EHV-1 case confirmed in Kansas

  TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Agriculture Animal Health Commissioner Dr. Bill Brown today reports that a horse in northeast Kansas has been confirmed positive with a ... Continue Reading →

Overnight crash on I-70 in Trego County under investigation

  A fatal crash on Interstate 70 near Collyer occurred in Trego County early this morning. The accident was reported around 2:55 am central time. Kansas Highway Patrol has not released ... Continue Reading →

KDOT offers tips to drive through dust storms and blowing smoke

  With recent road closures because of dust storms in northwest Kansas, the Kansas Department of Transportation would like to remind drivers of simple tips when driving into or through ... Continue Reading →

U.S. 83 Closed in Thomas/Sheridan Counties

  At 3:00 p.m. KDOT closed U.S. 83 Highway from the U.S. 24 junction to the K-383/83/23 junction (near Selden) due to high winds, blowing dust and poor visibility. Please note K23 ... Continue Reading →

Fire Marshal’s arson canine up for National Hero Dog Award

    The Office of the State Fire Marshal arson dog is in the running for a national award.   Tana, a 4 ½ year old Labrador with the State Fire Marshal, is among 135 dogs from across ... Continue Reading →


A tornado struck the community of Baxter Springs in Cherokee County at approximately 5:46 p.m. Sunday evening, April 27. Jason Allison, Cherokee County emergency manager, reported ... Continue Reading →

Girl Scouts Honor Dedicated Volunteers; Colby resident receives special honor

    WICHITA – A Colby resident has been recognized with a special award from the Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland for her extraordinary service as a volunteer. Penny Cline was awarded ... Continue Reading →

Maisy Munson Signs with University of Texas-Pan American

  Lady Trojan sophomore setter Maisy Munson, a native of Anthem, Ariz., has signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career.  She will play for Head Coach Brian Yale at ... Continue Reading →

CCC Golfer Places 4th in Jayhawk Championship

  The Colby Community College Men’s Golf Team competed April 21-22 in the Jayhawk Championship at Sand Creek Golf Course in Newton. Luis Felipe Pujol (Brazil) finished in 4th place ... Continue Reading →

Man in hospital after officer-involved chase/shooting in Thomas, Sherman Counties

  The sirens and emergency vehicles on I-70 between Colby and Goodland yesterday evening were not for an accident. It was the end of a police chase.   According to the Kansas Bureau ... Continue Reading →
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