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Kansas Wheat Harvest Report – 6/15/2020

This is day 2 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and...

Shots Fired, 110 MPH Chase Lead To Federal Charge

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man who was arrested after a high-speed chase from Miami County to Linn County is facing a federal...

Governor Laura Kelly introduces plan to safely, gradually re-open Kansas, get state back to work

TOPEKA – In a televised address, Governor Laura Kelly today presented her detailed framework for gradually, safely re-opening the Kansas economy and getting Kansas...

President Trump Approves Kansas Disaster Declaration

Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Kansas and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal,...

Kansas Community Mental Health Centers Providing Vital Behavioral Health Services During Public Health Emergency

Topeka— Kansas’s Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) are encouraging Kansans feeling the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic to connect with their local mental health...

The Modern Kansas Earthquake Era Looks To Be Ending… Mostly

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — On Aug. 16, the second day of the school year, students in the Burrton district...

Chances Are Your Kansas County’s Website Is Easy Pickings For Hackers

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — When it comes to cybersecurity, most Kansas counties are behind. Overall, only eight county websites end...

Western Kansas Registered Sex Offender Sentenced to 24+ Years

WICHITA, KAN. – A registered sex offender living in western Kansas was sentenced Thursday to 292 months in federal prison on child pornography charges,...

KBI Assisting In Suspicious Death Investigation in Marshall County

MARSHALL COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal are investigating after...

Governor, Senate Majority Leader Announce Compromise Proposal For Medicaid Expansion

TOPEKA – After weeks of negotiations, Democratic Governor Laura Kelly and Republican Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning today announced a compromise proposal to expand...

Kansas Headlines

A Topeka City Employee Indicted on Federal Child Porn Charges

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A man who works for the city of Topeka was indicted today on federal child pornography charges, U.S. Attorney Stephen...

Kansas Sees Substantial Gains in Total Tax Collections Over Projections for June and Close of FY 2020

The State of Kansas saw a better-than-predicted close to Fiscal Year 2020. In June, the state’s total tax collections were up by $135.6 million...

K-State Veterinarian Shares Tips On Making the Fourth Safer For Pets

MANHATTAN — The Fourth of July may be a fun and noisy celebration for many people, but a Kansas State University veterinarian says that's not...

KBI investigates officer involved shooting in Woodson County

WOODSON COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating after an officer involved shooting occurred Thursday afternoon in Neosho Falls, Kan. The Woodson...

Governor Laura Kelly Signs Executive Order Mandating Masks in Public Spaces

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today issued Executive Order #20-52 requiring that most Kansans must wear a mask while in public spaces, and in...

Kansas News Service

How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Gone are the days of sneaking late into a crowded lecture hall. Reading college students'...

More Kansans Are Asking for Mail Ballots While Officials Work To Make Polling Places Pandemic-Safe

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Facing the prospect of standing in line at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic, requests from...

Kansas State, KU Keep Tuition Flat; WSU To Increase 2 Percent

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service The Kansas Board of Regents approved tuition hikes for four state universities, while the University of Kansas and Kansas State...

Two Men Convicted Of Rape And Murder Of Kansas Children Set For First Federal Executions In 17 Years

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service Two men convicted of the rape and murder of Kansas children more than two decades ago are among...

Longer Days, Shorter Semesters: How COVID-19 Will Change Campus Life At Kansas And Missouri Colleges

By Elle Moxley - Kansas News Service Colleges and universities in Kansas and Missouri are rolling out plans for the fall semester, which will look...