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Winter Wheat Forecast a Mixed Bag

An early snapshot of winter wheat fields in Kansas shows wide variations as the majority of the state remains warm and dry. The National Agricultural...

Statewide Tornado Drill Set For Tuesday at 10 A.m.

Kansans are being urged to take part in the statewide tornado safety drill today at 10 a.m. If severe weather is imminent, the backup...

NCK Tech Board Of Trustees – February 2017

The North Central Kansas Technical College Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on campus Monday night at the Severance Student Union conference room....

Kansas Supreme Court Delves Into School Finance Once Again

The Kansas Legislature’s top leaders say a state Supreme Court ruling on education funding won’t require lawmakers to change course on drafting a new...

Kansas Supreme Court Rules School Funding Formula ‘Inadequate’ Under State Constitution

By DAN MARGOLIES & SAM ZEFF Kansas News Service at http://www.kcur.org  As expected, the Kansas Supreme Court this morning ruled that Kansas’ school funding formula is...

Drafting Of 2018 Farm Bill Presents Many Challenges

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is facing a daunting task as drafting begins on the 2018 Farm Bill amid challenges confronting farmers. He and U.S. Rep....

Kansas House Approves Medicaid Expansion Bill Amendment

On Wednesday, supporters of expanding Medicaid eligibility to more low-income Kansans succeeded in a last-gasp effort to advance a measure, overpowering opponents who thought they...

Kansas Senate Falls Short Of Overriding Brownback Tax Bill Veto

Kansas legislators will have to determine the path they will take to balance the state budget after failing to override Governor Sam Brownback’s veto...

Kansas Suing Federal Government Over Affordable Care Act Taxes

The following press release was sent from the Kansas Attorney General's office. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt asked for help from the Kansas congressional delegation...

Kansas Board Of Regents Looking To Curb Lower Enrollment For Higher Education

The Kansas Board of Regents is considering a task force to seek ways to keep more students in the state for their higher education. Regents...

Kansas Headlines

Amber Alert Update: Two Family Members Booked Into Jail Following Discovery Of Body In KCK

In a follow up to an Amber Alert that was issued across the State of Kansas on Friday, Kansas City, Kansas police report that...

Kelly Administration Launches KanVet Site to Help Veterans Find Careers in Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly today announced the launch of the new KANSASWORKS KanVet website. The new site provides access to State of Kansas veteran-specific resources and benefits...

K-State Announces Added Furloughs; Total More Than 1,800

MANHATTAN — Multiple Kansas State University colleges and units will implement administrative furloughs as one of several ways the university is addressing significant financial challenges...

CANCELLED: AMBER ALERT: Olivia A. Jansen of Kansas City, Kansas

Olivia Jansen - Missing from Kansas City, Kansas. Image Courtesy of KCTV 5The KBI would like to thank the public for their assistance...

State Settles Federal Lawsuit; Agencies Eager to Continue Systemic Overhaul of Child Welfare System

(Via Press Release) Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced that defendants have agreed to a settlement agreement in the matter...

Kansas News Service

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

Kansas Doctors Say Wear A Mask Or Brace For Coronavirus Numbers To Keep Going Up

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds...

How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Gone are the days of sneaking late into a crowded lecture hall. Reading college students'...

More Kansans Are Asking for Mail Ballots While Officials Work To Make Polling Places Pandemic-Safe

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Facing the prospect of standing in line at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic, requests from...