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Bulldog Baseball & Softball Fall In Regionals; Golf Advances 2 To State

By Bruce Dierking - KNDY Sports Marysville High School baseball and softball seasons ended this week with regional losses. The MHS baseball team was third...

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...

Kansas Revenue For April Exceeds Expectations By 0.3%

Kansas collected slightly more in taxes than it had expected in April. The state Department of Revenue reported Monday that tax collections last month...

State Legislator Calls For Utility Surcharges To Fund Education

A Republican leader in the Kansas Senate says he’ll propose a fee on all utility bills in the state to help fund education. Senate Majority...

Brownback Signs Off On $291M State Budget Band-aid

The State of Kansas will use $291 million in internal government borrowing to avoid a deficit in its current budget and pay bills on...

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...

KPERS Continues To Hang In The Balance Of State Budget Issues

Kansas legislators are trying to avoid the kind funding moves with public employee pensions that previously clouded the retirement system’s long-term financial health. But lawmakers...

Kansas Senate Taking Steps To Reverse Some Medicaid Cuts

Last summer Gov. Sam Brownback ordered more than $56 million in cuts to KanCare, the state’s privatized Medicaid program. Including the amount of federal...

Legislators Considering State Employee Pay Raises Amid Budget Shortfall

Kansas legislators are advancing a proposal to give most state employees a two-percent pay raise even as lawmakers wrestle with serious budget problems that...

Flat Tax An Option On State Budget Issues For Some Legislators

Some Republican legislators are floating the idea of having Kansas adopt a “flat” personal income tax as lawmakers consider raising taxes to fix the...

Kansas Headlines

Person Of Interest in Homicide Case Now in Custody in Montana

GLENDIVE, Mont. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI), the Medicine Lodge Police Department, and the Barber County Sheriff’s Office have located the person...

Technology Development Institute Receives CARES Funding To Create Innovation Stimulus Program

MANHATTAN — The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration has awarded the Technology Development Institute, or TDI, at Kansas State University grant funding through...

Kansas Highway Patrol Stresses Safety For Labor Day Holiday

The Kansas Highway Patrol will join local and state law enforcement agencies during August 20, 2020, to Labor Day, September 7, to help keep...

KDHE Amends Travel Quarantine List – Florida Removed; Mass Gatherings Greater Than 500 Added

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has amended its travel quarantine list, removing the state of Florida and adding attendance...

Schwan’s Company To Build 400,000-Square-Foot Expansion at Production Facility in Salina

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that Schwan’s Company, a leading food producer in the United States, will build a new 400,000-square-foot expansion...

Kansas News Service

What A Pending Football Game Says About COVID-19, The Fate Of Small Colleges And The Towns They Keep Alive

By Frank Morris - Kansas News Service There’s a lot riding on a Kickoff set for 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The Sterling College Warriors are...

Kansas’ U.S. Senate Race Is Set As Marshall Beats Kobach For GOP Nod; Watkins Out In 2nd District

TOPEKA, Kansas — Kansas’ biggest race of the evening was one of the first to be decided: U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall secured the Republican...

Feds Say Filth, Hazards At Kansas Group Homes Put Foster Care Children At Risk

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Kansas let foster care children live in group homes with broken windows, mold, exposed electrical wiring, trashed porches...

Kansas K-12 Districts Can Start Class On Time After State Board Rejects Governor’s Order To Delay

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Kansas’ elementary, middle and high schools will reopen for in-person instruction in August, despite Gov. Laura...

Kansas Governor Says Masks Are Non-Negotiable In Schools And Pleads For Delaying Classes

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Students, teachers and staff members at K-12 schools in Kansas will wear masks, use hand sanitizer...