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A Record-Breaking Year: Donors Contribute $212 Million In Fiscal Year 2019 For Kansas State University

Donations to Kansas State University reached an all-time high in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, with more than $212 million in private...

Kansas Medicaid Insurer Aetna On Even Thinner Ice With State Officials

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA ― Aetna remains in hot water with the state of Kansas, which recently threatened to cancel the...

Motorist Alert: School Starts Soon; Drive Carefully

WICHITA, Kan. – As summer draws to a close, the next couple of weeks are when most Kansas students return back to schools across...

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...

KDA Marketing Program Receives National Honor

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, was recognized in July 2019 with a national marketing...

Tyson To Rebuild Western Kansas Plant, But Fire Idles Operation Indefinitely

By Brian Grimmett & Angie Haflich - Kansas News Service Tyson Fresh Meats plans to reopen the Holcomb, Kansas, beef packing plant partially destroyed by...

Public Health Advisories for Kansas Lakes Due to Blue-Green Algae

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued...

KBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Chetopa

LABETTE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer involved shooting which occurred as police attempted to serve a search warrant...

Medicaid Inspector General Issues First Audit Report

TOPEKA – (August 5, 2019) – Kansas Medicaid Inspector General Sarah Fertig last week released the first audit report compiled by the Office of...

KDA Announces State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has announced the members of the State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee. The committee was established this...

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Topeka Congressman Steve Watkins Charged With Felonies Over Voter Registration At UPS Store

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service Just weeks before his first primary to defend his congressional seat, U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins faced multiple charges...

KDHE amends travel quarantine list: Arkansas, Alabama and South Carolina removed

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has removed three states from the quarantine list: Alabama, Arkansas and South Carolina. Additionally,...

KBI Announces Joint Investigation Following Discovery of Explosives

LOGAN COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), along with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), the Bureau of...

Final Day To Register For Kansas Primary Election Tuesday

Tuesday is the final day to register to vote for the Primary Election, which is Tuesday, August 4th. Register by 5 p.m. at your...

K-State Signs Research Agreement For COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has signed a new preclinical research and option agreement with Tonix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, to develop a vaccine candidate...

Kansas News Service

Topeka Congressman Steve Watkins Charged With Felonies Over Voter Registration At UPS Store

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service Just weeks before his first primary to defend his congressional seat, U.S. Rep. Steve Watkins faced multiple charges...

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'...