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Kansas Schools Participate in 'Break KITE Day' in Preparation for 2015 State Assessments

In preparation for the 2015 state assessments, Kansas schools put the Kansas Interactive Testing Engine® (KITE™), the state's assessment delivery platform, to the test on Tuesday, October 28....more»

Westar Energy proposes new suite of energy saving programs for customers

Westar Energy proposed a new suite of energy efficiency programs in a filing Tuesday to the Kansas Corporation Commission. Programs would benefit small business customers, residential customers and income-qualified customers who take measures to use electricity more efficiently....more»

Kansas Profile – Now That's Rural

Jonathan Truman and Weston Hiebert

"The Back Stops Here." No, that's not quite right. The famous saying was "The Buck Stops Here." It was President Harry S. Truman who put that sign on his desk in the White House in the 1940s to appeal to people who were tired of politicians avoiding responsibility by "passing the buck....more»

Sweeney Todd brought to McCain

K-State Theatre presents Sondheim musical 'Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' Kansas State University's K-State Theatre will present the Stephen Sondheim musical "Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" at 7:30 p....more»

Schultz participates in Phantom of the Opera at Concordia University

Concordia University, Nebraska will present an evening of music, suspense and theatre in the production of the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" on Nov....more»

Kansas green team photo contest

Entries Accepted Through Nov. 21 Whether photography is your passion, your hobby or just an occasional pastime, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) invites Kansans to participate in the third annual Kansas Green Teams photo contest, celebrating the beauty and unique character of our state....more»

First steps toward better housing

The Flint Hills Regional Council takes the first step towards better housing for tomorrow and you can help. The Flint Hills Regional Council is asking for public participation in a short Housing Survey to develop a better understanding of regional housing issues and housing practices: http://community15....more»

Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration recipient of funds

The Flint Hills Regional Transit Administration (FHRTA) has been designated as the Direct Recipient of federal funds from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) which can be used to support transit services within the Manhattan Urbanized Area or that start or end in the Manhattan Urbanized Area....more»

MATC haunted trail

Manhattan Area Technical College will be holding its second annual Haunted Trail in the campus' Blecha Park on the East side of the campus. The trail starts at the South end of the woods and opens for one night only on Thursday October 30th from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM....more»

Joint operation validates flight landing strip

United States Army Soldiers assigned to 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley and Airmen assigned to the United States Air Force will conduct joint training for certification of Fort Riley's unimproved flight landing strip, northwest Fort Riley Oct....more»

Kansas State Capitol Complex Interactive Map Available Online

TOPEKA, KS—The Kansas Historical Society announced that an interactive map of the Kansas State Capitol complex is now available online. The map is optimized for mobile devices and allows visitors to plan a tour of the Capitol complex, including the state office buildings around Capitol Square....more»

Pott. Co. shorts Jan. 13, 2014

Several things happened during the Pottawatomie County Commission Monday, Jan. 13, 2014 regular meeting. - Betty Abitz, register of deeds, came in with more information about the proposed elimination of the mortgage registration tax which she had briefly talked about at the January 6 meeting....more»

MacMillan wins photo contest

Colin MacMillan of Wamego was the overall winner of the 2013 KansasGreenTeams.org Photo Contest winners. The Green Team program is part of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment....more»

Haefner completed Marine Boot Camp

PFC Alex Haefner, son of Ron and Jane Haefner of Columbus, Neb., completed Marine Boot Camp at MCRD San Diego on Nov. 22, 2013. After schooling, Haefner will go in to helicopter repair....more»

Wamego native returns internal medicine practice to his hometown

Patients in need of quality care will soon have another resource at the Wamego Health Center and Family Clinic — a provider who has long been an important thread in the fabric of Wamego....more»
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