TOPEKA, Kan. (KNS) - Foster parents can soon take new training to help them identify signs of child trafficking. The Kansas News Service reports that the goal is to boost the state’s response to those crimes. Shanna Jager, executive director of the Children’s Alliance of... Read More.
HAYS, Kan. (KNS) - As climate change brings dry western weather eastward, Kansas farmers will need to change how they work. The Kansas News Service reports that a new study aims to help farmers in northeast Kansas prepare for that future. The study from Kansas... Read More.
MCPHERSON, Kan. – Sewer, solid waste, and stormwater utility fees are going up in McPherson in 2023. McPherson City Commissioners finalized all three during Tuesday's meeting. Sewer base charges will increase by $1 to $18, with the base rate for RV pads increasing from $8.50... Read More.
MCPHERSON, Kan. - McPherson Center for Health announces a change to the scheduling process for radiology patients. The hospital now requires patients to consult with patient financial services prior to scheduling radiology services to address any coinsurance or deductibles. Hospital officials... Read More.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kirstie Alley, who won an Emmy for her role on “Cheers” and starred in films including “Look Who’s Talking,” died Monday. Alley died of cancer that was only recently discovered, her children True and Lillie... Read More.
The rush is on as the hustle and bustle of the holiday season ramps up! It seems like there’s never enough hours in the days, or days in the weeks leading up to Christmas. As a parent, small business owner, community member and farmer,... Read More.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas House Republicans on Monday promoted their No. 2 leader into the top job of speaker, while Democrats picked a veteran of state and local politics to lead them... Read More.
LINDSBORG, Kan. - An anonymous donor is putting $50,000 on the table to encourage others to give to Lindsborg Old Mill & Swedish Heritage Museum before the end of 2022. Lenora Lynam, Executive Director, said she is thankful for the unexpected gift from an area... Read More.
By K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. – In anticipation of calving season, the Kansas State University Department of Animal Sciences and Industry and K-State Research and Extension are planning a series of calving schools in January. The program will outline overall calving management... Read More.
By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Forest Service has opened orders for tree and shrub seedlings and other items for use in conservation plantings. Officials say orders will be taken through May 1, 2023. Plantings... Read More.
TOPEKA, Kan. (KPR) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has filed a lawsuit against some leading insulin manufacturers and pharmacy benefit managers, alleging them of charging excessive prices for insulin. According to a press release, Schmidt filed the lawsuit Friday in Shawnee County District Court,... Read More.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected 5.3% less in taxes than expected in November, the first time in more than two years that its collections have fallen short of the state’s monthly target. The shortfall was $36 million, but... Read More.