Recent rains have slowed planting

Nearly a quarter of the Kansas corn crop has been planted and only one percent of soybeans are in the ground. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says heavy rain has slowed ... Continue Reading →

Aid promised to schools in jeopardy

Kansas would take an additional $25 million hit in its next state budget in order to provide the aid it has promised to public schools. That comes because a property tax imposed by ... Continue Reading →

Booker pleads not guilty

John Booker pleads not guilty in Federal court. He’s the Topeka man accused of trying to bomb Fort Riley in support of a terrorist group. He was arrested earlier this month after ... Continue Reading →
Larry & Joyce Washburn Honorary Degree

CCC to Present Honorary Degrees to Dr. Larry and Joyce Washburn

  Press release provided by the Colby Community College Public Information Office In recognition of their contributions to the success of the community of Colby and the college, ... Continue Reading →

Kansas tax collection outlook bleak

The Kansas budget hole appears to be getting deeper. State officials and university economists are projecting the state will collect $187 million less in taxes through June 2016 than ... Continue Reading →

LeDoux sentenced to 18 months

A former Kansas legislator gets 18 months behind bars for defrauding a bank to help fund his political activities. Former Republican state Rep. Trent LeDoux had already pled guilty ... Continue Reading →

“Enhanced” severe weather risk today

The chance for much needed rainfall continues Friday and into the weekend for northwest Kansas and the Tri-State region. According to the National Weather Service in Goodland, there ... Continue Reading →

Accomplice in failed bombing attempt released to parents

A Topeka man charged as an accomplice in an alleged Fort Riley suicide bombing plot will be released to his parents’ custody. His attorney argued his client wasn’t a flight ... Continue Reading →

Governor signs new welfare rules

Governor Sam Brownback has signed new Kansas welfare rules into law. The measure that Brownback and his allies say is aimed at moving poor families from social services into jobs has ... Continue Reading →

Gov. Brownback orders flags to half staff to honor Lincoln

Topeka – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down on Wednesday, April 15 in honor ... Continue Reading →
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