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Confirmed COVID-19 Case at Topeka Correctional Facility

TOPEKA, Kan. – Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that one staff member at Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) tested positive...

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to Suspend Sales of Nonresident Turkey Permits

PRATT – In an effort to protect the health of Kansans and prevent the spread of COVID-19, Governor Laura Kelly, with the support of...

Department of Commerce Introduces Live Chat To Help Businesses Applying For SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce launched a Live Chat feature on its COVID-19 Response webpage today specifically to provide support to...

Mitchell County Closing Drivers License Services

3/20/20 - From the Mitchell County Treasurer's office. Yvonne Melton We have received notice the State of Kansas has announced they are closing Driver's License...

Applications Now Open For The Community Service Tax Credit Program

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Community Service Tax Credit Program (CSP). CSP...

Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Presenting K-State Landon Lecture on Feb. 4

MANHATTAN — A former two-term president of the South American nation of Colombia and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will present the first...

Oklahoma Rallies Late to Defeat K-State, 66-61

Courtesy of K-State Athletics NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma ended the game on a 12-0 run, highlighted by a 3-pointer from junior Austin Reaves with 1:38...

Marysville City Council Meeting Notes – 11/12/19

The Marysville City Council met Tuesday, and unanimously approved a roughly 15% increase of $2.40 per hour for police officers, bringing the starting wage...

Dotson Paces Jayhawks in Victory over UNCG, 74-62

Courtesy of Kansas Athletics LAWRENCE, Kan. – Sophomore guard Devon Dotson drained a game-high 22 points as the No. 3 Kansas Jayhawks won their 47th-straight...

The Norton City Council Minutes for July 3, 2019

NOTE:  The following minutes are unofficial until approved at the next regularly scheduled council meeting. July 3, 2019   The Norton City Council met in regular session...

Kansas Headlines

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 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...

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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,...