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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...

Farm Loan Delinquency Rates Slightly Lower In 2017

The latest farm loan delinquency numbers show Kansas farmers are faring better than many had feared as spring planting gets underway. The U.S. Agriculture Department’s...

Kansas Approves Six Point Beer Sales In Grocery And Convenience Stores

Kansas grocery and convenience stores will be able to sell regular beer starting in 2019 after a years-long effort to get full-strength brews into...

Six Point Beer… Coming To a Grocery Store Near You?

The Kansas House has voted to give grocery stores the right to sell full-strength beer, overcoming the state’s history of strict liquor laws. The bill...

State Legislators Meet With Gov. Brownback On Tax Proposals

Top Republican legislators are negotiating with Gov. Sam Brownback over raising taxes as they consider proposals for a flat personal income tax. The governor met...

REPORT: Increased Corn And Soy Bean Acreage In Kansas This Year

A government report shows Kansas growers are planning to plant more soybeans and corn this spring. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Friday that soybean...

Kansas House Tax Committee Considers Flat Income Tax

Kansas legislators are considering a new proposal to raise personal income taxes that would move to a single rate for all filers. The House Taxation...

Winter Wheat Forecast a Mixed Bag

An early snapshot of winter wheat fields in Kansas shows wide variations as the majority of the state remains warm and dry. The National Agricultural...

NCK Tech Board Of Trustees – February 2017

The North Central Kansas Technical College Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on campus Monday night at the Severance Student Union conference room....

Cawker City Council Welcomes New Members And Mayor

New council members and a new mayor took their posts at the Cawker City Council meeting on Wednesday night. Doug Strathman resigned from the...

Kansas Headlines

Beach Museum of Art Offers Online Interactive Tools For Fun and Thought-Provoking Art Experiences

MANHATTAN — The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art at Kansas State University may be closed for the time being, but the museum's collections and new programming...

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...

Governor Laura Kelly Signs Executive Order Implementing Foster Care Report Card

Governor Laura Kelly today signed Executive Order #20-53 establishing an annual education report card for students in foster care. The report card will track...

Kansas Highway Patrol Reports Independence Day Holiday Activity

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Independence Day Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6 p.m. on Thursday,...

Governor Declares Drought Emergency, Warnings and Watches for Kansas Counties

Today Governor Kelly issued Drought Declarations for Kansas counties with Executive Order #20-54. The declaration includes 74 out of 105 counties either in an...

Kansas News Service

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...

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...