New report shows Ogallala Aquifer is shrinking faster than previously expected…and other headlines: November 13, 2017

A new analysis of data finds the Ogallala Aquifer shrank twice as fast over the past six years as compared with the previous 60. Many farmers rely on it for crops. The United States ... Continue Reading →

Colby Police release information on Colby High School lockdown

The following is a press release from the City of Colby Police Department regarding the lockdown that occurred at Colby High School on November 7, 2017. At approximately 11:28am on ... Continue Reading →

Kansas National Guard on humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico

Approximately 60 soldiers of the Kansas National Guard’s 242nd Engineer Company, augmented by soldiers from other engineer units, will depart Tuesday, Nov. 7, on a humanitarian mission ... Continue Reading →

State fiscal forecast carries some optimism…and other headlines: November 3, 2017

Kansas sees its budget picture improve because of a new fiscal forecast for state government, though legislators doubt the higher projected revenues will be enough to cover a court-mandated ... Continue Reading →

Sen. Moran Encourages President Trump to Continue Prioritizing Veterans

WASHINGTON – During today’s policy meeting with President Donald Trump, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, ... Continue Reading →

Senator Dole returns home after 3 week stint in the hospital…and other headlines: October 11, 2017

Former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is back home after being hospitalized for three weeks with low blood pressure. The 94-year-old former ... Continue Reading →

3-year-old who inspired small Kansas town to celebrate Christmas in September passes away

LEBO, Kan. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy whose fight with cancer prompted his small southern Kansas hometown to celebrate Christmas in September has died. Christian Risner of Lebo died ... Continue Reading →

Looking to purchase a pre-owned vehicle? Be careful…

TOPEKA–Revenue Secretary Sam Williams on Thursday warned Kansans of the potential of thousands of formerly water-logged vehicles entering the private seller market after hurricanes ... Continue Reading →

More small earthquakes rattle south central Kansas…and other headlines: September 27, 2017

Parts of Kansas feel their second earthquake of the week. The magnitude 2.6 quake yesterday afternoon was centered five miles northeast of Harper, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. ... Continue Reading →

Valley Hope Assoc. responds to news of national pharmaceutical chain limiting opioid prescriptions

NORTON, Kan.—Valley Hope Association President and CEO Pat George released the following statement today in response to the news on Friday, Sept. 22, that CVS pharmacy will limit ... Continue Reading →
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