K-State AG Economist Urges Producers to Review Crop Insurance Options

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– A Kansas State University agricultural economist is encouraging farmers to know their options before considering a pair of crop insurance policies that would allow them to increase their coverage for row crops beyond what is allowed for individual policies.   Jenny Ifft said […]

Governor Kelly Announces $11 Million for 66 Airport Improvement Projects

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly today announced that 66 airport projects across the state have been selected for Kansas Airport Improvement Program (KAIP) funding for planning, constructing, or rehabilitating public-use general aviation airports. “Whether it be airplane manufacturing, a link in the supply chain logistics, or travel, the Kansas aerospace industry is an essential part […]

Drummond Leads National Effort Urging Biden, Federal Treasury Bureau to Provide Timely Corporate Transparency to State, Local, Tribal Entities

Oklahoma City, OK- Attorney General Gentner Drummond is leading a national effort to ensure that state, local and tribal entities have appropriate and timely access to corporate ownership information critical to fighting crime and terrorism. A letter, sent by Drummond and the attorneys general of Delaware, Ohio and Rhode Island, was sent yesterday to the Financial […]

Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $20 Million for Services that Keep Families Together, Reduce Number of Kids in Foster Care

Topeka, KS– Reinforcing her commitment to children and families, Governor Laura Kelly today announced a new set of Family First Prevention grants totaling nearly $20 million. The grants will create and grow programs designed to keep families together and prevent children from entering the foster care system. Current Family First Prevention programs have been a proven […]

Clay County Emergency Sirens

Clay Center, KS- The Clay Center emergency sirens have been going off recently and has left residents scratching their heads wondering what was going on. According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Department, the reason the sirens going off is from a malfunction. As of now, their tech has been looking into updating the system and […]

Some Kansas Lawmakers Want to Punish Doctors Who Help Transgender Kids Transition

Topeka, KS— Puberty blockers, mastectomies, surgeries that remove “any body part or tissue” and prescribing estrogen to males or testosterone to females to treat gender dysphoria could be essentially unavailable in Kansas to people under 18. A bill in the Statehouse would cost doctors their licenses or subject them to lawsuits if they prescribe such treatments. […]

Kansas State University Seeks Applicants for Summer Rural Veterinary Medicine Program

Manhattan, KS— The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University seeks applicants for the Summer Program for Aspiring Rural Kansas, or SPARK, veterinary experience. SPARK creates direct and purposeful connections between aspiring veterinarians and veterinary practices in rural communities throughout Kansas. During the weeklong immersive experience, participants shadow veterinarians in rural communities to gain […]

Liberal Celebrates 74th International Pancake Day

Liberal, KS-The International Pancake Day Race, a tradition between Olney, England and Liberal, KS will take place, February 21st, 2023.  This is the 74th year of the race on this side of the pond, but in Olney, England, the Pancake Race tradition dates back nearly 600 years to 1445.   A woman engrossed in using […]