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PLATTSMOUTH -- When Nehawka area farmer Tanner Miner read about the wildfires claiming lives, ranches and farmland in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas on social media, he knew he had to help. The livestock producers whose lands fell victim to ...
3 Sisters in Kansas Family Each Have Twins. The Hartleys can't help but joke that there must be something funny in the water at the family home near Mulvane because they have so many sets of twins.
Harold Facklam has donated 32 gallons of blood through American Red Cross. He received the Kansas health care Association and Kansas Center for Assisted Living Marty Hegarty Assisted Living Lifetime Achievement Award. (Thad Allton/The ...
Two historic sites in Topeka will be featured on The Kansas African-American History Trail, scheduled to launch in September.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - police in Wichita, Kansas, are investigating after an 18-year-old and two children were wounded when a handgun one of them perhaps was playing with fired.
Dozens of pet lovers along with their dogs gathered Sunday at the J.C. Nichols Memorial fountain to throw their voices and barks behind a bond package that would include replacing Kansas City's dilapidated animal shelter. "If you've been to the KC Pet ...
The last horse slaughter plant in the U.S. closed a decade ago, but that hasn't stopped horses from being exported to Mexico for slaughter despite efforts by places like Greenwood Stables and Equine Horse Rescue near Peabody in south-central Kansas ...
Topeka, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Lottery players soon might be able to buy tickets from vending machines. The House voted this week in support of the move.
Kansas made important strides last week in the effort to make amusement park rides safer. A House committee held two days of hearings on a bill that would tighten inspection requirements for amusement rides.
President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts would cut federal funding to Kansas and local corrections programs. In fiscal year 2016, Kansas corrections facilities were awarded $476,085 from the the federally funded State Criminal Alien Assistance ...
Hundreds of miles away in states like Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas, a blaze of wildfires destroyed dozens of acres of fields and equipment that belong to many farmers.
Both fires struck in March, Kansas' main fire season. Fire records since 2000 show that March is the most active fire season in both Kansas and Oklahoma, both in terms of number of fires and total acres burned. It's the time when the winds are high and ...
3 Injured in Suspected Accidental Kansas Shooting. police in Wichita, Kansas, are investigating after an 18-year-old and two children were wounded when a handgun one of them perhaps was playing with fired.
Kansas City, MO. - The best way to describe the atmosphere at the Power and Light District ahead of the game is infectious.
Ms. Meder fears that artists in Kansas have become more siloed and less engaged with one another in recent years, as financing for conferences has become more elusive and eligibility for grant money has fluctuated.
As Speaker Paul Ryan delayed a vote Thursday on the GOP's controversial health care bill, two Kansas City-area Republicans remain undecided about whether ...
A coalition led by managment at the four state-owned casinos in Kansas challenged Thursday a House bill modifying state tax and voting law to make operation of parimutuel racetracks with slot machines and simulcast gaming a more attractive investment ...
Pat Roberts of Kansas is apologizing for his comment about the possibility the GOP health care bill would ease federal requirements on coverage of basic services like mammograms.
Kansas City, MO. - During Wednesday night's school board meeting, Kansas City public school board members unanimously voted to pass the Safe and Welcoming schools resolution, which disallows U.S.
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid only played for the Kansas Jayhawks during the 2013-14 college basketball season, but we imagine he's still pretty hyped about his alma mater's 98-66 win over the Purdue Boilermakers that put the Jayhawks into the ...
Topeka, Kan. (KNSS) - According to numbers released last week from the Kansas Geological Survey, the oil and gas production in Kansas is down. According to a report from the Kansas Information Network the state of Kansas produced just under 38 million ...
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas woman accused of killing her estranged husband in Leavenworth, Kansas, has been found mentally unfit to stand trial.
The Topeka capital-Journal ( ) reports that the Kansas prisoner Review Board has granted the release of 44-year-old Ramon Noriega Jr.
Officials with the University of Kansas Health System made another effort Thursday to keep guns out of its buildings before a state law that would allow ...
The Kansas Supreme Court ruled in March that the state was not providing an adequate education to all Kansas students.
Kansas lawmakers advance a proposal to the Senate floor as the U.S. House of Representatives prepares to vote on legislation that could block the program's ...
LAKEVIEW - The man charged with raping and kidnapping a Lakeview woman is wanted in Kansas for an armed rape, court records show.
A father/daughter abortion team filed suit to block implementation of the Kansas ban on dismemberment abortions, and the case has been heard by the state Supreme Court.
Prime healthcare said Monday that Randall Nyp is the new Chief Executive Officer for its Kansas City market. Prime's four Kansas City area hospitals are Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.; St. Joseph Medical Center in south Kansas City; ...
Shooting guard Mitch Ballock, who is set to join the Creighton program this summer, was on Monday named the Gatorade player of the year in Kansas. Ballock, a 6-foot-5 sharpshooter, averaged 25.4 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 2.1 steals and 1.8 ...
Kansas is facing a projected revenue shortfall topping more than $1 billion between now and July 2019. Plugging the 2017 hole is just one piece of the puzzle.
WICHITA - The latest snapshot of Kansas crop conditions shows the lack of rain is hurting the state's winter wheat crop.
In his plea deal, he admitted he and his wife, Tiara Jade Newman, took the girl in March 2015 from Topeka to Junction City, Kansas, for prostitution. A few days later, his wife took her to Manhattan where she told a customer the victim was new and she ...
After a largely uneventful first round of the NCAA Tournament, the East produced two huge upsets on the weekend. No. 8 Wisconsin seed toppled defending champion and top-seeded Villanova on Saturday, and No.
Kansas CITY, Mo. - Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of 25-year-old Ranika Hall of Kansas City, Missouri woman.
Wichita, Kan. (AP) - The court-appointed attorneys for a Kansas man accused of plotting to bomb to an apartment complex filled with Somali immigrants have ...
A massive fire Monday at an apartment building under construction at a multimillion-dollar development in Overland Park sparked blazes at numerous homes blocks away.
Topeka, Kan. (AP) - The death of a woman's 7-year-old grandson is propelling her to become an advocate for reform of home schooling.
In last year's primary and general elections, Kansas voters - frustrated by chronic budget problems caused in large part by income tax cuts that Brownback pushed through the Legislature - replaced several conservative incumbents with moderate ...
Kansas wildfires: 4-Hers, Volunteers Rally to Save Orphaned Calves. By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension March 19, 2017 | 3:08 pm EDT.
In the fall of 2010, Smith began her second season at the helm of the Kansas softball program. Having moved from her husband's home state of Louisiana, Smith and her young family were just beginning to make Lawrence home, when her husband, Paul ...
When Daylon Charlot meets a football fan or fellow student at Kansas, the conversation shifts abruptly at even the slightest mention of his former school.
In the past 1 1/2 weeks, grass fires have scorched about 75 percent of this county and caused severe damage in many others across Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. In Kansas alone, large wildfires in 20 counties devoured more than 651,000 acres - more ...
Srinivas Kuchibhotla's shooting death at a bar in Olathe, Kansas, has exposed a divide within the Indian-American community about whether President Donald Trump has responded adequately to hate targeting their community.
Topeka - veterans of bruising political battles on Kansas abortion law met again Tuesday to wrangle over a bill requiring physicians to present biographical information to patients on white paper and printed in black ink in 12-point Times New Roman font.
(AP) Amusement park regulations in Kansas could be tightened after a lawmaker's son was killed last year on a water slide that a passed private inspection.
A Kansas state agency says an action taken by a legislative committee would devastate in-home services for the disabled and their providers.
Topeka, Kan. (AP) Some Kansas lawmakers want the state to take over the job of writing and enforcing workplace regulations, despite concerns by a labor rights group that the change could water down safety oversight.
University of Kansas officials did not seek a Title IX investigation after a women's basketball player said Jayhawks star Josh Jackson vandalized her car and that she was treated unfairly when she reported it, the woman's father told a Kansas Senate ...
The Skinny: Stanley returns after taking the reins of the Kansas offense late in 2016. He threw for 959 yards and six touchdowns and provided a running threat as the Jayhawks showed growth offensively in November.





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