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New KanCare Plan Leaves Lawmakers at Odds

Republican legislators have temporarily sidetracked an effort to block the Brownback administration from obtaining federal approval to renew KanCare, the state’s privatized Medicaid program. Democrats...

Mitchell County Commissioners – December 4, 2017

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday morning in Beloit. Director of Public Works, Dale Housh, presented an interlocal agreement for a bridge project...

Accident Takes The Lives Of Blue Rapids & Clay Center Residents

A fatality accident early Friday morning shortly after 7 a.m. in Jefferson County, Kansas near Grantville claimed the life of two people including a...

Osborne Woman Killed In Single Vehicle Crash

An Osborne woman died in an accident just before 2:30p.m. on Saturday in Wabaunsee County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Chevy Traverse driven...

Smith County Commissioners – November 20, 2017

The County Commissioners met in a regular session on November 20, 2017 in the County Commissioners’ Room. Present were Commissioners Tom James, Art Befort,...

Mitchell County Hosts Strategic Doing Part II

The second Strategic Doing event for Mitchell County was held on Wednesday evening at NCK Tech in Beloit. The purpose of the event was...

Norton Co Board Of Commissioners Minutes November 30, 2017

Norton Co Board of Commissioners November 30, 2017 Commissioner Charles Posson called the meeting of the Norton Co Board of Commissioners to order at 9:00 AM...

Central Valley Ag Hold Annual Meeting

Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) recently hosted their Annual Meeting for member-owners to review the fiscal year. CVA reported $21.7 Million in Total Profit...

Central Valley Ag Holds Annual Meeting

Central Valley Ag Cooperative (CVA) recently hosted their Annual Meeting for member-owners to review the fiscal year. CVA reported $21.7 Million in Total Profit...

Lincoln County Commissioners – 11/13/17

The Lincoln County Board of Commissioners met as the Lincoln County Board of Canvassers, to enumerate the results of the November 7, 2017 City/School...

Kansas Headlines

Death Investigation Underway In Allen County

ALLEN COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Iola Police Department, and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a death that occurred...

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...

Would Your Child’s Safety Seat Pass Inspection?

WICHITA, Kan. – Sept. 21, 2020 – Every day in America, too many children ride in car seats that have been installed incorrectly, or...

Farm Bureau Insight: Taking Pride in Agriculture

By Glenn Brunkow, Pottawatomie County farmer and rancher We are clearly in the middle of fall and that means harvest. Harvest is one of the...

Governor Laura Kelly Orders Flags at Half-staff in Honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In accordance with Executive Order 20-30, Governor Laura Kelly has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff throughout the state of...

Kansas News Service

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...

Scathing Federal Inspection Pulls Curtain Back On One Of Kansas’ Deadliest Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service At a Kansas City, Kansas, nursing home, employees tested positive for COVID-19 and went back to work the...

Federal Prosecutors Defy Court Order In Cases Over Attorney-Client Recordings In Leavenworth

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service The U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, says it will no longer cooperate with cases brought by...

Emails Show Kansas Agencies Helped Keep Meatpacking Plants Open Despite Concerns About Coronavirus

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — In mid-May, Finney County’s top public health physician sent an email to state health...

Kansas Teachers Could Owe Their Schools Thousands If They Quit Over Coronavirus Concerns

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas teachers that don’t feel safe going back to crowded hallways as schools reopen could take...