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Mankato Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Accident Monday

The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that a Mankato resident was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Jewell County on Monday. The KHP report indicates that...

Plane Crash In Jewell County Sends Pilot To Hospital

The Jewell County Sheriff’s Office reports that a Mankato resident was treated for injuries following a plane crash on Monday. The incident occurred shortly before...

State Exchange Bank Implements Drive-Up Window Only Service

Effective Thursday, March 19th in order to do our part in combating the COVID-19 Pandemic, State Exchange Bank will implement a drive-up window only...

Earthquakes Continue To Rumble In Jewell County

Another pair of minor earthquakes rattled local areas of Jewell County yesterday afternoon and in the early morning hours of today. Bringing the running...

Two More Earthquakes Rattle Jewell County

A fourth earthquake this week hit north-central Kansas on Thursday. It is the fifth earthquake in Kansas this week. The magnitude 3.2 quake hit at...

Preliminary Hearing Set In Jewell Co. Infant Abuse Case

Law enforcement authorities in Jewell County continue to pursue a case against a Mankato man for alleged child abuse. During a status conference on Wednesday,...

Kansas Headlines

COVID-19 Kills 10, Infects All 52 Other Residents at Norton Nursing Home

NORTON, KAN – An outbreak of COVID-19 has occurred at a nursing home facility in Norton. The Andbe Home is a privately owned facility...

Resident Death at Ellsworth Correctional Facility

TOPEKA, Kansas – A Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) resident who died Monday, October 19, 2020 had tested positive for COVID-19. This is the sixth...

Officer Involved Shooting in Colby

THOMAS COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) responded to investigate an officer-involved shooting at that occurred at a rest stop...

Officer Involved Shooting in Andover

BUTLER COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at a Kwik Shop in Andover,...

Lyons police officer and another man shot

RICE COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) responded to investigate an officer-involved shooting that critically injured a Lyons police officer.

Kansas News Service

‘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...

Scathing Federal Inspection Pulls Curtain Back On One Of Kansas’ Deadliest Coronavirus Outbreaks

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service At a Kansas City, Kansas, nursing home, employees tested positive for COVID-19 and went back to work the...

Federal Prosecutors Defy Court Order In Cases Over Attorney-Client Recordings In Leavenworth

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service The U.S. Attorney’s office in Kansas City, Kansas, says it will no longer cooperate with cases brought by...

Emails Show Kansas Agencies Helped Keep Meatpacking Plants Open Despite Concerns About Coronavirus

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — In mid-May, Finney County’s top public health physician sent an email to state health...