Blizzard 2017

Not what you would expect for April 30th! (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); = id; ... Continue Reading →

Interview with Meredith Sleichter – Executive Director – Ike Eisenhower Foundation

Rocking M Media’s Sacha Sanguinetti visits with Meredith Sleichter, Executive Director of the Ike Eisenhower Foundation, about future updates to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential ... Continue Reading →

Proposal for extra utility bill fees that will go to schools…and other headlines: April 28, 2017

The majority leader of the state Senate is drafting a proposal to tack on an extra fee to utility bills to raise money for public schools. Jim Denning’s tax would add $3 a month to ... Continue Reading →

2 committees back to work on budget issues…and other headlines: April 25, 2017

Two Kansas legislative committees are resuming their work on budget issues this week before all lawmakers return to the Statehouse. The House Appropriations and Senate Ways and Means ... Continue Reading →

KS farmers faring better than expected…and other headlines: April 24, 2017

The latest farm loan delinquency numbers show Kansas farmers are faring better than many had feared as spring planting gets underway. The Farm Service Agency says its direct loan delinquencies ... Continue Reading →

Kansas fiscal outlook a tad bit better…and more headlines: April 21, 2017

The state budget picture is a bit better now that officials and university economists are out with a new fiscal forecast. The new figures call for $156 million more in tax collections ... Continue Reading →

Headlines from around the region and the state…April 3, 2017

A survey finds serious morale problems among faculty and staff at the University of Kansas. The results of a “climate” survey on the Lawrence and Edwards campuses found more than ... Continue Reading →