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Homicides In Seward County And Along Kansas/Oklahoma State Line

SEWARD COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI), the Seward County Sheriff’s Office, the Liberal Police Department,...

New Commissioners Elected to Kansas Commodity Commissions

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture announced the results of recent elections held for the state’s five grain commodity commissions — corn,...

Are Video Games A Sport? Hoping To Attract Fans And Students, Kansas Colleges Say Yes

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service/KMUW Wichita State student Jonathan Gallegos said gamers on campus felt like...

Bestselling Author To Present Next Cook Series Event

New York Times bestselling author and Kansas native Sarah Smarsh will be the final Cook Series presenter on Thursday, April 11. The lecture, which...

Billy Currington, Mitchell Tenpenny, Skillet To Headline Kansas State Fair Grandstand

HUTCHINSON, Kansas – Where else can you see a “Dancing with the Stars” champion, Grammy Award winners and a country artist who can hang...

Winter Kill in Lawns Expected to be Minimal

Despite a harsh winter, most Kansas lawns are expected to escape winter kill – a term that refers to lawn damage that prevents grass...

Governor Signs Executive Order Easing Motor Carrier Regulations To Assist With Flood Relief

To expedite emergency relief and restoration efforts associated with recent flooding in Kansas and neighboring states, Governor Laura Kelly has issued an executive order...

Kansas House Approves Medicaid Expansion, But The Fight Isn’t Over Yet

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service/KCUR A coalition of Democrats and moderate Republicans powered past objections from conservative leaders in the Kansas House Wednesday...

Rudd Foundation Awards $1.4 Million In Scholarships To 25 Kansas High School Seniors

Wichita, KS. March 19, 2019 – The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its second class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a...

Corps Continues To Closely Monitor Flood Conditions

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City District Emergency Operations Center is currently operating at a Level 2 partial activation. This level represents a...

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What A Pending Football Game Says About COVID-19, The Fate Of Small Colleges And The Towns They Keep Alive

By Frank Morris - Kansas News Service There’s a lot riding on a Kickoff set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The Sterling College Warriors are...

Governor Laura Kelly Visits Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute

Governor Laura Kelly today toured the Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) to learn more about its work fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, including...

Kansas’ U.S. Senate Race Is Set As Marshall Beats Kobach For GOP Nod; Watkins Out In 2nd District

TOPEKA, Kansas — Kansas’ biggest race of the evening was one of the first to be decided: U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall secured the Republican...

Kansas Total Tax Collections $484.6 Million Ahead of July of Last Fiscal Year

TOPEKA—The State of Kansas starts Fiscal Year 2021 by surpassing its total tax-only collections by $484.6 million compared to July of last fiscal year....

AG Derek Schmidt Urges Federal Action To Increase Access, Affordability For Remdesivir

TOPEKA – (August 4, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today urged federal agencies to exercise special legal authority to increase the availability...

Kansas News Service

What A Pending Football Game Says About COVID-19, The Fate Of Small Colleges And The Towns They Keep Alive

By Frank Morris - Kansas News Service There’s a lot riding on a Kickoff set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The Sterling College Warriors are...

Kansas’ U.S. Senate Race Is Set As Marshall Beats Kobach For GOP Nod; Watkins Out In 2nd District

TOPEKA, Kansas — Kansas’ biggest race of the evening was one of the first to be decided: U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall secured the Republican...

Feds Say Filth, Hazards At Kansas Group Homes Put Foster Care Children At Risk

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Kansas let foster care children live in group homes with broken windows, mold, exposed electrical wiring, trashed porches...

Kansas K-12 Districts Can Start Class On Time After State Board Rejects Governor’s Order To Delay

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas’ elementary, middle and high schools will reopen for in-person instruction in August, despite Gov. Laura...

Kansas Governor Says Masks Are Non-Negotiable In Schools And Pleads For Delaying Classes

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Students, teachers and staff members at K-12 schools in Kansas will wear masks, use hand sanitizer...