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State Budget Committees Return To Topeka This Week

Two Kansas Legislative Committees are resuming their work on budget issues this week before all lawmakers return to the capitol. The House Appropriations and Senate...

Kansas Draws Ever Closer To Possible Medicaid Expansion

Kansas lawmakers have voted to expand the state’s Medicaid health care program to more low-income individuals. The bill passed 25-13 in a first-round Senate vote...

Kansas Lottery Looking To Branch Out With Vending Machines

Kansas Lottery players soon might be able to buy tickets from vending machines. The Kansas House of Representatives voted last week in support of...

Mitchell County Commissioners Probe EMS

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday morning in Beloit. Mitchell County EMS Director Kelly Hawk delivered a report on a series of calls...

USD 364 Marysville To Dismiss Early For State Basketball Tournament

Marysville Schools will dismiss at noon Thursday, as the Marysville Boys Basketball team heads to the State Tournament in Hutchinson. They tip off at...

USD 273 Beloit Board Of Education – February 2017

The USD 273 Board of Education met at the board office Beloit on Monday evening. Board Attorney Jim Johnson was present to discuss the...

Royals Sign Pitcher Jason Hammel To A Two-Year Deal

The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have signed right-handed pitcher Jason Hammel to a two-year free agent contract, with a mutual option...

Mitchell County Commissioners – January 23, 2017

The Mitchell County Commissioners met on Monday morning. Communications Director Becky Snook discussed replacing a printer/fax machine. The commissioners approved the purchase of a...

Kansas Headlines

KDHE amends travel quarantine list: Arkansas, Alabama and South Carolina removed

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has removed three states from the quarantine list: Alabama, Arkansas and South Carolina. Additionally,...

KBI Announces Joint Investigation Following Discovery of Explosives

LOGAN COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), along with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office, the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP), the Bureau of...

Final Day To Register For Kansas Primary Election Tuesday

Tuesday is the final day to register to vote for the Primary Election, which is Tuesday, August 4th. Register by 5 p.m. at your...

K-State Signs Research Agreement For COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has signed a new preclinical research and option agreement with Tonix Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, to develop a vaccine candidate...

Kansas State Fair Canceled For First Time Ever

HUTCHINSON — The Kansas State Fair is more than just a fair — it's a celebration of Kansas, a family tradition, a fun and...

Kansas News Service

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

Kansas Doctors Say Wear A Mask Or Brace For Coronavirus Numbers To Keep Going Up

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds...

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...