Don’t Fall Victim to Phone Scams

Clay Center, KS- Residents have reported that they have received phone calls from individuals claiming to be from Verizon and Evergy recently stating that their payment is late and they must pay immediately or face their services being shut off immediately. Gina Penzig, a spokesperson for Evergy says the scammer claims to be a customer […]

Hofmeister Demands Walters Release Funding for Early Childhood Education

Oklahoma City, OK– State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today said she is appalled that Gov. Stitt’s Secretary of Education, Ryan Walters, is refusing to approve a state-mandated contract that provides early childhood education to high-poverty children across Oklahoma. Despite Tulsa Public Schools not being a party to the contract, Walters claims that a […]

Governor Laura Kelly Kicks Off Statewide ‘Prosperity on the Plains’ Economy Tour

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly today launched her statewide economic development tour, called ‘Prosperity on the Plains,’ alongside business leaders at a family-owned small business, Round Table Bookstore, in Topeka’s NOTO Arts District. The tour will focus on the importance of supporting Kansas businesses and the Kelly Administration’s positive economic development track record.  “Over the […]

K-State to Host Beef Cattle and Forage Field Day Aug. 4

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service    Parsons, KS– Outside forces have made managing forage even more important in cattle production, says Kansas State University beef systems specialist Jaymelynn Farney.   High input prices, weather events, encroachment of invasive plant species…they’re all important topics that affect cattle producer’s profits.   Farney said […]

White Specks May be Indication of Pine Needle Pest

By Taylor Jamison, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS – White specks on pine needles may appear inconspicuous, but are actually a type of pest called scales, said Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham.   “Pine needle scale is an armored scale that is found across the United States but especially […]

Sen. Moran Speaks on Senate Floor Calling on President to Unleash American Energy

Washington, D.C.– U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Kan.) today spoke on the U.S. Senate Floor calling on President Biden to prioritize American energy and decrease dependence on foreign powers for oil production. This follows the President’s recent travels to Saudi Arabia to discuss the country’s oil and energy production. “My state of Kansas is an energy […]