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Lawmakers discuss SNAP funding during House Ag Committee hearing

Some lawmakers say food security needs to be the top priority in farm bill discussions. During a House Ag Committee hearing Wednesday, Ranking Member David Scott of Georgia said hunger cannot be overlooked. “We want to reduce hunger. Hunger is a serious problem.” He says... Read More.

Bushton Proud Committee to Host Valentine’s Dinner

By the Bushton Proud Committee BUSHTON, Kan. — The Bushton Proud Committee will host a Valentine’s Dinner on Saturday, February 10, at the Bushton Community Center from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. followed by cards and games through 11:00 p.m.... Read More.

MO farmer elected to Young Farmers and Ranchers Executive Committee

A central Missouri farmer will serve on the executive committee for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers and Ranchers in 2024. Clarissa Cauthorn tells Brownfield she’ll take over as the vice-chairman in March. “That means I’ll help lead our group of 18 appointments across... Read More.

Hutch CF Seeks Board, Committee Volunteers

By Wendy Skellenger, Hutchinson Community Foundation  HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson Community Foundation has opportunities available for those wishing to volunteer with a nonprofit organization. For individuals with a desire to volunteer paired with a love of Reno County, Hutchinson Community Foundation offers... Read More.

USD 308 Facilities Committee Releases Mid-Study Update

By Hutchinson Public Schools HUTCHINSON, Kan. —The USD 308 Facilities Committee announced the midway point of their year-long study of the district’s infrastructure. To date, the committee has been meeting regularly to thoroughly examine and analyze the district’s building... Read More.

NJCAA Announces 2023-24 Committee Chairs

Courtesy of the NJCAA Charlotte, NC— The NJCAA has announced the 2023-24 Committee Chairs for the 48 committees. Each chair serves as a direct contact and liaison for the committee and the NJCAA National Office staff, while also heading their committee all year.With the academic year... Read More.

Kansas House Committee Okays Fentanyl Test Strips

TOPEKA, Kan. (KNS) - A Kansas House committee has advanced a plan to legalize fentanyl test strips. The proposal is wrapped into a bill that would also create a state board to look for ways to prevent drug overdose deaths. The test strips can... Read More.

Crop Insurance in Focus During Second Ag Committee Hearing on 2023 Farm Bill

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roger Marshall, M.D. questioned witnesses Thursday during the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry’s second hearing on the 2023 Farm Bill, a five-year legislative package that is critical for providing support to Kansas’ agriculture industry. Today’s hearing focused on... Read More.

Bushton Pride Committee to Host Valentine’s Dinner

BUSHTON, Kan. - The Bushton Pride Committee will host a Valentine’s Dinner on Saturday, February 18, at the Bushton Community Center from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. with music for dancing through midnight.The dinner will include fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, a dinner roll... Read More.