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KSHSAA Executive Board: Fall Sports Will Begin As Scheduled

The Kansas State High School Activities Association held their much anticipated board meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss and decide when fall sports and...

2020 Kansas 8-Man All-Star Games Cancelled

The Kansas 8-Man All-Star Games scheduled for June 13 in Beloit have officially been cancelled.  The decision came down on Monday morning as the...

Brackets Released For 3A Sub-State Basketball at Beloit

The 3A sub-state tournament brackets are now available for the Beloit sub-state tournament. The Beloit High School Trojans as well as the Norton Blue...

Area Wrestling Teams Set for 3-2-1A Regional

Many of our KD Country 94 & Z 96.3 "The Lake" area wrestlers are hoping for a trip to the 3-2-1A State Tournament at...

Beloit Wrestling to Host 50th Annual Invite

The 50th Annual Beloit Wrestling Invite will be held at Beloit Junior-Senior High School this weekend.  21 teams will come to Beloit to compete...

Norton Public Library News for the week of January 20th

NPL News for the week of January 20th: Lego Club for Kids on Monday, January 20th, 4:00-5:00 p.m.  Come to the Library to see the Lego Creations...

Norton City Council Minutes for January 2,2020

NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting.   January 2, 2020   The Norton City Council met in regular session...

2019 Topside Tip Off Basketball Tournament Brackets Released

The 2019 Topside Tip-Off basketball tournament brackets are released, and Norton will face Lakin in the opening round on Thursday, December 12th. The Norton Boys...

Bluejay Basketball & Wrestling on Classic Hits 106.7 KQNK

Classic Hits 106.7 KQNK is the broadcast home for every exciting Norton Bluejay boys & girls basketball as well as Norton Bluejay Wrestling Tournaments! High...

Class 1A Votes to Split Into Two Divisions for Postseason

TOPEKA, Kan. - Ballots from KSHSAA member schools on the proposal to modify Class 1A postseason competition in volleyball, basketball and scholars bowl were due...

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...