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State Conservation Commission Meeting September 28

MANHATTAN, Kansas — The State Conservation Commission will hold a meeting and conference call on Monday, September 28, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. at the...

High School Seniors Invited to Compete in Rural Voices Contest

BELOIT, KS, September 10, 2020 — High school seniors in North Central Kansas are invited to compete for a chance to win $850 by...

KDHE Amends Travel Quarantine List

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list to no longer include travel to Aruba and...

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to Apply for Second Round of Pandemic-EBT

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will apply for the next round of Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) through...

KBI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Junction City

GEARY COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred early Wednesday morning in Junction City, Kan. The...

Governor Laura Kelly Emphasizes Importance of Receiving a Flu Shot to Stay Healthy, Decrease Burden on Health Care System

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today, after receiving her flu shot from a Walgreens representative, emphasized that because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is...

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...

KBI Conducting Homicide Investigation In Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday morning in the parking lot of a Topeka...

Arrest Made In Pott County Burglaries

PRESS RELEASE: Between July 6, 2020 and July 21, 2020, The Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office responded to several burglary reports to new home construction...

Coronavirus Update From The Mitchell County Health Department

Dear Mitchell County Residents, The last two weeks have brought a significant increase in cases in Kansas, and more recently within Mitchell County. While multiple...

Kansas Headlines

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...

KBI Concludes Pittsburg Death Investigation

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Pittsburg Police Department shared new information about the investigation into the death 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...