Lesser Prairie-Chicken added to federal list of threatened species

  Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Secretary Robin Jennison reacted with disappointment over the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision Thursday to list ... Continue Reading →

Softball sophomores to be Honored at Game on March 29

  Lady Trojan sophomores Natalie Elmgreen (Evergreen, Colo.), Kendra Trussel (Yuma, Colo.), Kaiya Canar (Longmont, Colo.) and Michelle Starkey (Aurora, Colo.) will be honored at the ... Continue Reading →

Trojan Duo Heading to Texas

Colby Community College sophomores Omar Trevino and Raheem Brown have signed letters of intent to compete for Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Tex.  Trevino and Brown will ... Continue Reading →

Governor Sam Brownback signs five bills into law Tuesday

  Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed five bills into law today.  In addition to HB 2303 that was signed on Feb. 3, 2014, today’s signings bring the total number of bills signed ... Continue Reading →

KDOT decision will preserve most of landmark

The design of a four-lane expansion of U.S. 50 between Cimarron and Dodge City will include a paved, 16-foot median where the highway passes by the landmark known as the Point of Rocks. The ... Continue Reading →

All-League teams announced for GWAC, WKLL, and MCL; Northwest Kansas League announces post-season honors

GWAC Boys First Team: Trey O’Neil, Scott City Heath Tucker, Holcomb Trey Sleep, Holcomb Brett Meyer, Scott City Gage Ihrig, Goodland   GWAC Boys Second Team: Gannon ... Continue Reading →

KDOT Secretary Mike King announces Freight Advisory Committee

            Kansas Secretary of Transportation Mike King has announced members of the newly-formed Kansas Freight Advisory Committee. During the Kansas Transportation Summit ... Continue Reading →

Quinter doctor appointed to Governor’s Council on Fitness

  Kansas Health & Environment Secretary Robert Moser, M.D., appointed six new members to the Governor’s Council on Fitness, with three-year terms beginning in 2014.  “We appreciate ... Continue Reading →

Fatal crash Thursday evening in Sheridan County

  Jeffery Urban of Selden, 41, died Thursday in a single vehicle accident on Road 110 west.   According to the Kansas Highway Patrol crash report, Urban was driving his truck five ... Continue Reading →

Goodland Sonic construction begins

  Owners Kevin and Jennifer Sanderson closely watch progress on the old Wendy’s building as it will be fully transformed into Sonic Drive-In/drive thru and eat-in location.  May ... Continue Reading →