Ribbon Cutting On Small Business Center At CCC

The ribbon gets cut this morning, 10:30, on the Kansas Small Business Development Center outreach office at Colby Community College. That’s part of a program from Fort Hays State. ... Continue Reading →

Report: Value Of Kansas Crops Falls

A new government report shows the value of principle Kansas crops fell last year to $6.51 billion. It was $7.85 billion in 2013 and $8.09 billion the year before that. Analysts aren’t ... Continue Reading →

Report: KS Only State With Increase In Uninsured

A new report from Gallup finds Kansas was the only state where the percentage of people without health insurance went up in 2014. 14.4 percent of people in the state didn’t have ... Continue Reading →

State Applauds Water Ruling

The Brownback administration is applauding a U.S. Supreme Court ruling ordering Nebraska to pay Kansas for illegally using the state’s water. The high court ordered Nebraska to pay ... Continue Reading →

Work Moves Forward On Transload Facility Plans

An advisory committee is coming up with the criteria for evaluating potential sites for a transload shipping center. Colby is on the short list of potential sites, along with Dodge ... Continue Reading →

Legislature To Consider Concealed Carry Bill

The Kansas Senate is expected to take up a bill later this week letting people 21 or older carry a concealed gun without a permit from the state. The proposal cleared a committee last ... Continue Reading →

Anti-Common Core Bill Gets Hearing

The Education Committee in the state House holds a hearing on a bill that would block Common Core education standards in Kansas. 44 states already use Common Core, but critics argue ... Continue Reading →

Alcohol Proposal Advances In KS House

A proposal to let grocery and convenience stores sell full-strength beer as well as wine and spirits clears a state House committee and advances to the full chamber. Supporters claim ... Continue Reading →

Charges Pending In Oakley, Quinter, WaKeeney Thefts

Prosecutors are still sorting out charges against three men accused of robbing JJ Oil in Oakley. They’re also suspected of stealing from pharmacies in Quinter and WaKeeney. The three ... Continue Reading →

State Appeals Education Funding Ruling

Kansas files a widely expected appeal of that ruling that found the state isn’t spending enough money on public schools to provide a suitable education. In December the Shawnee County ... Continue Reading →