Worker dies after falling from phone tower in Trego Co…and other headlines: December 12, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration arrives in Trego County to investigate the death of a worker who fell off a phone tower. The case does appear to be an accident. The ... Continue Reading →

Barta and Felts among 5 to be inducted into KSHSAA Hall of Fame

Five individuals have been selected for induction into the Kansas State High School Activities Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Awards will be presented during 2018 in conjunction with a ... Continue Reading →

Parker Nemechek of Goodland nominated by Senator Moran for U.S. Air Force Academy

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has nominated 42 Kansas students to enter the United States Service Academies as part of the class of 2018. “Having the chance to ... Continue Reading →

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 →