KBI Investigates Homicide in Chanute

Neosho County, KS – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Chanute Police Department are investigating a homicide that occurred early Monday morning in Chanute, Kansas.   The Chanute Police Department requested KBI assistance on Monday, July 25, at approximately 2:05 a.m. KBI agents responded to the scene to investigate.   The investigation found […]

Attorney General O’Connor Charges Edmond Man with Abuse by Caretaker

Oklahoma County, OK– An Edmond man has been charged with Abuse by Caretaker following an investigation by the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU). Gerald Ngwa, 37, was arrested on July 22, 2022, by an MFCU agent and an Oklahoma County Sheriff Deputy. The MFCU investigation began after a referral was received from the […]

Keep an Eye Out for Algae Overgrowth in Ponds This Summer

By Alisa Boswell-Gore   Stillwater, OK – Most Oklahoma ponds are green thanks to algae that forms on the water, but just like anything else, too much algae can be a bad thing.   Algae is a normal occurrence in ponds unless it becomes too thick. That’s when pond owners are in danger of the […]

KSDE Receives $100,000 Grant to Help Bring Local Flour to Child Nutrition Programs

Topeka, KS— A $100,000 federal grant will help the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) connect child nutrition programs in the state with locally produced flour. This federal grant will allow KSDE to award subgrants through a competitive application process. The funds will also support education, equipment and assistance in accessing locally produced flour. Child […]

Back to School Budgeting

By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS — Crayons, rulers, wide-ruled paper, binders, tissues, lunch boxes — these are some of the many items young school-aged children and their parents shop for ahead of the return to school.   Along with the excitement of the new school year, it can […]

Tips to Keep School Lunches Safe

By Taylor Jamison, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— It is almost time for school to begin again, so among many other preparations, parents and kids are getting ready to pack lunches.   Good food safety should be practiced with any type of food preparation, but Kansas State University food scientist Karen […]