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2019 Northern Plains League Volleyball Preview

The 2019 high school volleyball season will open on Friday for five teams in the Northern Plains League.  This year could be one of...

The Love of Riding Bulls

Local bull rider alongside world champions, last year’s Phillipsburg champions return to rodeo at Kansas Biggest Rodeo Phillipsburg, Kan. (July 29, 2019) – Over 425...

West Sweeps 8-Man All-Star Games

The West squads won both contests in the 34th Annual 8-Man All-Star Games in Beloit on Saturday morning and afternoon.  In the DII game,...

Osborne All-Stars Keep Bulldog 8-Man Tradition Alive

Back in 2009 and before, the Osborne Bulldog football team was battling low numbers and a brutal 11-man Mid-Continent League schedule.  Cullen Riner took...

St. John’s/Tipton’s Dubbert Carries on Family Tradition

Kail Dubbert of St. John's/Tipton has always had big shoes to fill.  When you grow up in a family that has three 8-Man All-Stars...

Sylvan-Lucas Success Shows Through in 8-Man All-Star Selections

The Sylvan-Lucas Mustangs had a solid season in 2018, finishing with a 6-4 record, with two of those losses coming to 8-Man DII State...

Biggs Represents Lincoln in DI All-Star Game

The Lincoln Leopards football team got off to a 2-0 start in their first season under new head coach Dustin Patee in 2018.  Unfortunately,...

Pike Valley’s Carlgren Gets Second Chance After Tough Season

In 2017 when the Pike Valley Panthers went 11-1 and finished as the 8-Man DII Sub-State Runner-up, Brody Carlgren was a junior and led...

Rock Hills All-Stars Relish Final Opportunity

The 34th Annual Kansas 8-Man All-Star Games are taking place this Saturday in Beloit.  When the DII East All-Stars take the field, there will...

Thunder Ridge All-Stars Lay Foundation for Turnaround

Thunder Ridge football has only been around for 11 seasons.  Back in 2008 when Kensington and Eastern Heights consolidated to create the new district,...

Kansas Headlines

WATCH LIVE: NASA & SpaceX Set To Launch First Astronauts To International Space Station

The first launch of astronauts to the International Space Station since the retirement of the Space Shuttle program in 2011 is set for launch...

Governor signs disaster declaration, calls for special session, warns of grave consequences to state without legislative action

Today Governor Laura Kelly announced a series of actions her administration is taking to respond to the emergency situation COVID-19 currently presents to the...

K-State film about school district’s transition to online teaching goes viral

MANHATTAN — A 13-minute video produced by the Kansas State University College of Education chronicles one rural Kansas school district's transition to remote teaching because of COVID-19. "Wamego's...

KDHE recommends self-quarantine for Kansans who traveled to Lake of the Ozarks

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is recommending voluntary 14-day self-quarantine for those Kansans who traveled to Lake of the...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Gov. Kelly’s Emergency Powers Weakened By Lawmakers Who Say She Overreacted To COVID-19

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — In a one-day marathon session that wrapped up a legislative year upended by the coronavirus, Kansas...

The Coronavirus Blew A $650M Hole In Kansas’ Budget, Putting Even School Funding In Jeopardy

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — When Kansas lawmakers left for an early spring break in mid-March, the state was projected to...

Kansas Educators Worry What Five Months Away From Classrooms Will Do To Schoolkids

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — The summer slide. That’s the annual learning loss that happens when students spend three months away...

Despite Meatpacking Plants’ Efforts, Kansas Workers Say ‘We’re Right Next To Each Other’

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service DODGE CITY, Kansas — In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s mandate that all meatpacking plants stay open,...

Protecting Voters From COVID-19 Will Cost Kansas Counties Extra

By Daniel Caudill - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Thousands of Reno County voters usually cast their ballots at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson,...