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

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… Read more »

Colby Police release information on Colby High School lockdown

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… Read more »

Kansas National Guard on humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico

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 to Puerto Rico… Read more »

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

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 increase… Read more »

Sen. Moran Encourages President Trump to Continue Prioritizing Veterans

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, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies… Read more »

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

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 Kansas senator was… Read more »

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

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 Saturday in Emporia. Christian’s family… Read more »

Ulysses toddler death being investigated…and other headlines: October 10, 2017

Ulysses toddler death being investigated…and other headlines: October 10, 2017

Law enforcement agencies are investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy from Ulysses. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says Ulysses police were called to a Ulysses home last week because… Read more »

Statewide Silver Alert issued for Rose Hill woman

Statewide Silver Alert issued for Rose Hill woman

MULVANE, Kan. – The Butler County Sheriff’s Office has requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) distribute the below press release in the form of a statewide Silver Alert…. Read more »

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

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

Kansas Revenue Secretary Sam Williams 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 flooded… Read more »

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