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Ag labor crisis needs Congressional intervention

The American Farm Bureau Federation says the appropriations process is the fastest way for Congress to help farmers struggling to afford labor. John Walt Boatright tells Brownfield, “We cannot understate how much of a crisis that we’re in in the agricultural labor space.” ... Read More.

Vet shortage an “urgent crisis”

The nationwide shortage of veterinarians is being called an urgent crisis. University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Dr. Laura Molgaard says there continues to be strong demand for vet services across the profession. “And that’s been most acutely felt in rural areas. ... Read More.

Crisis Drill Training

By Inman Police Chief, Bobby Herron INMAN, Kan.  — On Friday, October 13th, the Inman Police Department will be hosting a Crisis Drill Training. This Drill will encompass the area of Pleasant View home as well as various parts of the Inman School Buildings.Participants in... Read More.

Kansas Medical Workforce in Crisis as Worker Shortage Persists

TOPEKA, Kan. (KNS) – Kansas hospitals are experiencing the highest turnover and job vacancy rates in a decade. The Kansas Hospital Association compiled its annual report with data from 109 hospitals across the state. Some of the highest vacancy rates reported were for nurses,... Read More.