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Wabaunsee County Farm Bureau to sponsor a Candidate Forum

The Wabaunsee County Farm Bureau will be sponsoring a Candidate Forum, Tuesday, November 1, 7:00 pm at the Wabaunsee High School Auditorium. Drinks and cookies will be served....more»


The 35th Infantry Division Headquarters, located in Leavenworth, Kansas, has received notification for a deployment to the Persian Gulf and Levant regions....more»

Kansas Volunteer Commission seeking applications for AmeriCorps Kansas AmeriCorps

TOPEKA – In an effort to address community needs statewide, the Kansas Volunteer Commission has opened the 2017-2018 application process for potential AmeriCorps Kansas programs....more»


TOPEKA – Kansas State Treasurer Ron Estes was honored on Thursday, October 20th, at an event held by the National Down Syndrome Society. Estes and other state leaders including Congressman Keven Yoder (R-Kan) and Kansas State Representative Erin Davis were in attendance to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month and champion the Kansas Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act....more»

Alma City Council meeting 10-18-16

The Alma City Council received a year end report from the pool manager who recapped attendance and usage of the facilities at the regular meeting held last Tuesday....more»

Hamilton's America Comprehensive Documentary Three Years in the Making Comes to KTWU

Great Performances TONIGHT, Friday, October 21 at 8 p.m. as Season Kickoff to PBS Arts Fall Festival Broadway and history combine in a timely look at the making of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning megahit "Hamilton" Hamilton's America, the documentary film that brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda's pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize – explodes onto Great Performances, tonight, Friday, October 21 at 8 p....more»

KJCCC bylaw changes create challenges, opportunities for Cloud County

CONCORDIA — The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference underwent major changes during a three-hour meeting between the 19 institutions' presidents on Thursday in El Dorado....more»


The state of Kansas has been granted a federal disaster declaration for 11 counties that sustained damages from a severe storm system that struck the state Sept....more»

Candidate: Laura Kelly, KS Senate #18

During the last four years, I have had to change my role in the State Senate from that of consensus and coalition builder who worked collaboratively with my colleagues and the executive branch to produce productive public policy to that of someone who fought against policies and programs that have done significant damage to our state's fiscal health, our public education system and our infrastructure, not to mention our national reputation....more»

Candidate: Dave Jackson, KS Senate #18

Question 1) The need for change in state government is the reason for my decision to run for the State Senate 18th District. Our budget must be balanced, students in classrooms must be assured of a quality education, and we must attract quality jobs to Kansas for economic growth in our rural and urban communities....more»

Exoneree, Murder victim's family member, and others to speak on Death Penalty's harms

KCADP Annual Abolition Conference in Olathe on Saturday, October 22

On Saturday, October 22, the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty (KCADP) will host its Annual Abolition Conference, with this year's theme being "The Kansas Death Penalty: What A Waste!" This event at St....more»

Lady Saints stave off T-Birds in three tightly contested sets

LIBERAL — Road matches are always tough. But a trip to Liberal, Kansas for a meeting with Seward County Community College has historically been tough for the Cloud County Community College volleyball team, which entered Wednesday night winless in its last 35 meetings against the Lady Saints....more»

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Application Deadline Set for November 25, 2016

SALINA —The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)....more»

SSG to host Capital Cup Cyclocross at the Clock Tower

TOPEKA - The Sunflower State Games is pleased to announce that it will once again be hosting an annual Cyclocross event for the region's cycling enthusiasts....more»

Kansas Department of Agriculture Receives Specialty Crop Block Grant

MANHATTAN — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded $283,597.28 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program within the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a program which serves to enhance opportunities for specialty crops....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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