KDOT announces approved October bids

  The Kansas Department of Transportation announces approved bids for state highway construction and maintenance projects in Kansas. The letting took place Oct. 16 in Topeka.   District ... Continue Reading →

Study: concussions more common in high school sports than college

  WASHINGTON — Young athletes in the U.S. face a “culture of resistance” to reporting when they might have a concussion and to complying with treatment plans, which ... Continue Reading →

Tri-state sheriffs offer Halloween safety tips and advice

  The spooky holiday that nearly every child in this country loves (at least until the candy hangover the next morning) is upon us again. Halloween, which can be dated back to ... Continue Reading →

Dr. Hammond announces retirement from FHSU Presidency

  Joined by the leadership of the Kansas Board of Regents, Dr. Edward H. Hammond announced during a news conference today on the campus of Fort Hays State University that he would ... Continue Reading →

Two Kansas soldiers to be inducted into the Defense Intelligence Agency Patriots Memorial

  The dictionary defines a hero as someone of distinguished courage and ability, admired for brave deeds and noble qualities.  Children often look to sports figures, movie stars ... Continue Reading →

Kansas ‘Cold Weather Rule’ takes effect November 1

  The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) reminds Kansans that the Cold Weather Rule takes effect November 1 and remains in effect through March 31.   “The Cold Weather ... Continue Reading →

Governor Brownback announces Acting Bank Commissioner

  Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today announced Judi Stork will become Acting Bank Commissioner effective November 1. Stork is currently the Deputy Bank Commissioner and has held ... Continue Reading →

Colby Community College Homecoming

Colby Community College  Homecoming 2013 is set for November 4th through 9th. Activities include the Lady Trojan basketball game on Monday, Community Talent Show on Tuesday, Bonfire ... Continue Reading →

Local Food Bank Needs Donations

Genesis-Thomas County Inc. is making preparations for their annual Christmas Food Basket Project. Non-perishable food items and/or monetary donations are needed to make the holidays ... Continue Reading →

Hoxie man dies in accident after swerving to avoid deer

  A Hoxie man was killed Sunday morning two miles east of Menlo in an attempt to avoid a deer.   According to Kansas Highway Patrol reports, 37-year-old Gioavani Duarte-Trinidad ... Continue Reading →