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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...

Governor Laura Kelly Visits Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute

Governor Laura Kelly today toured the Kansas State University Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) to learn more about its work fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, including...

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...

Kansas Total Tax Collections $484.6 Million Ahead of July of Last Fiscal Year

TOPEKA—The State of Kansas starts Fiscal Year 2021 by surpassing its total tax-only collections by $484.6 million compared to July of last fiscal year....

AG Derek Schmidt Urges Federal Action To Increase Access, Affordability For Remdesivir

TOPEKA – (August 4, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today urged federal agencies to exercise special legal authority to increase the availability...

KDA Update on Vesicular Stomatitis Virus 7-31-2020

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Updated situation report on the ongoing outbreak of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in Kansas: Total premises which have tested positive for...

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New Physician Assistant Joins Norton County Hospital

NORTON, Kan. – Norton County Hospital is pleased to announced it has hired physician assistant Gino Salerno as an emergency medicine provider. He will...

The Norton City/County Economic Development board meeting JUly 14, 2020

The Norton City/County Economic Development board met at 5:45 p.m. on July 14 at the Economic Development office. The meeting was called to order...

Norton Co Board of Commissioners July 131 2020

Norton Co Board of Commissioners July 131 2020 Convene Chairman Thomas Brannan called the meeting of the Norton Co Board of Commissioners to order at 9:00 AM...

Regular Meeting July 13, 2020 at Northern Valley High School, Almena, KS

REGULAR MEETINGJuly 13, 2020 at Northern Valley High School, Almena, KS Members present: Hilary Van Patten, President Shanna Hammond, Vice-President Rich Wenzl Christopher Rogers Laquita...

Regular Meeting Board of Education Unified School District #211 July 13, 2020

FOLLOWING ARE MINUTES AS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN. THEY HAVE NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. The regular meeting of the Board of Education USD...

Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program Nearing July 19 Application Deadline

Lincoln – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) has announced that Nebraska has been approved to operate the...

Norton County Hospital Welcomes New Physician On Temporary Assignment

NORTON, Kan. – Starting the end of July, Dr. Cody Rogers will join Norton County Hospital and Norton Medical Clinic on temporary assignment to...

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NCAA Division III Presidents Council Cancels Fall Championships

NCAA Division III championships in fall sports for 2020-21 are canceled. With the health and safety of the division’s student-athletes, coaches, athletics administrators and communities...

NCAA DII Presidents Council Cancels Fall 2020 Championships

Division II’s seven fall 2020 championships are canceled, the Division II Presidents Council decided Wednesday due to the operational, logistical and financial challenges presented...

Kansas Men’s Basketball to Host Stephen F. Austin Dec. 29

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas men’s basketball will host Stephen F. Austin on Dec. 29, 2020, inside historic Allen Fieldhouse, replacing KU’s previously scheduled Dec....

Big 12 Conference Adopts 9+1 Football Schedule

The Big 12 Board of Directors announced that Conference football programs will play a “9+1” schedule for the 2020 season consisting of nine conference...

Big 12 Virtual Football Media Day Cancelled for August 3

The Big 12 Conference is cancelling its Virtual Football Media Day presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors. It is yet to be determined if...

SEC establishes new conference-only football start date

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (July 30, 2020) - The Southeastern Conference has established September 26 as the new kickoff for its 2020 football season to allow its...

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