please turn cell phone to silent/off prior to meeting. Please wait until the Mayor asks...

Washington County Commission Meeting Minutes – 9/19/17

The Board of Washington County Commission met in regular session on Monday September 18, 2017 in the commission room at the Washington County Courthouse....

Jewell County Commissioners – 9/18/17

The Jewell County Commissioners met September 18, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. with Commissioners, Mark Fleming, Steve Greene and Keith Roe present. Carla J. Waugh,...

Mitchell County Commissioners – 9/18/77

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday morning. Director of Public Works Dale Housh said there was an accident near Hunter involving a county...

Report: Kansas Falling Behind In School Funding, Student Achievement

There is growing evidence that as Kansas has fallen behind in educational funding. Mark Tallman, Kansas Association of School Board Associate Executive Director said,...

Rock Hills USD 107 Board Of Education – September 2017

President Lori Yelken called the regular meeting of the Board of Education for USD No. 107 to order at 7:00 P.M.  Those present were: ...

Kansas Headlines

Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 Rescheduled for Saturday, May 30

Via Press Release from NASA NASA and SpaceX scrubbed Wednesday’s launch attempt of the Demo-2 flight test to the International Space Station due to unfavorable...

Governor signs disaster declaration, calls for special session, warns of grave consequences to state without legislative action

Today Governor Laura Kelly announced a series of actions her administration is taking to respond to the emergency situation COVID-19 currently presents to the...

K-State film about school district’s transition to online teaching goes viral

MANHATTAN — A 13-minute video produced by the Kansas State University College of Education chronicles one rural Kansas school district's transition to remote teaching because of COVID-19. "Wamego's...

KDHE recommends self-quarantine for Kansans who traveled to Lake of the Ozarks

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is recommending voluntary 14-day self-quarantine for those Kansans who traveled to Lake of the...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Gov. Kelly’s Emergency Powers Weakened By Lawmakers Who Say She Overreacted To COVID-19

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — In a one-day marathon session that wrapped up a legislative year upended by the coronavirus, Kansas...

The Coronavirus Blew A $650M Hole In Kansas’ Budget, Putting Even School Funding In Jeopardy

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — When Kansas lawmakers left for an early spring break in mid-March, the state was projected to...

Kansas Educators Worry What Five Months Away From Classrooms Will Do To Schoolkids

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — The summer slide. That’s the annual learning loss that happens when students spend three months away...

Despite Meatpacking Plants’ Efforts, Kansas Workers Say ‘We’re Right Next To Each Other’

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service DODGE CITY, Kansas — In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s mandate that all meatpacking plants stay open,...

Protecting Voters From COVID-19 Will Cost Kansas Counties Extra

By Daniel Caudill - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Thousands of Reno County voters usually cast their ballots at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson,...