Hofmeister Congratulates Oklahoma Students Selected for U.S. Senate Youth Program

Oklahoma City, OK – Two Oklahoma high school seniors have been named state delegates for the 61st annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) held each year in Washington D.C. The USSYP, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is an intensive week-long educational experience and scholarship sponsored by the United States Senate for outstanding […]

Hy-Vee Dietitians to Offer 1,000 Free Vitamin D Screenings During the Month of January

West Des Moines, Iowa— Hy-Vee is offering several events in January to help people get a jumpstart on their health goals. With the start of the new year, Hy-Vee’s team of registered dietitians will offer 1,000 free Vitamin D screenings at nearly 60 stores throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.   Vitamin D is an essential nutrient […]

Sen. Moran Named Co-Chair of Senate Army Caucus

Washington, D.C.– U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) – senior member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense and member of the United States Military Academy (USMA) Board of Visitors – today was named the new Co-Chair of the Senate Army Caucus by fellow Co-Chair U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.) – chairman of the Senate Committee […]

Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $3 Million to Support Kids Exposed to Drugs

Topeka, KS- Governor Laura Kelly today announced that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) will receive nearly $3 million from the U.S. Department of Justice to better identify and support children exposed to drugs, increase public safety, and reduce overdose death. These efforts are part of KDHE’s All Hands on DECK (drug-endangered children […]

SunSprout Enterprises Voluntarily Recalls Two Lots of Alfalfa Sprouts Due to Potential Contamination with Salmonella

Fremont, NE– SunSprout Enterprises is voluntarily recalling two lots (#4211 and 5211) of raw alfalfa sprouts in 4-ounce clamshells, with best by dates between 12/10/22 and 12/27/22, due to potential contamination with Salmonella. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune […]

Year in Review: Kelly Administration Delivers a Successful 2022 for Kansas

Topeka, KS– As 2022 ends, the Kelly administration highlights promises made and kept over the past year. “This year, we got Kansas back on track by working across the aisle to attract jobs, strengthen our roads and bridges, and fully fund education,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “2023 is looking bright!” ECONOMY & WORKFORCE: Kansas attracted […]

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program to Continue Heating Homes this Winter

Topeka, KS- Colder temperatures and winter weather has arrived in Kansas. The dropping temperatures and necessity of raising the thermostat are leaving some families vulnerable when it comes to covering their heating bills. The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP), implemented in the state by the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF), allows peace of […]

Harriman Man Receives Second Guide Dog

Washington, KS- For many of us we don’t think twice when finding a chair to sit in, going to the store for groceries, or stepping outside for some fresh air. For some, however, these simple tasks are a bit more complicated. Especially when you are blind. That is why you will see Brett Chambers usually […]

CCMC Looking for Open Day Care Provider

Clay Center, KS- It’s not something new, people are always looking for an open day care provider to help care for their little while they go to appointments, go to work, or even for the child to have interaction with other children their age.  Austin Gillard, Chief Executive Officer from Clay County Medical Center said […]

Gardening Withdrawals? Start Seeds Indoors

By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service Manhattan, KS— The temperatures are cold, snow is on the ground and gardeners are stuck inside. Fortunately, starting seeds indoors is a great kick-start to the spring garden. “Obtain your seeds from a reputable source, including garden centers and seed catalogs,” said Kansas State University horticulture […]