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Note From Washington Co. Emergency Management About Phase 2 Reopening

The following note from Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Randy Hubbard about the county moving to Phase 2 of the Kansas reopening plan. I have...

Washington County Rescinds Quarantine Order For Travel To Kansas Counties

The Washington County Board of County Commissioners today voted unanimously to rescind Washington County Emergency Health Order 2020-01 which imposed quarantine of county residents...

Washington Co. Orders Mandatory Quarantine To Those Traveling To/From Certain Kansas Counties & States

Emergency Public Health Order issued on the 7th day of April 2020 to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in Washington County,...

Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of Clifton, Washington Co.

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued a boil water advisory for the City of Clifton, located in Washington...

Marshall & Washington County Unofficial Election Results – 11/5/19

A half-percent countywide sales tax for Marshall County to fund operations at Community Memorial Healthcare passed, with 53% of the votes Tuesday. 1,403 voted...

Pair Of Accidents In Washington County Send Drivers To Hospitals

On September 19th on Railroad Street just northwest of Willow Street in Hollenberg, Danny Bruna, Hanover driving a 2003 Chevrolet was traveling west of...

Fatality Accident Monday In Washington County

On September 30th the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, Morrowville Fire Department, Linn EMS, and KDOT were dispatched 1 mile north of...

Washington Co. USD 108 Board of Education Meeting Minutes – 9/9/19

WASHINGTON COUNTY U.S.D. #108 BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING District Office Board Room Washington, Kansas Monday, September 9, 2019 – 7:00 PM MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING Members...

Washington Co. USD 108 Board of Education Meeting Minutes – 7/31/19

WASHINGTON COUNTY U.S.D. #108 BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING District Office Board Room Washington, Kansas Monday, July 31, 2019 – 7:00 PM MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD OF...

Washington Co. USD 108 Board of Education Meeting Minutes – 5/13/19

WASHINGTON COUNTY U.S.D. #108 BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING District Office Board Room Washington, Kansas Monday, May 13, 2019 – 7:00 PM MINUTES OF REGULAR BOARD OF...

Kansas Headlines

K-State financial planning therapist co-develops MoneyTalk digital tool; offers tips to cope with COVID-19 financial stress

MANHATTAN — The uncertainty of tomorrow is one of the biggest sources of financial stress and anxiety for couples during the COVID-19 pandemic. Megan McCoy, Kansas...

AG Derek Schmidt to U.S. Justice Department: Investigate pricing in beef markets

TOPEKA – (May 28, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate significant price swings in...

Two Kansas Companies Fined $1 Million Each In Atchison Chlorine Gas Case

TOPEKA, KAN. – Harcros Chemicals, Inc., and MGP Ingredients, Inc., today were fined $1 million each for violating the federal Clean Air Act when...

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 Rescheduled for Saturday, May 30

Via Press Release from NASA NASA and SpaceX scrubbed Wednesday’s launch attempt of the Demo-2 flight test to the International Space Station due to unfavorable...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Supreme Court Mulling Whether The State Can Police Medical Bills From ‘Air Pirates’

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Fed-up with sticker shock from air ambulance bills, one insurer has pressed its case all the...

Kansas Gov. Kelly’s Emergency Powers Weakened By Lawmakers Who Say She Overreacted To COVID-19

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — In a one-day marathon session that wrapped up a legislative year upended by the coronavirus, Kansas...

The Coronavirus Blew A $650M Hole In Kansas’ Budget, Putting Even School Funding In Jeopardy

By Stephen Koranda - Kansas News Service LAWRENCE, Kansas — When Kansas lawmakers left for an early spring break in mid-March, the state was projected to...

Kansas Educators Worry What Five Months Away From Classrooms Will Do To Schoolkids

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — The summer slide. That’s the annual learning loss that happens when students spend three months away...

Despite Meatpacking Plants’ Efforts, Kansas Workers Say ‘We’re Right Next To Each Other’

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service DODGE CITY, Kansas — In the days leading up to President Donald Trump’s mandate that all meatpacking plants stay open,...