A Kansas Clinic is Offering Abortion Pills Prescribed by Out-of-State Doctors After Court Ruling

Wichita, KS — A Planned Parenthood clinic in Wichita has begun allowing patients who visit the clinic in-person to obtain abortion pill prescriptions from out-of-state doctors. Those new telehealth abortion services started Monday and come less than a month after a pivotal court ruling that blocked a state law banning doctors from prescribing abortion-inducing medication remotely. It […]

The KCC Urges Caution As Winter Storm Approaches

Topeka, KS– With the National Weather Service predicting the possibility of dangerously low wind chills – perhaps as low as 50 degrees below zero – and blizzard like conditions in the state on Thursday and Friday, the Kansas Corporation Commission is urging residents to take precautions. KCC staff is monitoring the situation in terms of […]

One Year After Wildfires, Kansas Ranchers Vow to ‘Get By … Somehow’

Paradise, KS— These are the survivors. As rancher Rich Koester walks through his cattle pen, he points them out one by one. The cow with a plastic ear tag that’s warped from melting in the fire’s heat. Another whose burnt hair never quite grew all the way back. The Black Angus who’s still a little jumpy […]

Winter Storm Moving into Kansas

Kansas- Winter officially begins Wednesday, Dec. 21. As if to herald the event, a winter storm system will be moving into Kansas on Wednesday, bringing frigid temperatures and snow. Accumulating snowfall is expected from Wednesday night through Thursday across the state with the potential for four inches of snow in some areas by Thursday. In […]

FAPC Predicts Food Trends on the Menu for 2023

Stillwater, OK ­– Tastes change – often quickly and sometimes drastically. It’s exciting to learn about the next big thing in the food industry. Last year, interactive foods and celebrity food collaborations were all the hype as numerous brands hopped on the bandwagon. Whether it’s an innovative cooking method or a convenient way to enjoy […]

Study: Compound Effects of Heat, Drought and Wind Pound Great Plains Wheat

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– Kansas State University researchers have published a study in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature Communications, quantifying the negative impacts that the triple punch of heat, drought and wind has had on wheat yields in Kansas and the surrounding region over the past 40 […]

Governor Kelly Releases Tax Cut Plan to Save Kansans More Than $500M Over Next Three Years

Roeland Park, KS– Governor Laura Kelly today released her three-part ‘Axing Your Taxes’ plan to save Kansans more than $500 million over the next three years. The comprehensive plan delivers on major campaign promises, including a push to immediately ‘axe the tax’ on groceries and eliminate the state sales tax on diapers and feminine hygiene […]

Taking Down DUI

Manhattan, KS – Starting Monday, Dec. 26, through Monday, Jan. 2, the Riley County Police Department (RCPD) will join local and state police agencies across Kansas in the Taking Down DUI traffic enforcement campaign. A grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will support overtime enforcement efforts to aggressively target and remove impaired drivers […]

FCC Issues Public Call to Review Broadband Data by Jan. 13

The Federal Communications Commission has updated its national broadband service map with a detailed list of internet providers available at both household and business locations. The Oklahoma Broadband Office strongly encourages the public to review the map for accuracy and submit challenges to the data if needed by Jan. 13, 2023. Challenge information collected through Jan. 13 […]