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Nebraska Supplemental SNAP Funds To Be Issued June 6

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

Washington & Marysville Looking For Funding For Repair Projects

Major repair projects have been the recent focus of KNDY Public Affairs programs. Washington City Library is suffering issues with the roof, and repairs...

Hanover Hospital Requests Additional Funding

Washington County Commissioners met last Monday and conducted mostly routine business. Hanover Hospital administrator Brittany Oehmke requested $50,000 for the new year, in order...

Governor Brownback Issues Statement On Education Funding

Governor Sam Brownback issued the following statement on Thursday addressing the state’s education finance issues. Brownback said, “The provision of suitable education for all Kansas...

Mitchell County Commissioners – May 15, 2017

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday morning and were joined by Robbin Cole, Executive Director of Pawnee Mental Health. She presented the commissioners...

State Considering Oversight Committee For Kansas Foster Care System

A bill to increase oversight of the Kansas foster care system hit a snag after state officials said its wording could jeopardize millions in...

Mitchell County Commissioners – April 24, 2017

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday morning in Beloit. They were joined by Wanda Backstrom, Chief Court Services Officer and Director of Community...

Solomon Valley Community Foundation Announces Grant Awards

The Solomon Valley Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recent awarding of grants totaling $50,000 to local projects in Mitchell County. Funding of...

Legislative Committee Works Toward Increasing Education Funding

A Kansas legislative committee worked eight hours Thursday night and didn’t come up with a new school funding formula. But we now know the goal...

Many Educators Pessimistic About Funding Plan

Kansas educators apparently see problems with a new school funding plan being considered by legislators, and a significant one is what they see as...

Kansas Headlines

WATCH LIVE: NASA & SpaceX Crewed Dragon Launch

NASA will provide live coverage of prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 test flight, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley...

K-State financial planning therapist co-develops MoneyTalk digital tool; offers tips to cope with COVID-19 financial stress

MANHATTAN — The uncertainty of tomorrow is one of the biggest sources of financial stress and anxiety for couples during the COVID-19 pandemic. Megan McCoy, Kansas...

AG Derek Schmidt to U.S. Justice Department: Investigate pricing in beef markets

TOPEKA – (May 28, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate significant price swings in...

Two Kansas Companies Fined $1 Million Each In Atchison Chlorine Gas Case

TOPEKA, KAN. – Harcros Chemicals, Inc., and MGP Ingredients, Inc., today were fined $1 million each for violating the federal Clean Air Act when...

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all 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...

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,...