Ground Broken On Solar Garden

Work is underway on the biggest solar farm in Kansas, on the north edge of Colby. Brette Hankin with the Colby/Thomas County Chamber of Commerce says the solar garden will have roughly ... Continue Reading →

Water Board Seeks To Fill Opening

The board of the Northwest Kansas Groundwater Management District #4 is looking for someone to finish the rest of a Thomas County board position. It would last until the election in ... Continue Reading →

Tornado Touches Down In Russell County

Nobody hurt in Russell County, where a tornado briefly touched down. The twister flipped tractors and broke windows, but that was about it. Continue Reading →

Wild Horses Up For Adoption

The Bureau of Land Management is putting some wild horses up for adoption today. Several dozen mustangs will be available for adoption today and tomorrow at the BLM facility on 9th ... Continue Reading →

KS Tax Report Forthcoming

Kansas officials are awaiting word on whether the state’s tax collections in August met expectations. The Department of Revenue’s report is expected to renew a political debate ... Continue Reading →

Rural Opportunity Zone Program Expands

Four more counties are added to the Rural Opportunity Zones program in Kansas. Cherokee, Labette, Montgomery and Sumner counties join that program, which allows new residents to have ... Continue Reading →

Kansas Gets Longer “No Child Left Behind” Waiver

Kansas gets a one-year extension of a waiver from some of the provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind education law. The state first got a waiver two years ago, but was told ... Continue Reading →

Sen. Moran To Visit Colby

Senator Jerry Moran is in Colby today as part of his listening tour. He’ll be addressing an open meeting of the Kiwanis Club, Room 106 at Colby Community College, starting at Noon. ... Continue Reading →

Rain, Minor Flooding In Northwest Kansas

Parts of Northwest Kansas get more rain, and in some cases, perhaps too much. A trained spotted found Beaver Creek out of its banks in Rawlins County, and a foot of water across County ... Continue Reading →

State Mental Hospital Over Capacity

There are concerns about overcrowding at one of Kansas’ mental hospitals. The Osawotamie State Hospital is about 30 over capacity, with just over 200 patients. A state spokesman ... Continue Reading →
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