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Gove County District Court Finds GMD 4 LEMA Constitutional

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A district court in western Kansas has ruled that the chief engineer of the Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Water...

Hearing Scheduled for Changes to Pet Animal Health Regulations

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, to consider the adoption of proposed changes...

Kansas Farm Bureau To Celebrate 101st Annual Meeting in December

MANHATTAN – Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) will celebrate its 101st annual meeting Dec. 1-3 in Manhattan. “This annual meeting will mark more than a century...

Joint State Conservation Commission/Kansas Association of Conservation Districts Meeting Sept. 11

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The State Conservation Commission and the Kansas Association of Conservation Districts will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019....

KDA to Host 14th Annual Kansas Grape Stomp at the Kansas State Fair

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Feel the squish of the grapes in the time-honored tradition of grape stomping as you help celebrate the grape and wine...

KDA Appoints Marketing Advisory Board Members

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Six Kansans have been appointed by Secretary of Agriculture Mike Beam to serve on the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Advisory...

Kansas Department of Agriculture Boards to Meet September 12

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Several advisory boards which serve to advise the Kansas Department of Agriculture will meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Kansas...

USDA-NIFA Grant Supports Efforts To Control Viral Diseases in Swine

Courtesy of Kansas State University MANHATTAN — A $475,000 grant will help a Kansas State University research laboratory determine methods to control two of the...

KDA Announces Kansas Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Conservation announces the expansion of the Kansas Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative. This initiative...

Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Accepting Applications

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The 2019 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate...

Kansas Headlines

ACLU of Kansas Files Complaint For Ellis County Election Worker Over Lack of Mask Mandate

By Sherman Smith - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas is seeking an investigation into the refusal of the Ellis...

Lyons Man Charged With Attempted Capital Murder In Connection With Rice County Shootings

LYONS – (October 28, 2020) – A Lyons man has been charged with attempted capital murder in connection with the October 16 incident that...

Junction City Man Sentenced To Two Life Terms For Two Counts Of First Degree Felony Murder

JUNCTION CITY – (October 28, 2020) – A Junction City man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison without the possibility...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Peerless Products Expansion to Create Over 100 Jobs in Iola

IOLA – Governor Laura Kelly today celebrated the announcement of Peerless Products, Inc., purchasing a 150,000-square-foot facility in Iola to expand its production capability. Peerless...

Resident Death at Hutchinson Correction Facility

TOPEKA, Kansas – A Hutchinson Correctional Facility resident who died Tuesday, Oct. 27 had tested positive for COVID-19. This is the seventh resident death...

Kansas News Service

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

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...