Many college students are facing the realization that they will soon be moving back home for the summer.
This means new leadership for each of the three largest school districts in Kansas will begin with the 2017-2018 school year.
The City of Moundridge will follow its Emergency Water Plan to notify customers after a system failure and will keep the public informed until the boil order is rescinded.
Topeka Zoo Educator Rachael Rost is preparing for a 10-day expedition to the Galapagos Islands. Rost will visit the islands in September after being selected by National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions as a 2017 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow. The trip is meant to give Rost hands-on professional development, which will further enhance her community engagement and education […]
Prescribed fires are an established practice in Kansas to prevent unwanted stands of brush and cedar trees. However, emissions from these burns, particularly in the Flint Hills, are contributing to air quality concerns within the state and in downwind states. Kansas State University air quality scientist Zifei Liu says data collected over the past 15 years shows […]
Kansans in the northeast part of the state are in for a treat as a total eclipse of the sun, visible from northeast Kansas, will occur on August 21st.
The main difference between SB 215 and HB 2178 is the removal of the retroactive implementation of the income tax rate changes to Jan. 1 of 2017.
The Willow Domestic Violence Center, which serves Douglas, Franklin, and Jefferson Counties, is a crisis center for women and families who are victims of domestic abuse.
New moms can successfully ease into an exercise program after giving birth.
TIBA conducts this survey annually to help guide TIBA’s activities and public policies, and to keep the public aware of the small business climate in the area.
The idea is to avoid having new moms develop an all or nothing attitude toward exercising.
Gorsuch has gone through two days of confirmation hearings. The third day is Wednesday.
Knapp says that a weather pattern that produces a half-inch of rain every four or five days is better than a system that produces a larger amount in one day and then nothing for three or four weeks.
A rumored two percent cut to K-12 funding was not presented in committee, but could be offered as an amendment before the full Senate.
TPD will only respond to accidents that are alcohol related, hit and run, or involve injuries.
Prior to the K-State study, meat scientist Travis O’Quinn says there had been no scientific studies looking at the impact of coarse marbling on consumer’s willingness to buy the product.
The 55th Topeka Home Show kicked off Friday at the Kansas Expocentre
Audio of Nick Gosnell’s interview with Economist Michael Austin is inside.
Thanks to sponsors, the Topeka Symphony is able to present these concerts at no charge to the schools or students.
19-year-old Vincent Arreola is a suspect in an attempted robbery at Dollar General on 10th Street on January 19th and an aggravated assault and theft at the SW 37th Street Walmart on January 10th.
According to a release from the state party, the convention will take place Thursday February 9th at Friends University in Wichita.
The Harlem Globetrotters will perform Friday at the Kansas Expocentre
Listen to live coverage of Trump’s inauguration at AM 580, 104.9 FM News or online at WIBWNewsNow.com
Most of the state is under an ice storm warning through Sunday
Kansas Republican Governor Sam Brownback on Tuesday delivered his 2017 State of the State address. Text of that speech, provided by Brownback’s office, is posted below. Mr. Speaker, Madam President, members of the Kansas Supreme Court, members of the Cabinet, and my personal favorite, the First Lady of Kansas Mary Brownback. Also here are my […]
Kansas Lottery prizes must be claimed within 365 days of winning them.
A K-State nutrition specialist gives advice on how to keep your New Year’s health resolutions
Friday’s dry conditions and gusty winds could present a fire danger threat for Topeka
Thursday will be sunny, breezy and mild
A weak cool front will see nighttime temps hit 30 degrees
Wright was Topeka’s Mayor during the 1966 tornado that leveled parts of the city
After reaching a record-setting 68 for the high Sunday in Topeka, temps turn cooler today
Daniel “Big Kansas” Gallemore and Gary “Sharknado” Westphal made an exclusive appearance on the WIBW News Now at Noon show
Unwanted Christmas trees and holiday lights can be dropped off at the Topeka Zoo starting December 26
The spokesperson for a Kansas non-partisan, non-profit initiative says the state’s government has an obligation to transparency and openness
Supergroup December People will perform Saturday at TPAC
A K-State food specialist discusses how to best store Thanksgiving leftovers
Chef Kyle from Topeka’s Hy-Vee stopped by the WIBW News Now studios for a crash course in carving
Tickets and Camping on Sale Now. Low Pre-Sale Pricing Ends November 30
Thirty-two year old Megan Marie Hollister of Horton was taken into custody by the Atchison County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday November 5th.
The Kansas Department of Transportation is utilizing drones in the inspection of bridges and towers throughout the state. “Our Aviation and Bridge inspection teams are doing great work in testing drones to enhance the safety of KDOT workers and improve cost efficiencies,” Acting Transportation Secretary Richard Carlson said in a Monday news release. […]
A panel discussion in Washington D.C. addressed a report that found the U.S. is vulnerable to a range of bio-threats
K-State’s interim president hopes a new class of lawmakers will turn the tide for the state’s universities
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Over the year, Kansas lost 5,900 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs. Kansas lost 6,300 private sector jobs since September 2015.
The owners of NOTO’s Norsemen Brewing Company joined the WIBW News Now at Noon show to talk about their grand opening celebration
Compost materials are layered and should be turned about once a month – even during the winter months.
The owner and publisher of “seveneightfive magazine” speaks out over similarities between bridal magazine title
Post includes an audio interview with Kansas Department of Revenue Director of Central Office Operations Lisa Kaspar
Former City Manager Jim Colson expressed concern over the county’s emergency dispatch system. Sheriff Herman Jones responded.
For more information on the Holiday Bonus promotion, please visit www.kslottery.com.
John Robinson was convicted in 2002 in Johnson County District Court of capital murder in connection with the serial murders of at least six women.
Two K-State professors will visit several tiny house villages across the U.S.
Creepy clown sightings have been reported in at least 10 states.
The bill means all food manufacturers will be required to reveal the presence of genetically modified ingredients on the packaging
Police say Piper Dunbar, a 2-year-old Topeka girl, was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in her backyard
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt forwarded a copy of the newly released document to the Kansas congressional delegation this week along with a letter explaining how it was obtained.
Kansas is ranked third overall, behind only South Carolina and South Dakota.
Stormont Vail will close clinics in Alma and Lyndon over the coming months
The 2017 Kicker Country Stampede is set for June 22-24
Members of the Kansas Board of Regents are considering the higher education budget request they’ll send to the Legislature.
The Kansas employee pension plan has not been getting a very good return on its investments recently.
An applicant who meets all criteria in the rule will be granted a temporary restricted license to practice in Kansas.
Kansans were awaken by an early morning earthquake.
K-State Research and Extension has tips to keep your tailgating food safe.
Pick your favorite art walk stop, preview a popular art fair at tonight’s First Friday Art Walk
The parent company of 580 WIBW/104.9 FM News, The Big 94 Country and Country Legends 106.9 is helping Louisiana flood victims
The restoration of those rates is designed to help rural health care providers.
Hull says slowing down is a good approach in everyday conversation. It enhances articulation and voicing, and we begin to speak naturally with greater clarity.
The stores are in Wichita and Clay Center.
Stay with WIBWNewsNow.com for updates on today’s primary election
A K-State veterinarian has advice to keep dogs safe in the heat
A Shawnee County judge has ruled that 17,000 Kansans who registered to vote at the DMV will be able to vote in all races in the primary election.
Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood today announced that Shannon Meyer has been named warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF).
Researchers at the university are using live streaming video from the national park in Alaska for the study
Judge Patricia Macke Dick is the new president.
The truck plowed into the crowd over a distance of about 1.2 miles on Bastille Day in France.
Robert Bulk has been placed on leave and asked to resign from his post as co-chair of the Kansas Democratic Party.
At this time individuals are being asked to stay out of the area to allow assessment efforts to continue.
Retired Lt. Col Bob Brock has UAS experience from his days in the U.S. Air Force.
Dan Zeller with Cavender Fireworks joined Shawn Wheat on the WIBW News Now at Noon Show on Thursday to talk about what’s poppin’ for the Fourth of July. Audio posted below
The director at K-State’s Biosecurity Research Institute speaks on Zika research efforts
The 36-year-old man was walking in the 5100 block of SW Topeka Blvd when he was hit by an SUV
The Kansas AG will hold the interim post until assuming the presidency in 2017
Legislative questions can be asked over the phone or via text message
Four were killed in a crash on US 24 near Perry and another west of Topeka on I-70
The head official at Kearny County Hospital says he’s finding ways to thrive when other health care facilities are struggling
A national survey shows a surge in women’s participation in shooting sports
The now iconic broadcaster gave an exclusive interview to WIBW News Now on the 50th anniversary of the devastating storm
The Georgetown University study shows rural hospitals and clinics in states that didn’t expand Medicaid are “just hanging on”
For best results, grill vegetables over medium hot coals and avoid puncturing them.
A K-State resource specialist speaks on the importance of repaying student loans
May 25th was first designated as National Missing Children’s Day by President Ronald Reagan in 1983.
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For more information on the “Day Off for Democracy” campaign, call the Election Office at (785) 251-5900.
May through November motorists will see an increased number of motorcycles on the road.
Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins gave two Kansas examples of VA issues.
Those with special needs who require assistance should call the Election Office at (785) 251-5900.
Kansas still one of top ten in the nation for lowest gas prices
For a ninth straight month, the Rural Mainstreet Index fell below growth neutral.