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Blue Rapids Begins Construction On New Swimming Pool

Demolition work began this week on the Blue Rapids City Swimming Pool, which will be replaced in its current location with a new facility. The...

Tuttle Creek Lake Announces Stilling Basin Water Drawdown For Construction

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- The Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake wants patrons to know that construction associated with...

Cloud Co. Comm. College Breaks Ground On New Ag Facility

Cloud County Community College broke ground on a new agriculture facility Thursday morning. College President Dr. Adrian Douglas welcome those in attendance and thanked the...

Public Meeting Scheduled For New Marysville Fire Station

City of Marysville will hold a public hearing Monday evening, during the regular city council meeting at 7 to hear comments regarding the application...

Marshall Co. Commission Hears About New Jail Financing Options

Marshall County Commissioners met last Monday. Sheriff Dan Hargrave, the architect, builder, and bond representative met with the Board to discuss financing options for...

Marshall Co. Commissioners Hear Rising Costs For New County Jail

Marshall County Commissioners met last Monday. Costs for a proposed new county jail have risen to nearly $6 million, plus 12.5% amounting to an...

K-State Athletics Announces Largest Capital Initiative in Department History

Courtesy of K-State Athletics MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics Director Gene Taylor unveiled today the largest capital project in department history ($105 million) as part...

Firehouse Construction Topic of Discussion At Marysville City Council Meeting Monday

The Marysville City Council met Monday and heard an update on construction of a new fire station from the architects. Three meetings have been...

Marshall County Commissioners Send Proposed New Jail Out For Bid

By Bruce Dierking - KNDY News Cost estimates for a proposed new Marshall County jail now top $5 million dollars. That construction summary was presented...

Kansas Headlines

U.S. Sen. Moran On Mission To Make Certain Kansas Vets Get Shot At COVID-19 Vaccine

By Tim Carpenter - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran met with military veterans Monday at Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center on a mission...

US Highway 36 Association Announces “Best Burgers” Contest Winners

The US Highway 36 Association is pleased to announce the winners of our “Best Burgers on 36” Contest. During the month of November voting...

Tractor Supply Company Announces Agreement to Acquire Orscheln Farm and Home

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, today announced that it has entered...

SPP Raises Energy Emergency To Level 2; Urges Continued Energy Conservation

At 6:20 p.m. Central time on Feb. 17, SPP declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 2. The alert will remain in...

Energy Emergency Alert Lowers To Level 1

Effective at 1:15 p.m. Central time, SPP has declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1 for its entire 14-state balancing authority area. Generation is...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...

How Elon Musk And A Mission To Mars Might Boost Internet Speeds In Rural Kansas

By David Condos - Kansas News Service GREAT BEND, Kansas — Joey Bahr walks out to the front of his yard along a blacktop county...

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....