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Mystery dairy cow illnesses identified as HPAI

The illness that has affected some dairy cattle in the Texas panhandle region and Kansas has been identified as the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus. Here’s an update with Dr. Brian Bohl with the Texas Animal Health Commission and Wisconsin State Veterinarian... Read More.

Avian Influenza Identified in McPherson and Rice Counties

By the Kansas Department of Agriculture MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA–APHIS), has identified highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in two egg... Read More.

Maxwell Lake Drowning Victim Identified

McPHERSON, Kan. — The McPherson County Sheriff Department has identified that the man that was discovered at Maxwell State Lake on Saturday, Sep. 2 is that of 61-year-old Randy B. Gepner of McPherson. In a release sent out today, Captain Jordan... Read More.

UPDATE: 2-Year-Old Kansas Drowning Victim Identified

OSAGE COUNTY, Kan. (KNS/KSNT) – Osage County law enforcement officials have identified the victim of a recent drowning at a Kansas state park. Sheriff Chris Wells says the victim of last week’s drowning was 2-year-old Jaselyn Knoll. KSNT reports that the death is under... Read More.

IRB’s Approved, Franchise for New Hutchinson Hotel Identified

By Lucky Kidd, Ad Astra Radio HUTCHINSON, Kan. – A franchise has been obtained for the new hotel and convention center coming to Hutchinson. It was announced during Tuesday's Hutchinson City Council meeting that an agreement for a Hilton Garden Inn was finalized in the... Read More.

Victims of Fatal Fire in Arlington Identified

By Lucky Kidd, Ad Astra Radio ARLINGTON, Kan. - Two people who died in a Saturday night fire in Arlington have been identified.  75-year-old John Schaffter and 74-year-old Sally Schaffter were unable to escape a fire at their home in the 200 block... Read More.