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County bridges were on the agenda for Monday's Wabaunsee County Commission meeting

County bridges were on the agenda for Monday's Wabaunsee County Commission meeting. With the unfortunate news that FEMA disaster funds would not be granted to the county, the tough work of deciding how to proceed, which areas to address, in what order and with what funds was now at hand....more»

Life, liberty and love of great books: K-State Libraries host 'Wisdom of the Ages'

MANHATTAN — Liberty and dignity, cornerstones of our nation's spirit, have long been expressed in great books. This fall, Kansas State University Libraries host "Wisdom of the Ages," an exhibit of written works that have shaped the course of history....more»

Victor Hogstrom Appointed New CEO of KPTS

Wichita – The Kansas Public Telecommunication Service Board of Trustees has the pleasure of announcing a new President and Chief Executive Officer for KPTS Channel 8....more»

Southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 Bridge Repair Project in Topeka

On Tuesday, September 6, a repair project will begin on the southbound U.S. 75 over U.S. 24 bridge located in Topeka (Shawnee County). Project work includes patching on the bridge deck and expansion joint replacement....more»

KanCare Expansion Advocate Awarded by Kansas Hospitals

The Kansas Hospital Association is pleased to announce that Marcillene Dover has been named the 2016 recipient of the KHA Distinguished Health Care Advocate Award....more»

'Everything About Cats' At Topeka Cat Train Show

Cats are the most important of all animals and pets. It's not a proven fact, but just talk to a cat lover, and they'll deny otherwise. Likewise, take a gander at the many benefits of owning a cat....more»

Grand Opening - Sugar Creek Country Store

Please join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of our family business, Sugar Creek Country Store on Saturday, September 3rd! We will have lots of excitement throughout the day....more»

AG Derek Schmidt: Fiscal year 2016 Medicaid fraud recoveries top $9.8 million

TOPEKA – The Kansas attorney general's office recovered more than $9.8 million in taxpayer funds through its Medicaid fraud enforcement during the recently ended state fiscal year, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today....more»

Drivers in Kansas are hitting the road, now more than ever

Data released this week shows U.S. driving is up 3.3 percent for the first six months of 2016. Travel on the state highway system in Kansas is even higher at 3....more»


In light of, and with respect to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision on a case (14-3278) involving the Kansas Highway Patrol, the agency would like to clarify the work we do, and how traffic stops are conducted....more»

Geologic map for Morris County now available

https://news.ku.edu/2016/08/25/geologic-map-morris-county-now-available LAWRENCE — A new full-color geologic map of Morris County, an area mantled with marine rocks and fossils characteristic of the Flint Hills, is available from the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas....more»

YWCA 18 th Annual Women's Night Out

Topeka – Please join the YWCA of Northeast Kansas and over 400 influential women, enjoy food, drinks, shopping, and entertainment during the 18 th  annual Women's Night Out, September 9, 2016....more»

Ramona Rancher Tells Fellow Cattlemen National Efforts For Industry Betterment

Consumer misunderstanding, swayed media reporting, government regulations, low agriculture representation in lawmaking, exports and market fluctuation....more»

KVA Announces 2016 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings

Topeka -- The Kansas Volleyball Association is pleased to announce the 2016 Pre-Season Volleyball Rankings sponsored by PrepVolleyball.com. Rank – School Class 6A 1....more»

Bucks Rewarded to Drivers Who Buckle Up

Safe Kids Kansas, State Farm and KDOT partner up for safety message

Thousands of vehicles will be traveling the Kansas roadways during the Labor Day weekend. Many families will head out on one last camping trip or getaway as the school year begins....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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