Clay Center Rotary Present Bridge on Walking Trail

  Clay Center, KS- The Clay Center Rotary had their weekly meeting Thursday and presented their bridge and the lower part of the rotary trail, which coincidentally is named Lower Rotary Trail.   In a little more than a month, the addition to the existing trail was completed and funded through contributions made to the […]

Brown Grand Ladies Parlor Renovation

Concordia, KS– The Brown Grand Opera House, Inc. will soon be making renovations to the Ladies Parlor thanks to a generous lead gift of $20,000 from the Marjorie and Larry Lundberg Trust. It has been nearly 50 years since the Brown Grand’s major restoration in the mid-1970s, and thanks to this donation, the Ladies Parlor […]

Governor Kelly Proclaims March Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Topeka, KS– Governor Laura Kelly has signed a proclamation designating March Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) in Kansas. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Serves (KDADS), in collaboration with the Kansas Coalition on Problem Gambling (KCPG), recognizes March as PGAM as part of the national campaign held annually. The 2023 campaign theme is “Celebrating […]

Statement by Mark McHargue, President, Regarding EPA Allowing for the Summertime Sale of E-15

Lincoln, NE– “Today’s announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allowing for the summertime sale of E-15 beginning in the summer of 2024 for eight states, including Nebraska, only strengthens the case to address this issue in Congress. Fortunately, the bipartisan and broadly supported legislative fix to this long-standing issue has already been introduced by […]

Farm Bill Should Prioritize Agricultural Research, New Policy Report Says

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. should increase support for agricultural research and development (R&D) in the next Farm Bill to ensure that farmers can keep feeding the world in spite of challenges from climate change and other shocks, according to a report produced jointly by Farm Journal Foundation and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Hotter […]

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 […]

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 […]

Boyhood Home Now Open for Tours

Abilene, KS– Tours of President Eisenhower’s boyhood home are once again available to the public. Extensive preservation work including exterior lead paint abatement and maintenance updates closed the home for several months. The project is now complete and guests are welcome to once again step back in time and see the home where our nation’s […]