Flu Season May Impact Red Cross Blood Supply

Kansas— The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give now and help fight the potential impact of seasonal illnesses and a potentially severe flu season on the blood supply. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts a serious spread of flu this year and is already reporting an early spike in cases in […]

Keep Safety in Mind when Donating Food, says K-State Expert

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– A Kansas State University food safety specialist says giving to food pantries, food banks or soup kitchens this time of year is appreciated, but the generosity needs to be accompanied by the gift of safety and health.   Londa Nwadike, who holds dual […]

Supreme Court Reappoints 13 to eCourt Steering Committee

Topeka, KS—The Kansas Supreme Court reappointed 13 members to the eCourt Steering Committee overseeing implementation of a statewide centralized case management system. The new Kansas eCourt case management system allows all district and appellate case data to reside on a single web-based platform, transforming the way state courts serve the people of Kansas. Justice Dan […]

Watching Out for Water: Watershed Specialists Help Protect Kansas Water

By Melissa Harvey, K-State Research and Extension news service    Manhattan, KS — For farmers and ranchers in Kansas, drought concerns are always looming, so community conversations about conservation and water use are ongoing and vital.   Concerns are ever present about ponds dwindling to muddy puddles, and recently irrigators learned that the Ogallala Aquifer […]

Find your ‘Rhythm’: Winter Dance Concert 22 takes stage Nov. 10-12

Manhattan, KS— K-State Dance, a part of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Kansas State University will present “Rhythm,” Winter Dance Concert ’22, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12 and a matinee performance at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, all in Chapman Theatre at Nichols Hall. Tickets can be purchased online a k-state.edu/mtd/tickets. K-State students […]

The Child, Who Was Only 13, Ran Away from Agency Successful Dreams in Late October.

Topeka, KS — A 13-year-old foster child died after running away, stealing a car and crashing. The boy was at a Halloween event in Independence, Kansas, accompanied by staff from qualified residential treatment program Successful Dreams, said the Kansas Department for Children and Families. The child then took the car from Tom Davis Auto Group, […]