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Kansas Athletics To Allow Fans In Attendance

Dear Jayhawks, As Chancellor Girod announced moments ago, the Pandemic Medical Advisory Team (PMAT) has made the recommendation to allow fans at our home athletics...

Washington County Shortened COVID-19 Quarantine Guidelines

These quarantine modifications are strictly pertaining to the CLOSE CONTACTS of a positive COVID-19 case. 10-Day Quarantine (No Testing and No Symptoms) Household contacts will...

Mitchell County Update Regarding CDC 14-Day COVID-19 Quarantine Period

Dear Mitchell County Residents, As many are aware, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment released a press release on Wednesday, December 2nd discussing the...

Nebraska DHHS: Additional Supplemental SNAP Funds to be Issued January 8

Lincoln – The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will be issuing emergency supplemental allotments to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients...

Pottawatomie County Will Continue With The 14-Day Quarantine

Kansas Department of Health and Environment recently issued guidance similar to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, allowing counties to opt into the...

Active COVID-19 Cases Drop; Death Rates Increase Across Neighboring Counties

Active Covid-19 numbers, which hit recent record highs locally, fell considerably over the past week, with Marshall County down from 151 to 91, Washington...

CDC Announces Shortened COVID-19 Quarantine Periods

Counties may opt in to similar guidance in Kansas TOPEKA – In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control...

COVID-19 Causing High School Basketball Schedule Changes

Even as the first high school basketball games are set to tip off later this week, changes are already announced as the Marysville home...

KDHE Makes No Changes To Kansas Travel Quarantine List Criteria

TOPEKA – There are no changes this week to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s (KDHE) travel quarantine list. Those needing to quarantine...

Lakeside Jr./Sr. High To Continue Remote Learning Through December 4th

Lakeside Jr./Sr. High will continue remote-learning through December 4th. During this time, no basketball practices or athletic activities will take place. To best mitigate...

Kansas Headlines

Tax Reform Council Encourages Congress to Deliver Stimulus Bill, Support State/Local Aid

The Kansas Governor’s Council on Tax Reform has joined Governor Laura Kelly and countless small businesses and individuals in encouraging Congress to support enactment...

CDC Announces Shortened COVID-19 Quarantine Periods

Counties may opt in to similar guidance in Kansas TOPEKA – In conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control...

KDHE Makes No Changes To Kansas Travel Quarantine List Criteria

TOPEKA – There are no changes this week to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s (KDHE) travel quarantine list. Those needing to quarantine...

Safety Is The Secret Ingredient To Holiday Traditions

TOPEKA – With the arrival of the holidays there are many memories to be made and traditions to follow, and having children participate in...

Kansas Organizations Launch Effort to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 in Kansas

(Nov. 23, 2020) - Stop the Spread Kansas is a public awareness campaign urging Kansans to do their part in slowing the rate of...

Kansas News Service

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....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘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...