Cattle Chat: Cattle Care in Extreme Winter Temperatures

By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— The extreme late December drop in temperatures drove many to retreat to the indoors to stay warm, but for beef cattle out on pasture, bedding in a warm barn is not always an option, said the experts at Kansas State University’s Beef Cattle […]

Riley County Property Valuation Increase and 2023 Notification

Riley County, KS- The Riley County Appraiser’s Office has completed analysis for 2023 property valuation. The annual Change of Value Notices (CVNs) should be completed and mailed to property owners by the end of February. The CVNs reflect changes in property values due to fluctuations in the local real estate market and/or changes made to […]

K-State Specialists Encourage Kansans to Test for Radon Exposure in Their Homes

By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— There is nothing like a breath of fresh air, but what if that air in the house is tainted with radon? Long-term exposure to residential radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers, said Brian Hanson, radon program coordinator and extension […]

K-State Research and Extension Seeks Input from Kansas Citizens

K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– Officials with a statewide network that has provided unbiased, research-based information on issues important to Kansans for 108 years are reaching out to learn more about how the organization can best serve residents of the state.   K-State Research and Extension has released a public survey […]

Kansas City Man Arrested for Suspected 2014 Homicide

Lansing, KS – Following an investigation by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Kansas City Missouri Police Department, a Kansas City man was arrested for the suspected 2014 murder of a 16-year-old girl.   On Friday, Jan. 6, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Billy I. Dupree, 38, of Kansas City, Kansas, was arrested for […]

Governor Kelly Appoints Tod Michael Davis of Iola to 31st Judicial District Judgeship

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly today appointed Tod Michael Davis of Iola, Kansas, to a judgeship position in the 31st Judicial District. Davis currently serves as a Magistrate Judge for the 31st District. “Tod is a dedicated, hardworking, and conscientious Magistrate Judge,” Governor Kelly said. “I am confident he will continue to serve the 31st […]

The Kansas Legislature has the State’s $2 Billion Surplus to Wrangle Over This Year

Topeka, KS — Kansas lawmakers return to the Statehouse today with more than $2 billion in loose change to fight over. How the Legislature’s Republican leaders and Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly want to use that money could define the 2023 legislative session. While Kelly calls for cutting some taxes, she’s also proposing funding increases in […]