Tri-state sheriffs offer Halloween safety tips and advice

  The spooky holiday that nearly every child in this country loves (at least until the candy hangover the next morning) is upon us again. Halloween, which can be dated back to ... Continue Reading →

5-year-old dies in Dickinson Co. farming accident

  (Dickinson County, Kan.) A farming accident Wednesday evening has claimed the life of a five-year-old girl from Dickinson County.   According to Dickinson County Sheriff ... Continue Reading →

Rebuilt I-70 lanes in Western Kansas officially opened

  State officials this afternoon cut the ribbon to officially open reconstructed I-70 in Sherman County.   The event at the eastbound Travel Information Center west of Goodland ... Continue Reading →

Father of dead gay teen killed in tribute walk across the country

  An Oregon man who was walking across the country to raise awareness for bullying died Oct. 9 when he was hit by a semitrailer in eastern Colorado.   Joe Bell of La Grande. ... Continue Reading →

Alfalfa bales catch fire on Saline/McPherson Co. Line; Estimated $25,000 loss

  According to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, authorities and McPherson County Rural Fire Department units were dispatched to the 1800 block of West Coronado Heights ... Continue Reading →

Brownback authorizes reward for information leading to capture of Kevin Welsh

  Topeka – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today issued an executive order authorizing a $5,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of fugitive Kevin Robert Welsh.   Welsh ... Continue Reading →

FHSU President Hammond: “We’re doers”

  Fort Hays State University President Dr. Edward Hammond stopped in Goodland on the university’s 2013 media tour.   Hammond discussed with NWKS Radio news director ... Continue Reading →

Kids know how important it is to “Put the Brakes on Fatalities”

  Seven-year-old Dashiell Brown of Quinter, 9-year-old Jessica Schroeder of Victoria, and 12-year-old Kallie Leiker of Hays are the Northwest Kansas winners in the 2013 Put the ... Continue Reading →

Minnesota man found guilty of human trafficking in Kansas

  OAKLEY – (October 4, 2013) – A Logan County jury yesterday found a Minnesota man guilty of aggravated human trafficking of a minor, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt ... Continue Reading →

Project to build kiosk for the Western Vistas Historic Byway is underway

A unique project to build an informational kiosk for the Western Vistas Historic Byway, located in western Kansas, is now underway. The location of the kiosk is approximately 27 miles ... Continue Reading →